The Pennington Players Announce Auditions for ‘Into the Woods’ – Directed by Kyrus Keenan Westcott

The Pennington Players are ready to dive into their next big musical, and they want YOU to be a part of the cast!

The Pennington Players present auditions for…

COMPANY & STAFF
DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER: Kyrus Keenan Westcott
PRODUCERS: Wayne Irons & Alan Naidoff
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Mike Gilch
SET DESIGN: Bryan Schendlinger
COSTUME DESIGN: Rusty Miller
LIGHTING DESIGN: Vicki Kaiser & Kitty Getlik
SOUND DESIGN: Wayne Irons
STAGE MANAGEMENT: Sally Page
PROPERTIES: Dottie Farina
Produced by The Pennington Players

PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION
Join The Pennington Players in revisiting this beloved musical in an inventive new production that is set to run inside The Kelsey Theatre.

The forests are not always what they seem in Stephen Sondheim’s spellbinding, romantic, and brilliant INTO THE WOODS. Weaving everyone’s favorite fairy tales together, this delightful, dark, and witty musicals asks: What happens AFTER happily ever after?

Fresh from their critically acclaimed and Kelsey Award nominated productions of BIG RIVER and MASTER CLASS, the historic and boundary pushing PENNINGTON PLAYERS team up once again with The Kelsey Theatre to conjure this enchanting tale with whimsy, theatrical invention, a small, versatile cast, and an intimate orchestra.

With dazzling lyrics, sumptuous melodies, and a deliciously wicked plot, this astonishingly clever INTO THE WOODS will leave your whole family entertained

AUDITION DATES
Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 7pm-10pm
Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 12pm-5pm
CALLBACKS: Monday, October 20, 2014 from 7pm-10pm

The auditions will take place inside the Communications (CM) Building on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College (1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550). The CM Building is located directly behind The Kelsey Theatre building. Free parking is available directly next to The Kelsey Theatre building.

AUDITION DAY INFORMATION
AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. (Walk-ins will be accepted, but appointments will have priority.)

To schedule an appointment, please visit http://itwpenningtonplayers.weebly.com/ and fill out the INTO THE WOODS AUDITION SIGN-UP FORM. Slots will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Those who sign up to audition will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours of submitting, notifying them of their specific timeslot.

Please prepare and be ready to sing 16-32 bars of contemporary musical theatre. An accompanist will be provided and sheet music must be in the correct key. Acapella auditions will not be accepted.

Please bring an updated resume and a headshot/recent photo of yourself to the audition. These will be kept and not given back.

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN. For a complete list of all of the show’s characters, their descriptions, and their voice parts, please visit: http://www.ITWPenningtonPlayers.weebly.com/character-profiles.html

Questions may be directed to auditions@penningtonplayers.org.

REHEARSAL INFORMATION
Rehearsals will take place inside the Communications (CM) Building on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College. Rehearsals will be held 2-3 days each week beginning in mid-November 2014 and leading up to tech week in January 2015. The specific days we rehearse will be dependent upon the schedule of the people who are cast. THOUGH IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT WE WILL NOT BE CASTING PERFORMERS WITH A LOT OF SCHEDULING CONFLICTS.

Tech Week is mandatory for all performers. Tech Week will run from Monday, January 19th through Thursday, January 22nd, beginning at 6pm every night.

PERFORMANCE DATES & LOCATION
All performances will take place inside The Kelsey Theatre on the campus of Mercer County Community College.

PERFORMANCE DATES:
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 8pm
Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8pm
Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8pm
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 2pm

For more information on ‘INTO THE WOODS’ and The Pennington Players, visit http://itwpenningtonplayers.weebly.com/.

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