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AUDITIONS

Auditions for Upcoming Productions


Check here in early July for August audition dates and times for "The Miracle Worker".

"The Miracle Worker"


CONTACT US

Theatre Baton Rouge
7155 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 924-6496

"Next to Normal" Opening August 7th - Get your tickets now
Theatre Baton Rouge's Young Actors Program Fundraiser with Another Broken Egg

Support Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actors Program

On Wednesday July 8, 2015 from 7am-2pm, Another Broken Egg Citiplace, Baton Rouge will be donating a portion of all sales to TBR’s Young Actors Program.

Stop by anytime Wednesday July 8th for delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch! If you can't stay and eat, ABE will pack up everything to go! Even your morning coffee will help support TBR's Young Actors Program.

The purpose of TBR’s Young Actors Program is to teach, create and nurture the artistic development of children in the community through performance opportunities of the highest quality. For more information, please visit TheatreBR.org contact our Education Director, Jack Lampert at jlampert@theatrebr.org


Next To Normal


Opening August 7 and running through August 16


Next to NormalTurner-Fischer


Music by Tom Kitt
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Mace Archer
Music Diection by Jason Bayle




Next To Normal is an unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness. Winner of three 2009 TONY Awards including Best Musical Score, and winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next To Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect, Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal, and their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, making them appear to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal, because the mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next To Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart. This deeply moving piece of theatre in infused with an energetic pop/rock score by Brian Yorkey. Next To Normal is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life in today’s world. "...Heart melting...sentsitively crafted show...something inadvertantly powerful in the music and story, which have been meticulously woven together by the songwriting team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey...beautiful songs that get to the heart of this deceptively complex story--and simply get to the heart."- Washington Post

With Regrets

Due to competing weddings in the area, Tony and Tina have decided to postpone their wedding until next season...please check back with Theatre Baton Rouge Fall 2015."



Auditions for "The Miracle Worker" will be held Saturday, August 29 at 10:00am. Auditions are by appointment so please call the Box Office at 225-924-6496.

The Miracle Worker

By William Gibson
Directed by Jack Lampert & Jenny Ballard

SPONSORED BY


BASF

Running October 30 - November 15, 2015

Young Actors Program

Theatre Baton Rouge Young Actors Program - The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

By: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Jack Lampert
Run Dates: September 10th – 13th
Auditions - Saturday, August 1, 2015. 10AM – 1PM
Callbacks - Sunday, August 2, 2015. 1:00PM – 3:00PM


This show is only eligible to our Young Actor performers who are between the agers of 13-18. Anyone interested in auditioning MUST contact the box office, at (225) 924-6496, to sign up. This is an hour long adaptation of Shakespeare's play about the relationships between men and women. Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with Bianca. He poses as a tutor of music and poetry to gain entrance to the Baptista household and to be near Bianca. Meanwhile, Petruchio, a fortune-hunting scoundrel from Verona, arrives in Padua, hoping to capture a wealthy wife. Hortensio, another suitor of Bianca, directs Petruchio's attention to Katharina. When Hortensio warns him about Katharina's scolding tongue and fiery temper, Petruchio is challenged and resolves to capture her love. Hortensio and another suitor of Bianca, Gremio, agree to cover Petruchio's costs as he pursues Katharina.

Cast Needs:

BAPTISTA MINOLA: Wealthy gentlemen of Padua, Father of Katherina and Bianca (could possibly cast as Mother)
KATHERINA: The Shrew daughter
BIANCA: Daughter of Batista, and Katherina's sister
PETRUCHIO: Suitor to Katherina
GREMIO: Suitor to Bianca
HORTENSIO: Suitor to Bianca
LUCENTIO: Suitor to Bianca
TRANIO: Servant to Lucentio
BIONDELLO: Servant to Lucentio
GRUMIO: Servant to Petruchio
CURTIS: Servant to Petruchio
VINCENTIO: Lucentio's Father (could be Mother)
MERCHANT: Pretends to be Lucentio
WIDOW: Marries Hortensio
TAILOR
HABERDASHER



UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS


Monty Python's Spamalot

SPONSORED BY


Greenoaks Funeral Home

Running September 18 - October 4, 2015

Book and lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle
Directed by Jenny Ballard
Music Direction by Richard Baker
Choreography by Natalie Baily Smith

The funniest show on earth is coming to spread laughter and meriment throughout the kingdom of Baton Rouge! Monty Python's Spamalot, the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on the quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences are eating show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences are eating up Spamalot, Winner of the Tony Award for the best musical, some of Spamalot's show stopping musical numbers include "He is Not Dead Yet," "Find your Grail," and "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!"
Winner! 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical "resplendently silly." - New York Times
"Monty Python-brand silliness and potty humor and take-no-prisoners irreverence: What could be a better picker-upper? Hear ye, hear ye! Let it be known that "Spamalot" is a blast." - Seattle Times

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Theatre Baton Rouge 2015 - 2016 Season

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Theatre Baton Rouge
7155 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 924-6496