Auditions for "The Apple Tree"

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Gateway Players Theatre Arts Barn
111 Main Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
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Auditions for Gateway Player's production of "The Apple Tree".
Tuesday, December 18th. 6:30pm Auditions will consist of singing, cold readings from script, and improv. Age range is 17 and older. Cast size is 15 actors. Rehearsal days will be Sunday and Wednesday, and also on Monday after February 24th. Show dates are March 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 & 24. Director: Rip Pellaton, Producer: David Corkum, Musicical Director: Chris Costello, Choreographer: Paige Pellaton.

THE APPLE TREE is a unique evening of three one-act musicals about men, women and a little thing called temptation from the songwriting team of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and SHE LOVES ME.

The first act, "The Diary Of Adam And Eve," is a quirky, touching spin on the tale of the world's first couple, adapted from Mark Twain's Extracts From Adam's Diary. The second act, "The Lady Or The Tiger?," explores the fickleness of love in a rock and roll fable set in a mythical barbarian kingdom. Finally, "Passionella" is based on Jules Feiffer's offbeat Cinderella-story about a chimney sweep whose dreams of being a "glamorous movie star" nearly sabotage her one chance for true love.

Witty, tuneful and utterly charming, these fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek musical miniatures may be presented separately or in any combination, to fill out a theatrical evening. Each is modest in production requirements and filled with the warmth and humanity that is the hallmark of Harnick and Bock.

Book, Music and Lyrics by SHELDON HARNICK and JERRY BOCK. Additional book material by JEROME COOPERSMITH. Based on stories by MARK TWAIN, FRANK R. STOCKTON and JULES FEIFFER
Original Production Directed by MIKE NICHOLS. Originally Produced on the Broadway Stage by STUART OSTROW.

Presented by permission through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel.: (212) 541-4684 Fax (212) 397-4684,

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School

Phone: 508-764-4531

Last Modified: November 19, 2012 at 7:50 PM

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