April 2024 News – Show, Playbill, Alumni, Music

Get Involved and Support Original Children's Musical Theater with Garden Players!

Are you ready to dive into a world of adventure, creativity, and community spirit? If so, then join our theater community at Garden Players! As we gear up for our latest production, “Creature Mountain & The Slime Corporation,” we’re calling on all supporters, alumni, and theater enthusiasts to join us in making magic happen.

Quick Links: Tickets / Pizza Fundraiser / Playbill Ad & Warm Wishes / Tax Free Donation / Alumni Crew & Concert

Tickets Are On Sale Now!

Mark your calendars for May 11th and 12th as we present our newest original musical, “Creature Mountain & The Slime Corporation.” This family-friendly show promises to be a delightful blend of humor, adventure, and timely satire. Get your tickets early and help us fill the house with laughter and applause!

Purchase tickets now →

Book & Lyrics by Betina Hershey and Garden Players Students. Music by Betina Hershey, Sunny Knable, Melinda Faylor. Show logo by Seriana Russo.

Supporting Original Musical Theater For Kids

Putting on a show is no small feat, and it takes a village to make it happen. Whether it’s through volunteering, purchasing playbill ads, or contributing to our fundraising efforts, every bit of support counts.

Make a Donation

Donations go towards professional musicians, alumni crew, facility usage fee, videography, and all of the touches that make our show such a thrilling experience for our performers and our audiences.

Make a Tax Deductible Donation→

Pizza Fundraiser

With our Dee’s Pizza Fundraiser, you can enjoy delicious personal pizza while directly supporting our show’s production costs.

More About Dee’s Pizza Voucher→

Playbill Ads & Warm Wishes

Playbill Ad & Warm Wishes Info →

Our playbill is a gorgeous keepsake, and placing your business ad or actors warm wishes into the playbill helps the show and looks beautiful!

Playbill ads & warm wishes are due April 19th, so act fast!

Alumni Opportunities

Calling all Garden Players alumni! We want you to be a part of the magic once again. Whether you’re interested in joining our backstage crew or performing in our Alumni Concert on June 23rd, there are plenty of ways to reconnect with old friends and make new memories.

Sign up on our Alumni Crew & Concert Form →

Artistic Treats For You

We are hard at work with costumes, props, sets, choreography, and direction. Volunteer parents and community members are getting creative. Plus Betina’s band The Scooches has been performing and recording new music.

Sneak Peak At Sets

Take a sneak peek behind the scenes and see the magic of theater come to life with a preview of our set design.

New Music

Plus, don’t miss out on the latest album release by TRO featuring 4 artists including The Scooches playing classic tunes reimagined for a whole new generation: Consider Yourself, Gonna Build A Mountain, and Hop Scotch Polka.

Listen Now →

Thank You For Your Support

At Garden Players, we believe in the transformative power of theater and music for children. With your support, we’ve been able to bring original musicals to life for over two decades under the direction of Betina Hershey, and community productions go back as far as 1916. From playbill ads to volunteer efforts, every contribution helps us continue our mission of providing a creative outlet for kids to express themselves and connect with others.

Ways to Support Us →

Join Us Today!

Whether you’re a seasoned theater pro or just looking for a way to get involved in your community, there’s a place for you at Garden Players. Reach out to Betina Hershey, our dedicated leader, to learn more about how you can play a part in making theater magic happen.

Are you ready to join the Garden Players family? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of something truly special. Get involved today and help us continue to inspire creativity, connection, and joy through the power of musical theater!

Quick Links: Tickets / Pizza Fundraiser / Playbill Ad & Warm Wishes / Tax Free Donation / Alumni Crew & Concert