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Chestnut Street Playhouse

Songs for a New World

By Jason Robert Brown

Directed by Christopher Faison

Songs for a New World is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. This contemporary song cycle weaves characters and history together, illuminating the timelessness of self-discovery. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for… Continue reading

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What: Second night of auditions for Chestnut Street Playhouse’s production of “Seussical the Musical” will be held on April 29th and May 7th, 2017.

When: Sunday, May 7: 5p, ages 13+

Where: Chestnut Street Playhouse 24 Chestnut Street Norwich, CT 06360

Everyone is asked to prepare 32 bars from any song in the style of the show, or from the show itself, and sides will be provided. Please come prepared to move, as dance auditions will occur prior to… Continue reading

What: Auditions for Chestnut Street Playhouse’s production of “Seussical the Musical” will be held on April 29th and May 7th, 2017.

When: Saturday, April 29: 9a-12p, ages 12 and under Sunday, May 7: 5p, ages 13+

Where: Chestnut Street Playhouse 24 Chestnut Street Norwich, CT 06360

Everyone is asked to prepare 32 bars from any song in the style of the show, or from the show itself, and sides will be provided. Please come prepared to move, as dance auditions… Continue reading

Directed by: Rayah Martin

The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, (“I’m not crazy, I’ve just been in a bad mood for forty years”); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who… Continue reading

AUDITIONS:

 

Director/Choreographer: Brandon Gregoire

Music Director: Scott Mayfield

Vocal Director: Lisa Foss

* All actors auditioning will be asked to come prepared with a headshot and present 16 bars of music, either from the show, personal choice or anything written by Irving Berlin.

* All auditioning WILL Dance first and then Sing! Wear comfortable clothing to move in.

* Ladies, please bring character heels to dance in. Gentleman, please bring character shoes or jazz shoes/jazz sneakers.

Where:… Continue reading

Settings Of Play – The fictitious town of Tuna, Texas, located in west Texas, about half-way between San Angelo and Hell.  Though the action takes place in the early eighties, nothing has changed since then. This play is a comedy about the third smallest town in Texas, named Tuna, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. Casting- Looking for two strong actors (male or female) to play ten different character roles… Continue reading

NORWICH, CT, August 2016 – Chestnut Street Playhouse presents CABARET  by Joe Masteroff,; opening August 11. Local director David Fenn takes the helm of this Tony Award winning musical, bringing the oasis from the overwhelming politically charged world to the Norwich stage. Based on Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories, CABARET tells the interwoven stories of a cabaret singer, an American writer, and the citizens of Berlin as the Nazi party storms into power around them. Led by the omniscient… Continue reading

Directed by Hunter Parker

The first play of the 2016 season at Chestnut Street Playhouse in Norwich takes place in the Bronx at the fictional St. Nicholas Church School in the fall of 1964. In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, the school’s rigidly conservative principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young, progressive Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Accusations, deceit, misconceptions, and a struggle for control are at… Continue reading

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Chestnut Street Playhouse

announces auditions

for our summer production of

Cabaret

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd–and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times?

When: Saturday June 18, 9:30a – 5:00p

Sunday June 19, 5:30a – 9:00p… Continue reading

Chestnut Street Playhouse

announces auditions

for our summer production of

Cabaret

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd–and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times?

 

When: Saturday June 18, 9:30a – 5:00p

Sunday June 19, 5:30a –… Continue reading

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