Cast Lists for Fall 2024 Shows

CAST for LUCKY STIFF       HARRY WITHERSPOON Cyrus Bowditch ANNABEL GLICK Alissa Cutting RITA La PORTA Lillian Graham VINNIE  Di RIZZIO Taylor Smith LUIGI GAUDI Nate LaPorte BODY OF TONY HENDRON / MAN IN THE WHEELCHAIR Jack Downey DOMINIQUE du MONACO Joie Lynch     ENSEMBLE: Avery Fecteau Various roles Jacob Hepburn   Joie Lynch   Ian Manning   Haley Serafine     Understudy Harry Ian Manning Understudy Annabel Haley Serafine     Please initial next to your name on the physical callboard   THANK YOU TO ALL WHO AUDITIONED!   -Beth Daily, Hannah Murray, Lindsey Brunelle   CAST for EURYDICE   EURYDICE Meredith Hoole ORPHEUS James Kelleher NASTY INTERESTING MAN/ LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD Nicholas Bailey & Summer Smith-Hemeon FATHER Daniel Sleeper CHORUS OF STONES:   LOUD STONE Riley Scanlon SHARP STONE Michael Aviles-Bramer ROUGH STONE Tori Freeman     Thank you to all who Auditioned! Please initial next to your name on the physical callboard (unless you are abroad—you can email me)   Always -Jessie  

Lucky Stiff Callback Info

Lucky Stiff callbacks on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 6:30-8:00pm  Silver Center Dance Studio Room 121 wear comfortable clothes as we will be moving and there will be a short dance sequence to learn with a choreographer please wear jazz shoes if you have them or any dance shoe otherwise, no street shoes are allowed on the dance floor, so you may either utilize socks or go barefoot Cyrus Bowditch Michael Aviles Bramer Alissa Cutting Jack Downey Avery Fecteau Lillian Graham Jacob Hepburn Meredith Hoole James Kelleher Nate LaPointe Joie Lynch Ian Manning Jonathan Picard Haley Serafine Taylor Smith

Fall 2023 Cast Lists: War of the Worlds & Godspell

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast Cast Calle Bisaillon– Jake Laurents, Orson Welles, Narrator, & Professor Pierson Cicely Richardson– Freddie Filmore Daniel Sleeper– Dan Seymour, Carl Phillips, Secretary of the Interior, Father, & The Boston Globe Newsboy Sorchae McMeel– Lana Sherwood, Ora Nichols, 22nd Field Artillery Officer, Wife, Sylvia Homes, & Jingle Quartet Singer Michael Aviles Bramer– Howard Koch, Brigadeer General Smith, Stranger, CBS Announcer, Listener 3, 1970’s Reporter, & Jingle Quartet Singer Ian Manning-Studio Announcer, Husband (in commercial #2), & Jingle Quartet Singer Lillian Graham– Studio Manager, Mr. Wilmuth, 22nd Field Artillery Observer, 8X3R Radio Operator, Daughter (in commercial #3), The Daily News Newsboy, Woman with Poison, 1940’s Reporter, & Jingle Quartet singer Colton Stergue– Harry Haywood, John Houseman, Captain Lansing, Langham Field Radio Operator, Son (in commercial #3), Columnist #1, & 1950’s Reporter Megan McFadden– Sally SoundFX, Meridian Room Announcer, 22nd Field Artillery Gunner, Mother (in commercial #3), Walter Winchell, Dorothy Thompson, & 1990’s Reporter Nicholas Bailey– Mercury Stage Manager, Policeman at Wilmuth Farm, Lieutenant Voght, Reporter 1 at CBS, Listener 1, Campbell Playhouse Announcer, & 2010’s Reporter Felicity Felix– WBFR Stage Manager, Bayonne Radio Operator, CBS Employee, Reporter #2 at CBS, Listener 2, & 2000’s Reporter Read More

Fall 2023 Audition Info: War of the Worlds & Godspell

Fall 2023 Auditions for War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast & Godspell May 2-May 4, 2023. All auditions and callbacks are taking place in the Smith Recital Hall Instructions: Please sign up for one five-minute audition slot on the ‘sign-ups’ tab on the callboard and fill out the audition form linked below by noon on Tuesday, May 2. There will be a limited number of Acting Only audition slots available where you will not be required to sing (and an accompanist will not be available during the acting only slots), these slots are labeled ‘Acting Only’ on the sign up sheet. Callbacks for Godspell will take place 6:45-7:30pm on Wednesday, 5/3. Callbacks for The War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast will take place 4:30-6:00pm on Thursday, 5/4. Audition Form Link Audition Requirements, Please prepare: -a one-minute contemporary monologue -approximately 32 bars or one minute of a song, in the style of the show (*bring the music with you for the accompanist) Production Information: War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast by Joe Landry is looking to cast 10-12 actors (though exact doubling and number is flexible due to the nature of this script). I will be casting singers and non-singers, as a few cast Read More

Henry V Friday 9/9 10am Cheney Studio Theater

Advice To The Players’ production of Henry V will be performing in the Elizabeth Cheney Studio Theater at 10am on Friday September 9. The show will be under two hours and include a talk back with the performers–including PSU alums (Garrison Barron, Andrew Codispoti, and Ethan Fifield) and current students (Sara-Ann Bailinson & Abi Burke)–Imanee Gordon is also SM’ing. I included a little marketing description below.  There will be no charge for PSU community. Reach out to if you have questions, need more info, etc.. Always -Jessie Henry V Politics, history, and swordfights- Advice To The Players is eager to share with you their production of Henry V.  King Henry V, the young king of England, searches for evidence that he is the rightful ruler of both England and France.  After an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry rallies his troops and invades France.  Watch as Henry navigates this tricky time, and keeps his troops strong in battle against all odds. Henry V is sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Foundation. King Henry V will be portrayed by an ATTP favorite- Will Johnston who has been a company member for most of his life, starting in Shakesperience! Camp.  Caroline Nesbitt*, founder of Advice Read More

Theatre Program Course Survey

Please take 10-15 minutes to complete this anonymous survey by May 7. As the theatre program works to adjust our curriculum, we’d like student feedback on potential courses that are in the works. Google form link:

Stage Managers (and some ASMs) for the 2022-23 Season 

(posting for Tim) ***Thanks to all who applied for a stage management position! Please email Tim ( ASAP to officially accept (or decline) these assignments.  Into the Woods           SM – Blake Ellis                                      ASM – Kayla Orthman  Midnite                       SM – Emily King                                       ASM – Sadie Covill  Urinetown                   SM – Emily King                                      ASM – To be determined  Silent Sky                     SM – Katie Tetu                                      ASM – To be determined 

Fall 2022 Cast Lists

*please note if you are cast in Into the Woods we will be meeting in the Choral Room (Silver 122) during company time next week. Tuesday 4/19 & Thursday 21 3:30-5:30pm. Tuesday will just be an introductory meeting, Thursday we will be going over music splits so you can learn your music over the summer. Cast List: Into the Woods (plus Stage Managers) Stage Manager                                      Blake E. Asst. Stage Manager                              Kayla O. Cinderella Maddie A. Witch Grace G. Little Red Joey G.Olivia Z. (understudy) Baker’s Wife Emma M. Rapunzel/Choreographer Lindsey B.Emily K. (understudy, will perform 10/8) Jack’s Mother/Snow White Cambria W Stepmother Emma N. Florinda Olivia Z. Lucinda Mackenzie G. Cinderella’s Mother/Sleeping Beauty/Milky White Rear Kaitlyn H. Granny/Giantess/Milky White Head Katie T. Baker Kyle S.Jackson P. (understudy) Jack Ian M. Cinderella’s Prince Harrison C. Rapunzel’s Prince/Wolf Teddy W. Cinderella’s Father/Steward RJ S. Narrator Jackson P. Mysterious Man Michael A-B. Cast List: Midnite (plus Stage Managers) Stage Manager                                      Emily K Asst. Stage Manager                              Sadie C. James Dalton Rylan L. Tom Drake/Bone Nick B. Quillian Calle B. Helen Abi B. Hermione Sara-Ann B. Damian Connor B. Andy Jay B. Nicole Sorchae M. Sam/Cob Tori F. Alex/Pea Sierra N. Tiara Cicely R. The Whisper Colton S. Faye Read More

Little Women Cast List

Jo March – Grace Gilbert Meg March- Maddie Anna Beth March – Lindsey Brunelle Amy March – Emily King Marmee March – Emma Molloy Mr. Laurence – Garrison Barron Laurie Laurence – Kyle Sidders Aunt March- Hanna Street Professor Bhaer- Teddy Wilkin Mr. John Brooke- Harrison Christilles Mrs. Kirk – Anna Skala Rodrigo- Aidan Lamont Thanks again to all who auditioned. The offer still stands if you are not cast and would like to reach out to Jessie and/or Hannah for feedback on your audition, you are encouraged to do so. To the Little Women company, we’ll be in touch in the coming weeks with more details and information (rehearsals begin 1/10). If you live on campus please let Jessie know by December 8th, so we can get you on the list for Residential Life of those who are returning to campus early. Always -Jessie, Hannah, Lisa, Justin, and Sara-Ann

Little Women Callbacks

Thursday, December 2. 3:30-5:30pm Thank you so much to all who auditioned for Little Women. There was a tremendous amount of talent displayed, which made our job very hard. Since this is a small-cast show, our callback decisions reflect the strongest possibilities for the tight-knit ensemble we’d like to create for this production.  The final cast list will be posted by the end of the week, and those who are not called back may be included in the final cast list, and those who are called back may be cast in a different role than what you are called back for. If you are not cast and would like to reach out to Jessie and/or Hannah for feedback on your audition, you are encouraged to do so. The Callback is broken into three sections: Acting 3:30-4:15, Music 4:15-5:00, and Dance 5:00-5:30pm. Acting sides and music cuts for callbacks will be available in the Student Lounge tomorrow/Wednesday by late afternoon. Always -Jessie, Hannah, Lisa, Justin & Sara-Ann Acting 3:30-4:15pm Recital Hall Maddie A: Meg Garrison B: Mr. Laurence Lindsey B: Beth Harrison C: Mr. Brooke Janaysia G: Amy, Aunt March Grace G: Jo Emily K: Amy Aidan L: Laurie, Rodrigo Emma M: Marmie Jackson P: Read More

Little Women Auditions

LITTLE WOMEN AUDITIONS (SIGN UP FORM AVAILABLE NOW) Little Women auditions will be Tuesday, November 30 from 5:30-8:00pm in Silver room 131Callbacks & Dance Call, will be Thursday, December 2 Callbacks from 3:30-4:50pm in the Recital Hall and Dance Call 5:00-5:30 in the Dance Studio.Casting will be posted on/by December 3rd PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:Please prepare an approximately 1 minute/ 32 bar cut of a song that is in the style of, but not from, the show and a one-minute monologue of your choice. Be prepared to do a range check or to briefly vocalise as part of your audition. *Please note this production will begin rehearsals over ‘Early Spring’ semesterFirst Rehearsal: Monday, January 10 (rehearsals during Early Spring will be Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm with a lunch breakRegular Semester Rehearsals (until Tech) will be Tuesday/Thursdays 3:30-9pm, Wednesdays 4-8pmOpening: Thursday, February 24Closing: Saturday, February 26 About the ShowLittle Women: Louisa May Alcott’s classic story of the adventures of the four March sisters is brought to vivid musical life in ‘Little Women.’ The story follows the lives, loves, and tribulations of the sisters growing up during the American Civil War. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy live in Concord, Massachusetts with their Marmee while their father Read More

Spring Musical

Happy first day back!  Some of you may have seen…since there is a poster up in the lobby, that the spring musical will be Little Women. I will be directing, and the illustrious Hannah Murray will be the Musical Director!  The show goes up February 24-26, audition and rehearsal details will be forthcoming later in the semester.  Always -Jessie Chapman