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The Passing of Bruce Birnel Jeff Buda, Director of the PebbleCreek Big Band On June 22, family and friends said their goodbyes to Bruce Birnel. The service was held at The Sinai Mortuary in Phoenix with burial at Beth Israel Cemetery. He now lies next to the love of his life, Mimi, who passed away only…

Calendar Girls Coming in October

Laurie Farquhar The Renaissance Theater is open again, and PC Players will be the first resident performing arts group to “tread the boards” when they present the heartwarming comedy Calendar Girls this fall. Calendar Girls is based on the true story of a group of older women in England who posed nude for a calendar in order…

Remember M*A*S*H?

Laurie Farquhar Hawkeye, Trapper John, Hot Lips Houlihan—all your favorite characters from the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital are coming to PebbleCreek, and you could play one of them when PC Players presents Remembering M*A*S*H next spring. Remembering M*A*S*H is an original production that includes some of the best moments from the award-winning television series M*A*S*H. Often…

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Bill Throssell Is Leaving PebbleCreek Susan Kice The PebbleCreek Musicians recently announced the relocation of their longtime member and featured trumpeter, Bill Throssell. Bill and his wife, Helen, are moving back to Washington state. As a 15-year member of the Musicians and The PebbleCreek Big Band, Bill’s musicianship and his ability to make that horn…

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With the Renaissance Theater closed, the cast of Calendar Girls rehearsed outside wearing masks and social distancing.

‘Calendar Girls’ Still Rehearsing! Laurie Farquhar It’s more than a year into the pandemic, but the cast of PC Players’ next production, Calendar Girls, is optimistic that they will present this show in the Renaissance Theater in the not-too-distant future. This hilarious and heartwarming comedy was originally scheduled to open in October 2020, and the 14-member cast…

A (Virtual) Night at the Renaissance: Most Loyal Viewers

Laurie Farquhar After three months of watching A (Virtual) Night at the Renaissance Theater almost every Friday night, one couple has claimed the title of most loyal viewers of the video presentations. It also turns out that John and Judy Husk are among PebbleCreek’s newest residents. The Husks, who are new transplants from Cincinnati, purchased their PebbleCreek…

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Virtual “Nights At The Renaissance Theater” Continue Laurie Farquhar We may be in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic, but in the words of Irving Berlin, “Let’s go on with the show!” That is just what your friends and neighbors in the resident performing arts groups Showtime and PC Players are doing! Since launching their…

PC Players: The Show Must Go on Some Day

Members of the cast for Calendar Girls rehearse using Zoom.

Laurie Farquhar The Renaissance Theater may be dark, but that hasn’t stopped the PC Players from working on their next production. The PC Players were originally scheduled to present the hilarious and heartwarming comedy Calendar Girls this fall, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been put on hold indefinitely. During this hiatus, the cast has…

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PC Players Plans Ahead for Spring 2021: You Can’t Take It with You Carrie Mataraza The classic comedy You Can’t Take It With You, written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, has been a laugh-out-loud favorite since it first debuted on Broadway at the end of 1936. It played about two years on its…

PC Players correction:

In the June issue of the Post, the above photo of the PC Players Kids’ Connection Story Hour was printed with the wrong caption. We apologize for the error and have included the correct caption above.