GET INVOLVED AT THEATRE ATCHISON!
One great way to stay involved at Theatre Atchison is to become a member! A membership includes flexible tickets to all four of our mainstage productions for one discounted price. You may use your membership to bring a friend or additional family member. Up to one half of your total membership tickets may be redeemed at each show, so if you miss one show, bring a friend to the next! Additional perks for becoming a Season Member are program listing; first-choice seating at mainstage shows, and free refreshments at all performances!
We have a great line-up for the 2017-2018 Season and you will not want to miss one show! Purchase your membership today!
Memberships can also be purchased from our office: Call (913) 367-1647.
Throughout the year, Theatre Atchison holds open auditions for productions. If you would like to receive information about upcoming auditions, subscribe to our Theatre Atchison Weekly Newsletter on the bottom of the Home page. Like and friend us on Facebook to receive audition notices as well.
Mainstage Auditions for our 2017-2018 Season:
Note: All Audition Times and Locations are 7-9 PM at Theatre Atchison. You do not have to be the exact age of the characters, just able to play that age. No prior acting experience necessary.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast has been cast. Performances will be held September 15-17 & 22-24. Visit the event page to purchase tickets!
It's a Wonderful Life
Dramatized by Doug Rand
Frank Capra's Christmas TV classic is brought to life in this delightful adaptation. Join George Bailey and his guardian angel as he discovers just how wonderful life is, in time for Christmas.
Auditions: October 10 & 11
Performances: December 1-3 & 8-10
Director: Breanna Danielle
Roles: 20-70 roles, with doubling and extras possible
Age Range: Children to Adult and Senior Citizen
MRS. BAILEY, George’s Mother
POP BAILEY, George’s Father, co-founder of the Bailey Building & Loan
UNCLE BILLY, George’s Uncle, co-founder of the Bailey Building & Loan
COUSIN TILLY, George’s cousin, works at the Building & Loan
COUSIN EUSTACE, George’s cousin, works at the Building & Loan
MARY BAILEY, née Hatch; George’s sweetheart, and later wife
PETE, George & Mary’s child
JANIE, George & Mary’s child
ZUZU, George & Mary’s child
TOMMY, George & Mary’s child
CLARENCE, George’s guardian angel
JO, senior angel
FRANKIE, senior angel
ANNIE, maid for Ma and Pop Bailey
HARRY BAILEY, George’s brother
VIOLET BICK, friend of George & Mary, attractive young woman
MR. POTTER, the most powerful businessman in Bedford Falls
BERT, a cop
ERNIE, a cab driver
MR. CARTER, bank examiner
MR. GOWER, owner of a drugstore
MR. MARTINI & his Family
CUSTOMERS of Building & Loan
TOWNSPEOPLE of Bedford Falls
CHILDREN as of 1919, including: YOUNG GEORGE, YOUNG HARRY, YOUNG SAM, YOUNG MARY, YOUNG VIOLET
Anne of Green Gables
Adapted by Joseph Robinette
L.M.Montgomery's classic story about the red-headed orphan looking for a home. The play faithfully recreates the memorable events and characters from the brilliant novel.
Auditions: February 27 & 28; Performances: April 13-15 & 20-22
Roles: 6-12 Men and boys & 12-19 Women and girls, +extras
Age Range: Children to Adult and Senior Citizen
ANNE SHIRLEY, a red-headed, bright-eyed orphan
MATTHEW CUTHBERT, elderly gentleman, looking to adopt a boy
MARILLA CUTHBERT, Matthew’s sister, older woman, looking to adopt a boy
DIANA BARRY, a young girl, becomes friends with Anne
MRS. BARRY, Diana’s mother
MINNIE MAY BARRY, Diana’s sister
GILBERT BLYTHE, a rude boy in Anne’s Class
MISS SUSAN STACY
AUNT JOSEPHINE BARRY, Diana’s aunt
+ minor roles
By Rodgers & Hammerstein
A classic of the American musical, one of Roger's and Hammerstein's most beloved shows: Oklahoma! You "Cain't Say No" to this show!
Auditions: April 10 & 11; Performances: June 1-3 & 8-10
Roles: Leads: 7 men & 5 women, +Large Ensemble
Age Range: Teenage to Adult and Senior Citizen
Main Character List:
CURLY McCLAIN, a cowboy in love with Laurey
LAUREY WILLIAMS, Aunt Eller’s niece, an independent young woman
JUD FRY, a hired hand on Aunt Eller’s farm, a mysterious and dangerous loner
AUNT ELLER, Laurey’s aunt; a respected community leader
ADO ANNIE CARNES, a flirtatious, gullible young woman
WILL PARKER, a simple young cowboy in love with Ado Annie
ANDREW CARNES, Ado Annie’s father
ALI HAKIM, (non-singing role) a Persian traveling peddlerman, enamored of Ado Annie
GERTIE CUMMINGS, local farm girl, fond of Curly
DREAM CURLY, depiction of Curly in Laurey’s dream
DREAM LAUREY, depiction of Laurey in Laurey’s dream
DREAM JUD, depiction of Jud in Laurey’s dream
Get Involved Behind the Scenes
Theatre Atchison equally values our roles as both community and theatre. If you are not called to be on stage (yet!), we invite you and your family to join us in a variety of activities that make up community theatre. Let us know your talents. Don’t worry - we’ll find a place for you to contribute! Some of our volunteer opportunities include:
- Assisting backstage during youth shows
- Assisting backstage with main stage shows
- Props coordinators
- Set builders and painters
- Set up and clean up for events
- Landscaping maintenance
- Distribution of posters and table toppers
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!