Audition Announcement: The Adventures of Peter Cottontail

Audition Announcement: The Adventures of Peter Cottontail
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Landmark Community Theatre holds auditions for THE ADVENTURES OF PETER COTTONTAIL at the Thomaston Opera House.

Contact: Jeffrey Dunn, Executive Director
Administrative: (860) 283-8558
Box Office: (860) 283-6250
admin@landmarkcommunitytheatre.org

Event Dates: Open Auditions
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 6-9 p.m.
Callbacks
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6-9pm

Location: Arts Center Theatre (Level 2)
Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT

Show Dates: April 7 @ 1pm & 4pm
April 8 @ 1pm

LCT will be holding auditions for THE ADVENTURES OF PETER COTTONTAIL on the 13th of February in the BLACK BOX of the Thomaston Opera House. Jeffrey Dunn will direct this play with Courtney Deraleau as stage manager. The show will open for afternoon performances on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th 2018 for a total of 3 performances. Auditioners will be seen on a first come, first served basis. No appointments necessary.

Rehearsals: Rehearsals will be held Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm. As production time nears, rehearsal time will increase. Also, in case of inclement weather and cancelled rehearsals, please expect to have rescheduled times Auditioners will be given script sides to read at auditions. Monologue memorization is not required.

About the Play: Peter Rabbit lives happily in the Green Meadow, eating from Farmer Brown’s carrot and cabbage crops. His sole concern is his name, Peter Rabbit. He doesn’t like it. Along with his friends — Jimmy Skunk, Sammy Jay, Old Mr. Toad, Johnny Chuck, and others, he sets out to discover a new and more appealing name. Meanwhile, Granny Fox is so hungry for barbecued rabbit, she sends Reddy Fox to capture Peter. Reddy makes a variety of plans to trap Peter, but he is clearly outfoxed by the rabbit. But, in the end, it is Reddy Fox who helps Peter find his new name.

Character Breakdown: Please note that the ages listed just serve as a guide for the characters. All roles are available and casting is open. Newcomers are welcome and encouraged.
Casting: Flexible cast of 8-18 adults and teens. All ages are “able to play”.
• Peter Rabbit (Cottontail)- main character, protagonist, young & feisty
• Granny Fox
• Jimmy Skunk
• Sammy Jay
• Old Mr. Toad
• Johnny Chuck
• Billy Mink
• Spotty the Turtle
• Prickly Porky
• Happy Jack Squirrel
• Reddy Fox
• The Merry Little Breezes
• Shadow the Weasel
• Bowser the Hound
• Black the Crow
• Ensemble: Mr. Sun, Miss. Moon, Sheep



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