- Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Town Players of Newtown announces auditions for A Christmas Carol by Christopher Schario, to be conducted Sunday and Monday, November 2-3, from 7 to 9 pm each night, at The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road.
This is a unique rendering of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens that captures all of Dickens’ delightful language and spirit. It will be suitable for the whole family.
Gene Golaszewski of Brookfield will direct.
- Friday, August 29, 2014
Town Players of Newtown announces auditions for Lend Me A Tenor by Ken Ludwig on Sunday, September 7, from 5 to 9 pm, and on Monday, September 8, from 7-9 pm.
In this fast-paced farce, two men are calling themselves “Il Stupendo” for a one-night only performance of Othello at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. Get ready for a hilarious, unforgettable night at the opera.
Timothy Huebenthal of Southbury will direct.
- Thursday, July 17, 2014
“Connecticut’s Got Talent” is a talent competition open to anyone ages 5 to 105 with a desire to bring their family friendly talent to the stage.
The competition, scheduled for Tuesday, August 5, at Newtown High School, will help fund The 12.14 Foundation’s two summer musicals: A Rockin’ Midsummer Night’s Dream and The 101 Dalmatians Musical.
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Town Players of Newtown announces auditions for An Inspector Calls, the classic “drawing room theater” production by J.B. Priestly. Auditions will be conducted Monday through Wednesday, July 7-9, from 7-9 pm each night.
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Town Players of Newtown will host open auditions for The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams on Sunday and Tuesday, February 23 and 25, from 7 to 9 pm each night.
A faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility, Amanda Wingfield creates a world of illusion for herself and her two children, Tom and Laura. When Amanda’s efforts to snag a “gentleman caller” for her daughter cause that fragile world to come crashing down, the result is heartache and loss.
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Town Players of Newtown announces auditions for Veronica’s Room by Ira Levin, to take place on Monday and Tuesday, September 16-17. Auditions will run from 7:30 to 9 each night at The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road.
- Monday, July 1, 2013
Town Players of Newtown will host auditions for Tom, Dick And Harry, by masters of British farce, Ray and Michael Cooney, on Monday and Tuesday, July 15-16. Auditions will run from 7:30 to 9 pm each night.
In this sidesplitting story of three brothers, Tom and his wife are about to adopt a baby. Brothers Dick and Harry are anxious to help make a good impression on the agency representative who has arrived to check on the home and lifestyle of the prospective parents.
- Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Town Players of Newtown will host auditions for Douglas Carter Beane’s The Little Dog Laughed on Sunday and Monday, March 10-11.
In this scathingly funny, of-the-moment show that was originally produced off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theater, actor Mitchell becomes involved in a physical relationship with hustler Alex. As a result, Diane, his acerbic agent, worries that Mitchell’s “slight recurring case of homosexuality” will put the kibosh on his career permanently.
- Wednesday, November 30, -0001
Auditions for The Little Dog Laughed, 7:30-9:30 pm, The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road, open auditions for Douglas Carter Beane’s play, director David Bass has openings for two men and two women (cast breakdowns online); 203-270-9