AUDITIONS: The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 7-9:30 by appointment 

By Jerome Hairston
Based on the books by Ezra Jack Keats
Music by Victor Zupanc
Directed by Sierra Young

Follow Peter and his friends as they set out to celebrate the first snowfall of the year with snowball fights, by making snow angels, and playing in the snow. Based on the Caldecott Award-winning book by Ezra Jack Keats. This story, packed with humor and fun, is a celebration of childhood joys and the wonder of imagination.

AUDITIONS: 

Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 7-9:30 by appointment 

Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s Fun Company
31 W. Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701
(we are on the lower level when you enter under the MET marquee on the corner of the building)
Click or copy/paste the link below to sign up: 
Please prepare a 90 second comedic monologue and 16 bars of a song (musical theatre, folk, and pop are all suitable) to be sung a capella.
Questions? Email Melynda Burdette Wintrol, Production Manager, at MWintrol@marylandensemble.org. 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Note: All characterizations and narration are performed by three actor/puppeteers
Specifically seeking performers of color
FEMALE PRESENTING PLAYER – Mom, Archie, Amy, various kid voices
MALE PRESENTING PLAYER 1 – Little Peter, Peter, various kid voices
MALE PRESENTING PLAYER 2 – Dad, Willie, 2 Voices, Pepe, Boys, and various kid voices

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

First rehearsal: Approximately Monday, January 2, 2023
Performances:
Wk.1: S. 2/11/23 @ 10:30am & 1:30pm
Sn. 2/12/23 @ 1:30pm
Wk.2: S. 2/18/23 @ 10:30am & 1:30pm
Sn. 2/19/23 @ 1:30pm
Wk.3: S. 2/25/23 @ 10:30am & 1:30pm
Sn. 2/26/23 @ 1:30pm
Wk.4: S. 3/4/23 @ 10:30am & 1:30pm
Sn. 3/5/23 @ 1:30pm

Maryland Ensemble Theatre