AUDITIONS : THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
SUN. JUNE 18TH & MON. JUNE 19TH, 7:00 pm
OLD TOWN HALL THEATRE 478 MAIN ST. WINCHESTER, ON
Rehearsals will begin early September.
Show dates are: Nov. 3 – 5, and Nov. 10 – 12
Sing a song of your choice (would recommend country rock or blues). Please bring sheet music or Karaoke CD.
We are looking for “strong pipes” and people who can hold parts in harmony
Be prepared to read cold from the script.
Dress comfortably and be prepared to do some simple movement.
NEEDED: 5 FEMALES, 2 MALES
FEMALE CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:
(All ages listed are “Playing” ages.)
JEANNIE GARSTICKI – 35 – 45 YRS OLD
Jeannie has lived in a trailer park for 20 years with her husband Norbert. She is Agoraphobic and hasn’t left her trailer in all those years.
BETTY – 35 – 50 something YRS OLD.
Betty is the manager of the trailer park and makes it her business to know everything about everybody. She is a self-proclaimed ‘bad-ass’, with a dry sense of humour.
LINOLEUM (aka Lin) – 25 – 40 something YRS OLD
Lin has a hard edge to her personality which hints at a wild, rock ’n roll past. She is the fieriest of the girls.
DONNA (aka Pickles) – 17 – 24 YRS OLD
Pickles is the dimmest of the girls . She is airy, sweet and goes through life with a blissful ignorance.
PIPPI 25 – 40 YRS OLD
Pippi arrives at the park ready to escape her past and to stop making bad life choices. She is a “hard” woman.
MALE CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:
NORBERT GARSTECKI – 35 – 45 YRS OLD
Norbert is a former high-school football star pretty much gone to seed. He is a simple man often confused by what ‘life’ throws at him.
DUKE – 20 – 30 YRS OLD
Duke is Pippi’s obsessive, possessive, Magic-Marker sniffing, borderline psychotic ex-boyfriend. He leaves a trail of disaster in his wake, wherever he goes.
This show is a comedy with ADULT LANGUAGE & DARK HUMOUR.
DIRECTOR: Terry Green
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Colleen Howard
Please email any questions to the director at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mat Kelly is back directing one of his own great murder mysteries: “Nanny Featherbottom and the neighbour’s corpse”. Production will run June 16 to 25, 2017.
Summer Youth Program 2017
Lauren Casselman and Tom Henbest are back with two projects: First their own “Borrowed Time” show Friday June 2nd then, our Summer Youth Theatre Workshop:
Calling young talent to be involved in our Summer Musical. You will work with a small talented team to gain experience and skills in acting, singing, and dancing.
Performance dates August 4-6 (four shows)
Ages 11-18. All levels welcome!
Monday May 29 at 6:30pm
Tuesday May 30 at 6:30pm
(please attend one of these dates)
Old Town Hall, 478 Main St. E, Winchester, ON
Come prepared to sing a short song, even O’Canada works!
Rehearsals will be 2-3 times a week (including some weekends) beginning mid-June.
If you don’t like to be on stage but still want to be involved, we are
looking for people to work behind the scenes too- so come on by!
Contact Lauren if you have any questions
Terry Green will be back directing a fun musical: The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Music and Lyrics by David Nehls and Book by Betsy Kelso. Performances November 3 to 12, 2017.
To be determined.
Moira Law will direct the touching play “Marion Bridge” by Daniel MacIvor.