Norwell Theater auditioning for Our Town

Our Town Cast poster

NORWELL, MA Issued January 30, 2014… The Academy of The Company Theatre (ACT) Teen Conservatory announces auditions for teen actors for their upcoming production of Our Town, a play by Thornton Wilder.  Auditions will be held Tuesday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 12 from 3:30 to 6 pm at The Company Theatre Centre for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell.  The production directed by Peter Carey.  A headshot is helpful but not required. Actors should plan to attend both days of auditions, attendance at auditions does not ensure casting.

Celebrating its 75th anniversary year, Our Town, an American classic with universal appeal, was the winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  The widely acclaimed work explores the relationship between two young neighbors, George Gibbs and Emily Webb, whose childhood friendship blossoms into romance, and then culminates in marriage. Recently deceased, Emily is granted the opportunity to revisit one day in her life, only to discover that she never fully appreciated all she possessed until she lost it. “Oh, earth, you’re too wonderful for anybody to realize you,” she proclaims.  The circle of life portrayed in each of the three acts in this timeless drama in the mythical village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire.

Revered peer playwright Edward Albee shares “While all of Wilder’s work is intelligent, non-synthetic and often moving, as well as funny, it is Our Town that makes the difference. It is probably the finest play ever written by an American.”

Performances of Our Town will be held on May 9, 10 and 11, with the possibility of school performances the week prior.  Tickets will be available at www.companytheatre.com.

Rehearsals are held from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays during the production season.  Attendance is required the entire week during tech week.  Tuition for the classes and production is $300 per student, some financial assistance is available. Tuition is due after casting is announced.  A completed emergency form must accompany audition candidates, available atwww.companytheatre.com/emergencyform.pdf.

ACT was founded in 1987 by Zoe Bradford, Michael Joseph and Jordie Saucerman, with a mission to discover the creative spirit in each child in an enjoyable and challenging atmosphere and to build self-confidence through the experience of the arts.

For more information about auditions, please call the box office at 781-871-2787 or email Sally at Sally@companytheatre.com. For more information about ACT or The Company Theatre, please visit www.companytheatre.com, or follow The Company Theatre Centre for the Arts on Facebook.

For more information about auditions, please call the box office at 781-871-2787 or email Sally at Sally@companytheatre.com. For more information about ACT or The Company Theatre, please visit www.companytheatre.com, or follow The Company Theatre Centre for the Arts on Facebook.

© Copyright 2014 Tanna K, All rights Reserved. Written For: Tinytown Unleashed
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