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Audition Notice: Dorothy in Wonderland

The Community Theatre League is holding open auditions for the FAMILY SERIES​ production of

 

Brian D. Taylor's

Dorothy in Wonderland

Freely Adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass


Directed by Caryn Rehm Stage Managed by Wendy Durant

 

Auditions on February 2 & 3, 2020 at 7:00pm

100 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA


Performances: April 3 & 4 at 7:30pm, April 4 & 5 at 2:00pm

​About the Show:​
Oz and Wonderland collide in this fantastically fun romp. Dorothy Gale has made her way to the end of the Yellow Brick Road, and the wonderful Wizard of Oz is just about to help her get back home to Kansas.  But before she can hop into the wizard’s balloon, another whirlwind appears over the Emerald City, sweeping Dorothy and her friends to Wonderland. Equipped with their gifts from the Wizard, Dorothy’s friends try to help her find her way home, meeting Alice and many other interesting characters along the way

​Who can Audition:
Any student/youth between the ages of 8 and 16 as of auditions! 

What to prepare:

No need to prepare anything! Anyone auditioning will be asked to do cold (unrehearsed) readings from the script.
If unable to attend either night, please email [email protected]​ for information.

​Please Complete this Audition Form prior to attending auditions


Character Descriptions:

DOROTHY - poor girl who’s still hoping to find her way back to Kansas

ALICE – curious girl who’s hoping to find her way back to England

*QUEEN OF HEARTS – angry tyrant who rules Wonderland
doubles with ROSE – beautiful flower that talks tough

SCARECROW - extremely smart

TIN MAN - soft hearted and tender; recites poetry

LION - very brave and always ready for the fight

*TWEEDLE DUM – twin who wants to have a battle
​doubles with FISH FOOTMAN – Queen’s messenger
and CHESHIRE CAT 1 – vanishing cat who grins a lot (1 of 3)

*GLINDA – lovely witch of the North
​doubles with TIGER LILY – flower afraid of dogs
​and CHESHIRE CAT 2 – one of three vanishing cats who grins a lot (2 of 3)

*WIZARD - not so wonderful and still a humbug, but also wise in his ways 
doubles as KNAVE OF HEARTS servant of the Queen, sneak
and CHESHIRE CAT 3 - one of three vanishing cats who grins a lot (3 of 3)

MAD HATTER – hat maker who’s absolutely bonkers

MARCH HARE – crazy rabbit; just a bonkers as his hatter friend

*TWEEDLE DEE – twin who wants to have a battle
doubles with FIVE – card and servant to the queen

KING OF HEARTS – ruler of Wonderland along with the Queen of Hearts

*CATERPILLAR – thoughtful, inquisitive and blunt to the point of rudeness
​doubles with KNIGHT – red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers

*HUMPTY DUMPTY - clumsy and overly sensitive egg
doubles with DORMOUSE – sleepy mouse

*ROOK – another red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers
doubles with FROG FOOTMAN – wizard’s difficult to deal with servant

WHITE RABBIT - very skittish and tardy servant to the Queen

*TULIP – friendly flower
​doubles with SEVEN  - a playing card, servant to the queen

PAWN – red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers

TOTO - dog that loves the chase

OZIANS of Emerald City

Special Note:
At least 7 actors who can handle multiple roles / personalities 
At least 20 Actors Altogether 

DOROTHY IN WONDERLAND

is produced by special arrangement with with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado.

​DOROTHY IN WONDERLAND​ is sponsored by ​Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts, Inc. ​Hudock Capital Group, LLC ​Ms. Lynne Gale

All roles, unless otherwise announced, are open. CTL encourages anyone who is interested to audition and is always eager to welcome new faces and fresh talent to its stage. Except as specifically required by the author for certain roles, The Community Theatre League has a non-discrimination casting policy, open to members of all races, sexes, creeds, orientations, and abilities. We encourage members of diverse backgrounds and abilities to audition for our productions.



Audition Notice: It's a Wonderful Life

The Community Theatre League is holding open auditions for the ​MAINSTAGE SERIES​ production of

 

It's a Wonderful Life 

A play in two acts by Philip Grecian
Based on the film by Frank Capra

Directed by Marie Fox

Auditions on October 13 & 14, 2019 at 7:00pm
100 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA


Performances: December 6 - 15, 2019

​About the Show:On Christmas Eve in 1945, George Bailey contemplates giving everything up when his business and family are suddenly wrapped in scandal. Out of nowhere, Clarence Oddbody – Angel Second Class – appears and saves George’s life, taking him on a journey of a world where George Bailey never existed. This Christmas classic is one of the greatest films of all time, now coming to life on the CTL stage.

 

What to prepare:
Be familiar with the movie and the play. Cold readings will be provided at auditions.

Character Descriptions:

(Some roles may be doubled by one actor)
​Note: ages are relative. If you feel you can play a character of that age, you are welcome to audition!

George Bailey, late 30s, the character who discovers his “wonderful life.”

Henry Potter, 60s or older. The banker. In a wheelchair.
Clarence, 50 or older. An angel.
Reineman, 30-50; Potter’s associate.
Bert, 20s-40s; a police officer.
Uncle Billy, 50s+; misplaces the money for the bank.
Harry Bailey, 20s. George’s younger brother who becomes war hero. 
​Peter Bailey​, 20s-30s; George & Henry's father (appears in flashbacks).
Ernie, 20s-40s; the cab-driver and tavern owner in “what-if” scenes.
​Tom​, a banker
Welch, 30s-40s; passerby on the bridge.

​Mary Hatch-Bailey​, 20s-30s; George's wife.
​Mother Bailey​, 40s+; George & Harry's mother
​Viola ("Vi")​, roughly George's age; a lady looking for a bit of fun.
​Tilly​, 20s; Building & Loan secretary
​Mrs. Davis & Mrs. Thompson​ - women in the bank.

​Peter​, teens; George & Mary's oldest son.
​Tommy​, young teens; one of George & Mary's children
​Janie​, young teens; George & Mary's oldest daughter
​Zuzu​, 8-10; George & Mary's youngest daughter 

​Young George​,​ teens; in flashbacks
​Young Harry​, 9-13; in flashbacks
​Young Mary​, teens; in flashbacks
​Young Vi​, teens; in flashbacks

It's a Wonderful Life is produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois.


It's a Wonderful Life is sponsored by
Hudock Capital Group, LLC

All roles, unless otherwise announced, are open. CTL encourages anyone who is interested to audition and is always eager to welcome new faces and fresh talent to its stage. Except as specifically required by the author for certain roles, The Community Theatre League has a non-discrimination casting policy, open to members of all races, sexes, creeds, orientations, and abilities. We encourage members of diverse backgrounds and abilities to audition for our productions.


Audition for An Act of God

Audition Notice: An Act of God

The Community Theatre League is holding open auditions for the ​JASON J. MOYER STUDIO SERIES​ production of

 

An Act of God


by David Javerbaum 

Directed by Heather Myers

 

Auditions on February 9 & 10, 2020 at 7:00pm

100 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA


Performances: May 7, 8, 9 at 7:30pm, May 9 & 10 at 2:00pm

​About the Show:​
The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by His devoted angels) answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation.

 

What to prepare:

No need to prepare anything! Anyone auditioning will be asked to do cold (unrehearsed) readings from the script.
If unable to attend either night, please email [email protected]​ for information.

​This show is NOT open for auditions for anyone under 18.

 

Character Descriptions:

God: Tired of the original 10 Commandments, God has rewritten them to be more compatible with the present day.  God has taken over the body and mind of the actor/actress in this role to deliver these new commandments.  The character is sarcastic, witty, and often tongue-in cheek.  This role is available to a male or female who looks age 30 or older.

Gabriel: God's right hand, Gabriel is the angel that keeps everything on task and keeps the show moving forward.  He is serious, but understand God's humor and wit.  This role is available to a male who looks age 30 or older.

Michael: God's other faithful sidekick, who is a bit quirky and very social.  Michael interacts directly with audience members throughout the show, he is easily sidetracked, and he sometimes finds himself in "less-than-angel-like" situations.  This role is available to a male who looks age 30 or older.

Ensemble (1-2 people): "Audience Members" that interrupt the show at some point.  These roles are open to any male or female who looks age 18 or older.  The ensemble will only need to be at rehearsals during tech week and then be at each show.

Special Note:

- All actors/actresses in this show must be comfortable swearing onstage and talking about topics often considered taboo.

- Must be at least 18 years old to audition.

- Michael or an ensemble member needs to own and be able to play the guitar or ukulele.

AN ACT OF GOD

is produced by special permission of Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

​AN ACT OF GOD is sponsored by ​Wegmans​ and ​Lang's Chocolates

All roles, unless otherwise announced, are open. CTL encourages anyone who is interested to audition and is always eager to welcome new faces and fresh talent to its stage. Except as specifically required by the author for certain roles, The Community Theatre League has a non-discrimination casting policy, open to members of all races, sexes, creeds, orientations, and abilities. We encourage members of diverse backgrounds and abilities to audition for our productions.



Dates for 2019-2020 Auditions!

 All auditions will be held at 7pm, unless otherwise advertised. Information on what to prepare will be put out 2-3 weeks in advance of auditions.

​Dorothy in Wonderland​ (Sprouts) - February 2 & 3, 2020

Moyer Studio Theatre​ Productions​ -  ​An Act of God​​​ - February 9 & 10, 2020

​It Runs in the Family​ - March 1 & 2, 2020

​Matilda​ - April 5 & 6, 2020