Theatre blog

  • BLOOD WEDDING Auditions – September 29

    September 9, 2013

    BLOOD WEDDING  by Federico Garcia Lorca 10 Women, 9 Men (with doubling) Where:  the James G. Severns Theatre When:   Sunday, September 29th, at 3 p.m. What:  please prepare a monologue of no more than 1 ½ to 2 minutes in length, written in heightened language (Chekhov, Eliot, Williams, etc.).  You may perform a poem if […]

  • General Theatre Meeting – August 22

    August 22, 2013

    There will be a meeting for anyone interested in theatre on Thursday, August 22 at 4:30 pm in the James G. Severns Theatre (OP 1301).  Everyone is welcome to attend!

  • Auditions for BEDROOM FARCE – August 25

    August 21, 2013

    BEDROOM FARCE by Alan Ayckbourn Performance Dates: September 25 – 28 James G. Severns Theatre, 8:00pm, Free Admission Cast Includes: 4 Male, 4 Female Audition Information:  Auditions will be Sunday, August 25 from 6-10 PM in the Severns Theatre. Sign ups will be posted by the scene shop by the first day of classes. If […]

  • Faculty awarded grant to mentor students in the creation of a new musical

    April 5, 2013

    As part of the Summer Research Community, Dr. Charles Gran (Music) and Prof. David Charles Goyette (Theater) have been awarded an Interdisciplinary Research Community Grant. This summer, they will be mentoring students Shelley Washington (composer, Music) and Joshua Reinhardt (bookwriter, Theater/Creative Writing) in the creation of a new musical. The students were selected in a […]

  • Summer Opportunity!

    March 22, 2013

    Truman Office of Student Research Departments of Theatre and Music  Summer opportunity: Write a musical. Get paid.  Two $2500 individual grants available for this program: One composer, one playwright.  This is an opportunity for 2 students to collaborate on a one-act musical this summer. Each student will receive a $2500 grant from the Office of […]

  • Spring 2013 One Act Festival Auditions

    March 8, 2013

    7 New Directors Auditioning For 7 Different One Act Plays The Directing Class will be holding auditions for the Spring 2013 One Act Festival. Auditions Monday, March 18th at 6:30 pm in the Ophelia Parrish Black Box Theatre on the 2nd floor. All Truman students are encouraged to audition. Every audition is limited to 60 […]

  • Stage Manager Applications for 2013-14

    March 7, 2013

    STAGE MANAGERS–if you want to stage manage one of the shows in the 2013-2014 Truman Theatre Season, you need to submit a letter of application no later than Thursday, March 28th at 5 p.m.  You may compose only one letter, but please submit a copy of the letter to each director you’re hoping to work […]

  • The Big Meal Auditions – March 3rd

    February 28, 2013

    Sign ups will be for 5 minute time slots and will be posted outside the scene shop around February 25. Please prepare a monologue of approximately 1 minute, either of your own choosing or from one of the selections from show. Below is a link to the selections and more information about monologues. Copies will […]

  • Audition Materials for Little Women

    December 3, 2012

    Auditions for Little Women will be held January 13th and 14th at 6:00p.m. both nights. Choose one song from this list. Below you can find sheet music and instrumental tracks as well as tracks of the full song. Women Astonishing: measure 75 to end. Astonishing Sheet Music Astonishing Instrumental Astonishing Full Song Better: from the […]

  • You Can’t Take It With You, November 7-10

    October 29, 2012

    George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s Pulitzer Prize winning comedy, You Can’t Take It with You, premiered at the Booth Theater on December 14, 1936, and had a respectable run of 838 performances. It has since enjoyed several successful Broadway revivals and was the basis for the 1938 Academy Award winning film directed by Frank […]