Auditions for "The Enchanted Bookshop Musical"

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Date & Time: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Elders
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Elm Street Congregational Church
Fellowship Hall
61 Elm Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
Sponsored by: Gateway Players Theatre
Description: Auditions for The Enchanted Bookshop Musical, written by Todd Wallinger, music and lyrics by Stephen Murray, will be held on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd at 6pm in Fellowship Hall of Elm Street Congregational Church, 61 Elm Street in Southbridge, MA. Entrance is on Park Street (around corner).
The cast includes 18 youth roles age 7-17, and 5 adult roles. Performance dates are August 4th, 5th & 6th. Auditions to include cold readings from the script and a song of your choice. Presented by permission through special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc. Lou-Ellen Corkum is the Director, Kathi Grenier is the Producer, and James Joinville is the Musical Director. Rehearsals will be on Sunday and Wednesday nights. For questions about auditions call 508-764-4531 or contact Lou-Ellen Corkum at
An ordinary used book shop by day, A Likely Story becomes a magical place each night. Thanks to a spell from the Book Fairy, the characters inside the books come alive each and every night. Six of those characters  Dorothy Gale, Robin Hood, Pollyanna, Sherlock Holmes, Heidi, and Tom Sawyer  long to help Margie, the scatterbrained owner, save her struggling store. But theyre not allowed to leave the building or be seen by human eyes. So, when a pair of bungling smugglers comes looking for a stolen necklace hidden inside one of the books, the characters are torn. Should they warn Margie and risk disappearing forever? Or can they find a way to defeat the crooks without being seen? Including appearances by other literary characters such as the Queen of Hearts, Long John Silver, and Doctor Doolittle, and with a toe-tapping score from Stephen Murray featuring jazz, march, and pop tunes, this charming musical will enchant audiences young and old.
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Phone: 508-764-4531
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Created: May 5, 2023 at 8:00 AM

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