MainStage Musicals

Fall 2017 Line-up: School of Rock and Pinocchio

School of Rock - the musical

  • Auditions will be held June 3, 2017
  • Ages 11–18 – By Audition Only
  • Rehearsals begin August 27, 2017
  • Performances are Nov 30–Dec 3, 2017
  • Cost: $480

To Participate in School of Rock:

  • Age Requirement: You must be at least age 11 as of Sept. 30, 2017 and younger than age 19 as of Nov. 30, 2017.
  • Registration: You must register for an audition time on the PPP website. There is a $50 non-refundable fee to sign up. You will only be billed for the remainder if you are cast in the show. Casting offers will be made by June 10, 2017.
  • Auditions: You must be available to audition on June 3, 2017. Your audition time will depend on the order in which your registration is completed.
  • What to Prepare For Your Audition: You will need to prepare a song, but not a monologue. Examples of good song choices are songs from Mamma Mia or Rock of Ages. Do not use a song from School of Rock or Hamilton.
  • If You Play A Musical Instrument: If you play guitar, drums, or keyboard, please come prepared to demonstrate your ability.
  • During the Audition: You will be asked to do a cold read, and to learn and perform a short dance routine in a small group.
  • Rehearsals and Performances: You must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances. Beginning August 27, rehearsals will be held Saturdays from 2-6pm, Thursdays from 6–9pm, and Sundays from 1–5pm. Conflicts are allowed only on the weekend of October 14–15.
  • Tech Week: begins Nov. 26 (the Sunday after Thanksgiving). You must be able to attend rehearsal on Nov. 26 from 4–7pm and every evening Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 27–29.
  • Performances: There will be five performances: Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7pm, Friday Dec. 1 at 7pm, Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2pm and 7pm, and Sunday Dec. 3 at 2pm.
  • Family Participation Commitment: A family member aged 16+ must participate behind the scenes. This includes attending the Community Work Days on September 17 from 1-5pm, October 7 from 2–6pm, and October 21 from 2–6pm, attending Nitty Gritty Day on November 19 from 2–7pm, and working at three of the five performances.

Pinocchio

Registration opens Monday, June 12 at 7:00pm

  • Auditions will be held August 26, 2017 – All who audition will be cast.
  • Ages 5+ (as of September 9, 2017) Adults welcome, too!
  • Rehearsals begin September 9, 2017
  • Rehearsals are Saturdays from 10am–1pm and Sundays from 1-3pm.
  • Conflicts are allowed ONLY on the weekend of October 14–15.
  • Performances Nov 10–19, 2017
  • Cost: $450

Pinnocchio: This new stage adaptation combines elements of the beloved childlren’s novel (The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi) and the animated version of the 1940 Disney movie.

Family Participation Commitment: A family member aged 16+ must participate behind the scenes. This includes attending the Community Work Days on September 17 from 10am-2pm, October 7 from 10am–2pm, and October 21 from 10am-2pm, attending Nitty Gritty Day on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10am-3pm, and working at three of the five performances.

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