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Auditions for The Halloween Trilogy

TCT Off Broadway will hold auditions for The Halloween Trilogy by Cecilia Fannon and John de Lancie on Wednesday, October 12 and Friday, October 14th at 6:30 each evening at 213 East Franklin. The cast calls for men and women high school age and older. The play is a radio reading using a silhouette aspect for visual fun and is scheduled to have only two rehearsals. The format promises to be enjoyable for newcomers and veterans of the stage alike. It includes Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, Rudyard Kipling’s The Mark of the Beast, and Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost. Production dates are October 28 and 29 and will be directed by Carlton Wall. For more information email the director at CarltonRWall@gmail.com or call the TCT Office at 844-1935.

Singers Needed

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for singers on Thursday, help mind October 6th at 5:30 in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre.\n\nThose auditioning should bring sheet music or a track, order an accompanist will be provided. Music may be original or any genre but TCT must be able to secure the music rights in order for it to be performed.\n\nThe event will be a one-night only performance November 18th at the Lyric Theatre celebrating music, dance, film and art.\n\nIf you need additional information please contact the TCT office at 844-1935.

The Gift of the Magi Auditions

Auditions for Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of The Gift of the Magi will Sunday, unhealthy pills October 2nd at 2:00 and Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 at the Lyric Theatre. The cast calls for 9 women and 5 men high school of age and older. No advance preparation is needed and Debby Gibbs will direct. Production dates are December 8-10, 2016. The play is based on the classic O. Henry Christmas story of Della and Jim and their first Christmas together. In a strange twist of fate they find the perfect gifts for one another but at an unexpected cost.\n\nCast of characters-\n\nDella is young, affectionate, selfless and cares deeply for Jim, her husband. The story revolves around her predicament of procuring a worthy Christmas present for him when she only has a small amount of money.\n\nJim, Della’s husband, and “the lord of the flat,” is heavily burdened by the need to support the household on a low salary. Despite this burden, however, he’s described as content, quiet, and good-natured.\n\nMadame Vodskaya owns the hair shop to which Della sells her hair. Her manner with Della is brusque and to the point. Her manner directly contrasts that of Della and Jim, who value their love and sentiment over material value.\n\nDot and Donna Marie are Della’s sisters.\n\nClarice is Della’s neighbor. She has some major financial problems and comes to Della for help.\nArt and Digsby are fellow workers with Jim. They are good natured and looking to have a good time.\n\nLady Boot Clerk(Miss Robert) runs a boot shop where Della looks for shoes for Jim. She is a typical shop owner looking to make a sale.\n\nWatch Clerk runs a watch shop where Della wants to purchase something for Jim. He is stern but in the end gives in to the Christmas spirit.\n\nNarrators take us through the story and guide us along the way. They can be male or female.\n\nFor more information email the director at gibbsdr@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

Haunted Theatre Auditions

If you are interested in helping with Tupelo Community Theatre’s 11th annual Haunted Theatre contact Steve Miller at Steve.miller@sodexo.com or 662 213-6611.\n\n\nProduction dates are October 14-15, prostate case 21-22, and 28-29, 7:00-11:00 pm each evening. Opportunities are available for designing, decorating, acting, and working on Haunted Theatre.

Auditions for Company

TCT Off Broadway will hold auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s Company Sunday August 21st @ 2:00 pm and Monday August 22nd @ 6:30 pm at 213 East Franklin Street. From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, prostate Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer and the winner of seven Tony Awards On the night of his 35th birthday, troche confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse.\n\nThe cast calls for 6 men and 8 women 18 years of age or older. Everyone must sing but no advance preparation is needed.\n\nBen Eakes will direct and production dates are November 10-12, 2016. For more information contact the TCT office at 844-1935 or email Ben ben.eakes@comcast.net

Cast announced for 2016-2017 season opening show

Peter and the Starcatcher Cast

Boy/Peter-Patrick Beasley
Molly-Kate Burleson
Lord Aster-Jeff Houin
Prentiss-Bentley Burns
Ted-Matthew Burrows
Black Stache-Ben Eakes
Mrs. Bumbrake-Bobby Geno
Smee-Rufus Van Horn
Alf-Fred Cannon
Slank-Julian Carroll
Grempkin/Mack/Sanchez/Fighting Prawn-Tom Booth
Hawking Clam-Judd Wilson
Captain Scott-Tommy Green

Auditions for Peter and the Starcatcher

Auditions for Tupelo Community Theatre’s season opening production of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker will be Monday, help tadalafil June 20th and Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30 p.m. on the stage of the Lyric Theatre. The Tony-winning production upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). The wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels includes marauding pirates, jungle tyrants, unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes. Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair, and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love. The cast includes men and women 16 years of age and older. The production is a play with music, so everyone should be prepared to sing. No advanced preparation is needed, but a copy of the script is available upon request. Danielle Adams will direct, and production dates are August 25-27. For more information you may email the director at danielleadamsvoice@gmail.com or call the TCT office.