Here are the plays we'll be casting and performing this year. Due to the shrinking talent pool of rebellious young artist in the valley, we'll be opening casting, even for major roles, to more seasoned actors where appropriate. As always, we'll try to accommodate as many folks as want to join us. Here's whay you'll be getting yourselves into.
MARY, The Rock Opera. The 26th annual production of the Scarpelli Kehde opus on Mary, the mother of Jesus, during the 9 months prior to the birth of Christ. Roles include a large chorus of singers/dancers as angels and spies; Mary [soprano, playing age 14-18]; Gabriel [female, playing age 20-60]; Joseph [Male, tenor, playing age mid twenties to mid thirties] Zechariah [Male, tenor/baritone playing age 40 plus]; Elizabeth [soprano/alto playing age mid 40s-mid 60's] Herod [baritone, playing age 25-50]. Show dates are November 25,26,27 and December 1, 2,3,4.
Auditions for all roles are 1pm Saturday, October 8.
On its surface, it’s the story of an idealistic young female Episcopal priest battling the brutality of a dying innercity church while confronting the rigidity of the diocesan bureacracy and it’s need to maintain both its power and its finances in a time when organized religion is on a downswing. During the course of the play, the young woman is viscously and violently raped by the henchmen of her downtown nemesis, the local pimp. While the attack happens entirely offstage, it is an uncomfortably gut wrenching moment of theater which precipitated a PG 13 warning for adult situations and graphic violence. Roles include 6 hookers, a few lines each, mostly female, playing age early 20's to early 40's; Rev. Alva [female, playing late 20's] Homer [male prostitute, playing age, late 20's to mid 40's] Gina [female prostitute, playing age 14-16]; The Lady Sue [female, pimp, playing age late 30's to 50]; The Bishop [male, playing age 50-70].
Showdates Early to mid April; Auditions: late February.
Auditions: Predator, Percy, Barnacle, pending
Twenty years after the loss of their child in the surf off Cape Cod, a divorced couple deals with the possibility that a foundling is really their son. This small cast drama features some outstanding roles: 1 male 1 female playing age of late teens early twenties; 3 females 1 male late playing age of mid thirties to early fifties. Tentative audition date is the first week of January; show dates Feb 18-26.