Archive for December, 2010

AUDITIONS – Annie Get Your Gun

An open audition to cast Plaza Theatre Company’s upcoming production of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN is being held December 6th and 8th from 7 to 10pm at the theatre.

Callbacks December 11th, 2010

The production is under the direction of Kyle Macy
Music Direction by Kristin Spires
Choreography by Eddie Floresca

An audition appointment is required.
Make appointment for Auditions for Annie Get Your Gun

Audition Preparation:
Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to sing 32 bars of an up-tempo song.  Please bring a ballad as well.  There will be an accompanist present, but the show will be using tracks.    Auditioners will not be allowed to audition without sheet music or backing track. There will also be an acting component of the audition which will not require preparation. PLEASE NOTE if you do not have sheet music or a backing track you WILL NOT be allowed to audition.

A call back audition will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11th at 9am. Those auditioners who the Directors wish to see further will be invited to the call back audition which may last up to 4 hours time. Dancing will be at the call back so dress prepared to move.

Performances:
The production will play on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Saturday afternoons opening on Feb. 4th and playing through March 12th.   There is a special performance on February 12th.

Rehearsals:
Rehearsals will commence on Dec. 13th and take place Monday thru Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings till opening. No Sunday rehearsals or performances.  Holiday conflicts will be taken into account as much as possible.

ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

ALL ROLES REQURE SINGING AND DANCING, BEGINNERS/”NON-DANCERS” WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED, AS THE LARGE CHORUS WILL HAVE LOTS OF BITS AND MULTIPLE CHARACTERS TO PORTRAY.

FRANK BUTLER – Cocky, ladies man, falls in love with Annie, seasoned road performer

BUFFALO BILL CODY – Larger than life Wild-West barker, father figure

DOLLY TATE – Brash and Brassy, seasoned road performer, Winnie’s older sister

TOMMY KEELER – half Native American  – Teen-mid 20’s  in love with Winnie – must dance/move well

WINNIE TATE –  Teen – mid 20’s in love with Tommy – must dance/move well

CHARLIE DAVENPORT –  Wild West Show Manger – has seen it all, and knows the game

FOSTER WILSON – Hotel owner, not a pushover

MAC, THE PROP MAN – has been there, done that, and is used to saving the day

CHIEF SITTING BULL

ANNIE OAKLEY – Countryfied young lady, great with a gun, becomes refined as show progresses

JESSIE, ANNIE’S LITTLE SISTER –  youth

NELLIE, ANNIE’S OTHER LITTLE SISTER – youth

LITTLE JAKE, ANNIE’S LITTLE BROTHER –   youngest of siblings

RUNNING DEER

EAGLE FEATHER

DINING CAR WAITER

SLEEPING CAR PORTER

PAWNEE BILL

MESSENGER

MRS. SYLVIA POTTER-PORTER

MRS. SCHUYLER ADAMS

ENSEMBLE OF INDIANS, COWBOYS, ROUSTABOUTS, CROWNED HEADS OF EUROPE, PARTY GOERS, ETC.

Make your appointment today. We are looking for a large, experienced group of actors. We hope to see you there.

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Plaza announces it’s cast for MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES

Plaza Theatre Company is pleased to announce the cast for it’s upcoming production of MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES. This hilarious Texas comedy, written by Lynn and Helen Root, will be the first of Plaza’s 2011 Season of shows with a special performance on New Year’s Eve, December 31st. The show will then open on Thursday, January 6th and play thru Saturday, January 29th. The production is under the direction of Stefanie Glenn with stage management by Heather Aikman.

The cast of MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES is as follows:

Tom Coterel – David Cook
Florence Rains – Tina Barrus
Link Hanson – Kevin Poole
Pamela Wright – Milette Siler
Hank – Luke Hunt
Lem – Kyle Adams
Mr. Wright – Jay Cornils
Jose – Andrew Guzman

Tickets for the New Year’s Eve performance as well as for the run of the show are available now and can be purchased by calling the Plaza Box Office at 817-202-0600. Further information about PlazaCo and MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES is available at plaza-theatre.com

Please Sign up for The Column

Hello PlazaCo fans,

As you know, in the past, we at Plaza have encouraged you to sign up for The Column by John Garcia’s theatre newsletter. To repeat, it’s a great resource for keeping up with casting news, other local theatre productions and so on. Being a member also allows you the privilege of voting for the annual “Column Awards”. These awards are voted upon annually by Column members and presented at a wonderful Gala in March. This year, Plaza has several productions we’re hoping might receive some recognition, but this is where we are looking for your help. If you are interested, please sign up. If you join by today (December 1st) you will be eligible to vote for this year’s awards. And it couldn’t be easier, just follow the instructions below:

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Have an exceptional day.

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