MTG Announces “The Mousetrap” Cast List.

“We are excited to post the cast for “The Mousetrap”! There was a great showing for auditions, and so much talent – we are truly fortunate to live in such a vibrant theater community!

Mollie Ralston: Mary McClain
Giles Ralston: Erik Evensen
Christopher Wren: Christian Obradovich
Mrs. Boyle: Kate Brophy
Major Metcalf: John Hansen
Miss Casewell: Laura Oliver
Mr. Paravacini: Daniel Zabrowski
Detective Sergeant Trotter: Seth Berrier”

Please join us for this show and get your tickets soon!

Performance Dates:

Friday, April 28 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 29 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 30 | 2 p.m.
Friday, May 5 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 2 p.m.

 

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Menomonie Theater Guild Holds Auditions for “The Mousetrap”

The Menomonie Theater Guild proudly announces auditions for their upcoming production of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “The Mousetrap.”

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed.

The Mousetrap is the longest-running play in the history of London’s West End.

Audition Information

WHEN: Wednesday, March 8 or Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 6:30pm
WHERE: Menomonie Theater Guild, 502 2nd St W, Menomonie, WI 54751

“The Mousetrap” will be directed by Melissa Kneeland. Auditions will consist of cold reading scenes from the script. Come prepared to attempt a standard British accent.

Characters:

Molly Ralston – late 20-s to late 30’s
Giles Ralston Late 20’s to Late 30’s
Christopher Wren – 20’s/ early 30’s
Mrs. Boyle – 50’s or older
Major Metcalf – 40/50’s
Miss Casewell – Late 20’s – 30’s
Mr. Paravacini – 30’s or older
Detective Sergeant Trotter 30’s

Performance Dates:

Friday, April 28 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 29 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 30 | 2 p.m.

Friday, May 5 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 2 p.m.

Tickets are available:

Online: menomonietheaterguild.com
By Phone: 715-231-PLAY (7529)
By Email: mtgtickets@gmail.com
In Person: Menomonie Theater Guild Box Office, 502 West 2nd St, Menomonie

All performances are held at the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts located in downtown Menomonie.

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Menomonie Theater Guild to Perform “The Secret Garden”

The Menomonie Theater Guild invites you to their production of “The Secret Garden” musical, to be performed at the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts.

This enchanting classic of children’s literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. Orphaned in India, young Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her widowed, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s many wonders include a magical secret garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the “Dreamers,” spirits from Mary’s past who, along with the good-natured housemaid, Martha, and Martha’s kind-hearted brother, Dickon, guide Mary to her new life and Colin to health. Filled with glorious music, “The Secret Garden” is a moving, beautiful tale of the power of love and nature to bring forgiveness and renewal.

Performance Dates:

Friday, Feb. 24 | 7:30 p.m.                               Friday, March 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 25 | 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.           Saturday, March 4 | 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 26 | 2 p.m.                                  Sunday, March 5 | 2 p.m.

Tickets are available:

Online: menomonietheaterguild.com
By Phone: 715-231-PLAY (7529)
By Email: mtgtickets@gmail.com
In Person: Menomonie Theater Guild Box Office, 502 West 2nd St, Menomonie

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors/students. The Secret Garden is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French. All performances are held at the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts located in downtown Menomonie.


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Cast and crew, left to right: Back row, Cole Berglund, Thom Flug, Mark Mastalir, Bob Friese, Nicholas Feeney, Mitch Ogden, Jonathan Rudenborg, Jeffrey Peterson, Dolan Cleary, Jason Lynn. Middle row: Sue King, Shayna Lund, Belle Hearley, Elaine Lacksonen, Nell Hefner-Johnson, Hannah Monterey Jones, Alice Langby, Courtney Ernste, Ericka Hovland, Latacia Greeley, Nan Becker, Anna Mahoney, Kaitlin Fellenz, Kate Brophy. First row: Tehya Johnson, Caitlyn Sorenson, Owain Collins, Gavin Hall, Lily Fraher. Seated: Ellie Brenner. Not pictured: Isaiah May, Emily Miels, Michael Pershern.

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MTG Holds Auditions for The Secret Garden

Menomonie Theater Guild proudly announces auditions for The Secret Garden, directed by Leslie Norris.

The Secret Garden is a musical based on the 1911 novel of the same name. When Mary Lennox, a 10-year-old English girl born and raised in the British Raj, is orphaned by a cholera outbreak, she is sent away from India to Yorkshire, England, to live with relatives whom she has never met. Her own personality blossoms as she and a young gardener bring new life to a neglected garden, as well as to her sickly cousin and uncle.

WHEN: 

Sunday, Dec. 18 from 2-5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 19 and Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 7-9 p.m.

WHERE: Menomonie Theater Guild, 502 2nd St W, Menomonie, WI 54751

There are roles for men and women, ages 15 and older, and two children, one boy and one girl, appearing in age to be 10-12. There are a few supporting non-singing roles, as well.

Performers wishing to audition are asked to prepare a 2-3 minute song (it does not have to be from the show) with either recorded accompaniment or sheet music. Also, please be ready to read from the script. Scripts will be available for perusal (but not check out) at the Menomonie Public Library after Dec. 5.

For questions, please contact director Leslie Norris by emailing Leslie@lovebutterbakery.com.

Performance Dates:

Friday, Feb. 24 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 25 | 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 26 | 2 p.m.
Friday, March 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4 | 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 5 | 2 p.m.

All performances are held at the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts located in downtown Menomonie.

The Secret Garden is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Book and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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Little House Christmas Cast List

Congratulations to the cast of Little House Christmas! We had an outstanding audition process and a very difficult time selecting the core cast. So many talented actors came out to audition. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Little House Christmas Cast List

Directed by: Mel Smith-Tourville, Assistant Director: Emmett Frett

Pa Ingalls: Dave Kile

Ma Ingalls: Casey Green

Mary Ingalls: Maya Frett

Laura Ingalls: Natalie Atwell

Carrie Ingalls: Sara Palmer

Mr. Edwards: Steve Renfree

Mrs. Oleson: Heidi Kile

Nellie Oleson: Tehya Johnson

Peter: Carter York

Nick: Owain Collins

Uncle George: Jax Tharp

 

Prairie Cast List

Directed by: Rachel Kelm, Assistant Director: Leanne Talberg
Towns People: Shelly Casper, Tanya Staatz, Mitch Ogden, Joshua McMahon, Nell Johnson
Prairie Children: Aiden Anderson, Ava Blackwell, Lola Blue-Koszalka*, Pearl Blue-Koszalka, Adrian Bondeson, Anica Bondeson, Katelian Bossany, Betty Bourman, Eleanor Bourman, Ayrianna Cooper, Elizabeth Coffin*, Grace Casper, Jed Casper, Quincy Cook, Savannah Chamberlain*, Molly Davis, Robbie Duffy, Anne Dye, Kaitlin Fellenz, Ruby Gayan*, Benjamin Goebel, Kalee Hogt, Amanda Holzer*, Ella Ivens*, Skylar Jemilo*, Camden Johnson, Hailey Klanderman, Bronwyn Kaspar-Frett, Alex McMahon*, Lauren McNally*, Kira Nevin*, Daphne Ogden, Jude Ogden, Lane O’Meara*, Mia Osterhaus, Meghan Prochnow, Chloe RenFree Weiss, CJ RenFree Weiss, Rae Linne RenFree Weiss, Zachary Richards, Elena Rixen, Madysen Schmidt, Caitlyn Sorensen, Isabel Sorensen, Rachel Sorensen, Shaunti Stanek, Keisha Stanek, Ana Torres*, Naomi Ullom*, Emma White, Maisah Wilson*, Samuel Wurm (spelling?), Emmett (no last name listed)
*invited to mentor younger actors

Read through and first rehearsal for all, this Sunday 10/16 from 4-8pm at the MTG Studio: 502 West 2nd Street, Menomonie. Parents are required to attend for the first hour. Rehearsal schedules will be handed out at that time. Thank you.

To decline a role as one of the Prairie Children or Towns People, or if you have any questions, needs or concerns please contact Mel at: melsmithtourville@gmail.com.

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MTG Announces “The Crucible” Cast List

*EDIT* Due to a few schedule conflicts, we’d like to announce a few cast changes. Congratulations to Anthony, Stevi, Bob, Kevin, and Emmett!

Hurrah, hurrah! Three cheers for the cast of The Crucible! We had 30 very talented people audition, and as always, I wish there were parts for one and all!

Again, congratulations to the cast, and thank you all for the fun auditions!
-Katie Shay, Director

THE CRUCIBLE

John Proctor: Anthony Madland
Abigail Williams: Belle Hearley
Reverend John Hale: Erik Evensen
Elizabeth Proctor: Stevi York
Reverend Samuel Parris: Kevin Drzakowski
Rebecca Nurse: Kate Brophy
Francis Nurse: Bob Colson
Judge Danforth: Steven Collie
Giles Corey: Bill Johnson
Martha Corey: Rebecca Evans
Thomas Putnam: Jax Tharp
Ann Putnam: Abby Seymour
Tituba: Israel Hill
Mary Warren: Jordyn York
Susanna Walcott: Katherine Kilde
Mercy Lewis: Alice Langby
Betty Parris: Lillianna Mather
Ezekiel Cheever: Max Williams
Judge John Hathorne: Alan Scott
Sarah Good: Robin Shay
John Willard: Emmett Frett
Puritan Girls: Maya Frett, Skylar Jemilo, Elizabeth Merrill, Rachel Scott

 

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Upcoming Shows

Menomonie Theater Guild is proud to announce our 2016-2017 season! 

The Crucible
Directed by Katie Shay

October 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7:30pm
October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 2pm

Little House Christmas
Directed by Mel Smith-Tourville

Based on Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

December 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30pm
December 3, 4, 10, 11 at 2pm

The Secret Garden
Directed by Leslie Norris with Music Direction by Thom Flug

February 24, 25, and March 3, 4 at 7:30pm
February 25, 26, and March 4, 5 at 2pm

Auditions: Sunday, December 18th 2-5pm, Monday, December 19th and Tuesday, December 20th from 7-9pm at the MTG Studio 502 2nd St West, Menomonie, WI 54751

The Mousetrap
Directed by Melissa Kneeland

April 28, 29, and May 5, 6 at 7:30pm
April 30 and May 7 at 2pm

Auditions:  Your choice of Wednesday, March 8th or Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 6:30pm at the MTG Studio (502 2nd St West, Menomonie, WI 54751). Auditions will consist of cold reading scenes from the script. Come prepared to attempt a standard British Accent.”

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