Sunday, April 2, 2017

Desert Foothills Theater's 2017 / 2018 Season!

Desert Foothills Theater has announced their 2017 / 2018 season! Subscriptions are on sale now

The Addams Family Musical
Book by: Marshall Brickman
Book by: Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by: Andrew Lippa

October 2017

The Worst has Happened...
Wednesday Addams, darling daughter of Gomez and Morticia...has fallen in love.  It is difficult to decide which is worse--that their baby is growing up or that her boyfriend is "normal".  The beloved Addams Family comes to life on stage in this ghoulishly fun musical!

Adult: $16-$21; Youth, $14-$16
Featuring a cast ages 13-19

Auditions August 12-14, 2017

Book by
Music by
Lyrics by
Original Broadway Production Directed by MARTIN CHARNIN
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”®
By Permission of Tribune Content Agency, LLC

November 2017

One of the most beloved classics of all time...
Join everyone's favorite orphan, Annie on her adventures as she escapes the miserable orphanage and the evil Mrs. Hannigan with the help of billionaire Oliver Warbucks. As they explore the wonders of New York City, Annie melts his heart he ends up changing her life forever.   With great songs like "Tomorrow", "It's a Hard Knock Life," "Together at Last", a collection of memorable characters, and a story that will melt your heart, it's no wonder Annie has become a favorite of families everywhere.

Adult cast with youth roles.

Auditions September 9-11, 2017

Charlotte's Web
Cast ages 8-14 ~ Cactus Shadow Fine Arts Center Black Box
January 2018

Written by E.B. White
Adapted by Joseph Robinette

Everyone loves this timeless story of true friendship when a miraculous spider saves the life of a "terrific" pig. For more than 45 years this classic tale has captured the imaginations and hearts of parents and children alike. This stage version brings the beloved E.B. White story to life complete with all the characters we adored as children.

Auditions November 2017

Driving Ms. Daisy

Written by Alfred Uhry
Original Music by Mark Bennett

February 2018

Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play, Neil Simon Festival’s Driving Miss Daisy was also an Academy Award-winning film. A warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken African American man.

Auditions November 2017

In the Heights
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by
Quiara Alegría Hudes
Conceived by
 Lin-Manuel Miranda
Directed by: Ricky Araiza

March/April 2018

The musical that started it all...
Hamilton is making the waves in Broadway these days, but In the Heights was the first Broadway production that showcased the unique style of Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer of the show currently taking Broadway (and the country) by storm...HAMILTON.

At it's heart, In the Heights is a story of change coming to a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood.  It's a community full of hopes, dreams and pressure and where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions to take with you and which you leave behind.

Adult: $26-$32.50; Youth, $16-$21
Featuring adult cast (16 and up)
Auditions February 9-12, 2018

Shrek TYA
Cast Ages 8-19

Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig.

May 2018

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...."
And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical TYA is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears!

Auditions, March 2018

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