Tickets are now on sale for this hilarious comedy where three actors and their long-suffering stage manager attempt to present every single thing Shakespeare ever wrote – comedies, tragedies, ‘problem’ plays, and even the sonnets – in less than two hours. Starring Lonnie Hicks, Emilie Young, Elisabeth Graven, and Bob Galley, and directed by Johnny Barton.
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Points North Theatre is holding open auditions for the hilarious THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)[REVISED] on Monday, December 30, from 6:30-9pm at the Recreational Enrichment Center, 1540 Sawdust Rd in The Woodlands. This production, which runs on Saturdays, February 1-15, is directed by John Barton.
In TCWoWS(a)[r], three individuals attempt to perform every single thing that Shakespeare ever wrote in less than two hours. Auditioners should have stamina, a love for both Shakespeare and comedy, and be able to easily come up with numerous characterizations on demand.
Actors of any gender and adult age range are encouraged to audition. Please bring a headshot and resume, and be prepared to present a 1-2 minute comedy monologue and/or cold-read from the script. Rehearsals will take place in the first week of January in The Woodlands; as this is a fast-paced show with only three actors, rehearsal conflicts must be held to a minimum.
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Tickets are now on sale for our inaugural holiday family show in The Woodlands, A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol. The show will run on Saturdays, December 7, 14, and 21, with two performances per day at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the REC – Recreational Enrichment Center at 1540 Sawdust Road on the Journey Church property.
A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol tells the familiar tale of the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, but with a twist: all of the characters are out of fairy tales. The Big Bad Wolf, King Midas, Fairy Godmother, Old King Cole, Cinderella, Prince Charming, the Three Little Pigs, and more will delight audiences of all ages. The show itself is narrated by Santa Claus himself. Additionally, free photos with Santa are available after every performance.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors; infant children up to one year old may enjoy the performance free of charge as long as they are in a guardian’s or parent’s lap.
We are thrilled to announce the amazing cast of our holiday show, A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS CAROL, directed by Sam Sigman and running December 7, 14, and 21. Please put your hands together for…
Santa Claus – Bobby Beamer
Big Bad Wolf – Laura Coccimiglio
Philip Charming / Fezziwig – Kevin Bulli
Bale/Goldilocks – Oriana Torres
Brick/Little Wolf – Eva Czahor
Twig/Old King Cole – Quint Bishop
Jack – Johnny Barton
Cinderella Charming – Heba Toulan
Gretel Charming/Little Bo Peep – Cordelia Barton
Hansel Charming/Humpty Dumpty – Torin Daniel
Timmy Charming/Peter Piper – Enre Bulli
Jacob Midas – Sean K. Thompson
Meriwether/Miss Muffet – Fallon Lawrence – Bulli
Fan/ Snow White – Tirion Daniel
Elf/Rumpelstiltskin/Black Sheep – Liam Dempsey
Medium Wolf – Connor Dolan
Mary – Angela Daniel
Queen of Hearts – Shannon Murray
Open auditions will be
held for Points North’s production of A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol on Monday,
Oct 7, 6-9pm at the Recreational Enrichment Center, 1540 Sawdust Rd
in The Woodlands.
classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy-tale treatment. All the famous
fairy-tale characters take on all of the memorable roles of Dickens’ A
Christmas Carol. This fun-filled adaptation stays true to the warmth and heart
of the classic tale.
Adult and child actors
are encouraged to audition for all relevant roles. Please bring a headshot and
resume if available, and be prepared to cold-read from the script. Auditioners
under 18 will need an audition form signed by a parent or guardian.
The production will
have six performances; two a day (11am and 3pm) on Dec 7, 14, and 21.
Rehearsals will take place in The Woodlands Mon thru Thur evenings starting the
end of Oct/early Nov.
Santa Claus – kind,
Big Bad Wolf –
Scrooge; mean, old, greedy and just plain humbuggy
Philip Charming –
our Bob Cratchit; all around good guy and former prince w lost his kingdom and
now works for Scrooge.
Bale – Charity rep;
little pig who thought straw was darn good building material.
Twig – another
charity rep; little pig who build his house out of sticks.
Brick – another
charity rep; smartest of the three little pigs.
Jack – Scrooge’s
nephew former beanstalk owner & giant slayer who’s fallen on hard times,
but loves his uncle.
– Mrs. Cratchit; spunky become who loves her husband and children.
Gretel Charming – a
Cratchit child; her brother’s keeper.
Hansel Charming – a
Cratchit child; has serious directional issue.
Tabitha Charming –
reminds us of Tiny Tim; poor little match girl with sunny optimism
Jacob Midas –
Marley’s ghost; loves his bling; had the golden touch as Scrooge’s business
Meriwether – the
Ghost of Christmas Past; she’s Cinderella’s bibbity-boppity fairy godmother.
Little Bo Peep –
Scrooge’s schoolmate in the past
Humpty Dumpty –
another past schoolmate
Little Wolf – young
Scrooge; think of him as a ten year old cub
Fan – Scrooge’s
sister; kind duckling who’s sensitive about her looks
Fezziwig – young
Scrooge’s boss; happy kind, charitable shoemaker.
Elf – employee of
Fezziwig’s; works nights a lot.
Medium Wolf – young
adult Scrooge, twenty or so; a dashing young cub before he morphed into the
mangy old dog
Goldilocks – Medium
Wolf’s true love and a girl who likes things just right
Old King Cole – the
Ghost of Christmas Present; a merry old soul and a merry old soul is he
Snow White – party
guest; friend of Jack
Miss Muffet –
Peter Piper –
Mary – Jack’s wife;
the contrary one who loves Scrooge… not!
Queen of Hearts –
the Ghost of Christmas Future; shrill and mean; don’t cross her or it’s off
with your head
Black Sheep –
passerby on Christmas morning; recently shorn and freezing in the cold
Londoners, students, elves, Cat, Little Boy Blue, other partiers.
*Some actors may be
cast as multiple characters
We are thrilled to announce that – after 19 years – UpStage Theatre has decided to rebrand and relocate to a new neighborhood. On September 14, 2019, at the annual Woodlands Arts in the Park – Shakespeare in the Park Festival, UpStage artistic director Sean K. Thompson announced that production of “Macbeth” as the final production of UpStage… and the FIRST production of Points North Theatre Company.
A new name, a new look, a new location… but the same heart and dedication to providing exceptional theatre to its audiences!