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ShoeString Community Players present…
Joyful Noise and I Am Phoenix
written by Paul Fleischman

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The children have been working very hard and would love for you to come see their performance on May 2, 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7pm and May 4 at 2pm Adults $10.00 and student/senior $8.00 Tickets should go on sale 2 weeks prior to opening night. Performances will be at our new ShoeBox theater at 231 S 1st Street, St. Helens.

ShoeString Community Players Announces October Events

ShoeString Community Players present October Events with  different shows on each of the four weekends in October!

Tickets will be on sale online and at the ticket booth in the Rose Garden Park in front of the Old  Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

Second Weekend (October 14th – 16th)

Short Scary Stories and Poems

ShoeString Community Players  will be putting on a short showcase of Halloween stories and perform them in our new theater space.  Children will performing  ten short classic ghost stories and poems to amuse even the most toughest critic.  There will be several performance throughout the day to entertain the community and the show times will  fit any ones schedule during the day. Check posted schedule for times at the theater, 231 S. First Street, St. Helens or Ticket Booth in the Rose Garden next to the Old Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

The admission price will a suggested donation of $2 per person.
Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens

Monster/Zombie Make Overs

There might be even a few monster/zombie make over set-up.  Check schedule at Ticket Booth for additional dates and times.

Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens


Third Weekend (October 19th – 21st)

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds was originally broadcast on Oct 30, 1938 on the Mercury Theater for the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and directed by Orson Welles.  It became famous for causing mass hysteria, even though it was clearly identified as a radio play.  People believed we were actually being invaded by Martians.  We will also have the hilarious commercials we are know for to be presented before and during the Broadcast.  An excellent time for the family.
Dates and Times
10-19 – 8:00pm
10-20 – 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm
10-21 – 2:00pm, 4:00pm
The admission price will be $5.00.
Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens


Last Weekend (October 25th – 28th)

St. Helens Haunted Tours

A live haunted tour thru Olde Towne St. Helens. Tour length 45 Minutes. See the local haunts, and re-live the secret, spooky, and creepy history of St. Helens. May be scary for young children, parent discretion advised. Please dress for Oregon weather and keep warm. Have a safe and happy a Halloween! Limited to 25 people per performance. Please buy your tickets early. Remember to dress for the weather and bring an umbrella

.Performances will be as follows:
10-26 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-27 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-28 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm

The admission price will be $25.00.
Tour Starts at the Ticket Booth  in the Rose Garden next to the Old Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

For more information on shows please email or call 503-366-4406.


ShoeString Community Players – PO BOX 481 – 231 South First Street, St. Helens, Oregon –


ShoeString Community Players Open Auditions Next Week

ShoeString Community Players is producing an attraction that will be the tradition for all of Oregon to visit during October.  One of the requirements to be successful is to have a location that draws people from around the world.  The second requirement is having a volunteer base that can make it happen.  You are that person!

The City of St. Helens has an established a month long event called the “Spirit of Halloweentown”.  Many events are scheduled and celebrities visit.   Last year the attendance was an estimated 40K of visitors.  That is a lot of people to entertain.

We have a new home for our theater!  We are in the old Masonic building  at 231 S First Street, St. Helens, Oregon 97051 and it sits right on the plaza were the pumpkin is lit every weekend.

Be part of a tradition by coming to our audition dates and times: September 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14  (Monday thru Friday) from 6:30pm to 8pm.

We would love to see new and old faces and show you around the new space for the theater.

We will have three different shows that we are auditioning for.  “10 Short Scary Stories and Poems” for children to act in. “The War of The Worlds” the 1938 Radio Broadcast and “St. Helens Haunted Tours”.  This will be a fun experience for all.  Especial for the kids of  all ages and experience levels are welcome.  Also invited is anyone interested in off-stage positions, such as costumes, hair, makeup, set construction, lighting, sound, directing, or special effects.

ShoeString Community Players is a registered Non-Profit 501(c)(3) that has been in operation for over 35 years.