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WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented and committed people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Scripts will be available for a week-long perusal with a $10 deposit. Please stop by the WCP/BHCT Walker Building during normal business hours (Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm) to pick up a script.

AUDITION NOTICE

 

Black Hawk Children’s Theatre is casting

The Pinballs

a play by Aurand Harris

From the book by Betsy Byars

Directed by Sam Cota

 

Audition Dates:

Thursday, November 17 at 6:30PM     

Sunday, November 20 at 1:00PM

 

Production Dates:

January 13th-21st, 2023

 

Cast of Characters:

Carlie: (14-16) year-old girl) Carlie is street smart, sassy, suspicious of everyone and a natural leader who is also a victim of child abuse. She is hard to crack until the end of show where she starts to show her softer side.

Harvey: (11-14) year-old boy) Harvey has a hard time admitting he needs help. He is quiet, unhappy and withdrawn.  He is in a wheelchair and has an alcoholic father.

Thomas J: (9-11) year old boy) Abandoned when he was 2 years old. Raised by two elderly ladies. Thomas J doesn’t know how to express emotions.

Mrs. Mason: (A foster Mom who has cared for many foster children over the years. She couldn’t have her own children) Sweet, compassionate, understanding, heart of gold.  

Harvey’s Dad: A single father and alcoholic. Unpleasant would be an understatement.

 

Synopsis:

Three children are bounced around like pinballs from one foster home to another. Each longs for the comfort of a real home. Now they come together for the first time at the home of Mrs. Mason, a foster mother.

 

Additional Details:

All are welcome to join us regardless of previous experience or membership.

 

Auditions will be held in the WCP/BHCT Walker Building at 224 Commercial Street in Waterloo. Interested individuals need only attend one audition session. Neither experience nor membership is required to audition.

 

This production will take place in the McElroy Youth Theatre at the WCP/BHCT Walker Building.

Scripts will be available for a week-long perusal with a $10 deposit. Please stop by the WCP/BHCT Walker Building during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm) to pick up a script.

 
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