TBT: We did it!

Gratitude is over-flowing from us players. Last night at MTL we reached our fundraising goal and then some!

Not only did we have an amazing turn-out who was a wonderful audience, but our guest performers knocked everything right out of the park.

There are a lot of Thank you’s in order so here goes:

-MTL, for hosting us so graciously

-Rob Faust, for joining our team and elevating our art in so many ways and keeping a fun a loving energy going. Not to mention your performances were amazing.

-Erika Bellasi, for bringing the laughs, and setting the record as our best comic guest yet!

-Sonic Bath, for rocking the space with your live sounds and grooves.

-The casts of “The Hug Club” and “This is Not a Cult,” thank you for donating your rehearsal time and amazing talents to our cause!

-Riverside’s Local Business scene: You guys were so generous this year and provided us with an amazing offering of prizes to our guests. These donors can now be seen on our Sponsor page.

-Jason Luper and Rob again for donating original and hand-made art to our silent auction!

-Mission Property and Denise Tomlinson, as always, for allowing us to meet and rehearse in your business space

-And last, but absolutely not least, ALL OF OUR SUPPORTING GUESTS! You brought the love this year and we are going to produce an amazing festival because of it.

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU. From all of us here at the Homespun Players.


Thank you!

After three long months of fundraising, The Homespun Players would like to thank:

-All of you who attended our fundraisers! You know who you are. 😉

-All the businesses who donated prizes for our fundraisers!

-All the venues that hosted and supported us: Pixels, Mission Tobacco Lounge and AMF Bowling Lanes on Arlington Ave.

-All the performers who lent their talents at our fundraisers: Brandon Ecks, The Hopeful Giants, The Angry Babies, David T8tz and His Lovely Friends, Creepshow Cabaret, RodRigo Torres, and Fox and the Red Hares.

-All of our major sponsors: City of Riverside, Riverside East Rotary Club, Wick’s Brewery, New Threads Theatre Company, Riverside Arts Council

You put the wind beneath our wings, Riverside!

You still have a chance to donate as we always have more things to pay for:



We DID it!


We are glowing with pride over the success of Shakespeare in the Park and our production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Tons of pics to come and upcoming plans to be announced fairly soon! A huge hug and kiss to all our supporters, guests, cast, crew and contributers: thanks to you our debut was gorgeous. XOXO

[Savers Donation Drive and Go Fund Me page]

The Homespun Players is still actively fundraising! We are 2k away from our goal and will be collecting unwanted items all through the month of March for our SAVERS DONATION DRIVE!


Save your donation bags for us and bring them to an address TBA during the first week of April. (We can pre-store items till then if you want to get rid of your junk sooner!)

Of course, if you’d rather just send us a few bucks electronically, we always have our Go Fund Me page:

Thanks again for all your love and support, Riverside!