Contemporary Theater Company Announces Auditions For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

On July 14 & 15 from 11 am - 5 pm, The Contemporary Theater Company is holding open auditions for their fall production of Little Shop of Horrors, Music by Alan Menken, Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, directed by Christopher Simpson, musical direction by Jean Maxon-Carpenter, and choreography by Ari Kassabian.

This beloved musical will perform Oct 19 - Nov 18 at the Contemporary Theater Company in Wakefield, Rhode Island.

Actors should prepare a 1-minute contemporary monologue and bring 16 bars of any contemporary Broadway song in the style of the show with sheet music. The monologue should not be from the show. Songs from the show are allowed.

Auditions slots are 12 minutes long. Please email Maggie Cady at cady@thecontemporarytheater.com to sign up for an audition slot, and indicate in the email what date/time works best for you. No parts for children under 15.

Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice

Previews: June 22-23 at 7 pm

Performances: June 29-30, July 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 at 7 pm

A world where Peter Pan is just an orphan, Neverland is just an island, and one girl can control the power of the stars. In this beautiful and hilarious family-friendly comedy, we see how Peter Pan got his name, how Captain Hook lost his hand, and how the two became the greatest nemeses in literature!

Tickets: Adult - $25, Student - $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance)

Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Shakespeare on the Saugatucket: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Wednesdays and Sundays in July at 7 pm
Enjoy Shakespeare's magical comedy of fairies and lovers under the stars and amongst the flowers on the banks of the Saugatucket River.
Tickets: Free, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company Performance Patio, 321 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Theatresports
Thursdays in July and August at 7 pm
Come cheer on your favorite team, boo the judges, and laugh along as improvisers make up everything on-the-spot!
Tickets: $10, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Family Shows

Fri 5:30 pm (patio) and Sat 10:30 am (theater) July 13-28 and Aug 3-18

In July, enjoy Beatrix Potter stories brought to life by the students of our Youth Production Class, and in August, see the play written by our Young Writers Camp onstage!

Tickets: $5, Children under five pay their age, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street and Performance Patio at 321 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Shakespeare on the Saugatucket: Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Wednesdays and Sundays in August at 7 pm
Star-crossed lovers meet under the night sky in the famous play of passion, revenge, and human folly.
Tickets: Free, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company Performance Patio, 321 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Previews: Aug 3-4 at 7 pm

Performances: Aug 10-11,17-18, 24-25, 31, Sept 1 at 7 pm

A police sting operation goes hilariously wrong as the bumbling mayor leads them to the heart of the Scottish mob. When you hear those bagpipes, you know it's trouble! Full of physical comedy, lovable characters, and kilts, this farce is very necessary for your summer!

Tickets: Adult - $25, Student - $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance)

Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

The Father by Florian Zeller, Translated by Christopher Hampton

Preview: Sept 14 at 7 pm

Performances: Sept 21-22, 28-29, Oct 4-5 at 7 pm, Sept 30 at 2 pm on the CTC Performance Patio (in the theater in case of rain)

Now 80 years old, André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was André an engineer, whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? And where is his watch? From the point of view of a dementia patient, The Father is a touching and remarkable look at how we hold on when life no longer makes sense.

Tickets: Adult - $25, Student - $15, Previews are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Senior Day Sunday - $18

Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Little Shop of Horrors by Florian Zeller, Translated by Christopher Hampton

Previews: Oct 19-20, Performances: Oct 26-27, Nov 3, 8-10, 15-17 at 7 pm, Nov 4, 11, 18 at 2 pm

There's a total eclipse of the sun. A plant appears. Seymour's life will never be the same. When the plant gets hungry, Seymour has some difficult choices to make. How far is he willing to go to feed the beast? Come see this beloved musical take the stage!

Tickets: Adult - $25, Student - $15, Previews are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Senior Day Sunday - $18

Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

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