The ADDAMS FAMILY Auditions August 2

Director: Holly Smith

Audition: Saturday August 2, 2014

Time:  10:00 A.M.

Audition Location: Cresson Lake Playhouse Rehearsal Hall

                         526 West Ogle Street, Ebensburg

Phone:  814-472-4333

Performances: October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 2014



Cresson Lake Playhouse announces auditions for the New Musical Comedy “THE ADDAMS FAMILY” on Saturday August 2 @ 10.00 a.m. Cresson Lake Playhouse welcomes the return of Holly Smith as the director of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. At CLP Holly previously directed 101 Dalmatians and The Little Mermaid. Most recently at Penn Cambria High School “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wizard of OZ” were also under her direction.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

Audition Requirements:   Prepare a song from a Broadway Musical 16 bars please bring sheet music and accompaniment will be provided. Also be ready to sing without accompaniment just in case.

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West Side Story Cast July 24-August 9

WEST SIDE STORY          July 24 – August 9, 2014

A milestone in musical history

West Side Story is a triumphant legend where love transcends language, time, and place. While Manhattan’s west side rumbles with the clash of Jets and Sharks, Maria and Tony seek “a somewhere” their romance can thrive. In their work that changed the course of the American musical, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents bring their award-winning genius to the immortal story of star-crossed lovers caught in a turf war of rival ethnic gangs.

Cresson Lake Playhouse production of  West Side Story is directed by Kevin Bean, with musical direction by Valerie Galcztnski, choreography by Carley Ingold,  Scenic Design by Rick Drager and Joe Houser, costume design by Julie Piotti, Production stage manager is Shane Sedlemyer.

West Side Story features Bre Corle and Tony Demi as Maria and Tony, Chris Cook as Riff, Trevin Grove  as Bernardo, Nicole Masciotra as Anita, Davey Beyer as Doc/ Gladhand/ Wyatt Cree as Chino, Anne Diminick as Claire and Ricky Yernaux as Baby John, Lindsey Bost as

Pauline, Laura Eiden as Rosalia, Grace Everett as Estella, Aislinn Feathers as Consuelo, Dwayne Gresik, A-rab, Jake Herbster as Diesel, Braden Hoffman as Action, Sylvia Lombardo as Minnie, Freddie Miller as Indio, Jordan Miller as Big Deal, Grace Misera as Anybodys/Francisca, Amy Podolitz as Velma, Chelsea Persio as Margarita, Loren Schweiger as Graziella /Terasita, Mike Shank as Schrank, Shane Sedlimeyer as Krupke, and Blake Walter as Pepe. While our most vivid memories of West Side Story are related to the film version, note that Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins originally conceived the piece in an abstract locale. “The setting is urban, New York like, without New York specifics, because so much of the play is explored through explosive dance and movement.” This classic musical bravely addressed social issues, while introducing sophisticated music and extended dance scenes. It’s now seen as a major turning point which gave the musical a new and broader definition. The Grammy-winning score includes “Something’s Coming,” “Maria,” “America,” “Somewhere,” “Tonight,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Jet Song,” and “Cool.” West Side Story will be performed from July 24 through August 9, 2014.

Curtain Times:  Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee @ 2:00 pm.        Single Tickets:  Adults $18                Students under18 – $12

For more information or to place your order for tickets please call the CLP offices at 814-472-4333 Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tickets will also be available at the door. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Box Office Manager at 814-472-4333 or email at

Now in its 40th season Cresson Lake Playhouse Theatre Company, and has infused the community with quality, live theatre to entertain, to allow actors to fulfill their stage dreams and prepared many theatrical technicians over the years at the “barn.”



West Side Story


July 24 – August 9, 2014


Cresson Lake Playhouse 279 Shapiro Road

Loretto, PA 15940


Tuesday – Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday July 27 & August 3 @ 2:00 p.m.


$18.00 for adults; Students under 18 – at the rate of $12.00

Box Office: