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Rock The Theater 5:
Rock The Theater (RTT) is back and this year it's GONE COUNTRY! Get your cowboy and cowgirl on with local country rock favorites The Nash Carey Band on Saturday, March 11, 2017. This is going to be a fun evening of great BBQ food from Rob's BBQ of Davie, line dance lessons, performances by our South Plantation High School Paladin Players, music by DJDean and of course, live country rock music.
The PBA Hall will also have a full service bar with cocktails available for an additional cost.
Tickets will be $20.00 in advance, $25 at the door and will be available for purchase on January 26, 2017 via the FOTT website. We strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance so as to help us insure that we order the correct amout of food respective to how many tickets we have sold. We will ALWAYS order a few more extra plates for those who, for whatever reason, wish to pay at the door but there will be a ticket surcharge for those last minute purchases.
Thank you for supporting the theater arts in education at South Plantation High School and we hope to see you at the hoedown!
FREE PARKING AT THE PALADIN PLAYHOUSE...ALWAYS!!!
It's very important that we make this clear as it has come to our attention that, despite Director Jason Zembuch's request to football parent volunteers that they specifically ask whether a guest is visiting the school for the football game or one of our productions (currently The Crucible) so as to determine if they should collect a parking fee, these volunteers have not be doing that and in fact, one particular football parent volunteer told Director Zembuch that she was NOT going to do that because they need to raise $7k for uniforms!
This parent clearly had no consideration of the fact that our production of The Crucible costs money to produce too. In fact, we are in the hole nearly $8,000...money we make back through ticket sales, playbill advertising, concessions and our own fundraisers. What we do not do is charge for parking and we do not expect our theater patrons to pay for parking to support the football program.
So please be aware....if you are attending a show and it happens to coincide with a football game, make sure you tell any football parent volunteer that asks you for a parking fee that you are there for a Paladin Playhouse theater production and that the Paladin Playhouse never charges a parking fee.
Now Accepting Donations!
So you can't make evey show or fundraiser. We understand. Your life is busy. But you can still help and we have just made it easier to do that!! We have set up a way to donate to the South Plantation High School theater program! Please consider making a donation to the program. We receive ZERO dollars from the Broward School District. We have to raise all the money needed to produce our shows. That's why we need your help. So, if you can, please make a small donation. Our program changes lives.
The Paladin Playhouse Summer Theater Camp successfully performs "Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr."
On July 28, 2016 the Friends of the Theater Paladin Playhouse Summer Theater Camp wrapped up it's six week program with a rousing performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr."
The evening opened with a 45 minute program of "selected scenes", a variety show of song, dance and original sketches that showcased the wide range of talent within the camper community. After a brief intermission, the curtain lifted on the mainstage production of "Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.'.
The Friends of the Theater extends their congratulations to the cast, crew and staff of the Paladin Playhouse Summer Theater Camp. You all did a fantastic job.
At the Senior Awards on June 25, 2016 the South Plantation High School Friends of the Theatre awarded $1,000 scholarships to FOUR senior Paladin Players for a total of $4,000 in scholarship grants.
Congratulations to our four recipients: Jesse Castellanos, Kalei Tischler, Alex Moraru and Jacob Altman. Photos of the award ceremony are coming soon!
Friends of the Theatre Denis White of Allegra Print and Graphics and Robin Case represented the FOTT and awarded our four scholarships. Recipients from L-R, Kalei Tischler, Jesse Castellanos and Alex Moraru.
From L-R, the recipients of the FOTT scholarships Jacob Altman, Kalei Tischler Jesse Castellanos and Alex Moraru. Each were awarded $1,000.
Friend of the Theater Denis White, of Allegra Print and Graphcis, congratulates Jacob Altman upon awarding him a $1,000 scholarship.
Theater For The Deaf Style at South Plantation High School
You may not be aware but South Plantation High School is recognized as the only cluster school in the Broward School District for the deaf and hard of hearing. Because of this unique status, theater program director Jason Zembuch chooses to direct all productions in a style known as "Theater For The Deaf" with all mainstage productions being performed in both voice and sign language. Come to a show and experience a "Theater For The Deaf" production for yourself and discover the beauty of a performance in both voice and sign language!
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Coming in 2017...
Little Shop of Horrors
The next FOTT meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 3rd, at 630pm in the Paladin Playhouse lobby. All are welcome to join us in planning how best to support this life changing program.
When:Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Time: 6:30pm Where: Paladin Playhouse Lobby
Latest upload: Shakespeare's "A Comedy of Errors" in it's entirety.