Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Announcing our New Season AND a new Audition Notice!

Well Friends and Neighbors we Hope You're Enjoying Your Summer!

We sure are! And we wanted to take a break from all the fun in the summer sun to announce our new season!

That's right! Makeshift is back with Two Brand New Shows and the return of a fan favorite!

This Fall we're back with The Princess and The Pea, adapted by our friend, Noah Smith.

In the winter we return with Treasure Island and then, in the spring, Ozzie, Larry, Margaret, Cynthia and Jason return with Jack Neary's: The Misdirected Theatre Company Present: The Ugly Duckling.

It's shaping up to be a fantastic season and we hope to see you all there!

For now, though, Auditions!

We are seeking 3 Male and 6 Females for our upcoming production of The Princess And The Pea;

Adapted by Noah Smith and Directed by Caitlin Stewart-Swift.

Performances will be held October 17th and 23rd at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, and October 3rd at 10am and 2pm at Riverside Theatreworks in Hyde Park.

Auditions will be held on August 23rd and 24th from 7-10PM

And will consist of a cold reading from the script.

For directions and to schedule an audition slot please email a copy of your headshot and resume to vinnie@makeshifttheatre.com

Princess and the Pea

Jim - A Voice of Reason, a peasant, the tailor contracted to make the dress for the “bride to be” Princess Rosalind.

King Irving, of the Western Kingdom- A marriage obsessed royal father, who is determined to marry his son off to the princess of his choice

Princess Rosalind, of the Southern Kingdom- A marriage crazed princess who is betrothed to Prince Archie though he has not even met her.

Prince Archie, of the Western Kingdom- A genuine nice guy and prince who is determined to find the love of his life and marry her. He is not going along with the idea of marrying the princess of his father’s choosing.

Princess Kate, of the Northeast Kingdom- A princess in search of true love, who runs away from her own kingdom and a prince she refuses to marry. A free spirited, independent princess who falls in love with Prince Archie

Queen Margaret, of the Northeast Kingdom- The mother of Princess Kate, stuck in her ways like King Irving, who is chasing after her run away daughter. She is determined to have Princess Kate marry the Prince of her choosing.

The Western Kingdom Swingers Orchestra Composed of:- A humorous trio of Jazz musicians

Ann “Kansas City” Murphy: Clarinet- Leader of the Jazz band.

Sue “Cincinnati” Morton: Conductor- The straight man of sorts.

Polly “Poughkeepsie” Snodgrass: lead triangle- Master of the Synonym, a verbose cat, and clown.

For more info visit www.makeshifttheatre.com

or email vinnie@makeshifttheatre.com