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Theatre group holding auditions for 'The Big One-Oh! Jr'

Based on the beloved book, new musical being staged by Kempenfelt Community Players
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The Big One-Oh! JR. is a wildly creative, funny, and clever coming-of-age story full of so much heart, and endless fun!

Charley Maplewood is about to reach a milestone: he’s turning 10 – the big one-oh!

He has never been one for parties – that would require friends, which he doesn’t have. Well, unless you count his monster friends, but they’re only imaginary.

Charley’s still adjusting to his parents’ divorce and his move to a completely new school. Now that he’s turning 10, he decides to throw a birthday party for himself, complete with a “House of Horrors'' theme.

Of course, things don’t work out as he plans. Will Charley be able to pull it together before the big one-oh… becomes the big OH-NO!?

Based on the beloved book, The Big One-Oh! JR is a brand new musical that features lyrics by Academy Award-winner (Fame, Footloose) Dean Pitchford, the author of the novel; music by three-time Tony-winner Doug Besterman (The Producers, Fosse, Elf, Young Frankenstein), and a book by iTheatric's award-winning playwright Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, James and the Giant Peach).

Ages 10-18 may audition
Auditions: Primary roles - June 12 and 13 – Featured & Ensemble roles - June 15
Callbacks - June 17
Read through/meet and greet - June 22
Rehearsals start - Sept. 10

*Rehearsal times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 to 7 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m. You must make every effort to be present at all the rehearsals for which you are scheduled so as to not hold back the rehearsal process. If there will be conflicts (such as previously scheduled appointments, vacations etc.), please be prepared to let us know at the auditions.

Mandatory dates (Non-negotiable)
Tech and Dress rehearsals: Nov. 4, 5 and 6
Performances at Georgian Theatre – School Matinees: Nov. 7, 8, 9, 10 (Must be available from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Public Performances: Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., Nov. 11 (at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.), Nov. 12 at 2 p.m.                 

Please see KCP’s website for further information and to fill out an audition form online.