2022 Main Stage MUSICAL

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The thrilling story that follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her Oceania heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us. 

Running Time:  90 minutes (with intermission)

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Music and Lyrics by

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa'i & Mark Mancina

Book Adapted by

Susan Soon He Stanton

Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by

Ian Weinberger

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Based on the 2016 Disney film Moana 

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

www.MTIShows.com

PERFORMANCES

THURSDAY, Dec. 1 - 7 pm 

FRIDAY, Dec. 2 - 7 pm

SATURDAY, Dec. 3 - 2 pm & 7 pm

SUNDAY, Dec. 4 - 2 pm

Location:     UWGB Manitowoc Theatre

705 Viebahn St, Manitowoc

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

ONLINE select your seat(s) & avoid the line

*processing fees apply

AT THE DOOR 

UWGB-Manitowoc Theatre LOBBY - cash/card only

*opens one hour prior to each performance time 

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 50 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

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP (optional, no cost, no RSVP needed)

Sunday, September 11:  6-6:45 pm

 

AUDITIONS

Sunday, Sept. 18

           ages 8-12:  noon-1:30 pm

           ages 8-12:  2:00-3:30 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 20

ages 8-12:  5:30-6:30 pm

ages 13-18:  7:00-8:30 pm

Thursday, Sept. 22

ages 13-18: 5:30 -7:00 pm OR 7:00-8:30 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Sept. 25, beginning at noon

CAST/CREW READ THRU & FIRST REHEARSAL

Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30-8:30 pm 

REHEARSAL TIME FRAMES

Sept. 29 - Nov. 22

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 registration or at Auditions.  The Production Team will develop the detailed Rehearsal Schedule developed AFTER Casting is complete, working around reported Actor Conflicts.  Excessive conflicts and/or absences will not be tolerated. 

MOVE-IN / SET ASSEMBLY / TECH REHEARSAL

        Sunday, Nov. 27

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, Nov. 28 - Wednesday, Nov. 30

PERFORMANCES

Dec . 1, 2 & 3 at 7 pm

Dec. 3 & 4 at 2 pm

PRODUCTION STAFF

 

Executive Director - Karen Rohrer

Director - Lisa Heili

Assistant Director - Erin Nycz

Music Director - Jennifer Kasten

Choreographer - Madde Gilmore

Stage Manager - Jonathan Medendorp

Costumes - Danielle Frahm

Props - Brian Van Ells

Set Design / Build - Jeff Brandenburg

Set Decorator - Missie Wendorf

Make up Design - Margaret Iannitello

Hair Design - Sarah Jimenez

Lighting Design - Lori Hebel

Sound Design - Aaron & Katie Ludolph

SONG LIST

In the Beginning...

Tulou Tagaloa

Where You Are (Part 1)

Where You Are (Part 2)

How Far I'll Go

We Know the Way

Where You Are (Reprise)

How Far I'll Go (Reprise)

You're Welcome

Warrior Face (Part 1)

Warrior Face (Part 2)

Warrior Face (Part 3)

Shiny (Part 1)

Shiny (Part 2)

Song of the Ancestors

Warrior Face (Reprise) / Logo Te Pate

Know Who You Are

Te Fiti Restored

Tulou Tagaloa (Reprise)

We Know the Way (Reprise)

PARTICIPATION FEE

 

$225/student due NO LATER THAN October 15

     *additional $50 late fee assessed after deadline*

Scholarship applications ensure access to our programming for all interested youth ~ submission deadline is October 12

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

    

ROLES

Moana

Maui

Chief Ancestors 1-3

Grandma Tala

Chief Tui

Sina

Pua

Hei Hei

Tamatoa

Ensemble roles include Ancestor Ensemble, Ocean Ensemble, Villagers (Dancers, Weavers, Fishers 1 & 2), Maui Ensemble, Monsters, Gate Monster, Left Claw, Right Claw, Shiny Ensemble, Te Fiti, Te Kā