Open Casting Call for 2016 “In the Pines” Production

parade photoThe Arts Council of Appling County is presenting its third annual production of In the Pines November 18-20, 2016. This production focuses on the social, economic and cultural history, remembrances and folk life of Appling County and the surrounding Altamaha River Valley and Wiregrass region. This year’s production theme is “Growin’ Pains” and will showcase new stories of many Baxley and Appling County firsts: gas station, library, special families, etc. – as well as continue with show favorites: Hen House Five, Barnes Drugstore scenes and precious stories of Caroline Miller’s family… there’s talk of the boys bringing home a goat!

An open casting call for this play is being held Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Caroline Miller House, 96 Anthony Street, Baxley. If you are interested in participating in this community production, please come to this casting call. We need actors of all ages, production crew (painters, carpenters, costume designers, etc.), musicians and vocalists. Laurie Jo Upchurch, In the Pines director and playwright, will head this meeting. You can contact her for questions at 912-278-0999.

The ACAC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that exists to encourage and stimulate the practice and appreciation of all of the arts by supporting the equality of all individuals to share in creative expression. We depend on membership and sponsorship from community members, just like you, to fulfill our mission. You can get a membership form on our website: or by contacting us at or 912-278-2772. ACAC presents various cultural performances and experiences that enhance the artistic personality of our community in a way that celebrates uniqueness, diversity and unity. We believe we’re succeeding! Join us to see!

station no 7 from aboveCaroline Miller