2017 Season

The 2017 Season! Our 80th Season!!


“The Glass Menagerie” directed by Nathan Miles (AACTFest 2017 Entry) - February 16-19, April 1, April 7 (Lafayette, LA)

“Once On This Island” directed by Chris Eubank - June 1-4, 8-11

Youth Performing Arts Workshop “Mulan, Jr.” directed by Sandy Goad and Ronnie Gray - July 20-23

“The 39 Steps” directed by Tyler Bunch - September 8-10, 14-16

Haunted House directed by Nathan Gibbs - October 20-21, 27-28, 31

“’Heaven Cent” directed by Robert Schumacher - December 14, 15, 16 (8 PM), December 17 (2 PM) TICKETS ON SALE!!


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Our 2018 Season has been announced, and auditions are scheduled for the first show of the 81st Season, "Flowers for Algernon", directed by Veronikka Sylvas!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Auditions "Avenue Q"

Announcing auditions for Avenue Q, a hilarious musical comedy directed by Juston Harlin.
Auditions will be April 13 & 14 @ 6pm at the Playhouse (1700 N. Grimes). Performance dates are June 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14.
Prepare a short musical theatre song and be prepared to stay and read from the script!
Casting open to all ethnicities.
Cast has a great role for an African American male or female that can sing their faces off!
Cast also includes an excellent comedic role for an Asian female that can sing like Judy Garland!
Most, but not all, cast members will operate puppets.
Avenue Q is an adult themed parody of Sesame Street with adult language and full puppet nudity. Yes, you read that right.
It's outrageous, fun and hilarious!
For info about the show itself, check MTI's website here http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000321
Cast
Cast size: Small (2-10)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast - Many featured roles
Dance requirement: None/minimal
Casting notes: Puppets are used in this show
Actors play multiple characters
Character Breakdown
BRIAN A laid-back guy married to Christmas Eve.
Male, 30-45 yrs old
Range: B2 - F#4
CHRISTMAS EVE A therapist who recently moved to Avenue Q from Japan.
Female, 30-45 yrs old
Range: B3 - F#5
GARY COLEMAN Yes, that Gary Coleman. Lives on the Avenue and is superintendent of the apartment buildings.
Female, 30-40 yrs old
Range: D3 - Bb5
KATE MONSTER A Kindergarten teaching assistant, who is a bit older than Princeton. Puppet.
Female, 25-30 yrs old
Range: F#3 - F5
LUCY A vixenish vamp with a dangerous edge. Puppet.
Female, 25-30 yrs old
Range: F3 - F5
MRS. T Crabby and ancient. Kate's boss. Puppet.
Female, 50-65 yrs old
Speaking Role
NICKY A slacker who lives with Rod. Puppet.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B2 - B4
PRINCETON A fresh-faced kid just out of college and the protagonist. Puppet.
Male, 20-25 yrs old
Range: Bb2 - G4
ROD An investment banker who is Republican and a closeted homosexual. Puppet.
Male, 25-30 yrs old
Range: A2 - G4
THE BAD IDEA BEARS Two snuggly, cute teddy-bear types. Puppets.
1 Male, 20-40 yrs old; 1 Female, 20-40 yrs old
Male Range: Bb3 - G4; Female Range: Bb3 - C5
TREKKIE MONSTER A reclusive creature obsessed with the Internet and all it has to offer. Puppet.
Male, 30-40 yrs old
Range: Bb2 - Eb4
More information at http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000321