Announcing auditions for THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940.
Directed by Kurt Percy
Produced by Abby Smith
Audition dates: January 5th and 6th at 7:00pm at LTC.
Show dates: March 6th- 15th, 2020
The creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious “Stage Door Slasher”) assemble for a backer’s audition of their new show at the Westchester estate. The house is full of sliding panels and secret passageways. As the composer, lyricist, actors, and director prepare their performance, and a blizzard cuts off any possible retreat, the infamous “Slasher” makes his reappearance and strikes again. Bodies start to drop in plain sight, knives spring out of nowhere, masked figures drag their victims behind swiveling bookcases, and accusing fingers point in all directions. However, the mystery is solved in the nick of time and the Slasher unmasked—but not before the audience has been treated to a sidesplitting good time and a generous serving of the author’s biting, satiric, and refreshingly irreverent wit.
- Helsa Wenzel – 25 to 40. The German maid. A humorless woman. Must be able to do a German accent. *Can be played by a male or female actor.*
- Elsa Van GrossenKnueten – 35 to 50. The host. Attractive. A patron of the arts with a flair for the dramatic. Espionage is in her blood.
- Michael Kelly –35 to 55. The law. A large middle-aged man, Sergeant Kelly is a New York City police officer.
- Patrick O’Reilly – 30’s to 40’s. An actor. Large in stature, somewhat sinister, must be able to use an Irish and Brooklyn accent.
- Ken De La Maize – 40 to 50. The Director. An attractive self-absorbed who likes to drop names. His tan and clothes are very Hollywood.
- Nikki Crandall – 25 to 30. The actress. Attractive, energetic and adventurous.
Eddie McCuen – 25 to 30. An actor. Attractive, energetic, struggling comedian with an endless supply of bad jokes.
- Marjorie Baverstock – 35 to 60. The Producer. She dresses and carries herself like royalty. Rich, elegant.
- Roger Hopewell – 30’s to 50’s, the music director and Lyricist. The outrageous, flamboyant songwriting partner of Bernice, Hopewell can whip out quips with the speed and panache of a Noel Coward character.
- Bernice Roth – 40-50, Librettist, very creative, dresses like a gypsy dancer. Always has a drink in her hand.
LTC is holding auditions for THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER on Sept. 26 and 27 from 5-8:15pm.
Directed by Kate Edington
Produced by Amy Edington-King
Lebanon Theatre Company
10 S Mechanic St, Lebanon, OH 45036
To audition, you must sign up for an audition spot via SignUp Genius as well as bring a completed Audition Form. More information on the audition as well as a link to download a blank Audition Form, can be found at the SignUp Genius link.
Performances will be Dec. 6, 8 & 13-15.
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States! Features plenty of great roles for children and adults, a few favorite Christmas Carols, and a lot of laughs!
- FATHER (Bob Bradley) – solid family man, 35-38 yrs old
- MOTHER (Grace Bradley) – trim, attractive, 35ish
- BETH BRADLEY – the narrator, strong voice and presence, 13-14 yrs old
- CHARLIE BRADLEY – traditional kid brother, 9-10 yrs old
- RALPH HERDMAN – ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool, 12-13 yrs old
- IMOGENE HERDMAN – loud, bossy, crafty, 11-12 yrs old
- LEROY HERDMAN – tough, sure of himself, 10-11 yrs old
- CLAUDE/CLAUDIA HERDMAN – tough, combative, 9-10 yrs old
- OLLIE HERDMAN – looking for trouble, Claude’s usual partner in crime, 8-9 yrs old
- GLADYS HERDMAN – small, wiry, fiesty, 8-9 yrs old
- ALICE WENDLEKEN – prim, proper, pain in the neck, 12-14 yrs old
- MRS. ARMSTRONG – largish woman, managerial in voice and manner, 50+
- MRS. SLOCUM – pleasant, motherly woman, 35-60 yrs old
- MRS. CLARK – 35-60 yrs old
- MRS. CLAUSING – 35-60 yrs old
- MRS. MCCARTHY – a younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong, middle 40s
- MAXINE – 12-13 yrs old
- ELMER HOPKINS – 12-13 yrs old
- HOBIE – 9-10 yrs old
- DAVID – 8-9 yrs old
- BEVERLY – 8-9 yrs old
- FIREMAN – 25-30 yrs old
- FIREMAN – 25-30 yrs old
- SHIRLEY – 9-12 yrs old
- JUANITA – 9-12 yrs old
- DORIS – 9-12 yrs old
- REVEREND HOPKINS – 35-60 yrs old
THE 39 STEPS
Lebanon Theatre Company
Directed by Paula Whitaker
Produced by Kate Edington & Kevin Stout
Cast: Adam Jones as Richard Hannay, Raechel Lombardo as Anabella, Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret, Woody Goldsmith as Clown One & Michael Cline as Clown Two
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have the intriguing, thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy. The show hurtles a notorious fugitive and a spellbound blonde from a London music hall north by northwest to Scotland’s most remote highlands. Will they save Britain from a den of devious spies? This is a fast-paced tale of an ordinary man on an extraordinarily entertaining adventure.
- Fri, Sept. 13 at 6pm (includes dinner)
- Sat, Sept. 14 at 8pm
- Sun, Sept. 15 at 2pm
- Fri-Sat, Sept. 20-21 at 8pm
- Sun, Sept. 22 at 2pm
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The cast includes:
- Adam Jones as Richard Hannay
- Raechel Lombardo as Anabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret
- Woody Goldsmith as Clown One
- Michael Cline as Clown Two
Directed by Paula Whitaker and produced by Kate Edington & Kevin Stout.
Performances run Sept. 13-22.
For more information visit www.ltcplays.com
Lebanon Theatre Company is now accepting show proposals from interested Directors for our 2020-2021 season.
Our typical season consists of two plays and a musical as our “anchor” / season subscription productions. We typically add a holiday show and occasionally a summer show.
Interested directors may pitch as many shows as you would like, but we ask that you keep the maximum to three. All submissions must be received in writing by August 1.
Additional information on the show proposal process is included in our Director Proposal Form. If interested in directing a show, please download, fill out, and submit that form.