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Friend and Supporter, Hal Creal

F. Harold ‘Hal’ Creal (May 18, 1931 – Sept. 3, 2017) Our community lost a staunch visionary and philanthropist; Tibbits Opera House lost an important friend and supporter. Many can speak more knowledgeably of Hal Creal’s business enterprises and service on community boards. Many can also tell of his support of causes and projects from the Naomi Davis Home and the AYSO Soccer Complex

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Top 10 Reason to Come to the Tibbits Auction…

“On the High Seas”… 10.   It’s one place it’s socially acceptable to talk like a pirate. 9.       It’s easier to bid than to walk the plank. 8.       You MIGHT get away with calling your wife/girlfriend a wench. 7.       It’s easy to do, when Polly the Parrot says bid, follow directions. 6.       Our pirate servers will keep your mug filled with Grog. 5.       Come see

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Charles Burr on putting together the season

As soon as the curtain descended on Alone Together Again last summer, I began thinking about what shows we would do for the 2016 season. Many factors go into the final selection of plays: • Cast size • How the potential shows mesh with other possible plays and musicals for a balanced season • New show availability • Audience appeal • What kind of

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Welke Quietly Made Things Happen

On any great project there are people in the background who quietly do things, say the right thing to the right person, open a door, or make a suggestion, they make some gesture which can be easily missed. When we look at Tibbits Opera House and marvel at its beautiful restoration, please know there was an individual, who in a quiet, unsung way helped

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