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"Songs of the Season"

The annual choir concert “Songs of the Seasons” presented by the Paris Community Theatre and Paris Community Choir is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at East Paris Baptist Church. Featured choirs include the Paris Community Choir, the Parish High School Chorale, and the North...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast presented by the NLHS Theatre Department and Uptown Properties opens Thursday night, November 20th and runs through Sunday, November 23rd. Tickets are $10 and are available at North Lamar High School. The musical is directed by Cody Head and Laura Hutchings  and includes...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Beauty and the Beast Coming to North Lamar High School

Beauty and the Beast Coming to North Lamar High School

Tickets are on sale at North Lamar High School for the Theatre Department’s production of Beauty and the Beast. The show runs Thursday, November 20th through Sunday, November 23rd. Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening begin at 7:30pm and a Sunday matinee at 2:30pm. All...

11/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Area Arts Alliance Brings Singer Songwriter Brian Burns to That Guy's

Paris Area Arts Alliance Brings Singer Songwriter Brian Burns to That Guy's

The Paris Area Arts Alliance is bringing country singer songwriter Brian Burns to Paris for a performance at That Guy’s Coffee Listening Room at 7:30 PM, November 15th.  Tickets are $15 and available at the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, 8 West Plaza in Downtown Paris. Brian Burns is a...

11/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Pulitzer Prize Winning Play

Pulitzer Prize Winning Play "Rabbit Hole" This Weekend at PCT

“Rabbit Hole” opens Thursday, October 9th at 7:30 PM at the Paris Community Theatre.  Additional evening performances on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th at 7:30pm and a matinee at 2:30 PM on October 12, 2014. Rabbit Hole, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007,...

10/07/2014 by eParisExtra
Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

The second weekend of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, J.B., opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets are still available to all shows. This critically acclaimed play is the retelling of the...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Registration for Theatre and Art Classes tomorrow at PCT

Registration for Theatre and Art Classes tomorrow at PCT

The PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes will be Saturday, September 6th1pm at the PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts, 115 Clarksville Street. Classes begin the week of Sept. 7th and continue through first week of December. Classes being offered...

09/05/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Fundraising Campaign For Roof Repairs

PCT Fundraising Campaign For Roof Repairs

Plaza Theatre The Paris Community Theatre Board of Directors is launching a “Raise the Roof” campaign this fall. Donations from the fundraising campaign will be used to make necessary repairs to the roofs of both the Plaza Theatre on the square and the PCT Brown Centre of Creative...

09/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

For the first time ever, the Paris Community Theatre will be offering an acting class just for adults (18 and over).  This full-semester class will begin September 7th and run through the beginning of December. The purpose of the class is to prepare new actors for auditioning and performing...

08/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes

Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes

The PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes will be Saturday, September 6th1pm at the PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts, 115 Clarksville Street. Classes begin the week of Sept. 7th and continue through first week of December. Classes being offered...

08/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris film crew's short film named finalist in three categories at national contest

Paris film crew's short film named finalist in three categories at national contest

Screenwriter and director, Broadway, looks at a camera shot from one viewpoint during the shooting of Phil.a.del.phi.a. – By Josh Allen, eParisExtra.com “Silence is the loudest scream…”  – whispered by young brother and narrator of the short film...

08/07/2014 by Josh Allen
New Acting Teachers at PCT for Teen Theatre and New Adult Acting Class

New Acting Teachers at PCT for Teen Theatre and New Adult Acting Class

The Paris Community Theatre Board of Directors has recently hired two new theatre teachers. The first is Josh Maxwell to teach the teen theatre classes. Josh has appeared in and directed many PCT productions and is also the Technical Director for PCT. Josh is a graduate of PJC where he was a...

07/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

The final summer workshop for kids at PCT is a Papier Mache Workshop, taught by Ashley Pickering. The workshop will meet this week, July 21-25 from 10:30am-11:30am. The class is for kids ages 6-12 and the fee for the week is $50.  Kids will be creating their very own hanging, 3D papier mache...

07/20/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

(Photo by Lindsey Espinosa)Marquee outside PCT in downtown Paris. Auditions for the Paris Community Theatre’s production of J.B., written by Archibald MacLeish and to be directed by Joshua Maxwell are July 21st and 22nd at 6:30pm. Auditions will be held both nights at the PCT Brown...

07/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Hiring Theatre Office/Customer Service Manager

PCT Hiring Theatre Office/Customer Service Manager

The Paris Community Theatre is seeking a friendly, outgoing, tech savvy customer service professional in our busy Theatre/Box Office position. This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, and maintaining a well-organized efficient Theatre/Box Office. A successful...

07/08/2014 by eParisExtra
Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

Brandon Michael, Ethan Branch, Brock Dority and Chase Ramsey work on Ramsey’s short film. (Courtesy photo) The Paris Community Theatre has been holding art and theatre workshops in the summer for years. This summer, however, older kids (grades 6 and up) can participate in a Film Making...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery offers Kids Camp and Adult Classes

NXS Gallery offers Kids Camp and Adult Classes

Lena Spencer The new NXS Gallery is offering several art classes during June.  NXS is a contemporary art gallery and studio located downtown Paris, Texas founded by Lena Spencer. NXS provides a platform for ambitious, creative,  artists to showcase their work and offers services such as art...

06/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Summer Art Workshops for Kids Next Week

PCT Summer Art Workshops for Kids Next Week

The PCT Brown Centreof Creative Arts The Paris Community Theatre summer workshops begin next week with two art workshops designed for children ages 8 and up: Acrylic Painting workshop (ages 8 and up)  $50 with a $10 art fee.   Students will be replicating Van Gogh’s “Starry...

06/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Community Theatre Plans for New Season

Paris Community Theatre Plans for New Season

This week, the Paris Community Theatre is wrapping up the 2013-2014 season with “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” The final performances are June 19-22. But planning is well underway for the 2014-15 season. Last month new board of directors were introduced and a new slate of officers...

06/15/2014 by eParisExtra