MOON OVER BUFFALO by Ken Ludwig, Runs September 14-25
This backstage farce, written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Michael Andron is filled with hilarious misunderstandings piled on madcap misadventures, comic invention, running gags, and sheer absurdity.
OLIVER! Book, Music, & Lyrics by Lionel Bart, Runs November 30-December 21
Hailed the world over as one of the best-loved family musicals of all time, Oliver brings to the stage some of Charles Dickens’ most unforgettable characters along with one of Broadway’s most memorable scores.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling, Runs January 11-22
Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, the play is alternately hilarious and touching—and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness which underlies the antic banter of its characters.
GUYS & DOLLS, JR. Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser, Runs March 14-25. Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
Often called “Broadway’
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, Runs April 18-29
The famous comedy by Oscar Wilde, revolves around two young gentlemen in 1890s England who use the same false identity of “Ernest” on the sly. Their ruse works fine until they both fall in love with women using the fake name.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST by Dale Wasserman, Runs May 9-20
Based on Ken Kesey's novel, this drama tells the unforgettable story of a mental hospital whose patients struggle to retain their independence in the face of cruel authority.
Auditions for MOON OVER BUFFALO: June 20, 21, and 22 with callbacks on June 27. Rehearsals are August 1-September 13. Runs September 14-25. Seeking male and female comedic actors, all roles available. Please be prepared to read from the script and bring a current headshot and resume. Please call Lillian Andron at (305)-308-8055 to schedule an audition time. Visit http://jcctheatre.com/
•George Hay: a traveling actor, 40’s-50’s
• Charlotte: George's wife and actress in his company. 40’s-50’s
• Howard: a TV weatherman and Rosalind's fiancé, 20’s-early 30’s
• Paul: stage manager for George's company, and Rosalind's ex-fiancé, 30’s
• Ethel: Charlotte's nearly-deaf mother, 60‘s-70’s
• Richard: a love sick lawyer who is courting Charlotte, 50’s
• Eileen: an actress in George's company who was George's "one-night-stand”
J-CAT is the theatre educational arm of the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center's Rabbi Norman Mussman Cultural Arts Department. It is a year-round theatre arts program for youth, teens, and adults.
J-CAT initiates students of all ages to the magical world of theatre through a full season of productions, Summer Stock Theatre Camp, and a whole range of after school and evening classes in acting and technical theatre, and more.
J-CAT presents 6 productions during the theatre season with both Youth and Adult. Drawing upon community theatre roots, our actors and techies make up a volunteer ensemble that showcases their love and passion of theatre. ALL AUDITIONS are by appointment. The shows will be listed on the J-CAT website (www.jcctheatre.com)
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The Michael-Ann Russell JCC is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life, representing a model of acceptance, understanding and diversity. The MAR-JCC is a beneficiary agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and United Way of Miami-Dade.