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

Theatre Season 2024 – 2025

Lucky Stiff Based on the novel, The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo by Michael Butterworth, Lucky Stiff is an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds and a corpse in a wheelchair. The story revolves around an unassuming English shoe salesman who is forced to take the embalmed body of his recently murdered uncle on a vacation to Monte Carlo. Should he succeed in passing his uncle off as alive, Harry Witherspoon stands to inherit $6,000,000. If not, the money goes to the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn… or else his uncle’s gun-toting ex! Directed by Elizabeth Daily.Oct 17 – 19, 2024. Four shows.Hanaway Theatre Eurydice In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists, and breathtaking visual effects, the play is a fresh look at a timeless love story. Directed by Jessie Chapman.Nov 14 – 16, 2024. Four shows.Cheney Studio Theatre Twelfth Night Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a Read More

Auditions 4/1: Agnes Grey at PSU (callbacks 4/3)

This Spring the Theatre Program at PSU has a short term commitment acting opportunity we are encouraging folks to audition for: a staged reading/workshop in process of Agnes Grey written by Michael Aviles-Bramer and Directed by Calle Bisaillon. The play is based off of the Anne Bronte novel of the same title, a period drama set in Victorian England. The play will rehearse in April (12 hours total between April 8-23) and there will be a single performance Wednesday, April 24 at 4:30pm in the Smith Recital Hall. Auditions will be held in the Smith Recital Hall Monday, April 1st from 3:30-4:30pm. Callbacks will be Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:30-7:30pm. For the audition, please prepare a contemporary monologue of approximately 1 minute. A sign up sheet is posted (under the sign up sheets link/image on the callboard)

Advice To The Players 2024 Season Auditions

Sunday, March 24 2-4pm at the Sandwich Town Hall Theater (upstairs at 8 Maple Street in Sandwich, NH–about 35 minutes drive from PSU) Use the link below to register https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjHMFr6iEOJQ6ekDbEyEXUAwJEfEpfPy723OFeCtQLizy6dQ/viewform?usp=sf_link A friendly reminder that our auditions are ensemble style which means you do not have to prepare anything. We accept all levels of experience and employ a lot of early career theatre artists. Coming up this Season at ATTP WAR OF THE ROSES PT.2 –  August 2nd – 11thTHE BOOK OF WILL, by Lauren Gunderson – August 24th & 25thTHE TEMPEST –  September 20th -29thTWELFTH NIGHT–  December 14th & 15th Questions? ask Jessie. Office 316, or email jmchapman@plymouth.edu

GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Now Accepting Applications for the 2024 Summer Season!My name is Wyatt Nyman, and I am the Production Manager for The Glimmerglass Festival. At Glimmerglass, we are committed to educating and mentoring the next generation of theater professionals in an inclusive and welcoming environment. The Festival is a summer destination in Upstate New York where people from across the country and the world come to experience world-class opera, musical theater, and cultural events in a beautiful, relaxing setting. We invite students and early career professionals to apply today for one of our highly competitive paid apprenticeships! All Apprentices are Paid $15.00/hr + OT and Receive Free Housing.  Program OverviewApprenticeship DescriptionsProgram Poster  Why Be an Apprentice at The Glimmerglass Festival?The Spark Notes version!  The Program offers nearly 60 Apprenticeships in 30 different specialties in the Theatre/Opera Industry ranging from positions in Artistic Operations, General Administration, and a wide range of Technical Production opportunities. All earn an hourly wage ($15.00/hr) and are eligible for overtime after 40 hours. All are provided with housing by the company (estimated $750 monthly savings), and have access to transportation to and from work, should they need it, by our Company Management Department.All are given a minimum of one day off per week, 30-60 minute meal breaks every four to six hours, as well as Read More

Cast Lists for Spring 2024

Sincere gratitude to everyone who auditioned! Please initial the copy of this list posted in the student lounge to officially accept your roles. It is my fondest hope that we’ll be able to find time for a read-through before the end of the semester… but we’ll see. Watch your email for updates on that and other things. I’m really excited to work with all of you and to get started on this exciting project!     –Tim Cast list for The Secret in the Wings Ellie Adams Third Blind Queen, Princess Who Wouldn’t Laugh, Allerleira’s Companion/Louise, Swan-Son, one of the Children (Stolen Pennies) Nick Bailey Second Blind Queen, Allerleira’s Father’s Attendant, Swan-Son, King of Silent for Seven Years, Papa Calle Bisaillon Nursemaid, Father of the Princess Who Wouldn’t Laugh, Allerleira’s Companion/Laura, Andrew (Seven Swans), Stranger Lauren Christopher Mother, First Blind Queen, Lady-in-Waiting, Allerleira, Evil Mother (Seven Swans),  one of the Children (Stolen Pennies) Jacob Hepburn First Prince, Suitor Number Five Hundred Sixty-Eight, Silent Daughter, Mama James Kelleher Third Prince, Suitor Number One, Snake Leaves Princess, Swan-Son,  one of the Children (Stolen Pennies), Son of the Third Blind Queen Nate LaPorte Second Prince, Lady-in-Waiting, Sea Captain, Allerleira’s Father, Swan-Son,  one of the Children Read More

Callbacks for Once Upon a Mattress

Congratulations to all who auditioned! We are looking forward to seeing some of you at callbacks tomorrow from 4:00-5:30PM in the Recital Hall. Please note that if you are not called back that does not necessarily mean that you are not cast. Please look for the official cast list that will be posted within the next few days. Character Actors Being Called Back Prince Dauntless Teddy WilkinJackson PloofIan Manning Queen Aggravain Sorchae McMeelHaley SerafineLillian GrahamJoie LynchJoey Goldberg Princess Winnifred the Woebegone Joey GoldbergMeredith Hoole King Sextimus the Silent Colton SturgueMichael Aviles Bramer Lady Larken Meredith HooleJoie LynchOlivia ZottosHaley SerafineAlissa Cutting Minstrel Jackson PloofTeddy Wilkin Wizard Michael Aviles Bramer Sir Harry Teddy WilkinIan ManningCyrus Bowditch Important Note: Callback sides and cuts (materials) have been posted on the callboard in the lounge. Please reach out to Fran (f_page@plymouth.edu) if you would like digital copies of the sides and cuts. Thanks, Hannah, Fran, and Justin

AUDITIONS for the Plymouth State University Spring Semester Theatre Productions

The Secret in the Wings, by Mary Zimmerman. STRAIGHT PLAYElizabeth Cheney Studio Theatre, February 29 – March 2, 2024.A frightening babysitter reads from a book of obscure fairy tales.  Dark and mysterious stories come to life with humor and looming disaster. Once Upon A Mattress, by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. MUSICAL.Hanaway Theatre, April 11 – 13, 2024.The classic musical with attitude.  Princess Winnifred, ungainly and brash, competes for the hand of Prince Dauntless, who must marry a “true” princess before anyone else in the kingdom can marry. Tuesday  Nov 28:  Auditions for both shows  4pm-9:00pm. SIGN UP HERE Wednesday Nov. 29:  Dance Call  for Once Upon a Mattress from 6:30-8:00pm. Thursday Nov 30:  Callbacks as needed from 3:30pm – 5:30pm. PREPARE AT LEAST TWO OF THE FOLLOWING: 1.  Monologue:  One selection not to exceed 1½ minutes. 2. A second monologue that contrasts with the first monologue, also not to exceed 1½ minutes. 3.  Song: Choose an approximately 1-minute cut of a golden-age piece of your choosing that compliments the first monologue. Please note that the dance call and a song are required for everyone auditioning for Once Upon a Mattress. Questions, email Matt Kizer, Director of Theatre: mkizer@plymouth.edu