The Prom – Video Auditions Now Being Accepted Through October 30

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Video Auditions Now Being Accepted Through October 30

Video auditions for The Prom will be accepted October 24-30th. Please record a video that includes the following:

• Your name
• Years of dance experience (if applicable)
• One minute of the song of your choosing
(Please use live or recorded accompaniment. Acapella singing is strongly discouraged.)

Please send audition videos, along with a Completed Audition Form, to NRMPerformance@gmail.com or 850-879-0294.

Callbacks will be held on November 1 at the invitation of the production team and will entail a dance call, singing from the show, and script readings.

Rehearsals will be in Tallahassee until the week of tech and we will be off for most of December. Show dates are January 18-21 at Quincy Music Theatre.

Look forward to seeing your auditions!

Character Breakdown by TRW:

Emma – shy and warmhearted high school senior simply wishing to dance with her girlfriend at the prom. She struggles to follow her heart against community pressures.

Dee Dee – TONY® winning actress desperately trying to increase her celebrity and publicity by tackling Emma’s cause. Dee Dee
discovers that true charity can outshine celebrity.

Barry – self-involved Broadway actor eager for celebrity activism to promote his career. Barry finds a kindred spirit in Emma and guides her to be true and proud of herself.

Alyssa Greene – Emma’s love interest who’s caught between her feelings for her girlfriend and the pressures of letting her mom know the truth of who she really is.

Mr. Hawkins – concerned principal of the school and star-struck Broadway fan trying to create a prom for everyone while educating Dee Dee in self-sacrifice.

Trent – “Julliard Trained,” yet struggling, actor who utilizes his small TV celebrity to teach the students larger lessons about tolerance.

Angie – Experienced and knowledgeable Broadway musical veteran who champions Emma’s cause and teaches Emma how to live life with Zazz!

Sheldon – Broadway publicist working his skills and connections to build his clients’ celebrity status and create an audience for Emma’s message.

Mrs. Greene – Alyssa’s mother and president of the PTA who’s committed to maintain a “traditional” prom. She’s too caught up in her own cause to realize her daughter’s desire to reveal who she loves.

Teens – Indiana high schoolers who struggle together to create a place for everyone at the dance.

Parents – concerned parents swayed by Mrs. Greene’s traditional arguments yet ready to follow their children’s guidance.

You can find additional information on vocal ranges and styles at https://stageagent.com/shows/musical/19265/the-prom/characters

Kinky Boots Tickets Now Available!

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Tickets are now available for our summer production – Kinky Boots – and all tickets can be purchased online. With only 6 performances, you are going to want to get your tickets as soon as possible.

Now is the time, our online-only box office is now open!

Head to the tickets page to grab your seats now.

Show dates are July 7-9 and 14-16, with 8:00pm performances on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00pm performances on Sundays at Theatre Tallahassee, located at 1861 Thomasville Road.

Kinky Boots

Book by
Harvey Fierstein

Music and Lyrics by
Cyndi Lauper

Original Broadway Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell

Based on the Miramax motion picture Kinky Boots
Written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth

Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical. Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein. Billy Porter won a Best Actor Tony Award for his portrayal of Lola.

Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair find that they have more in common than they realized… and discover that when you change your mind, you can change your whole world.

Kinky Boots
is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.mtishows.com

Kinky Boots Auditions Coming Soon – May 14 & 15

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Auditions for the upcoming production of Kinky Boots, presented by New Stage Theatreworks, is coming May 14 & 15 at 7:00pm at The Studio at Theatre Tallahassee. The production will be presented on the main stage of Theatre Tallahassee this summer – July 7-9 and 14-16.

We are seeking a very diverse cast representative of our community – with a wide range of ages, types and ethnicities. A full character breakdown from the script is available below. Additional information about the show’s plot and a character breakdown is available on our Audition page.

Those wishing to audition should prepare a vocal selection no longer than one minute. Please bring sheet music for the pianist as accompaniment will be provided. For these auditions, you will also be asked to sing selections from the show (we will teach them to you, of course). Callbacks will be by invitation only on May 16 – where we will also ask you to learn a dance routine and give out scene sides to read.

So, ladies and gentlemen (and those who have yet to make up their minds), we look forward to seeing you either May 14 or 15 at 7:00pm. Bring a friend or three – and go ahead and feel free to fill out and print our audition form in advance.

Directed by Krystof Kage
Music Direction by Gerry Nielsen
Choreography by Ashlee Benson

Tickets for All Together Now are Available!

All Together Now

We are thrilled to announce that our first live show of the season is happening!

New Stage Theatreworks, Quincy Music Theatre, and Theatre Tallahassee have united to bring you All Together Now!, a global event celebrating local theatre.

Music Theatre International created this event as a fundraiser for venues and organizations that had to shut down during the pandemic. There will be more than 5,500 performances at 2,500 schools and theatres around the world all in just one weekend! Our local theatres struggled to survive the pandemic that forced them to close their doors and continue to struggle as audiences slowly return to live theatre.

New Stage Theatreworks, Quincy Music Theatre, and Theatre Tallahassee are proud to bring you this special musical revue show, showcasing some of your favorite songs performed by a cast of your favorite local actors.

Featuring Songs by (in alphabetical order):
Lynn Ahrens • Kristen Anderson-Lopez • Benny Andersson • Billie Joe Armstrong • Howard Ashman • Sara Bareilles • Lionel Bart • Jerry Bock • Leslie Bricusse • Jason Robert Brown • Johnny Burke • Martin Charnin • Mindi Dickstein • Anthony Drewe • Jack Feldman • Stephen Flaherty • Matthew Gerrard • Zina Goldrich • Green Day • Sheldon Harnick • David Hein • Marcy Heisler • Jason Howland • Herbert Kretzmer • Jonathan Larson • Alan Jay Lerner • Frank Loesser • Frederick Loewe • Robert Lopez • Alan Menken • Tim Minchin • Robbie Nevil • Anthony Newley • Benj Pasek • Justin Paul • Tim Rice • Irene Sankoff • Dick Scanlan • Claude-Michel Schönberg • Stephen Schwartz • Marc Shaiman • Richard M. Sherman • Robert B. Sherman • Glenn Slater • Stephen Sondheim • George Stiles • Charles Strouse • Jeanine Tesori • Björn Ulvaeus • Jimmy Van Heusen • Frank Wildhorn • Scott Wittman

Want to see the show at both theatres? Our cast has been working overtime to entertain you by changing half of the numbers in the show, to create two unique performances.

Get your tickets soon, you don’t want to miss this special event.
All tickets are sold through the Theatre Tallahassee box office and are general admission.

Performance Dates and Locations:

Shows At Quincy Music Theatre

Friday November 12 – 8 pm
Saturday November 13 – 2:30pm
Saturday November 13 – 8pm

Shows At Theatre Tallahassee

Sunday November 14 – 8pm
Monday November 15 – 8pm

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Auditions – MTI’s All Together Now!

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Auditions – September 19 & 20 at 7:00pm at Theatre Tallahassee

Open auditions for All Together Now! – Produced by New Stage Theatreworks, in partnership with Quincy Music Theatre and Theatre Tallahassee.

Come join the cast of this global event celebrating local theatre – performing November 12-15 in both Quincy and Tallahassee. This show is a fundraiser for some of the companies that had to shut down during the pandemic, with more than 3,800 performances at 1,600 schools and theatres around the world in just one weekend.

We are looking for a diverse cast reflective of the theatre community – all races, ethnicities, genders and ages. Our final show order will be determined by the talent of those who audition – which is why we would LOVE to have the variety so we have more choices.

Come prepared to sing about a minute of a song that shows off your range (bring your own sheet music) – and also make sure you bring something comfortable to dance in. You can also download and complete the audition form before you get there:

http://www.nstw.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/auditionATN.pdf

This show is not your normal “musical revue” – we get to perform our own unique series of musical numbers and make the show our very own (with local celebrities and special guests). The following link will take you to the full show order – with SO MANY DREAM SONGS on this list:

https://www.mtishows.com/sites/default/files/atn_2021_songlist_1sheet_v10.pdf

Please wear a mask to auditions (we will tell you when you can take it off) and we look forward to seeing you!

Fun Home – Tickets Now Available

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Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical – Fun Home! Performances are general admission, and seating in the Studio is limited, so be sure to get your tickets soon.

Music by: Jeanine Tesori
Book & Lyrics by: Lisa Kron
Based on the Graphic Novel by: Alison Bechdel

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

Directed by: Jilian Wesolowski
Music Direction by: Jeff Hoh

With tickets for only $20 for adults & $18 for students/seniors, you don’t want to miss an extraordinary cast performing this one of a kind musical.

“Fun Home” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc, a Concord Theatricals Company.

To get your tickets visit our ticket page today!

Fun Home Auditions Are Coming

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When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

 

Auditions for this show are September 15 & 16.  Check our Auditions page for the most up to date information.

Auditions for HAIR

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The American tribal love-rock musical HAIR celebrates the sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory. To an infectiously energetic rock beat, the show wows audiences with songs like “Aquarius,” “Good Morning, Starshine,” “Hair,” “I Got Life,” and “Let The Sun Shine.” Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, HAIR remains relevant as ever as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world.

May 5 & 6 at Theatre Tallahassee at 7:00pm both nights – Click here to learn more