Little Women: The Musical

February 24 – 26, 2022 The story that you love. The music you won’t forget. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott Music by Jason HowlandLyrics by Mindi DicksteinBook by Allan Knee Plymouth State is proud to present this masterful work. As a Broadway musical it opened in 2005, receiving nominations for Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. There might be no stories that resonate so deeply with women in America as that of the four March sisters living in refined scarcity in Concord, Massachusetts during the civil war. Alcott’s novel is often regarded as especially dear to young women who have grown up in the New England states. The production under development at the Silver Center for the Arts includes young women with lifelong experiences in this region. Regional Director Jessie Chapman claims Concord, Massachusetts as her birthplace. She has practiced her art throughout New Hampshire for decades. The March Sisters Danee Gosselin has been the resident costumer for Plymouth State University since 2007. She is a New Hampshire native and has made many professional contributions to regional theatre throughout the state. One of the great strengths of the Silver Center and its Read More

Unified Professional Theatre Auditions

Graduating Production Students Are invited to register for the Unified Professional Theatre Auditions! Deadline is January 26, 2022 to submit registration UPTA materials go live on February 4, 2022

Glimmerglass Festival Apprenticeship Program

We have had great reports from alumni about working for Glimmerglass in the past. If you are considering summer work, please take some time and look over these materials that were sent to me by Glimmerglass Production Coordinator Wyatt Nyman.

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

Online Program for You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Printed 8-page programs will be distributed to audience members at the show. Printed programs include a URL and QR Code that point to the online program. The online program includes full company bios and other information and are about 24 pages long.