An audition will be held for the Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Beauty Lou And The Country Beast Monday, November 13 at Koch School Gym from 3:30 to 5:30. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30 and plan to stay for the full two hours. Most of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.
Among the roles to be cast are Beauty Lou, Imaginary Friend, Beast, Dusty and Slim the farmhands, Fleabite Clyde the dog, the Younger Daughters, the Older Daughters, the Country Folk and the Barnyard Critters. Students, ages Kindergarten through 12th grade, are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant Directors will also be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week and to take on essential backstage responsibilities.
The Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. The MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 3:30 to 8:00 each day.
Beauty Lou And The Country Beast will be presented on Friday, November 17 at the Milbank High School Theatre. A matinee will be presented at 1:15 p.m. and an evening performance will be presented at 7 p.m. Cost of admission is $7.00 for adults for both the matinee and the evening performace. Cost for students for the evening performance is $5.00.
The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Milbank is presented locally by Whetstone Arts Council. For more information, call Amy Thue 605-230-0477.