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Winnmere Family Theater

Winnmere Family Theater Presents

We are very excited to announce our winter show:

Direction and Choreography by Elise Weiner Wulff
Music Direction by Bethany Aiken
Assistant Choreographer: Abby Edwards

This production will include members from both Winnmere Family Theater and the Burlington Players.

Auditions are open to kids in 8th grade or above and adults. 

AUDITION DATES
Sept 13 at 7:30 PM
Sept 19 at 7:00 PM
Callbacks: Sept 20 at 7:30 PM

Production dates:  December 8-17, 2017

Directed & Choreographed by Elise Weiner Wulff
Music Direction by Bethany Aiken
Assistant Choreographer Abby Edwards

Please prepare two contrasting pieces of 16-32 bars in the style of, but not from, the show. This is a dance-heavy show. Please come dressed appropriately for a movement audition.

Full show info is available at mtishows.com.

Directed & Choreographed by Elise Weiner Wulff
Music Direction by Bethany Aiken
Assistant Choreographer Abby Edwards

Full show info is available at mtishows.com.

A prince learns the true meaning of glory, love and war in this iconic musical allegory. Pippin was revived in 2013 and swept the New York Awards circuit (Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle).

Cast:

Leading Player, The ultimate 'ring leader.' Masterfully charming and manipulative, the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through his own story and tries to intervene at the end. excellent dancer. Obsessed with putting on a great show for the audience. Gender: Both Vocal range top: Ab4 Vocal range bottom: Db3

Pippin, Our story's young and confused protagonist. He is longing to find his purpose in life. Naive, innocent, and discontent. Eventually finds love, and meaning in life, with Catherine and Theo. Gender: Male Age: 18 to 21 Vocal range top: Ab4 Vocal range bottom: G2

Charles, Pippin's demanding father. As the King of the Holy Roman Empire, Charlemagne is more comfortable wielding a sword than breaking bread. He wears his years with great pride. Gender: Male Age: 50 to 60 Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: G2

Lewis, Fastrada's son, Pippin's step brother.

Fastrada, Pippin's conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart. Skilled at using her sexual appeal to benefit her and her son. Gender: Female Age: 35 to 45 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Berthe, Pippin's saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace, and sass. She tries to help Pippin and encourages him to live his life to the fullest. Gender: Female Age: 67 to 67 Vocal range top: C5 Vocal range bottom: E3

Catherine, A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic, who possesses graceful elegance. Encounters Pippin at his lowest point and eventually falls in love with him. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: Db5 Vocal range bottom: F#3

Theo, Catherine's young son.

Ensemble Charlemagne's Army, Monks, Nobility, Peasants


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Winnmere Family Theater is open to 8th graders and above. Members get the opportunity for hands-on experience in all aspects of theater, including performing, stage management, lighting, sound, set construction, house management . . . all the jobs that are required to get a show up and running.


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Burlington Players/Winnmere Family Theater are proud to sponsor the $500 Sandy Pirnie Memorial Scholarship annually to any Burlington High School graduate pursuing a degree / career in the arts or arts education.
Congratulations to Crystal Curran, our 2017 recipient.

WFT yearly projects include design, construction and performance of two full-length productions. 


For more information on Winnmere Family Theater
email wft@burlingtonplayers.com