By: Alexes Niekamp
There is a new place in town. Lonesome Valley Playhouse is now located at 544 Sixth St in Prescott. LVPH is not only a theatre but offers many other endless opportunities. LVPH shares the space with Prescott Center for the Blind. Clyde Neville built a stage and Tamee Niekamp just directed the first play at this location a few weeks ago.
Tamee Niekamp said, “This is a place for the community to go and geared to children, teens and adults.” Tamee continued,”We have many ideas and events coming to Lonesome Valley Playhouse.” Clyde Neville also has been an active member of the community for many, many years. Clyde believes that everyone should have their moment to shine on stage. Tamee added that this location can be rented out for parties, lectures, school events, rehearsals, dance classes and whatever else you can think of at very affordable rates.
Some upcoming events:
Wednesday ,May 16th– Auditions for “Mama Mia..the Next Chapter..” at 6:30pm-bring a song and be prepared to sing and read part of the script. The play will be performed on July 27th and 28th at Franklin School in Prescott Valley.
Saturday, May 19th- A Fundraiser Fashion Show (all ages) for Monica Kaplan and family. Monica a mom of two just had a double lung transplant.
Zumba will be renting out the space for classes on Wednesday nights at 5:30pm and TEEN Zumba will be on Fridays at 5pm -Zumba is a dancing exercise class and only will cost teens $4 per class. Adults are $5 per class.
There is access to a party planner, and students, Jacob Barbe and Brandon Gabaldon are available for your DJ needs at your event.
Tamee and Clyde will be working on their smaller productions at Lonesome Valley Playhouse. The bigger productions will still be out at Franklin school like this Summer’s production of “Mama Mia… the Next Chapter.” For more info like Lonesome Valley Playhouse on Facebook for updates on events or you can also call Tamee for more info at 499-8664.