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2023 Main Stage MUSICAL

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PERFORMANCES

THURSDAY, Nov. 30 - 7 pm 

FRIDAY, Dec. 1 - 7 pm

SATURDAY, Dec. 2 - 2 pm & 7 pm

SUNDAY, Dec. 3 - 2 pm

Location:                     Franciscan Center for Music

                                      6751 Calumet Ave, Manitowoc

Explore the BIG BLUE WORLD of the Great Barrier Reef with Marlin and his son, Nemo.  Longing to explore beyond their anemone home, Nemo is captured and taken away.  Marlin must face his fears and sets off on an epic adventure across the ocean. With the help of lovable characters like the ever-optimistic Dory, laid-back sea turtle Crush, and the supportive Tank Gang, Marlin and Nemo overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves. 

PRODUCTION CREDITS

 

Music and Lyrics by

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez

Book Adapted by

Lindsay Anderson

Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by

Myrna Conn

Based on the 2003 Disney / Pixar film Finding Nemo written by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds and directed by Andrew Staton 

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).  All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

www.MTIShows.com

TICKETS - $15*, ages 4+
under 4 seated on adult lap;  no infants please

ONLINE  (below) select your seat(s) & avoid the line

* plus $1 processing fee

AT THE DOOR 

Franciscan Center for Music LOBBY - cash/card only

opens one hour prior to each performance time 

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

 

AUDITIONS

Tuesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 7

6-7:30 pm

7:30-9 pm

Saturday, Sept. 9

10-11:30 am

noon-1:30 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning at noon

CAST/CREW READ THRU

Thursday, Sept. 14, 6:30-8:30 pm 

REHEARSAL TIME FRAMES

Sept. 14 - Nov. 21

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm

  • Actor conflicts, both weekly and one-time, within these timeframes must be reported during Audition registration  

  • Significant conflicts negatively affect the entire cast/crew, so they will be considered in casting

  • Students are only called (needed) at rehearsals when they will be involved; we develop a DETAILED schedule AFTER casting.  All cast members are needed once we begin full run-throughs of the show about a month before performances

  • Attendance, whenever called to rehearsal, is vital to our success

  • Unexcused absences will not be tolerated

MOVE-IN / SET ASSEMBLY / TECH REHEARSAL

 Sunday, Nov. 26

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, Nov. 27 - Wednesday, Nov. 29

PERFORMANCES

Nov. 30, Dec. 1 & 2 at 7 pm

Dec. 2 & 3 at 2 pm

PRODUCTION STAFF

 

Executive Director / Producer - Karen Rohrer

Director - Danielle Frahm

Music Director - Jennifer Kasten

Choreographer - Madde Gilmore

Stage Manager - Gavin Annette

Costumes - Danielle Frahm & Laura Waalkens

Set Design / Master Builder - John Iannitello

Set Decorator - Lisa Heili

Props - Brian Van Ells

Make up Design - Margaret Iannitello

Hair Design - Patrick Schamburek

Lighting Design - Lori Hebel

Sound Design - Aaron Ludolph

MAIN STAGE  MUSICALS are great for experienced students, ages 8-18, ready to perform on the big stage

AUDITIONS

 

for every role are open to all interested youth, ages 8-18

Up to 60 students will be cast  

 

Students should prepare and memorize:

 

  • a one-minute SONG (from a music theater production) that highlights their vocal range

  • a one-minute MONOLOGUE that highlights their diction and range of emotion

 

Need help choosing a SONG and/or MONOLOGUE? 

Not to worry ~ we include some suggestions and links within your audition confirmation email

PARTICIPATION FEE

 

$250/student due NO LATER THAN Sept. 30

     *additional $50 late fee assessed after deadline*

Scholarship applications ensure access to our programming for all interested youth ~ submission deadline is Sept. 25

Fee includes all instruction, cast T-shirt, script, use of costume, online access to the music files and post-show video

Tickets to performances are NOT included

    1 -- ONLINE (processing fees apply)

    2-- VENMO (@treehousetheater)

    3 -- CHECK (payable to Treehouse Theater) mailed to PO Box 1722

               Manitowoc, WI  54221

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Please do not pay until your child is confirmed as a cast member

SONG LIST

Big Blue World (Part 1)

Big Blue World (Part 2)

Abduction/Big Blue World (Reprise)

Dory's Ditty

Fish Are Friends Not Food

Where's My Dad

We Swim Together

Just Keep Swimming (Part 1)

Just Keep Swimming (Part 2)

Not My Dad

Go With The Flow

One Dedicated Father

That's My Dad

We Swim Together (Reprise)

Just Keep Swimming Together

Finale Part 1

Finale Part 2

ROLES

Marlin

Nemo

Dory

Coral

Reef Kids - Pearl, Sheldon, & Tad

Professor Ray

Bruce

Chum & Anchor

Tank Gang - Bubbles, Bloat, Gurgle, Peach & Gill

Nigel

Ensemble roles include Sea ChorusReef Parents, Reef Kids, Seagulls, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Ocean

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