Banner art by Johnny Simons

43rd Performance Season runs June 7, 2019 through October 27, 2019



Play 1:
Seven Sinatra Veronicas

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June 7 - 30, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

World Premiere

Written and Directed by Johnny Simons

A pantomimic morality play wherein Old Blue Eyes sings “My Way” but soon succumbs to “Her Way”.


4 Weekends - 12 performances

Dark Weekend - No performances July 5 - July 7


Play 2:
Arcadia Darling

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July 12 - August 4, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

World Premiere

Adapted by Lake Simons and John Dyer with original music score by John Dyer. Directed by Lake Simons.

An unfolding of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, drawn deeper still from the mythic Pan of Arcadia. Featuring puppetry and live music.

4 Weekends - 12 performances


Play 3:
Love Letters to a Raven

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August 9 - August 11, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

World Premiere

A revealing tale of the feet, the hips, the head, the hands and the breath. A workshop performance of ritual theatre by Lorca Simons and directed by Lake Simons.

1 Weekend Only - 3 performances


Dark Weekend, No performances August 16 - August 18


Play 4 :
Baby Snooks and Daddy

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August 23 - September 15, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 9 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

World Premiere

Adapted and Directed by JoAnn Gracey

Here, for the first time on the Hip Pocket stage – Snooks! - an arrangement of scripts from radio’s golden age. Featuring Baby Snooks, the beloved character created by Fanny Brice, famous performer in the Zigfield Follies – a child who loves to torment her Daddy. With musical interludes by some of the greatest talents of the airwaves.

4 Weekends - 12 performances

Dark Weekend, No performances September 20 - September 22

  

Play 5 :
The Monkey Wrench Gang

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September 27 - October 20, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 8:15 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

World Premiere

Adapted and Directed by Johnny Simons

Abbey’s comic masterpiece involving four eco-warriors hell-bent on saving the wilderness from “progress”. Keep it like it was, Damnit!

4 Weekends - 12 performances
  

Hip Film Fest

October 25 - October 27, Friday - Sunday
Showtime: 8:15 PM
Gates Open: 7 PM

October 25: Riders of the Purple Sage (1985)
October 26: A Saga of Billy the Kid (1992)
October 27: Underneath the Top Down (A Cowtown Brigadoon) (1984)

Video recordings of previous shows from our Hip Pocket Theatre Preservation Project.

  

We wish to acknowledge those who have donated to support our 43rd performance season.
Thank you for your continued support!

   

AmazonSmile Foundation
Amon G. Carter Foundation
Craig Backus
Tamela Bangs
Matt Barnes
Dr. Robert and Michele Bourdage
Barry Cleveland
Ellen Mahoney Crouse
Louis & Shirley Daniel
Holly Ellman
Rima Fand
Rebo Hill

Jeremy Jackson
Loli Kantor
Tanya Khordoc
Ronald E. Moore Foundation
Diane Morris
Network for Good
Jon O’Harra
Bruce Payne
Jeff Stanfield
Elyse Tomlinson
Carlela Vogel

Ticket Prices

$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (55+)
$15 Teachers
$15 Military
 $5 Students/Children


Hip Pass
$100 Adult (Buy Now)
 $75 Senior/Teacher/Miliary (
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The Hip Pass gives you 10 admissions for half the box office price.