Monthly Archives: April 2017

Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ at Mason Community Players

MCP_logoAuditions for MCP’s THE WIZARD OF OZ were held at Theatre 42 on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 & 23. There were 74 talented individuals who came to perform before Director Shannon Mahoney, Music Director Lara Gonzalez, Choreographer Ellee Cornett and Stage Manager Carly Jo Baumgartner.

After much deliberation, the audition team is excited to welcome the following into the cast:

Dorothy Gale ————————————– Katie Hill
Toto ————————————— Melody Gonzalez
Uncle Henry/Gatekeeper ————- Michael Easterling
Auntie Em ———————————– Leanne Kniffen
Hunk/Scarecrow ——————————- John Rothan
Hickory/Tinman —————————– Justin Sanford
Zeke/Lion ———————————— Tony Bergman
Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch —————– Jennifer M Lisa
Professor Marvel/Wizard of Oz ————— Tom Caruso
Glinda ———————————- Christina Jo Sanford

Munchkins:
Mayor of Munchkinland ———————– Anthony Lisa
Coroner ————————————– Amanda Kniffen 
Barrister ———————————— Landon Flaherty
Lollipop Guild ——————————– Carter Sanford, Eric Kniffen, Kyle Rosa
Lullaby League ——————— Emma Ogden, Grace Sanford, Kaitlyn Stierhoff
Munchkin Villagers: Leah Allman, Katie Appell, Laney Boldman, Andrea Caulfield, Lily Droege, Vivian Henry, Kimberly Kurtz, Gabby Larson, Scarlett Marcussen, Jantzen McClure, Merrick McClure, Julie Ogden, Alexandra Root, London Sanford, Sophia Scalfaro

Crows:
Wrynn Boucher, eah Bracknell, Leslie Caulfield, Katrina Fulmer, Isabella Lisa, Abby MacNeil, Jenna Peffer, Izzy Sanford, Olivia Scalfaro

Angry Trees:
Annemarie Bakos, Karly Danos, Alicia Flaherty, Isabel Henry, Kara Meoak, Maggie Shannon, Allison Shaw, Katie Sparks, Annika Wagner

Jitterbugs:
THE Jitterbug ——————————– Mandy Caruso
Jitterbug Chorus —————————- Leah Allman, London Sanford

Ozians:
Kamryn Appell, Annemarie Bakos, Carly Boldman, Kim Bracknell, David Bruening,
Carol Byers, Mandy Caruso, Leslie Caulfield, Karly Danos, Morgan Doak, Annie Droege, Jonathan Eckman, Alisha Flaherty, Katrina Fulmer, Jay Fultz, Ishana Galgali, Jasen Glaser, Isabel Henry, Ginny Johnson, Amanda Kniffen, Elle Koch, Joel Lind, Isabella Lisa, Abby MacNeil, Cayla McNamara, Alyssa Meoak, Kara Meoak, Jenna Peffer, Alexandra Root, Grace Sanford, Izzy Sanford, Olivia Scalfaro, Maggie Shannon, Allison Shaw, Harry Shepard, Katie Sparks, Kaitlyn Stierhoff, Annika Wagner, Julianna Zacher

Winkies:
General —————————- Joel Lind
Wrynn Boucher, David Bruening, Jonathan Eckman, Jay Fultz, Harry Shepard

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Actor Needed for DAMN YANKEES at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre

WFIT_Sign at nightCincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking a ball player for our production of DAMN YANKEES.

  • Must be a minimum of 19 years of age.
  • MUST HAVE A RESUME listing theatrical experience.
  • A headshot/picture is appreciated.

The Role: Sohovik- A baseball player for the Washington Senators. The smartest and most level-headed of the players. Enjoys his side job of selling insurance. The unofficial leader of the team.
Gender: Male Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: D4
Rehearsals have begun.

PERFORMANCES Dates:
Wed., May 24, Thurs., May 25, Fri., May 26, Sat., May 27, Sun., May 28
Wed., May 31, Thurs., June 1, Fri., June 2, Sat., June 3, Sun., June 4
Wed., June 7, Thurs., June 8, Fri., June 9, Sat., June 10, Sun., June 11
Wed., June 14, Thurs., June 15, Fri., June 16, Sat., June 17, Sun., June 18

If interested, email Jennifer Perrino at jenniferperrino@covedalecenter.com (no calls please)

DAMN YANKEES May 24 – June 18, 2017
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler; Book by Douglass Walop and George Abbott
Based on the novel The Year The Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop.
Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. Transformed into young baseball sensation Joe Hardy, he leads the hapless Washington Senators to the final game for the pennant, only to realize the true worth of the life he’s left behind. Light, fast-paced and devilishly clever, Damn Yankees is a home-run hit featuring all-American subject matter and an irreverent sense of humor. Featuring classic songs like “Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets!)”, “You Gotta Have Heart” and “Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, MO.”, Damn Yankees is a wicked, romantic comedy – winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical!

Matt Wilson Director; Steve Goers, Music Director; Kate Stark, Choreographer

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Auditions Announced for THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Wilmington College-Community Summer Theatre

WC_logoThe Wilmington College-Community Summer Theatre announces auditions for this year’s production of the new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY by Andrew Lippa.

Auditions will be held on May 21, 22, & 23 at 7:15 pm on the stage of the Hugh G. Heiland Theatre on the campus of Wilmington College.

Director Cherie Cooper-Darragh, choreographer Cole Haugh, and music director Matt Spradlin will be will be auditioning actor/singer/dancers for the 20 member cast.

Persons auditioning should be 16 years of age or older.

Each audition session will consist of cold readings, singing, and dancing. Those auditioning are asked to prepare 32 bars of any contemporary musical. Bring sheet music—an accompanist will be provided. Dress comfortably to accommodate the dance portion of the audition.

You may attend as many of the audition sessions as you wish.
Rehearsals for THE ADDAMS FAMILY will begin the first week in June, with performances scheduled for July 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Further information is available by calling the Wilmington College Theatre Department at 937-481-2267.

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ANTIGONE (born against.) Runs May 17-19

ETC_Antigone logoANTIGONE (born against.)
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Acting Apprentice Company
May 17-19
Know Theatre of Cincinnati [Over-the-Rhine]

Translated and adapted from Sophocles by Griff Bludworth
Directed by Ben Raanan

Cast: Brianna Bernard, Griff Bludworth, Kyle Parker Daniels, Maya Farhat, Victoria Hawley, Kat McCaulla, Samantha Russell & Clay Winstead

A new take on Sophocles’ tragedy, ANTIGONE (born against.) blurs the lines between adaptation and translation and places contemporary issues of oppression at the fore. The struggle between morally right and politic, the tension between peace and justice come to life in a story that is both timeless and horrifically timely.

  • Wed-Fri, May 17-19 at 8pm

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Auditions for Disney’s THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Queen City Productions

QCP_logoQueen City Productions will be holding auditions for it’s summer musical; which will be the regional community theater premiere of Disney’s THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. The show includes many of the favorite songs from the Disney movie including, “Out There,” “God Help the Outcasts” and “Hellfire.” It also features many new and beautiful numbers written by the original composers Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. The stage adaptation also feaures many speaking and solo singing roles and a strong choir.

Auditions will be Friday, May 5th from 7-10pm and Saturday, May 6th from 1-5pm with invited callbacks on Monday, May 8th from 7-10pm.
Auditions will be held at Theater 42.

  • Auditionees should come prepared with a song that best represents their vocal ability as well as their personality.
  • Auditionees can sing acapella or with an accompaniment track on cd or mp3.
  • Auditioness should be prepared to read from the script and may be asked to do a dance audition.

Rehearsals will begin mid-late May with the location TBD.

Performances will be the week of August 6th-13th with specific performance dates and times announced once the show has been cast.

To schedule an audition time, please email us at queencityproductions@yahoo.com and include your name and time you would like to audition. We look forward to seeing many of you at auditions!

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