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2017 Summer Theatre Programs

The-Lion-KingJr174x150Lion KinWizard of Ozg Jr. (Program is FULL)

Purchase Tickets for Shows: July 21 & 22

The Wizard of Oz (Program is FULL)

Purchase tickets for shows August 11 &12

 

JamesGiantPeachlogo150x150James and the Giant Peach Jr: For Ages 7 to 15

Click here to download a registration form. Online payment is also available:
(1) Press Click Here, above, fill out the registration form, and scan/email/mail it to the address on the form.
(2) Then use the buttons below to pay. (A small convenience fee will be added for online payments.)

 

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Registration: James & Giant Peach



All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Fee: $400.  Scholarships and sibling discounts are available. Pay by check or pay online
Dates: August 15 through August 26, 2017

 

AnythingGoesShipCrop161x150Teen Company Show: Anything Goes, for Ages 13-19

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, and Russel Crouse
Click here to download a registration form Online payment is also available:
(1) Press Click Here, above, fill out the registration form, and scan/email/mail it to the address on the form.
(2) Then use the buttons below to pay. (A small convenience fee will be added for online payments.)
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Registration: Anything Goes



Registration is limited to 40 participants.  All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Fee: $200, due with registration form; plus a commitment to raise an additional $200 through sponsors and ads.
Dates: July 6 through July 29, 2017
Full show to be performed with an orchestra 7 pm July 28 and 29 at the RI Center for the Performing Arts (Park Theatre), 848 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI  02910.
CASTING:  6 to 9 pm Thursday July 6 and Friday July 7 (attend both days) at Trinity Episcopal Church, 139 Ocean Ave., Cranston, RI (In Pawtuxet Village). For casting days, please remember to:
  • Bring a head shot or photo, a resume, and a list of schedule conflicts.
  • Prepare 16 bars of a standard musical theatre song of the period. Do not choose a song from the show.
  • Furnish sheet music for your musical selection. A pianist will be provided.
  • Arrive dressed to move. Bring dance shoes (and tap shoes, if you have them)
REHEARSALS (Students will receive individualized rehearsal schedules.): 
  • Weeknights 6 to 9 pm July 10-21 at Trinity Church
  • Hold Sat., July 22 daytime for rehearsal if needed
  • 10 am to 3 pm: Monday, July 24th   
 DRESS/TECH rehearsals at the Park Theatre:
  • 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday, July 25 through Thursday July 27
  • 10 am to 2 pm Friday, July 28

 SHOWS:  7 pm Fri. July 28 and Sat. July 29;  Tickets: $15 in advance; $18 at the door or online.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF (Link to Bios Here):  

  • Director/Choreographer:  Patrick McCrossan
  • Music Director:  Nancy Hillner                       
  • Camp Manager:  Ann O’Grady                         
  • Performance Coach:  Sara Schatz Kott
  •  Assistant Director:  Ethan Miller                                        
  • Stage Manager:  Liz Paoella

Save the Date: 30th Anniversary Cabaret, August 5th, 7-10:30 pm at the Park Theatre, 848 Park St., Cranston, RI

Details will be announced soon!

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Have a question about our mission and programs? Contact:

Ann O’Grady, Ph. D.
Executive Director
Rhode Island Youth Theatre (formerly Fantasy Works)
www.RIYT.org
401-447-0458
ann@RIYT.org

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Wizard of Oz and Lion King Jr Are FULL. Register Today for Other Summer Programs!

HURRY!  We still have spots left for James and the Giant Peach and our teen program, Anything Goes. Click the button in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage to learn more and to download registration forms.

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Save the Date: 30th Anniversary Cabaret, August 5th!

Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary year!  On the evening of August 5th, we’ll host a special cabaret and reception from 7 to 10:30 pm at the Park Theatre, 848 Park St., Cranston, RI.  Stay tuned for more details.

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