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Honoring the life of Playmakers' Danny Hanemann

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Readers Theatre Presents: Three Tall Women at 2pm on Sunday, October 14th

At 2pm on Sunday, October 14th at the Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation in Abita Springs.

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It was magical...

This charming show has taken Playmakers on a magical adventure… come join us for another one this season.

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Welcome to Playmakers Theater!

The theme of our 2018-2019 Season and 64th year, is Looking Forward to the next 60 . For that to happen we need every one of our constituencies to support the effort. This includes the members, the patrons, the actors, the directors, the volunteers, the community and the board.

about us


Playmakers, Inc., was organized in 1955 as a non-profit, voluntary amateur theater and has functioned as an organization for the promotion of dramatic interests in the Covington area. Playmakers gives an opportunity to all interested persons to participate in live theater. Playmakers has continued to produce four or more plays each year since its beginnings despite many setback including the loss of the old theater by fire in 1976.

In early 2018, Playmakers, Inc. Community Theater in Covington introduced an exciting addition to the Northshore theatre scene: Playmakers’ Readers Theatre. With a mission to bring live theatre to the community in places it may not have reached before, Readers Theatre will perform one act plays, staged readings and other theatrical endeavors throughout the community in a variety of venues.

Playmakers Theater underwent a building renovation in 2015-2016 season due to the 500 year flood on March 11, 2016.

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Playmakers Theater is led by the following officers: President Barbara Faherty, Vice-President Anysia Genre, Secretary Cary Martin, and Treasurer Jeannette Ketry. The officers are supported by the following:



Board Members-at-Large
Dale Brunet – House and Grounds Committee Chair
John Carambat
Leslie Durio
Barbara Faherty
Kenneth Faherty
Anysia Genre – Marketing Committee Co-chair, Production Committee Chair
Jeannette Ketry
Justin Lapeyrouse – Marketing Committee Co-chair, Entertainment, Nominating, House Management Committee Chairs


 Frank Levy
Deborah Marcelle – Play Reading Committee Chair
Cary Martin
Debbie Carambat
Ken Richard
Lisa Keiffer
Joan Soboloff


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Theatre News

Join us October 27th to honor the life of Danny…

Danny Hanemann, long-time Playmakers lover, passed away on August 6th of this year. His memory will be honored and his life will be celebrated on Saturday, October 27th from 1-4pm at Playmakers Theatre. Danny was a powerfully moving actor with a fervent passion for the stage and a deep love for Playmakers theatre. Under the direction of Frank Levy,…

A review of The Seafarer by NYT Ben Brantley

New York Times | Theater Review | ‘The Seafarer’ By BEN BRANTLEY Do you know how you behave when you’re drunk, I mean, really drunk? If the answer is yes, then you’ve never been that drunk, since the curse and kindness of vast quantities of alcohol is that they obliterate self-awareness. This physiological fact of life makes the gorgeous, vitally intelligent…



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