Press Releases

Open Auditions: Litefooters Workshop & Production of Annie JR.

Open Auditions: Litefooters Workshop & Production of Annie JR.

Auditions & Registration to be held for Litefooters Summer Youth Workshop & Production of ANNIE JR. presented by Roberson Air Conditioning Our young performers at the Plaza are nicknamed the Litefooters because our adults are called the Footeliters in honor of...

A Coffin in Egypt: A Review

A Coffin in Egypt: A Review

A Coffin in Egypt took the stage for a Student & Press Night. Critics Kevin & Becky Blalock have penned a review just in time for opening night: At the end of our lives, will we look back with happiness and contentment, or will we be filled with hurt and...

Plaza Theatre Honors Dr. Gregg & Debbi Dimmick at Lamplighter Gala

Plaza Theatre Honors Dr. Gregg & Debbi Dimmick at Lamplighter Gala

The Plaza Theatre held their triennial Lamplighter Gala at the Wharton Civic Center on Saturday, February 26th. The theme was “The Golden Age of Hollywood,” and guests were transported to Los Angeles’ legendary Cocoanut Grove Nightclub to include décor that was...

Open Auditions for “Blithe Spirit”

Open Auditions for “Blithe Spirit”

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR BLITHE SPIRIT PRESENTED BY THE YAYA'S OF WHARTON COUNTY The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, will be holding open auditions for the comedy Blithe Spirit. Both stage actors and technical crewmembers are encouraged to attend these open...

White Christmas: A Review

White Christmas: A Review

White Christmas took the stage for a Student & Press Night. Critics Kevin & Becky Blalock have penned a review just in time for opening night: It’s that time of year again! A time when we put up our tree, when we sing songs and exchange gifts, and when the...

Always… Patsy Cline: A Review

Always… Patsy Cline: A Review

Imagine meeting your celebrity idol, someone you admired deeply and felt a kinship with even though you’d never met. Then imagine getting to actually interact with that person and get to know them, and have a real friendship begin to form! This is the basic premise of...

Open Auditions for “White Christmas”

Open Auditions for “White Christmas”

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR WHITE CHRISTMAS PRESENTED BY TEXASGULF FEDERAL CREDIT UNION The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, will be holding open auditions for the second production of its 2021-2022 season – Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Both stage actors and...

Innovative ‘Loop System’ Brings Hearing Accessibility to the Plaza

Innovative ‘Loop System’ Brings Hearing Accessibility to the Plaza

The Plaza Theatre is proud to announce the installation of an assistive listening system for its patrons with hearing loss — the hearing loop system. The system is a wireless technology that transmits speech or music from the stage directly to guests' cochlear...