Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Directed by Debbie Hubbard of Salisbury, the madcap comedy “Moon Over Buffalo” is playing at the Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street SW in Concord Feb. 14-17 and Feb. 21-24.
Hubbard has been involved in theatre for more than 30 years. She has performed in a variety of productions both professionally and in the community setting. She teaches theatre classes with Catawba College’s Community Music program, an after-school enrichment program for young people. She teaches theatre classes for home-schooled students and is a director of the Piedmont Players Theatre winter and summer drama workshops in Salisbury. She holds a B.A. in theatre education from UNC-Charlotte.
Hubbard has brought along her own set designer, David Blankenship. Blankenship is a graduate of Salisbury High School and North Carolina School of the Arts. He has worked professionally for the past 25 years as a designer in theatre and television in New York and has recently relocated to Charlotte. 
As a resident of Salisbury, he performed in many Piedmont Players Productions. As an art director, designer and set decorator Blankenship’s television credits include “The Tony Danza Show,” “The Rachael Ray Show,” “Naomi’s New Morning,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” “Fashionably Late With Stacy London,” “The View,” “Iyanla,” “Eyewitness News 7 New York,” “All My Children,” “As The World Turns,” “Moneyline With Lou Dobbs,” “Larry King New York,” “Upfront With Geraldo Rivera” and “The Jon Stewart Show.”   
His theater credits include many stage productions in New York and New Jersey.  David was an associate designer at New Jersey’s Papermill Playhouse in and acted as associate designer on The Roundabouts national tour of “Cabaret” and Disney’s national tour of “Beauty and The Beast.”  Blankenship figure skated for 12 years and competed in several adult United States Figure Skating Association sanctioned competitions and won a gold medal in 2004 at the U.S. Adult Competition at Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y.
For information, call 704-788-2405.