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SILENCE! The Musical Premieres Sept. 25

A TASTY TREAT! VIVACIOUSLY VULGAR… WICKEDLY SATIRICAL… GLEEFULLY SUBVERSIVE. A hell of a lot funnier than it has a right to be — New York Post

A hilarious takedown! Makes those naughty ditties in The Book of Mormon seem like trunk songs dropped from The Sound of Music”- The New York Times

FT_logoFalcon Theatre is proud to open its season with the regional premiere of SILENCE! The Musical. This hilarious, raunchy satire takes everything you love in the classic horror film “Silence of the Lambs” and skewers it like a shish kebab.

Rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in order to catch the serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. Clarice faces her own demons while racing the clock to unlock Lecter’s clues before another innocent girl is killed and skinned by Buffalo Bill.

This laugh-out-loud naughty satire features a singing chorus of floppy eared lambs narrating the action as Buffalo Bill gleefully dances a hoedown while kidnapping hapless Catherine Martin. Even Dr. Lecter, scary as ever, sings about the life he’d like to lead someday outside the prison walls.

Fueled by a rabid cult following since the songs debuted online in 2002, SILENCE! was expanded into a live stage show and shattered every box-office record at the 2005 FringeNYC Festival. Winner of the NYCFringe’s Best Musical Award, SILENCE! The Musical combines whip-smart dialogue and shocking songs to make a musical parody of The Silence of the Lambs that’s sure to be popular with seasoned fans of the movie and FBI rookies alike.

WARNING: Adult language and themes!

Cast:

  • Clarice Starling – Lauren Bailey
  • Hannibal Lecter – Mike Hall
  • Buffalo Bill – Brandon Bentley
  • Ardelia/Lamb – Burgess Byrd
  • Catherine/Senator Martin/Lamb – Katrina Reynolds
  • Crawford/Papa Starling/Lamb – Terry Gosdin
  • Dr. Chilton/Lamb – Michael Dean Conley
  • Pembrey/Lamb – Jay Myers

Director – Ted Weil
Music Director – Sherry McCamley
Choreographer – Margaret Perrino
Stage Manager – Amanda Miller

SILENCE! The Musical runs September 25 through October 10. All performances are at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street in Newport. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and available on Falcontheatre.net. Performances are at 8 p.m.

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Cincinnati Lab Theatre Announces Summer Workshop Production IDENTITY

CINCINNATI LAB THEATRE ANNOUNCES SUMMER WORKSHOP PRODUCTION OF
“IDENTITY – AN EVENING OF THREE TWENTY-MINUTE ORIGINAL PLAYS”

CLT_logo(Cincinnati, OH) Cincinnati LAB Theatre announces its Summer Workshop production of IDENTITY – An Evening of Three Twenty-minute Original Plays. Falcon Theatre once again is the presenting host of Cincinnati LAB Theatre at the Monmouth Theatre in Newport, KY.

Performances are August 13, 14, & 15, 2015, 8:00pm.

About the Cincinnati LAB Theatre Workshop Process
This year Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s challenge was to assemble three different creative teams to each produce a twenty-minute original play. Each team was directed to incorporate “Identity” as a theme and to use the recent US Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage as a major event in the story. Each creative team consists of a local Playwright & Director and a cast of up to three local actors. Some of Cincinnati’s finest talent has assembled for this workshop. Cincinnati LAB Theatre will present all three plays each performance and will conclude each evening with a post-show discussion of all of the pieces presented.

About The Creative Teams

Team #1: Title of Play: NOW WHAT?

Playwright: Elizabeth a. Harris
Director: Ben Raanan
Cast: Alexa Glaser & Carolyn Parsons

Team #2: Title of Play: #lovewins

Playwright: Leah Strasser
Director: Jared D. Doren
Cast: Adam Jones, Rachel Mock & Tracy Shoster

Team #3: Title of Play: THE GAY DIVORCE

Playwright: Brian Griffin
Director: Bob Allen
Cast: Carter Bratton & Jeffrey K. Miller

Single Tickets

Performances are August 13, 14, and 15, 8:00pm at the Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St., Newport, KY, 41071.

Save on tickets by purchasing online in advance for $10 or purchase at the door for $15. Student tickets at the door are $10 with a valid student I.D. To purchase tickets online visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2125686.

About Cincinnati LAB Theatre
Cincinnati LAB Theatre is an organization for established and emerging artists in the Greater Cincinnati area dedicated to a collaborative creative process that will present established works of drama and develop new plays through a traditional workshop model. Cincinnati LAB Theatre will provide a solid platform for artists to cultivate, strengthen and hone their artistic crafts and talents and offer quality theatre for Cincinnati audiences.

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Auditions Announced for THE MYSTERY PLAYS at Falcon Theatre

FT_logoDirected by Lindsey August Mercer.

THE MYSTERY PLAYS is two interrelated one acts, loosely based on the tradition of the medieval mystery plays.

In the first play, The Filmmaker’s Mystery, Joe Manning, a director of horror films, survives a terrible train wreck—only to be haunted by the ghost of Nathan West, one of the passengers who didn’t survive. As the police investigate Joe, he investigates Nathan, desperate to understand why he survived and what Nathan’s specter could possible want.

In the second play, Ghost Children, Joe’s attorney and friend, Abby Gilly, travels to a small town in rural Oregon to make peace with the man who brutally murdered her parents and younger sister sixteen years earlier. The man—the murderer—is her older brother. Like the original medieval mystery plays, The Mystery Plays wrestles with the most profound of human ideas: the mysteries of death, the afterlife, religion, faith, and forgiveness—in a uniquely American way.

Cast:

  • A six person flex cast of 3M 3W with strong story telling skills. Preferred experience with character work and light movement.

Please prepare a 1 minute monologue, and anticipate additional cold readings.

Auditions will be held at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 on August 31 and September 1 from 7-9 p.m. Questions? Contact director Lindsey Augusta Mercer (lindseyamercer@gmail.com).

Production dates: Nov. 6-21:

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Auditions Announced for PRELUDE TO A KISS at Falcon Theatre

FT_logoAt Peter and Rita’s wedding, a mysterious old man asks to kiss the bride. After the wedding, Peter gradually realizes that the woman by his side is not Rita. The wedding kiss caused Rita’s soul and the old man’s to transmigrate. Peter must track down the old man and free Rita’s soul trapped in an aging and dying body.

Roles

  • Peter – A young professional in his late 20’s – 30’s
  • Rita – Pretty and offbeat artist/bartender in her late 20’s – 30’s
  • Old Man (Julius Becker) – (65 +)
  • Mrs. Boyle (Rita’s mother)
  • Dr. Boyle (Rita’s dad)
  • Aunt Dorthy
  • Uncle Fred
  • Taylor (Peter’s best friend)
  • Tom (works at bar w/Rita)
  • Leah (Old Man’s daughter)
  • Jamaican waiter
  • Minister (at Peter and Rita’s wedding)

Supporting roles may be doubled.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. A call-back may be necessary.

Contact the director, Tom Peters at sloanpeters@hotmail.com for additional information or to request a perusal script.

Auditions will be August 18 & 19 at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St, Newport, Kentucky 41071, 7-9 p.m.

Performance dates: Jan. 29-Feb. 13, 2016

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Auditions Announced for NEXT FALL at Falcon Theatre

FT_logoLuke believes in God. Adam believes in everything else. NEXT FALL portrays the ups and downs of this unlikely couple’s five-year relationship with sharp humor and unflinching honesty. And when an accident changes everything, Adam must turn to Luke’s family and friends for support… and answers.NEXT FALL paints a beautiful and funny portrait of modern romance, asking the hard questions about commitment, love, and faith.

  • Adam ­ male, 30-­45, Caucasian, a committed cynic, atheist and hypochondriac
  • Luke, male, 20-­30, Caucasian, great physical shape, attractive, innocent
  • Butch,­ male, 50-­65, Caucasian, hard nosed, right wing, Southern born­-again Christian
  • Holly,­ female, Caucasian, 35­-45, slim to medium build, bright, bubbly, free spirited
  • Brandon, male, 20­-35, Caucasian, Asian or Hispanic, deeply religious, reserved and serious
  • Arlene- role has been precast

Auditions are at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 on November 16 and 17 from 7-9pm and will consist of cold readings from the script. Questions? Contact directors Tara Williams (taralwilliams74@gmail.com) and Clint Ibele (bourbonguy55@gmail.com).

Performance dates: May 6-21, 2016

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