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2020 Season

Season Ticket Coupons are available, ten coupons for $120.

Individual Gift Certificates are available for $13 each.

Call 217-632-5440 and leave a message at the box office or email us at info@theatreinthepark.net

Employment opportunities at bottom of the page.

 

"IN-PERSON" AUDITIONS ARE CANCELLED FOR March 28, 2020 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

Due to the concerns and recommendations of federal, state, regional and local health officials, the Board of Directors of Theatre in the Park will be holding "virtual" auditions.

 

By April 4th, TIP invites ALL interested actors to submit a video(mp4) or to set up a facetime on April 4th with the director and show them your talent! Check out their links below.

 

If you have already signed up for a time to audition, the directors will be contacting you. Each show director will specify their video pre-requisites so click on the link below!!  And, please, everyone stay healthy and safe!

 

 

 

Theatre in the Park will be postponing the fundraiser dinner and show to May 2, 2020 at New Salem Roots. 

All ticket holders for the event, will be contacted.  THANK YOU!! 

Everyone, please stay healthy and safe!

 

A Nonsensical Affair

March 21, 2020 POSTPONED TO MAY 2, 2020   

with Pam Brown as Mrs. Lincoln

Fundraiser Dinner at New Salem Roots

14305 State Hwy 97, Petersburg, IL  62675

It is December 3, 1880, Mary Todd Lincoln’s 62nd birthday.  She is in her bedroom at the home of Elizabeth and Ninian Edwards. 

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Tickets will be available on line on March 1, 2020.  You may call the box office and leave a message to reserve your ticket today, 217-632-5440.

 

Big Fish (Musical)

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Book by John August

Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace

May 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 2020

Directed by Ed Smith

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Sign up for a facetime slot here.

Director has placed information regarding audition videos and pre-requisites, click here for more information.

The story shifts between two timelines. In the present-day real world, sixty-year-old Edward Bloom faces his mortality while Will prepares to become a father himself. In the storybook past, Edward ages from a teenager, encountering a Witch, a Giant, a Mermaid, and the love of his life, Sandra. The stories meet as Will discovers the secret his father never revealed.

 

Company (Musical)
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth

June 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 2020

Directed by Preston Dodd

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Sign up for a facetime auditon time here.

A 1970 musical comedy revolving around Robert (a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, let alone marriage), the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends. Company is a concept musical composed of short vignettes, presented in no particular chronological order, linked by a celebration for Robert's 35th birthday.

 

 

Songwriters Circle – June 27, 2020

Featuring area musical artists

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The Bow of Promise - July 9, 10, 11, 12, 2020

Written by Petersburg’s own Diana Schoenherr

Directed by Jessica Polhemus

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Sign up for a facetime audition time here.

The Bow of Promise, an original play, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment. When Darah Walsh finds that social equality is out of grasp, an outspoken suffragette reminds her that transformation can only be reached through faith and hard work. Darah's narrative offers poignant, thought-provoking insights into the myriad of challenges American women faced during their pursuit of political voice.

 

BabesBabes in Arms - July 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, August 1, 2020

Music by Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by Lorenz Hart

Book by George Oppenheimer

Based on the original by Rodgers & Hart

Directed by Judy Smith

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Sign up for a facetime audition time here.

Director has placed information regarding audition videos and pre-requisites, click here for more information.

This quintessential 'Hey, kids, let's put on a show!' musical boasts one of the greatest scores ever written. Set at a summer stock theatre, the plot concerns a group of young apprentices and their conviction to mount the original revue they've created while dodging the underhanded attempts of the surly theatre owner to squash their efforts at every turn.

 

Inherit the Wind – August 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 2020

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

Directed by Laurie McCoy

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Click here for more information on your video submissions.

Click here for pre-requisites and cuts from the script for males to read for your video submissions only.

Click here for cuts from the script for females to read for your video submission.

The play is a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes "Monkey" Trial,which resulted in John T. Scopes' conviction for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to a high school science class, contrary to a Tennessee State Law. "… it is one of the truly great American dramas of this century." —Scripps-Howard

 

Sharon Molineaux 5K Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

TIP ON-LINE TICKETS April 15, 2020 - Click HERE

On Line Policy:   ALL SALES FINAL.  NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.  $2.00 per ticket surcharge

Season tickets can be purchased for ten (10 tickets for $120) at any time.
Call 217-632-5440 and leave a message. 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THEATRE IN THE PARK 2020

On-Site Coordinator, click here

Technical Director, click here

Sound Designer, click here

Technical Assistants, click here

Pre-Show Host, click here
If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your one-page resume and a letter of interest explaining your experience, to info@theatreinthepark.net, attention Kari Catton.

Click here to join the New Salem Lincoln League!!