Author: Dreamwell Theatre

Open Auditions for “the fog comes on little cat” feet by Amanda Keating

OPEN AUDITIONS!  Saturday 12-10-22 from 11 am-2 pm Monday 12-12-22 from 6:30-9 pm Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room D The script is available at ICPL, 2nd floor Help Desk for a 2 hour check out period. World premiere of the fog comes on little cat feet, by Amanda Keating, UI Playwright: Overnight at the Veterinary Emergency and Larger Animal Vet Services of Hamden County. Cats, alpacas, and a chicken. Love, loss, and laughter. Come audition for “the fog comes on little cat feet”!  Whether this will be your first or fiftieth audition, you’ll be welcome.  We’d like a diverse cast, and roles are open regardless of ethnic or gender identity or sexual orientation.  All that matters is your ability to bring a character to life and tell a story in the company of others. Doors for the audition will open at 10:45 am on Saturday December 10, and at 6:15 pm on Monday December 12 for registration at the Iowa City Public Library with the auditions beginning fifteen minutes later.  We aren’t assigning time slots; this is an ensemble show and we want to see you interact with as many other actors as possible.  No need to memorize a monologue.  Sides will be made available by the director at the auditions.  If you’d like to audition but need to arrive late or make arrangements for another day, please contact the director, Michele Payne Hinz, at  Something...

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Get Your Tickets for The Book of Will!

Come join us for our first ever production at The James Theater – The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by Adrienne Miller, performances will be November 17-19, 7:30pm, and November 20, 2 pm Click Here to Purchase Tickets (Show run time is approximately 2 hours plus an intermission). Synopsis: Set in 17th century England, “The Book of Will” is the charming and funny story of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Henry Condell and John Heminges, members of the King’s Men and close friends of the recently deceased bard, witness an awful staging of “Hamlet.” After commiserating with fellow player Richard Burbage, the friends realize they must collect and preserve Shakespeare’s authentic works before they’re lost to history. Cast: HENRY CONDELL – Ray Vanek JOHN HEMINGES – Rip Russell RICHARD BURBAGE – Josh Sazon ALICE HEMINGES – Eva Giacomo ELIZABETH CONDELL – Kristina Rutkowski REBECCA HEMINGES – Kris Schneider WILLIAM JAGGARD – Jeff Emrich ISSAC JAGGARD, SUSANNAH SHAKESPEARE – McKayla Sturtz BEN JONSON – Duane Larson RALPH CRANE – Brad Quinn ED KNIGHT, BARMAN 1, “FRANCISCO” – Frank Thomas MARCUS – Brian Tanner COMPOSITOR, “HORATIO” – Dennis Lambing EMILIA BASSANO LANIER – Marianne Satinsky SIR EDWARD DERING, “BERNARDO” – Matt Brewbaker ANNE HATHAWAY SHAKESPEARE. – Paula Grady BARMAN 2, “MARCELLUS” – Klaas Berkeley CRIER – Tesla Scherrer BOY HAMLET, FRUIT SELLER – Fenna...

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Book of Will Cast List

The director and crew of “The Book of Will” are pleased to announce the cast: Cast Ray Vanek – Henry Condell Rip Russell – John Heminges Josh Sazon – Richard Burbage Eva Giacomo – Alice Heminges Kristina Rutkowski – Elizabeth Condell Kris Schneider – Rebecca Heminges Gavin Conkling – Ben Jonson Jeff Emrich – William Jaggard McKayla Sturtz – Isaac Jaggard / Susannah Shakespeare Brad Quinn – Ralph Crane / “Marcellus” Brian Tanner – Marcus Paula Grady – Anne Hathaway Shakespeare Franklyn Thomas – Ed Knight / Barman 1 / “Francisco” Marianne Satinsky – Emilia Bassano Lanier / Barman 2 Dennis Lambing – Compositor / “Horatio” Matt Brewbaker – Sir Edward Dering / “Bernardo” Fenna Scherrer – Boy Hamlet / Fruit Seller Tesla Scherrer – Town Crier “Book of Will” by Lauren Gunderson is directed by Adrienne Miller and runs November 17-20, 2022 at The James Theater. Thanks to all who...

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Auditions for Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson

Open Auditions for “The Book of Will” by Lauren Gunderson Directed by Adrienne Miller Audition Information: Sunday 8/14: 2-5pm at the Iowa City Public Library, Room D Tuesday 8/16: 6:30-9pm at The James Theater Callbacks: Thursday 8/18: 6:30-9pm, as arranged by the director. Performances at The James Theater: November 17-19, 7:30pm and November 20, 2 pm (Show run time is approximately 2 hours plus an intermission). Actors will be asked to read sides from the script. You do not need to prepare a monologue. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact us as soon as possible. You may send an email to Hide quoted text Please bring your scheduling availability, including any conflicts for September 25 through November 20, 2022. Casting should be diverse. Shakespeare is for everyone! At least 10 individuals will be cast, with most performers playing multiple roles. Though the script is historical fiction written for 3F and 7M actors, all ethnicities and identities are welcome and encouraged to audition for any role. Scripts are available for your perusal at the Iowa City Public Library at the 2nd Floor Help Desk. Synopsis: Set in 17th century England, “The Book of Will” is the charming and funny story of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Henry Condell and John Heminges, members of the King’s Men and close friends of the recently deceased bard, witness an awful staging...

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Rogues’ Gallery – On Demand Aug. 13-15

Dreamwell ventures into the world of virtual theatre with John Patrick Shanley’s Rogues’ Gallery. This collection of monologues features a motley crew of characters performed by some of your favorite local troublemakers. Sit back and relax, be delighted and disturbed, all in the comfort of your own home as you stream Rogues’ Gallery on demand. To access the performance visit Broadway on Demand any time August 13-15. Tickets will be available at two price levels. A $10 Regular ticket will let you enjoy the show and give Dreamwell a little extra support. Pandemic got you down? Take advantage of our or Pandemic Pricing $5 ticket option – an affordable way to see a great production! Get your tickets here:–dreamwell-theatre-company Access our Digital Program here: Cast: Diviin Huff Kathy Maxey Ryan Morrow Elisabeth Ross Valerie Davine Madonna Smith Josh Sazon Colin Mattox Melissa Kaska Matthew...

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