• Erwin Awards

    Erwin Awards – Season 26

    ERWIN awards for the 1999/2000 Season were named at the First Presbyterian Church on August 26, 2000. Bob McQuitty, current president, served as the master of ceremonies. This year the Erwin for Best Production went to Look Homeward, Angel, directed by Mike Phillips. David McQuitty was named Best Actor for his portrayal of Eugene Gant in Look Homeward, Angel. Diane Morgan received the Erwin for Best Actress for her portrayal of Miribelle Coventry in Good Help Is So Hard to Murder. Chandra West won Best Actress 16 years or younger for Ratty in The Wind in the Willows. The Best Actor 16 years or younger went to Matthew Kaney for his portrayal of Toad…

  • Erwin Awards

    Erwin Awards – Season 28

    ERWIN awards for the 2001/2002 Season were named at the Restaurant of the Cherokees on September 21,  2002.  Peggy Kaney, director of last year’s ERWIN AWARD winner for Best Production served as the master of ceremonies.  Johathan Brown provided the entertainment with several songs, including “Jambalaya”.  The restaurant was decorated with a Mardi Gras theme to kick off the new season with Steel Magnolias, which is set in Louisiana. Best Production Greetings!directed by Mike Phillips Best Actress Alicia WhelanAnd Then They Came for Me Best Actor Jeff Juby Greetings! Best Actress 16 Yrs or Younger Chandra WestFinal Dress Rehearsal Best Actor 16 Yrs or Younger Matthew Kaney James and the Giant Peach Best…

  • 2016-2017 – Season 43,  Erwin Awards

    Erwin Awards – Season 43

    Tahlequah Community Playhouse, Inc. recently held the annual ERWIN Awards banquet at Cherokee Nation Ballroom. The awards are named for one of the founding members, Dr. Erwin Turner. This year the theme was “A Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, and Spooky Evening” in reference to the fall musical The Addams Family. Guests were encouraged to wear black because it is such a happy color. The event was catered by Everything Nice by Colene. The winners of the 43rd Season are back row from left to right: Bryn Smith, Steve Ball, Jenifer Rogers, Peggy Kaney, Criss Pearson, Sandra Becker, and Patsy Clifford. Front row: Amy Best, Brandi Barnett, Lucas Foster, Vanessa Mc Inness,…

  • 2016-2017 – Season 43


    Where: The Armory Municipal Building100 N Water AveTahlequah, OK 74464 When: SaturdayJuly 1, 2017 Tickets: $35 per person (inlcudes dinner and show) Must be purchased by June 28, 2017. Tahlequah Community Playhouse, Inc. will present the summer fundraiser “Hoodwinked”, written by TCP member, Dennis Tibbits. The interactive murder mystery is set in Tahlequah, and is basically a sequel to “The Frisco Fiasco” which was performed last year. Some of the previous characters will be making a return appearance.  It is four years later, and the historical backdrop of this play is the debate and political shenanigans surrounding Indian Territory becoming a state.  In the midst of this turbulence, it appears that a serial…

  • 2016-2017 – Season 43


    SEPTEMBER 16-17 & 23-24, 2016Dinner at 6:30, Show starts at 7:30SEPTEMBER 18 & 25, 2016Dinner at 1:00, Show starts at 2:00 Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Jule StyneLyrics by Stephen Sondheim Directed by Mike Phillips and Seth Arnold GYPSY is the ultimate story about an aggressive stage mother. Join Rose, June and Louise in their trip across the United States during the 1920’s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born. Jule Styne’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics include Let Me Entertain You, Some People, You’ll Never Get Away from Me, If Momma Was Married, All I Need Is the Girl, Everything’s Coming Up Roses, You Gotta Get A Gimmick and…

  • 2016-2017 – Season 43

    Sherlock Holmes

    Show Location: The Armory Municipal Building100 N Water AveTahlequah, OK 74464 Show Times: Friday & SaturdayNovember 11-12, 18-19SundaysNovember 13, 20 The wit of Oscar Wilde meets the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle when Wilde brings his dear friend, Lillie Langtry, to Baker Street. Someone has stolen the highly intimate letters Lillie exchanged with the Prince of Wales, and now she is being blackmailed. Only Holmes can solve the case, going so far as to disguise himself as an early version of Lady Bracknell from Wilde’s latest play, The Importance of Being Forthright, while Watson falls head-over-heels for the Jersey Lily and a wicked professor attempts to bring the Crown…

  • 2016-2017 – Season 43

    Nana’s Naughty Knickers

    FEBRUARY 10-11 & 17-18, 2017Dinner at 6:30, Show starts at 7:30FEBRUARY 12 & 19, 2017Dinner at 1:00, Show starts at 2:00 Show Location:The Armory Municipal Building100 N Water AveTahlequah, OK 74464 By Katherine DiSavino Directed by Misti Hanrahan & Courtney Creel Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all…

  • 2017-2018 – Season 44

    Steel Magnolias

    Tahlequah Community Playhouse, Inc. will present “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling, directed by Sandra Becker and Patsy Clifford on April 14-16, and April 21-23, 2017 at the  Armory Municipal Center, 100 Water Ave., Tahlequah, Ok. The play is based on the true story of Harling’s sister, Susan Harling Robinson, who is the focus of the play. The women portrayed in the play are real characters.The play premiered at the WPA Theatre in New York City in 1987. The movie version came out about 5 years later.  All shows are dinner theater shows. Tickets are $25 for dinner and the play, $15 for show only, and $10 for show only for…

  • 2017-2018 – Season 44

    Annie Jr.

    With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

  • 2017-2018 – Season 44

    The Addams Family

    In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus Lippa, Brickman, and Elice’s musical: the Addams kids are growing up. The Addamses have lived by their unique values for hundreds of years and Gomez and Morticia, the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, would be only too happy to continue living that way. Their dark, macabre,…