Theatre

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With his fast-talking style, “Professor” Harold Hill convinces the parents of River City to buy instruments and uniforms for their youngsters in order to save them, but chaos ensues as Hill’s credentials are questioned and he is called upon to prove himself to the citizens of River City.

Performances:
May 18th & 19th at 7:30 pm
May 20th at 2:00 pm
Tickets $10
Can be purchased at the Arts Center office open Monday – Friday 10 am – 5:30 pm
Performed by 6th to 12th graders

Upcoming Theatre Dates

Jekyll & Hyde- The Musical Auditions
Tuesday, May 29th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Performances: July 27th & 28th at 7:00 pm, July 29th at 2:00 pm.
All tickets $12
Open to all college age students and up. Come with a prepared song- max 2
minutes and be prepared for a cold reading.
Jekyll & Hyde is a musical horror- drama loosely based on the novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Originally conceived for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, it features music by Wildhorn, a book by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Wildhorn, Bricusse and Cuden. Following a world premiere run in Houston, Texas, the musical embarked on a national tour of the United States prior to its Broadway debut in 1997.

Dreamgirls Auditions
Monday, July 23rd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to all college age students and up.
Come with a prepared song- max 2 minutes and be prepared for a cold reading. A trio of black female soul singers crosses over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own persona struggles along the way. A work of fiction taking strong inspiration from the history of the Motown record label and one of its acts, The Supremes, the story follows the history and evolution of American R&B music during the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a Detroit, Michigan girl group known as the Dreams and their manipulative record executive.

Nevermore Auditions
Monday, August 13th
Performances: October 27th at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm, October 28th at 2:00 pm.
Open to all students in 10th – 12th grades.
Come with a prepared song- max 2 minutes
and be prepared for a cold reading. Dark and dazzling, bizarre and beautiful, Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a unique opera-like musical play about one of the world’s most famous and fascinating writers. Through its use of stunning stagecraft, underscored verse, and haunting music. Nevermore blends fact and fiction to create a fascinating and moving theatrical experience that is difficult to describe, but impossible to forget.

ANNIE-Kids Auditions
Tuesday, August 14th 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Performances: October 12th at 7:00 pm, October 13th & 14th at 2:00 pm
All tickets $6
Open to Kindergarten to 5th Graders.
All students that audition will be included in the cast. Auditions will consist of group readings and group singing. Students will be given the opportunity to sing a short solo if they wish.

Seussical The Musical Auditions
Tuesday, September 11th 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Performances: November 9th and 10th at 7:00 pm, November 11th at 2:00 pm
Middle /Junior High
The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge – not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.