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Season ran June 6, 2014 through October 26, 2014



Pinocchio Commedia
adapted from Carlo Collodi
by Johnny Simons
12 Performances

June 6 - 29, 2014 Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM


Performed in the style of the Italian Commedia dell'Arte.

Images from the play!

Dark Weekend - No performances July 4 - 6


Rose Nose Rhapsody
by Lake Simons and John Dyer
Music composed and performed by John Dyer
12 Performances

July 11 - August 3, 2014 Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM

Rose Nose Rhapsody toys with all that rises and falls in our lives when the end of the world is near. Emotions run wild, adventures ensue, and bonds run deep. Brought to life by a red-nosed ensemble of performers using physical theatre and object puppetry under the guidance of Lake Simons. With Live music composed and performed by John Dyer.

Dark Weekend, No performances August 8 - 10


Nekkid With The Cats,
A Wisepecker Conundrum

by Johnny Simons
12 Performances

August 15 - September 7, 2014Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM

Tom Wisepecker faces an unusual dilemma - his wife, Gayle, has recently been possessed by a peculiar obsession. Should he call in Dr. Weir? Should Gayle be institutionalized? Is the booby hatch the only alternative? What's an old hippie to do?

Dark Weekend, No performances Septeber 12 - 14


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
adapted by Johnny Simons
with music by Michael H. Price
from the 1920 film directed by Robert Wiene
from a screenplay by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer

12 Performances

September 19 - October 12, 2014 Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 8:15 PM

With its jagged, stylized sets, evocative shadows and themes of murder, madness, and delirium, Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari remains the source and essence of German expressionist cinema. Fusing carnival spectacle with the paranoia of the psychological thriller, this staged adaptation by Johnny Simons centers on the haunting, sexually ambivalent presence of a somnambulist exploited by the sinister Dr. Caligari.

Dark Weekend, No performances October 17 - 19


Hip Film Fest with Memaw and her Spam Surprise
A journey into Hip Pocket Theatre's Past with Memaw
3 Performances Only - each one unique

October 24 - 26, 2014 Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 8:15 PM

Three different “Picture Shows” with Memaw, Arthur Clinton Bostick, Ireta and Lil’ Ireta and Memaw’s Spam Surprise.
Friday, Oct. 24: “Adventures with June and Scotty” performance filmed in 1985.
Saturday, Oct. 25: “Old Tarzan” performance filmed in 1986.
Sunday, Oc.t 26: “Riders of the Purple Sage” performance filmed in 1986.