The Wabeno Area Players will be holding Auditions for the
November production of Farce of Habit. This
hilarious comedy is sure to be a favorite of all involved and who attend. The show will be November 21-24, 2019. Auditions
will Tuesday, September 10th at 6:00 p.m. They will be held at Madonna Hall (1793 Elm
Ave., Wabeno, WI 54566) in Wabeno.
Comic fireworks explode in FARCE OF HABIT, an absurdly funny
Southern-fried romp that takes us back to the Reel ’Em Inn, the finest little
fishing lodge in the Ozarks. The proprietor, D. Gene Wilburn, is looking
forward to a peaceful weekend on the lake. But there are only two chances of
that happening: slim and none. Why, for example, has his wife, Wanelle, picked
these three days to white-knuckle her way through caffeine withdrawal? Why is
his son Ty’s marriage to Jenna falling apart so fast? Could it have something
to do with the French can-can costume Ty is wearing? How on earth would D.
Gene’s feisty sister, Maxie, allow herself to get caught up in such a bizarre
undercover police assignment? And that’s just his family. If this isn’t enough
to thwart D. Gene’s weekend plans, he’s got a gaggle of nuns who’ve converged
on the Inn, hell-bent on experiencing a nature retreat—which might be tolerable
if D. Gene didn’t have a chronic fear of anything in a habit. Add to this the
presence of Jock McNair, a nationally known relationship guru whose colossal
ego threatens everyone’s sanity; a shy retiree anxious to cut loose and embrace
his “inner caveman” and a couple of wild women who may or may not be who they
claim to be. Throw in the storm of the century that’s fast bearing down on
Mayhew, Arkansas, and D. Gene has no prayer of baiting a hook any time soon.
Oh, and did we mention there’s an axe murderer on the loose? If you enjoy
gloriously preposterous hilarity, then laughing your way through the
take-no-prisoners comedy is one habit you’ll never want to break!
On April 22nd and 23rd at 6:00 pm, the Players will be holding open auditions for the musical WORKING. The audition will be held at Madonna Hall (1793 elm Ave., Wabeno, WI 54566). You will be doing a cold reading and will be required to sing a short song that will be taught to you at the audition. If you would like more information please contact the Players at (715) 889-1606 or email email@example.com. This production will be performed July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 at 7:00pm and 21 at 1:00pm in the Nancy Volk Auditorium (Wabeno High School, 4325 Branch St., Wabeno, WI 54566).
Working is the extraordinary genre-defining musical from Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with the American workforce: Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. This highly original and universal portrait of the American workday is told from the perspective of those that the world so often overlooks – the schoolteacher, the millworker, the mason, the housewife, the fireman and the waitress amongst many – whose daily grind and aspirations reflect the truths of the people that make up a nation. Working employs a range of musical styles and genres from contributing composers, including five-time Grammy Award-winner James Taylor. Nominated for six Tony Awards, this classic has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Wabeno Area Players will hold open auditions for “On Golden Pond” at Madonna Hall, 1793 Elm Ave., Wabeno, WI 54566, at 6 p.m. Monday, December 10, and Tuesday, December 11.
Auditions are open to anyone in the community regardless of race or ethnic background. No previous stage experience is required to try out for any Wabeno Area Player production. Casting decisions are made by the director and production team.
A sports widow is “mad as hell” and she’s not going to take it anymore! The football commissioner mysteriously resigns. A cheerleader stages her own kidnapping. A referee is up to his ears in drug deals and bad calls. This deadly game goes into overtime for an intricate scheme of revenge and cover ups that invites a lot of audience participation. If you are interested in participating or would like to schedule an audition please call (715) 889-1606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All auditions must be complete by September 20th. If acting is not for you, we have positions on the stage crew and other supportive roles.
This production will take place November 15-18, 2018. The rehearsals will begin in October. You can purchase tickets for this show by going to wabenoareaplayers.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (800) 838-3006.