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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE-- Already Cast - look for performance dates starting April 1.

Auditions for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE will be held on Sunday January 31, 6:00-8:30 pm and Monday February 1, 7:00-9:00 pm at the theatre at 111 W. Main Street St. Charles, IL. Performances are scheduled for April 1-27.  Directors Marge Uhlarik-Boller and Matt Gruel would like to hear a prepared comic monologue and one song from the show or in a style similar to the show.  Please prepare an alternate song which you may be asked to perform.  Callbacks, if necessary, will be Monday February 8th from 7:00-9:00 pm.  No appointment is necessary; actors will be seen within a half hour of arrival.  There is pay.

Roles Available:

William Barfee, Male,Tenor

Olive Ostrovsky,Female / Mezzo-Soprano

Logainne “Schwartzy” Schwartzandgrubenierre, Female /Mezzo-Soprano

Marcy Park,Female /Mezzo-Soprano

Leaf Coneybear,Male/Tenor

Charlito “Chip” Tolentino,Male/Tenor

Rona Lisa Peretti,Female/Mezzo-Soprano

Mitch Mahoney,Male/Tenor

Vice Principal Douglas Panch,Male/Spoken

Contact with further questions or call the theatre at 630.587.8521.  Look for audition notices for our professional theatre productions here, on our Facebook page, or in local theatre publicaitons.

Goose's Gavel - SBT Youth Stage 

Steel Beam Theatre, located at 111 W. main St. in downtown St. Charles, announces auditions for The Goose's Gavel  by Marge Uhlarik-Boller on Saturday, February 13 from 3 pm. - 5 p.m.  Young actors ages 8-16 are invited to audition.

This funny production takes a twist on popular reality court room TV shows like The People's Court and Judge Judy!  The setting is full of comedic characters of famous nursery rhymes including Little Boy whose got 'dem blues, cracked up Egg, and a head poppin' monkey! The show also features song parodies to get audiences of all ages laughing! 

We ask that actors auditioning come prepared to sing a short song that they feel comfortable performing a capella.  Readings will be from the script.

Tuition if cast is $295 with scholarships available to families in need. Tuition includes script, costume, professional direction, t-shirt and 2 complimentary tickets.
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Rehearsals will be held on Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - noon beginning February 27, 2016. The Goose's Gavel opens April 9 - 23 with Saturday performances at 10:30 am and 1pm, Sundays at 11 am, for a total of 8 performances. 

Note this production is already cast. Look for performances beginning April 9.