HONK JR.

Open to actors grades 3-6

Music by George Stiles

Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe

George Stiles and Anthony Drewe's award winning musical comedy features a journey of self-discovery, a gaggle of interesting characters, and a poignant reminder that being different can be a wonderful thing. A charming and heartwarming take on the much-loved fable, The Ugly Duckling.  

 

PRODUCTION DATES

February 16 – April 28
Rehearsals: Tuesday evenings 6-8:30pm; Saturday afternoons (except for March 11-15) 1-4:00pm
Tech Week: Monday – Thursday April 22-April 25 6-8:30pm
5 Performances: April 26-April 28, 2019

 

REGISTER

  • Schedule commitment: You must be able to commit to the entire rehearsal and performance schedule

  • Everyone must be able to match pitch. If you are not sure, ask a music teacher or choir director.

  • Register online or download mail-in registration (must be postmarked by February 2, 2019.)

  • Download Scholarship application packet (must be postmarked by January 26, 2019.)

  • Cost is $350. Payment options are available only with online registration: half is due at registration; half due by February 9, 2019.

  • Space is limited to 45 upper elementary school actors and singers. Register early, this production class will fill quickly. 

  • Class Waitlists: We maintain a waitlist until one week before the first day of programming.  Contact info@stagesbloomington.com to be added to the waitlist.  

 

 

ABOUT THE SHOW

A charming take on the much-loved fable, The Ugly Duckling.  This award-winning musical comedy is a poignant reminder that being different can be a wonderful thing. 

 
INSTRUCTORS & PRODUCTION STAFF

Director, Liam Castellan

Music Director, Emily Crowley Davis

Choreographer, Samantha Hyde

Quack Cast will perform as leads on Friday night and Saturday matinee.

Sam Clarke as Drake.

Iris Jones as Ida.

Andreina Soto as Maureen.

Veronica Piurek as Cat.

Ben Jaffe as Ugly

Ethan Greene as Greylag. 

Elise Erwin as Bullfrog.

Gobble Cast will perform as leads on Saturday night and Sunday matinee.

Adele Sturgeon as Drake

Norah Stauffer as Ida.

Louise Duneman as Maureen.

Chelsea Mou as Cat.

Mojo Coley as Ugly.

Nash Robinson as Greylag.

Sofia Lookatch as Bullfrog.

Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.


SCHEDULE

Rehearsal and performance dates: February 16 – April 28

Schedule commitment: When you register for the show, you agree to commit to the entire rehearsal and performance schedule​ below:

  • February 16, 1-4:00pm: First meetings; include auditions, participants must stay for entire time

  • Tuesday, February 26, 6:00-7:00 pm: Mandatory parent meeting

  • February 16 – April 25: Rehearsals

    • Tuesdays, 6:00-8:30 pm: Feb. 19, 26, March 5 (no rehearsal March 12), March 19, March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23

    • Saturdays, 1-4:00pm: Feb. 16, 23, March 2, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20

    • March 11-15 Spring Break No Rehearsals

  • Monday – Thursday April 22-25, 6:00-8:30 pm: Tech Week

  • April 26-April 28: Performances

    • April 26: Cast call: 5:30 pm; Show: 7:00 pm

    • April 27: Cast call: 12:30 pm; Show: 2:00 pm

    • April 27: Cast call: 5:30 pm; Show: 7:00 pm

    • April 28: Cast call: 12:30 pm; Show: 2:00 pm

 

LOCATION

Rehearsals: Stages Bloomington’s Classrooms and Rehearsal Studio at Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd Street, Bloomington (map)


Tech Week and Performances: The Warehouse 1525 S. Rogers Street Bloomington (map)

Goldilocks and Who's Afraid of the

Big Bad Wolf?

Open to actors grades 5-8

by Tom McCabe

Goldilocks plus the Wolf? Double the trouble! Two classic tales with a humorous twist.  Laugh your way through Tom McCabe’s hilarious adaptations of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf. A perfect show for young audiences, ages 4 and up. This production is part of Stages new Classic Stories for New Audiences Theatre Series.

 

PRODUCTION DATES

March 23 - May 12
Rehearsals: Wednesday evenings 6-8:30pm; Saturday mornings  9am - Noon

Tech Week: Sunday – Thursday May 5 - May 9 6-8:30pm
4 Public Performances: May 10 - May 12, 2019

2 School Day Performances:  Friday, May 10 at 10am and 1pm

ABOUT THE SHOW

Goldilocks and the Big Bad Wolf?  What could possibly go wrong? This double-billing features some of our favorite bedtime story characters in two hilarious plays by Tom McCabe.  

INSTRUCTORS & PRODUCTION STAFF

Director, Noah Moore and Tommy McEvilly

Directing Mentor:  Pat Gleeson

Set Design, Brian Lewis
Poster Art and Design, Joe Lee 

SCHEDULE

Rehearsal and performance dates: March 23 – May 12

Schedule commitment: When you register for the show, you agree to commit to the entire rehearsal and performance schedule​ below:

  • Saturday, March 23, 9am - 12 Noon: First meetings; include auditions, participants must stay for entire time

  • Saturday, March 23, 9am - 10am Mandatory parent meeting

  • March 23 – May 9: Rehearsals

    • Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30 pm: March 27,  April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1

    • Saturdays, 9am - 12 Noon: March 23, March 30, , April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4

  • Sunday – Thursday May 5 - May 9, 6:00-8:30 pm: Tech Week

  • May 10 - May 12: Performances

    • Friday, May 10 (School Day Performances): Cast call: 9am; Show: 10am and 1pm (LUNCH WILL BE SERVED TO CAST MEMBERS BETWEEN SCHOOL DAY PERFORMANCES)

    • Friday, May 10 : Cast call: 5:30 pm; Show: 7:00 pm

    • Saturday, May 11: Cast call:12:30 pm; Show: 2:00 pm

    • Saturday, May 11: Cast call: 5:30 pm; Show: 7:00 pm

    • Sunday, May 12:  Cast call: 12:30pm; Show 2:00pm

Cast Information

Friday Night/Saturday Matinee

Goldilocks - Zoe Gray

Baby - Vivian Gill

Little Red Riding Hood - Kate Williamson

Three Little Pigs - Laura Cavar, Kara Brinkley, Edina Cloud

Grandma - Anna Fedderson

 

Saturday night/Sunday Matinee

Goldilocks- Yarra Ellett

Baby - Saphia von Laszewski

Little Red Riding Hood - Ella Goldman

Three Little Pigs - Lula Borrero, Josie Port, Lainey Jeffers

Grandma - Cara Feinstein

LOCATION

Rehearsals: Stages Bloomington’s Classrooms and Rehearsal Studio at Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd Street, Bloomington (map)


Tech Week and Performances: Stages Bloomington’s Classrooms and Rehearsal Studio at Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd Street, Bloomington (map)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

An irresistibly irreverent show about the trials and triumphs of Israel’s favorite son. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber’s award winning musical is full of parodies and catchy songs including the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.” Come along as we sing and dance our way through Egypt with Joseph and his brothers and sisters!

 

Open to actors grades 7-12

10 week class, November 26–March 3

Mondays, 6-8:30 pm

Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Saturdays, 9am-noon

Tech Week, Sun-Thurs, Feb 24-27

Performances, February 28–March 3

 

Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7pm  Binford Elementary

Friday, March 1 at 7pm Arlington/Marlin Elementary

Saturday, March 2, at 2pm IU Children's Choir

Saturday, March 2 at 7pm Edgewood Euphonics

Sunday, March 3 at 2pm  St. Charles Elementary

CAST LIST WITH PERFORMANCE DATES

Production Staff

Director, Rory Willats

Music Director: Aleksey Artemyev
Vocal Coach, Deanna Demes

Music Assistant: Emily Crowley Davis
Set Design and Construction, Brian Lewis
Costumes, Sarah Travis

Pharaoh and Joseph Costumes, Martina Celerin
Lighting Design, Mike Schwandt 

Technical Director, Marc Tschida

Scenic Artist/Production Assistant, Lucia Davila

Props Master, Helen Christ

Dance Captains, Claire Rothstein, Joey McRoberts

School Choral Directors: 

Arlington Heights Elementary / Marlin Elementary Choirs, Karen Bennett 

St. Charles Elementary Choir, Kathy Gorr 

Binford Elementary Choir, Lisa Zorn

Edgewood Euphonics Choir, Lisa Bruns  

IU Children's Choir, Melissa Arnold

 

Director, Rory Willats

Music Director: Aleksey Artemyev
Vocal Coach, Deanna Demes

Music Assistant: Emily Crowley Davis
Set Design and Construction, Brian Lewis
Costumes, Sarah Travis
Lighting Design, Mike Schwandt 

Chorus: Arlington / Marlin Elementary, Binford Elementary, St. Charles Elementary, Edgewood Euphonics Choir, and the IU Children's Choir alternating performances.

 

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The HOBBIT

by Patricia Gray

A show filled with magic. Perfect for Hobbit fans old and young.

Join Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and thirteen dwarves as they journey

to Lonely Mountain in search of treasure. 

A favorite of audiences everywhere.

Based on J.R.R. Tolkien's ever popular fantasy series.


Performances

  • When

    • Evenings, 7 pm: October 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

    • Matinees, 2 pm: October 20, 21, 27, 28

  • Where: Stages Black Box Theatre, Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd St., Bloomington (map)

  • Tickets

 

Production Staff

Cast and Crew

Director, Paul Daily

Set Design and Construction, Brian Lewis

SetArtist, Lucia Davila 

Dragon created by Joe Lee 

Costumes, Sarah Travis

Lighting Design, Mike Schwandt

QUILTERS

by Molly Newman & Barbara Damashek

Music and Lyrics by Barbara Damashek

Told in story, song, and quilt patches, Quilters is a powerful and heartwarming musical drama that explores the timeless complexity of women's lives. Quilters was originally developed and produced at The Denver Center Theatre Company and is based on “The Quilters: Woman and Domestic Art” by Patricia Cooper & Norma Bradley Allen.

This production is part of Stages' new American Mosaic Theatre Series.

Performances

  • When

    • Evenings, 7 pm: November 9, 10, 11

    • Matinees, 2 pm: November 10, 11

  • Where: Ivy Tech John Waldron Auditorium, 122 S. Walnut St., Bloomington (map)

  • Tickets

 

Production Staff

Cast: Payton Gross, Josie Port, Natalie Schacht, Cece Underwood, Ava Vanderkolff, Liliana Wagner, and Grania Whelan

 

Crew: Joey McRoberts, Noah Moore, Haley Paulin, Jack Richards, Clair Rothstein, Azaria Wagner

 

Director, Pat Gleeson

Music Director, Deanna Demes

Choreographer, Tamara Loewenthal

Set Design and Construction, Brian Lewis

Costumes, Nola Hartman

This production is part of Stages' new American Mosaic Theatre Series.

Quilters is presented in partnership with the Bloomington Quilters Guild and with generous support from Artisan Alley and the Brabson Library and Educational Foundation

 

Quilters is presented by special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service, Inc, New York.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS!

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