CPCC State of the Arts June 2017
Summer Theatre 2017 is going strong. Click on the banners below to order tickets online for any show. Or call the SunTrust box office at 704-330-6534 fro 10:00am to show time.
CPCC Summer Theatre opens its’ 44th season with Fiddler on the Roof in the Halton Theatre. Show runs June 2nd to June 10th.
CPCC Sumer Theatre brings a musical theatre tradition to the Halton stage for the first time with
Fiddler on the Roof. Tevye the Dairyman, tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a changing world.Top of FormBottom of Form Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof is the brainchild of Broadway legends. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is a staple of the musical theatre canon. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof‘s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. With iconic and beloved songs such as “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were a Rich Man” and “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” Fiddler on the Roof is the perfect mix of audience-pleasing humor and heart.
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Summer Theatre 2017 Presents a Season of Firsts for the Halton Stage
Fiddler on the Roof
June 2- 10
CPCC Sumer Theatre brings a musical theatre tradition to the Halton stage for the first time with Fiddler on the Roof. Tevye the Dairyman, tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a changing world.Top of FormBottom of Form Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof is the brainchild of Broadway legends. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is a staple of the musical theatre canon. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof‘s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. With iconic and beloved songs such as “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were a Rich Man” and “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” Fiddler on the Roof is the perfect mix of audience-pleasing humor and heart.
A Chorus Line
June 16 – 24
CPCC Summer Theatre is happy to bring A Chorus Line to the Halton stage for the first time as the musical celebrates its 40th anniversary year. A Chorus Line is a celebration of those unsung heroes of the American Musical Theatre: the chorus dancers– those valiant, over dedicated, underpaid, highly trained performers who back up the stars and often make them look even more talented than they are. It is also about competition. For everyone, at one time or another, puts his life on the line. We all compete, no matter what business we’re in, for promotion, for attention, for approval and for love. A Chorus Line departs from the usual glossy backstage musical by presenting a true picture of what it’s like to be in the theatre: glamorous, yes, at times, but also tough, heartbreaking and sometimes even tragic.
Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors
June 30 – July 9
One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century—as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight. Ken Ludwig does the impossible in A Comedy of Tenors he has created a sequel to the his 90’s comic hit Lend Me Tenor that is just as much fun as the original. “From conception to execution, everything about A Comedy of Tenors hits on all comedic cylinders and, as advertised, is laugh-out-loud funny.” – The News-Hearld,
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach TYA
June 28 – July 8
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach is a fantastical tale of an orphaned boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant peach.Top of FormBottom of Form Featuring a wickedly tuneful score, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach is a delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure. Filled with conniving aunts, magic potions, human sized insects, and a tremendous peach, we go along with James as u;ses his quick wit and creative thinking to create a new family for himself in the face of hunger, seagulls, sharks and the Empire State Building. Join us as CPCC Summer theatre brings this exciting adaptation to life on the Halton Stage for the first time.
July 14 – 22
Fresh from the Broadway stage, CPCC Summer Theatre presents the local premier of ABBA’s Tony Award winning musical Mamma Mia! on the Halton stage. Using the hit songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! tells the hilarious story of a teen’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. On stage and in the movies over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. Non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a dancing in the aisles hit for CPCC Summer Theatre 2017.
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CPCC Summer Theatre kicks off the 2017 season with an amazing cast as they bring Fiddler on the Roof to the Halton Stage for the first time. That’s right! Tevye and his family will make their debut on the Dale F. Halton Theater as part of the 44th season of Central Piedmont Summer Theatre. Season tickets are now on sale at the SunTrust box office 704-330-6534 or online at CPCCTix tix.cpcc.edu.
Tevye, the Dairyman…Beau Stroupe
Golde, his wife…Susan Gundersheim
Tzeitel, his daughters …Susannah Upchurch
Hodel, his daughters …Morgan Wakefield
Chava, his daughters…Sophie Lamm
Shprintze, his daughters…Jeannie Ware
Bielke , his daughters…Annabel Lamm
Lazar Wolf, the Butcher…Rob Addison
Mordcha, the Innkeeper…Josh Logsdon
Avram, the Bookseller…J. Michael Beech
Yussel, the Hatmaker…Eric Johnston
Nachum, the Beggar…John DiMicco
Saindel, Motel’s Mother…Megan Postel
Mirala..Amber Dawn French
Rivka.. Kelly Trnian
Motel, the Tailor…Matt Schulman
Perchik, the Student…Johnny Hohenstein
Mendle, the Rabbi’s Son…Patrick Stepp
Bluma…Anna Francis Alvarez
Yente, the Matchmaker…Pat Heiss
The Fiddler…Max Becker
Grandma Tzeitel, Golde’s grandmother…Haley Vogel
Fruma-Sarah, Lazar Wolf’s first wife…Amber Dawn French
Fyedka, a young man…Gabe Saienni
Sasha, his friend…Jeffry Keller
Vladek… Henry Gendron
Follow the link above to the latest edition of State of the Arts for March 2017.
Follow the link to Charlotte’s Creative Loafing’s preview of CPCC Theatre’s Ragtime opening Friday February 10th in the Dale F. Halton Theater. http://clclt.com/charlotte/us-reset-brings-new-relevance-to-el-doctorows-ragtime/Content?oid=3824984
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RAGTIME is an epic musical that paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America. Three distinct stories intertwine to poignantly illustrate history’s timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and love and hate. With a score that is as diverse as the melting pot of America, RAGTIME – draws upon traditional Jewish folk sounds to color the haunting music of the European immigrants, • borrows from Vaudevillian styles to capture the spectacle of Anglo-American upper-middle-class society, and utilizes Joplin and Jazz to invoke the enlivened spirit and rhythms of African-American, working class Harlem.
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CPCC Summer Theatre will hold auditions for performers 13 and under on February 20 & 21 at 7:00pm in the lobby of the Halton Theater. Roles are available in Fiddler on the Roof and James and the Giant Peach TYV.
Fiddler on the Roof
June 2 -10
Directed by Tom Hollis
Music Direction by Drina Keen
Choreography by Ron Chisholm
James and the Giant Peach TYV
June 28 – July 8
Directed by Tom Hollis
Music Direction by Jean Colgan Phillips
Choreography by Ron Chisholm
No appointment is needed.
Roles are available in both shows. Prepare a song. Preferably no more than 16 to 32 bars. Be prepared to dance. An accompanist will be provided. No tapes or CD accompaniment allowed. Bring sheet music in the correct key.
Fiddler on the Roof will start rehearsal on April 17th in the evenings Sunday – Thursday until opening. James and the Giant Peach TYV rehearses daytimes 9:30a to 4:30p Monday – Saturday starting June 12th until opening.
We are looking for actors to appear in either or both shows. You must be available for day time rehearsal to work in James and the Giant Peach TYV. Fiddler on the Roof rehearses on Sunday afternoons and Monday – Thursday evenings.
For more information contact Tom Hollis at the number below or by email at email@example.com.
CPCC Summer Theatre is a non-Equity summer stock company presenting a season of musicals and non-musicals to the Metrolina area. 2017 will mark the 44th anniversary of the company. Visit our website at http://blogs.cpcc.edu/theatre/ for more info about the program.
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|Andy Faulkenberry||Younger Brother|
|Annabelle Lamm||Little Girl|
|Keith Logan||Booker T/ H-Ensemble|
|J. Michael Beech||Ford/NR-Ensemble|
|Iris DeWitt||Sarah’s Friend/H-Ensemble|
|Josh Logsdon||Willie Conklin/NR-Ensemble|
|Kelly Trnian||Brigit/I or NR-Ensemble|
|Trish Folsom||Kathleen/I or NR-Ensemble|
|Taryn Helms||Female Ensemble|
|Carol Weiner||Female Ensemble|
|Amelia Curry||Female Ensemble|
|Kara Price||Female Ensemble|
|Abigail Aukerman||Female Ensemble|
|Emma Moriarty||Female Ensemble|
|Hanna Risser||Female Ensemble|
|Yessinia Whitfield||Female Ensemble|
|Kayla Ferguson||Female Ensemble|
|Omdade Wey||Female Ensemble|
|Marsha Gardener||Female Ensemble|
|Quintavias King||Male Ensemble|
|Paul Brintley||Male Ensemble|
|Tatum Terry||Male Ensemble|
|Patrick Stepp||Male Ensemble|
|Johnny Hohenstein||Male Ensemble|
|Matthew Cristante||Male Ensemble|
|Jonathan DeJesus||Male Ensemble|
|Joel King||Male Ensemble|
We would like to say thanks to everyone who auditioned for Ragtime. The talent displayed at the audition made casting very difficult. We invite everyone who auditioned to come back soon to audition again.