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Season

2016-2017 Season of

Merriment, Make-Believe, and Misadventure!

You Can’t Take It with You

by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman Directed by: Rebecca Evatt Kaufman   and   Hart's   comic   masterpiece   set   during America's   Great   Depression   proves   you   might   as well   enjoy   life   because   you   can't   take   it   with   you.   So   The   Vanderhof   family   pursue   their   various hobbies   such   as   collecting   snakes,   ballet   dancing,   candy   making,   xylophone   practice   and   sculpting. This classic is a triumph of freedom, love, and FIREWORKS. Performances: September 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18,  2016 Auditions: July 10th 2-4pm & July 11th 7-9pm Bridge to Terabithia by Steve Liebman, Katherine Paterson, Stephanie S. Tolan Directed by Sybil Todd This   powerful   musical   has   the   warmth   and   emotional   intensity   of   Katherine   Paterson's   Newbery Award   novel.   Jesse,   alienated   from   his   rural   family   upbringing,   dreams   of   becoming   someone special.   Leslie,   the   new   girl   from   the   city,   an   "outsider,"   opens   a   world   of   imagination,   art,   and literature   for   him.   They   create   Terabithia,   a   fantasy   kingdom   where   both   feel   safe   from   others   as their   friendship   grows.   Tragedy   strikes,   but   the   strength   gained   in   Terabithia   takes   Jesse   forward and lets him share the magic of his dreams. Performances: October 20, 21, 22, 23,  2016 Ticket prices for this youth musical: Adult $12, college student $7, youth $5 Auditions: Aug 21st 3-5pm & Aug 22nd 6:30-8:30pm        CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5 th  to 12 th  grades) Inspecting Carol by Daniel Sullivan Directed by: Stu Adamo & Paul Hyde Get   your   holiday   cheer   on   with   this   madcap   comedy!   Behind   the   scenes   of   a   struggling   theatre’s annual   slapdash   production   of   A   Christmas   Carol,   rehearsals   are   at   a   standstill.   Tim   is   no   longer Tiny,   Scrooge   wants   to   do   the   play   in   Spanish   (Feliz   Navidad),   and   their   funding   is   on   hold   pending an   inspection.   To   top   it   off,   a   case   of   mistaken   identity   makes   for   a   night   at   the   theatre   that   is anything but show business as usual. Performances: December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11,  2016 Auditions: Oct 9th 2-4pm & Oct 10th 7-9pm Thumbelina Adapted by: Vera Morris Directed by: Latoya Young When   an   old   woman   wishes   on   a   magic   flower,   her   heart's   desire   for   a   child   of   her   own   blossoms before   her   eyes.   Her   magical   little   girl,   only   a   few   inches   high,   is   named   Thumbelina.   The   friendly child   is   kind   to   the   nearby   forest   creatures,   but   she   just   doesn't   feel   as   though   she   fits   in.   Soon Thumbelina   goes   on   the   adventure   of   a   lifetime,   aided   by   a   quirky   cast   of   characters,   searching   for her place in the world. Searching for her Prince and the land of the Little People. Performances: February 16, 17, 18, 19, 2017 Auditions: Dec 12th 6-7:30pm & Dec 13th 6-7:30pm        CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5 th  to 12 th  grades) The Odd Couple – Female Edition by Neil Simon Directed by: Richard Cowan Oscar   and   Felix   are   at   it   again   in   Simon's   Female   Odd   Couple.   Divorcee   Olive   Madison,   who admits   she's   a   slob,   invites   divorced   Florence   Unger   to   room   with   her   although   Florence   is   a   stickler for   detail   who   can   try   the   patience   of   a   saint.   Florence's   obsessive   habits   take   their   toll   on   Olive. Olive's   plan   to   solve   the   problem   disastrously   backfires,   and   both   women   are   forced   to   agree   that best friends sometimes make the worst roommates. Performances: March 31, April 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 2017 Auditions: Feb 5th 2-4pm & Feb 6th 7-9pm Hank Williams: Lost Highway by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik Directed by Jimmy O. Burdette Hank   Williams   LOST   HIGHWAY   serves   classic   country   with   the   edges   raw   and   the   energy   hot….By the   end   of   the   play,   you've   traveled   on   a   profound   emotional   journey   of   this   legendary   singer/ songwriter   through   his   incredible   music.   LOST   HIGHWAY   follows   Williams'   rise   from   his   beginnings on   the   Louisiana   Hayride   to   his   triumphs   on   the   Grand   Ole   Opry   to   his   eventual   self-destruction   at twenty-nine. Performances: June 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 2017 Auditions: Feb 12th 2-4pm & Feb 13th 7-9pm Note: All Auditions will be held in Cox Hall, next door to the Theatre Call the CLT office at 864-646-8100 for more information!
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