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ALL SHOOK UP Runs Oct. 21-Nov. 14

CCPAALL SHOOK UP
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
Oct. 21-Nov. 14
[West Price Hill]

Directed & choreographed by Maggie Perrino
Musical direction by Greg Dastillung

Cast: Leah Hall as Natalie, Matt Krieg as Chad, Kyle Taylor as Dennis, Justin Glaser as Jim, Tia Seay as Sylvia, Diana Hutchison as Lorraine, Katie McCarthy as Miss Sandra, Greg Shaffer as Sheriff Earl & Michelle Shaffer as Mayor Matilda Hyde
Ensemble: Donald Washington, Ashley O Morton, Nick Godfrey, Jerrod Gruber, Cassidy Steele, Savannah Boyd, Kelsey Schwarber & William Gibson

It’s 1955 and a square little town is about to get All Shook Up when a guitar playing roustabout shows up. This hip-swivelin’, guitar-playing, young man changes everyone he meets, showing them that life is always better with a little color and whole lot of rock ‘n roll! All Shook Up features a hilarious story with the energetic, heart swelling, and “blue suede shoe” tapping songs of the king himself: Elvis Presley. From “Jailhouse Rock” to “Heartbreak Hotel” you won’t want to miss a single second of this thrilling jukebox musical.

9/22/21: Covid 19 Policy
Note: Always verify the latest policy changes before attendance.

  • Thu, Oct. 21 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Oct. 22-23 at 8pm
  • Sun, Oct. 24 at 2pm
  • Thu, Oct. 28 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Oct. 29-30 at 8pm
  • Sun, Oct. 31 at 2pm
  • Thu, Nov. 4 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 5-6 at 8pm
  • Sun, Nov. 7 at 2pm
  • Thu, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 12-13 at 8pm
  • Sun, Nov. 14 at 2pm

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Auditions Announced for ON THE TOWN at the Covedale Center

CCPACincinnati Landmark Productions to hold auditions for ON THE TOWN

Open Audition dates/times:

  • Saturday, October 30th 2:00 to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, October 31st 3:00 to 6:00pm

Callbacks:

  • Monday, November 1st 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

Audition Location:
The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place
Cincinnati, OH 45204

If you’d like the audition forms sent to you in advance, email Jennifer Perrino at Jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

CLP MASK POLICY – as of August 2021
In accordance with current state guidelines, masks are not required though recommended in CLP venues for those who are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask throughout the space unless you are actively auditioning. If needed, masks we be available. CLP will continue to follow state and local mandates.

Important Audition Information

  • You will be asked to read from the script.
  • Please prepare a song to sing for 32 measures in musical theatre style.
  • You will be taught a dance combination as well.
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age to audition.
  • MUST HAVE A RESUME listing theatrical experience in order to audition
  • A headshot/picture is appreciated. Please bring a headshot and resume
  • CLP is actively seeking a diverse cast. Performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities and abilities are especially encouraged to audition and will be considered for all roles

No more than 2 conflicts will be accepted during the rehearsal process.
All roles are paid positions. No Roles have been precast.
Cast members do not have to be the actual ages of the characters in any of the productions – But must be able to look age appropriate and act accordingly.

Performances
March 17 – April 10 2022
Music by Leonard Bernstein/Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green/ Based on an Idea by Jerome Robbins

Production team: Maggie Perrino, Co-Director/Choreographer; Genevieve Perrino, Co-Director/Choreographer; Greg Dastillung, Music Director and Holly McGowan, Production Stage Manager

ON THE TOWN, the energetic wartime musical about three sailors on a 24-hour leave in New York City, features thrilling music by Leonard Bernstein with playful lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show’s celebrated score includes a number of musical theatre standards, including “Come Up to My Place,” “I Can Cook, Too,” “Some Other Time” and “New York, New York.”

Cast info:

  • Gabey (Supporting): Male, 20-39
    a sailor, earnest and enthusiastic – almost to a fault (as tends to be somewhat rash). After a single glance at the picture of Ivy Smith, he falls head over heels in love. Must be a superb dancer; baritone, Bb-high A.
  • Chip (Supporting): Male, 20-39
    a sailor, energetic and determined to see every sight New York has to offer under a 24 hour time constraint – the ultimate tourist, somewhat naïve, the object of Hildy’s enthusiastic affection. Must be a superb dancer; baritone: Bb-high G.
  • Ozzie (Supporting): Male, 20-39
    a sailor, the ultimate ladies man and well-known wise guy, loves all women, but Claire in particular; must be a superb dancer, character baritone: F-high G.
  • Ivy Smith (Supporting): Female, 20-39
    small town girl trying to make her way in New York as an aspiring actress/lounge dancer. AKA ‘Miss Turnstiles of the Month’ Ivy is the object of Gabey’s affection. Spirited but with a certain class and elegance. Must be a superb dancer, ballet and jazz; mezzo-soprano, low C-high G.
  • Hildy (Supporting): Female, 20-39
    a female cab-driver, confident, brash and aggressive. Rarely takes ‘no’ for an answer especially from Chip; must have great comedic chops; mezzo-soprano, low A-high G.
  • Claire De Loone (Supporting): Female, 30-49
    gorgeous, somewhat zany anthropologist, on the outside she is elegant, poised and intellectual but under it all she tends to be man-obsessed and wild. Ozzie brings out this ‘other’ side to her, also engaged to Judge Pitkin; soprano, low F-high C.

Other Roles

  • Madame Dilly (Supporting): Female, 40-69
    Ivy’s vocal coach, somewhat world-weary, she posses an intimidating presence and a no-nonsense, slightly sloppy demeanor. Must be a brilliant comedienne who plays a drunk, punctuates her notes with swigs of whiskey; character mezzo-soprano, low C-High Eb.
  • Pitkin (Supporting): Male, 40-59
    a judge, stately but a bit gullible and dim, engaged to Claire, a very trusting cuckold; bass, A-D.
  • Diana / Dolores: – Ages 22 – 35. Soprano. Diana Dream and Dolores Dolores are nightclub singers.
  • Workman 1: – Bass. Opens the show with the soulful lament, “I Feel Like I’m Not Out of Bed Yet.”
  • Rajah Bimmy: – Ages 30 – 65. Bass. Rajah is the MC for a dancing show featuring Ivy. Will double as Miss Turnstiles announcer.
  • Male and Female Ensemble Parts both speaking and dancing roles.

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Part-Time House Staff Positions Available at Cincinnati Landmark Productions

CLPCincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking part-time staff members
for The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, and The Madcap Education Center

Part-Time House Staff Position
Job Requirements:
Must be a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Must be able to work in an unsupervised environment at The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, The Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre and The Madcap Education Center.

Must be at least 21 years of age, have high school diploma or equivalency, some college preferred. Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Job Description:
House management duties, Will Call, general customer service, work as parking assistant, concessions/bar and run a follow spot, show prep including cleaning and restocking restrooms, lobby, etc.

Hours for position vary. Mostly evenings during performances. Sunday performances are at 2pm. Must be available weekends too.

If interested, please send resume to: Denny Reed at dennyreed@clpshows.org.

No phone calls please. Start Date: IMMEDIATE.
$11.00 Hourly rate.

Please note: These positions are a good fit for NON PERFORMERS – staffers will work during performances. Start date immediate.

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Auditions Announced for BEEHIVE the Musical at the Covedale Center

CCPAOpen Audition dates/times:

  • Saturday, October 9th 2:00 to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, October 10th 6:30 to 9:30pm
    Callbacks: Monday, October 11th 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Audition Location:
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place
Cincinnati, oh 45204

CLP MASK POLICY – as of August 2021
In accordance with current state guidelines, masks are not required though recommended in CLP venues for those who are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask throughout the space unless you are actively auditioning. If needed, masks we be available. CLP will continue to follow state and local mandates.

If you’d like the audition forms sent to you in advance, email Jennifer Perrino @ Jenniferperrino@clpshows.org

Important Audition Information!

  • Please prepare a song to sing for 32 measures in the 1960’s style
  • You will be taught a dance combination as well.
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age to audition.
  • MUST HAVE A RESUME listing theatrical experience in order to audition
  • A headshot/picture is appreciated. Please bring a headshot and resume
  • CLP is actively seeking a diverse cast. Performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities and abilities are especially encouraged to audition and will be considered for all roles.
  • No more than 2 conflicts will be accepted during the rehearsal process.
  • All roles are paid positions. No Roles have been precast.
  • Cast members do not have to be the actual ages of the characters in any of the productions – But must be able to look age appropriate and act accordingly.

Performances January 27 – February 20, 2022
Created by LARRY GALLAGHER
BEEHIVE celebrates the powerful female voices of the 1960’s with such timeless hits as “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Be My Baby,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” and “Me and Bobby McGee.” Told from the perspective of six young women who come of age in this enigmatic decade, BEEHIVE takes us from their first Beehive Dance to the challenges we faced as a nation.

Production team: Jay Goodlett, Director; Jacob Priddy, Music Director; Jenny Goodlett, Choreographer and Jenny Lutes, Production Stage Manager

Cast info:

  • WANDA (female 18+) –
    A strong actress as well as singer. She carries the bulk of the dialogue and narration throughout the revue. She is a leader – strong, powerful and engaging. She must have the ability to interact comfortably with the audience;
  • JASMINE (female 18+) – Portrays Diana Ross of the Supremes as well as the lead singer of the Chiffons, Judy Craig. Sings songs “One Fine Day,” “Where Did Our Love Go?” “Come See About Me,” and others.
  • LAURA (female 18+) – Portrays Janis Joplin; Lulu and others. Sings songs “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “To Sir With Love,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Try,” “Me and Bobby McGee,” and others.
  • ALLISON (female 18+) – Has a lyrical, warm voice. Sings songs “Downtown,” “Where the Boys Are,” “Society’s Child,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” and others.
  • PATTIE (female 18+) – Sings the songs “It’s My Party,” “You Don’t Know Me,” “Wishin’ and Hopin’,” “A Natural Woman,” and others.
  • GINA (female 18+) – Portrays Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and the lead singer of the Starlets. Sings songs “I Sold My Heart to a Junkman,” “A Fool in Love,” “Proud Mary,” “Respect” and others.

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Costumers Sought for Three Shows at the Covedale Center

CCPACincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking costumers for three shows in the Covedale Marquee Season,2021-2022.

These are contracted positions hired for the following productions:

  • ALL SHOOK UP (October 21 – November 14, 2021)
  • ELF the Musical (December 2 – December 26, 2021)
  • ON THE TOWN (March 17 – April 10, 2022)

Costumers may be contracted for multiple shows in this season.

Job brief:
Cincinnati Landmark Productions is looking for a creative Costumer to coordinate, create and manage clothing and costume props for several productions. Your work will play a great part in setting the tone of a story and enhancing the actor’s performance.

As costumer, you must be creative and well-versed in different garment types and styles. You should be able to sketch and see creating clothes as an art. Collaborating closely with a multi-disciplinary team to create the best visual effect.

Responsibilities:

  • Study script to understand costume requirements in terms of setting, era and character attributes.
  • Perform research on historical periods and different regions.
  • Develop costume plots for characters.
  • Create preliminary sketches of costumes and present them for approval
  • Create, acquire, pull from stock or purchase costumes to fulfill show needs
  • Ensure costumes stay within budget
  • Supervise fittings and costume rehearsals
  • Return, store, arrange for cleaning or dispose of used costumes as needed.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as costume designer/coordinator
  • Knowledge of design, sewing, costume creation, resources and textiles
  • Understanding of a range of styles and cultural/historical elements
  • Aptitude in research
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to work independently, yet as part of a production team.
  • Creativity and attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Degree or commensurate experience in costume design or relevant field

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Perrino, Business Manager at jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

No phone calls.
Deadline to apply: August 30, 2021.

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