2023 Main Stage MUSICAL

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It's a "big, bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre leads a cast of fairy tale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.  Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

Running Time:  90 minutes (with intermission)

Audition REGISTRATION

LINK will open Jan 1, 2023

PERFORMANCES

THURSDAY, April 20 - 7 pm 

FRIDAY, April 21 - 7 pm

SATURDAY, April 22 - 2 pm

SUNDAY, April 23 - 2 pm

Location:       Capitol Civic Centre

913 S. 8th St, Manitowoc

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

 

Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford. “I’m a Believer” by Neil Diamond

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

www.MTIShows.com

TICKETS available (DATE TBA) exclusively at

Capitol Civic Centre BOX OFFICE

www.cccshows.org

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

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

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

Sunday, January 8:  6-6:45 pm

AUDITIONS (90 minute timeslots) 

Sunday, Jan. 22

noon-1:30 pm OR 1:30-3:00 pm

Tuesday, Jan. 24

6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

Thursday, Jan. 26

6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Jan. 29, beginning at noon

CAST/CREW READ THRU & FIRST REHEARSAL

Thursday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8:30 pm 

REHEARSAL TIMEFRAMES

Feb. 4 - April 20

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, April 16

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, April 17  - Wednesday, April 19

PERFORMANCES

April 20 & 21 at 7 pm

April 22 & 23 at 2 pm

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 STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Karen Rohrer

DIRECTOR -

MUSIC DIRECTORS -

CHOREOGRAPHER -

STAGE MANAGER -

COSTUME DESIGNER -   

SET DESIGNER / MASTER BUILDER -

SET DECORATOR -

PROPERTIES -

MAKE UP DESIGNER -

HAIR DESIGNER -

LIGHTING DESIGNER - Lori Hebel

SOUND DESIGNER - Aaron Ludolph

PARTICIPATION FEE

$250/student due by Feb. 15 ~ $50 late fee after Feb. 15

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

    1 -- ONLINE (processing fees apply)

    2 -- CHECK (payable to Treehouse Theater) mailed to PO Box 1722                       Manitowoc, WI  544221

     3 -- VENMO  (@treehousetheater)

SONG LIST

Fare Thee Well Ogre

Big Bright Beautiful World

Story Of My Life

What's Up, Duloc? (Part 1)

What's Up, Duloc? (Part 2)

What's Up, Duloc? (Reprise)

I Know It's Today

Travel Song

Forever

This is How a Dream Comes True

Morning Person

I Think I Got You Beat

Make a Move

Morning Person (Reprise)

Freak Flag

Big Bright Beautiful World (Reprise)

Finale

I'm a Believer

ROLES 

Storytellers

Little Ogre

Mama Ogre

Papa Ogre

Shrek

Fiona

Young Fiona

Teen Fiona

Lord Farquaad

Donkey

Dragon

Pinnocchio

The Three Pigs

The Three Bears

Wicked Witch

Big Bad Wolf

Gingy

Peter Pan

Captain of the Guard

Knights

Dwarf

Ensemble roles include Fairy tale creatures, Guards, Dulac performers, & Woodland creatures