Fun Home Auditions

7pm August 13-14

We are excited to present the area debut of Fun Home and the first community theatre production to perform at the JAMF Theatre in the new Pablo Confluence Center for the Arts. Please have a prepared Broadway or pop solo. There will be readings from the script as part of the audition. Choreography will not be done as part of the audition. Performances will be October 4-7, 2018. We have assembled a top-notch production team with considerable musical theatre experience as well as working with each other

Keith Lorasch: Director and Musical Director
Angie Alexander: Assistant Director
Matt Kruszka: Pit Conductor
Meg Gezella: Choreographer

Rehearsals begin Monday, August 20. These rehearsals run Monday-Thursday from 6:30 PM- 9:00 PM until the Sunday prior to opening night.

Synopsis:

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.

Casting:

2m, 4f, 2 boys, 1girl
ALISON – 43 years old, a cartoonist
MEDIUM ALISON – 19 years old, a college freshman
SMALL ALISON – around 11 years old
BRUCE BECHDEL – Alison’s father, about 44
HELEN BECHDEL – Alison’s mother, slightly older than Bruce
CHRISTIAN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 10 years old
JOHN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 6 years old or slightly older
ROY – a young man Bruce hires to do yard work, PETE – a mourner, MARK – a high school junior; all played by one actor, around 18-20.
JOAN – a college student, slightly older than medium Alison.

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Season Tickets for our 38th season are on sale now. We have a great lineup of fantastic shows that we will present at the new Pablo Arts Center and the Grand!  Watch your mail for our season brochure, or call 715-832-PLAY for more information.

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Volunteers

Aside from performers, there are many volunteer opportunities available: Carpenters, Painters, Costumers, Lighting or Sound Tech, Backstage Crews...CVTG is a great place to make new friends and learn new skills with little time commitment. We'd love to meet you!  Call, email, or stop by our office to find out how you can get involved, and watch our facebook pages for CVTG in general or for Set-Building.  If you are interested, please give us a call at 715/832-7529 or send us an email at cvtgact@aol.com.

We currently looking for board members! 

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