by Moss Hart and George S. KaufmanDirected by: Rebecca EvattKaufman 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, 2016Auditions: July 10th 2-4pm & July 11th 7-9pmBridge to Terabithiaby Steve Liebman, Katherine Paterson, Stephanie S. TolanDirected by Sybil ToddThis 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, 2016Ticket prices for this youth musical: Adult $12, college student $7, youth $5Auditions: Aug 21st 3-5pm & Aug 22nd 6:30-8:30pm CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5th to 12th grades)Inspecting Carolby Daniel SullivanDirected by: Stu Adamo & Paul HydeGet 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, 2016Auditions: Oct 9th 2-4pm & Oct 10th 7-9pmThumbelinaAdapted by: Vera MorrisDirected by: Latoya YoungWhen 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, 2017Auditions: Dec 12th 6-7:30pm & Dec 13th 6-7:30pm CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5th to 12th grades)The Odd Couple – Female Editionby Neil SimonDirected by: Richard CowanOscar 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, 2017Auditions: Feb 5th 2-4pm & Feb 6th 7-9pmHank Williams: Lost Highwayby Randal Myler and Mark HarelikDirected by Jimmy O. BurdetteHank 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, 2017Auditions: Feb 12th 2-4pm & Feb 13th 7-9pmNote: All Auditions will be held in Cox Hall, next door to the TheatreCall the CLT office at 864-646-8100 for more information!