Audition Notice for “A Christmas Carol”

Audition Notice

For

A Christmas Carol

The CCT Musical adaption

Script by Richard Greenfield

Lyrics by Jeff Zuber

Music by Keith Frechette

 

To be held September 19th & 20th at Duvall Performing Arts (DPA).

Time:Friday,    9/19 – 6:00 to 9:00 PM

Saturday,    9/20 – 12:00 to 4:00 PM

Tuesday,    9/23 – 6:00 to 9:00 PM (call backs if needed)

 

Location: Duvall Performing Arts

15715 Main Street Suite 201

Duvall, WA 98019

 

There are roles and chorus spots for men, women and children available for this humorous and timeless CCT musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Below is a short description of key roles:

EBENEZER SCROOGE      A Middle-aged Merchant

BOB CRATCHIT      Scrooge’s Clerk

FRED      Scrooge’s Nephew

GINGER      Fred’s Wife

TWO MISSIONARIES      Christian Missionaries

MARLEY      The Ghost of Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s dead Partner

CHRISTMAS PAST      The Ghost of Christmas Past

CHRISTMAS PRESENT      The Ghost of Christmas Present

CHRISTMAS FUTURE      The Ghost of Christmas Future

MR. FEZZIWIG      A Jolly Old Merchant

MRS. FEZZIWIG      One Vast Substantial Smile

EBENEZER      Scrooge as a Young Man

DICK      His Fellow Clerk

BELLA      Scrooge’s First and Only Love

MRS. CRATCHIT      Bob’s Wife

BELINDA      Age Eighteen Cratchit’s Daughter

MARTHA      Age Seventeen Cratchit’s Daughter

PETER      Age Fourteen Cratchit’s Son

BOB      Age Eleven Cratchit’s Son

BETTY      Age Nine Cratchit’s Daughter

TINY TIM      Cratchit’s Youngest Son

1ST MAN      Grave Digger

2ND MAN       Grave Digger

YOUNG CAROLER     Boy who gets Turkey at end

CHORUS      Five Women, Five to Ten Children and Five Men for Towns People, Carolers and the Fezziwig Party.

 

Please prepare a short comedic monologue and a song.

You must bring a prepared musical accompaniment on CD, or sing along with a musical CD that we will have prepared with traditional Christmas songs.

The pre-recorded songs we will provide are:

Deck the Halls, Silent Night, Jingle Bell Rock and Winter Wonderland

 

Please bring a resume and headshot if you have one. The proposed rehearsal and show schedule will be posted at the audition and actors awarded a role will have to commit to the run.

If you have any questions, you may contact the director, Chuck Young, at ec_young@msn.com

 

We look forward to seeing you!

Shrew’d, Shakespeare for a 21st Century audience

Cascade Community Theater presents “Shrew’d,” an adaptation of “Taming of the Shrew” for the modern attention span!

Shows throughout July at a variety of venues on the East Side. Come get your Shakespeare on without having to learneth fancy words. And best of all, the shows are free! (Though we will not turneth away donations…)

July 4: Carnation 4th of July Celebration, 3-4 pm

July 9: Bridle Trails, Bellevue, 7-8 pm

July 12: Kokopelli Gardens, Duvall
Two shows! 2-3 pm and 7-8 pm

July 19: SandBlast, Duvall, 7-8 pm
Followed by a special performance from East Side Story Improv, 8-9 pm

July 26: Chez Wolf, Duvall, 7 pm

13002 322nd Ave. NE. Take Big Rock Road north from Safeway and follow it to 322nd, and then turn left. Note that many GPSes will try to take you down dead-end roads, so please follow these directions. Park on the bark or on the street. The stage is behind the building.

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Auditions for Shrew’d this Weekend!

Audition call for Cascade Community Theatre’s SHREW’D – The Adaptation of “Taming of the Shrew”

Auditions Dates:  IMPORTANT – This is short notice.
Sunday, 5/25 – 1 PM to 4 PM
Monday, 5/26 – 6 PM to 9 PM

Location:
Duvall Visitor Center
15619 Main Street
Duvall, Washington 98019

You will be asked to read for a part.   We prefer that you prepare a short comedic monologue, but it is not required.

The proposed rehearsal and show schedule will be posted at the audition, and actors awarded a role will have to commit to the run.

If you cannot make the open audition, please contact Richard Greenfield at richard.greenfield@comcast.net, 425-281-5830 or 425-333-6896 to schedule an audition time.

Below is a short description of key roles:

Petruchio: A gentleman of Verona.  Petruchio is the man who must tame the shrew.

Katherina: Baptista’s oldest daughter and is Bianca’s sister.

Bianca: Baptista’s daughter and Katherina’s younger sister.

Baptista: A wealthy gentleman of Padua and Katherina and Bianca’s father.

Lucentio: A young student in love with Bianca and friend of Petruchio.

Townsman (3):  These men do what Townsmen do.

Priest: He’s the marrying kind, that does the marrying

Narrators (2):  Help move the play along and fill in the gaps for the audience

CCT Youth Theatre Program 2014

Welcome to Cascade Community Theatre’s Youth Theatre Program!

Orientation Night-January 23, 2014 from 7PM – 8PM at Duvall Visitor’s Center (15619 Main Street NE, Old Duvall Library).

CCT Yout Program Registration Form

We have several wonderful opportunities for young actors and actors-to –be. For this season:

 

Elementary program grades 3rd-5th   Classes and rehearsals Jan-April,  Thursday night 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM*

Directed by Mike Smith                        with program show in May

 

Middle program grades 6th-8th             Classes and rehearsals Jan-April, Wednesday night  6:30 PM – 8:30PM*

Directed by Chuck Young                    with program show in May

*Changes to schedule at Directors’ discretion

The Elementary School Program will a romp through time and magic with

“The Case of the Missing School” by Sue Gordon.  Rehearsal dates are from the first week of February till end of April, and the performances to be determined in early/mid May.

 

The Middle School Program will be a futuristic space adventure musical called  “A Cloud In Space” by Debbie Chalmers. Rehearsal dates are from the first week of February till end of April, and the performances to be determined in early/mid May.

 

Tuition includes enrollment into our Youth Workshops, which can include subjects such as Theatre Tech/ Stage Management, Stage presence and Voice, Improvisation, and others. Workshops will be held February-April, dates and times to be determined.

 

We are also preparing for next summer’s “Encore!”, a theatre camp for 7-14 year olds. This week-long day camp will be held at Cedarcrest High School this summer. Stay tuned for more information.

 

Come play with us!

CCT Yout Program Registration Form

“A Christmas Carol” Like You’ve Never Seen or Heard it Before! All-New Musical/Comedy Adaptation!

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“A Christmas Carol”

CCT’s own musical comedy adaptation, based on the Charles Dickens’ classic
Adapted by Richard Greenfield, with music by Keith Frechette and lyrics by Jeff Zuber

Come and enjoy our own fresh look at Charles Dickens’ timeless classic! Cascade Community Theatre has adapted the script and added original songs with one intention: to entertain our community! Our large cast, made up of your friends and neighbors, will be acting, singing, and dancing their way around the stage to bring this rich tale of redemption to life. Fun for the whole family and suitable for all ages. It is being performed for the very first time anywhere, and is destined to become a Christmas tradition; make it part of yours!

Friday December 13th, 7:30 pm
Saturday December 14th, 2:00 pm
Saturday December 14th, 7:30 pm

Friday December 20th, 7:30 pm
*Saturday December 21st, 2:00 pm

*Please note there is no evening performance on Saturday, December 21st

All shows are at Cedarcrest High School, 29000 NE 150th St, in Duvall

Advance Tickets:
$13 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students
$2 More at the door
Children 6 & Under: Free!

Advance tickets available from Cast and Crew members, Miller’s Community & Arts Center in Carnation, Duvall Fitness and The Quilter’s Garden in Duvall .

Or buy online now from Brown Paper Tickets! http://cct-holiday.brownpapertickets.com/

Cascade Community Theatre: Come Play With Us!

"The Game's Afoot" Cast

Murder happens beginning this Friday October 18th

The Game’s Afoot!

The Game's Afoot

Ken Ludwig’s

“The Game’s Afoot”

A whodunit filled with twists, turns, and a shocking conclusion!

October 18th – 26th, 2013

Tolt Middle School
3740 Tolt Avenue, Carnation, Washington 98014

Get Tickets:  http://cct-games.bpt.me/

Facebook event you can share: https://www.facebook.com/events/511619595594184/

WINNER! 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Awards Best Play!

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.

Advance Tickets:
$13 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students ($2 more at the door)
Available from cast/crew members and
Online at http://cct-games.bpt.me/

Friday October 18th, 7:00 pm
Saturday October 19th, 2:00 pm Matinee
Saturday October 19th, 7:00 pm
Thursday October 24th, 7:00 pm
Friday October 25th, 7:00 pm

Dinner show on closing night!
Saturday October 26th, 7:00 pm

$30 for all patrons, advance purchase required
Menu options include:

  • Seared chicken with mushroom cream sauce
  • Braised short ribs
  • Vegetarian Ravioli

“The Game’s Afoot” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
Sponsored in part by the Duvall Cultural Commission and 4Culture

Audition Notice for “A Christmas Carol”

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Audition Notice

For

A Christmas Carol

The CCT Musical adaption

Script by Richard Greenfield and Friends

Lyrics by Jeff Zuber

Music by Keith Frechette

 

 

To be held September 27th & 28th at CCT Workshop.

Time:                Friday,          9/27 – 6:00 to 9:00 PM

                        Saturday,      9/28 – 11:00AM to 3:00 PM (or by appointment)

                        Sunday,        9/29 – 1:00 to 5:00 PM (call backs if needed)

 

Location:      Cascade Community Theatre Shop space

                     14701 NE Main St. Suite C4

                     Duvall, WA 98019

 

There are roles and chorus spots for men, women and children starting at age 6 available for this humorous and timeless CCT musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Below is a short description of key roles.

 

EBENEZER SCROOGE                                    A Middle-aged Merchant

BOB CRATCHIT                                               Scrooge’s Clerk

FRED                                                               Scrooge’s Nephew

GINGER                                                           Fred’s Wife

TWO MISSIONARIES                                        Christian Missionaries

MARLEY                                                          The Ghost of Jacob Marley Scrooge’s dead Partner

CHRISTMAS PAST                                           The Ghost of Christmas Past

CHRISTMAS PRESENT                                    The Ghost of Christmas Present

CHRISTMAS FUTURE                                      The Ghost of Christmas Future

MR. FEZZIWIG                                                 A Jolly Old Merchant

MRS. FEZZIWIG                                               One Vast Substantial Smile

EBENEZER                                                      Scrooge as a Young Man

DICK                                                                His Fellow Clerk

BELLA                                                             Scrooge’s First and Only Love

MRS. CRATCHIT                                              Bob’s Wife

BELINDA                                                          Age Eighteen Cratchit’s Daughter

MARTHA                                                          Age Seventeen Cratchit’s Daughter

PETER                                                             Age Fourteen Cratchit’s Son

BOB                                                                 Age Eleven Cratchit’s Son

BETTY                                                             Age Nine Cratchit’s Daughter

TINY TIM                                                          Cratchit’s Youngest Son

1ST MAN                                                           Grave Digger

2ND MAN                                                          Grave Digger

YOUNG CAROLER                                           Boy who gets Turkey at end

Chorus: Five Women, Five to Ten Children and Five Men for Towns People, Carolers and the Fezziwig Party.

Please prepare a short comedic monologue and a song.

You must bring; prepared musical accompaniment on CD, sheet music to be played by the CCT pianist or a pianist that you provide, or sing along with a musical CD that we will have prepared with traditional Christmas songs.

The pre-recorded songs we will provide are:           

            Deck the Halls, Silent Night, Jingle Bell Rock and Winter Wonderland

Please bring a resume and headshot if you have one. The proposed rehearsal and show schedule will be posted at the audition and actors awarded a role will have to commit to the run.

If you cannot make the open audition please contact Richard Greenfield at: richard.greenfield@comcast.net or phone 425-333-6896, to schedule an audition at another time.

Split 2nd Improv Coming to Carnation and Duvall – Final Weekend!

 Never the same show twice … because you, the audience, decide what we do onstage. Your suggestions craft our show! Bring the whole family along.  All of the action is rated PG.
August 23rd & 24th
Friday night shows will be at Miller’s Community and Arts Center 9pm
Saturday night shows will be at the Duvall Visitor and Centennial Center 7pm and 9pm
Tickets: $15 at the door – General Admission; $12 – Seniors; $8 - Students (18 and under)

Audition Call for “The Game’s Afoot” Murder Mystery Play

Audition Call for Cascade Community Theatre’s Fall 2013 Production of: The Game’s Afoot by Ken Ludwig

Audition Location and Dates

Duvall Visitor and Centennial Center (old Duvall library location)

15619 Main Street NE

Duvall, WA 98019

Monday August 19th, 7–9pm

Thrusday August 22th 7-9pm

Cast

5 Women, 3 Men

Rehearsals will begin the following week at the same location and time (Mon and Thurs 7-9pm)

The production will run October 17th – 26th.

Audition Requirements

The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. A monologue is NOT required.

To sign up, please call or e-mail your availability to:

Mike Smith

(206) 335-5939

mike@elecorn.com

We will also accept walk-ins, time permitting.

Synopsis

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.

Characters

The women are:

- Martha Gillette: Older woman in her 70s. Mother of William. “somewhat vague and dithering”.

- Madge Geisel: Actress. Wife to Felix Geisel. early 40s. “flamboyant and wry in a Rosalind Russel smart-mouthed-gal-about-town sort of way”

- Aggie Wheeler: Actress, recently married to Simon. 25 years old. “Beautiful, bright-eyed and full of spunk.”

- Daria Chase: Play Critic. early 30s. “Gorgeous, glamorous”, “sense of humor” quick wit and jabbing pokes.

- Harriet Goring: Inspector. mid 40s. “British, eccentric, one of a kind. One minute she seems wry and clever; the next minute she’s off into a world of her own.”

The men are:

- William Gillette: Actor. He’s a famous Sherlock Holmes actor and became the face of Sherlock Holmes in his day. early 40s. “smartly dressed, good-humored, full of irony and life.”

- Felix Geisel: Actor. Williams long time friend. early 40s. He is “histrionic and arch in a Lionel Barrymore / Sir Toby Belch sort of way”.

- Simon Bright: Actor. recently married to Aggie. 25 years old. “sweet and enthusiastic”.

 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at auditions!