AUDITIONS ON OUR MINDS

Start your new year off right with an Audition Clinic with the Alamogordo Music Theatre!

AMT is putting together an Audition Clinic for all ages on January 5th at the Flickinger Center. The clinic starts at 1PM and is free to the public.

The clinic gives Alamogordo and area residents insight into how people are chosen for roles, what to expect on the day of auditions, and how to make the most of their 90 seconds on stage. AMT president Jeremy Patton encourages all actors, even those not auditioning for any current shows to take part in this clinic. “It’s a valuable learning opportunity for all!”

Hot on the heels of the audition clinic, we will be hosting the auditions for Mary Poppins, also at the Flickinger Center. Audition dates will be January 8th and 10th at 6:30 PM. For a list of roles and ranges for Mary Poppins, click here!

So much happening in 2019! Come be a part of it all!

ADDAMS FAMILY OPENS IN ONE WEEK!

The cast of “Addams Family” horses around at Rehearsal.

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, and they’re coming to Alamogordo!

“The Addams Family,” the musical, based on the classic gag cartoons by Charles Addams, opens Friday November 2nd at the Flickinger Center. Performances continue November 3, 9, 10 at 7PM and November 4 at 2 PM.

And you’re not going to want to stay in your seats as this ghoulish family gets in touch with its macabre side.

“You’re going to see The Addams Family in a whole new light and how they deal with the “normal” world”, show director Jeremy Patton said.

Patton said the musical tells the story of Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, all grown up.

“She has a shocking secret that only her father knows — she’s fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family,” he said. “And Gomez must do something he’s never done before and keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.”

When Wednesday asks her family to act like a “normal” family, the Addams family must discover what is normal, the director said. The results are hilarious and wackiness ensues.

The entire cast has worked tremendously hard on the show. Featured in the production are Fabiani Duarte as Gomez, Hillary Marshall as Morticia, Kyra Zartner as Wednesday, Sid Johnson as Fester and Zack Miller as Wednesday’s Boyfriend, Lucas Beineke. Choreography is by Kehau-Lani Kaihewalu and costumes by Geavonna Bryant. You will see the talents of many more Alamogrdo, Holloman and Cloudcroft faces as well!

Tickets are available online at the Flickinger or in person at their box office. In addition, Tickets are available at Books Revisited in the White Sands Mall or at the door the night of the show.

Remember, One week until opening night! We will see you there! Snap, snap!

SET BUILDING… IT TAKES THE WHOLE VILLAGE!

“The Addams Family” members Chip Bryant and Brad Douglas engaging in set-work last Saturday morning

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. – Vince Lombardi

The Alamogordo Music Theatre has been gearing up for it’s fall production of “The Addams Family”, a musical version of the beloved classic characters that Charles Addams gave life to decades ago. There are several things that go into a making an extraordinary production; such as singing, blocking and rehearsing. However, set design and the set work that follows is key to a successful production.

Since the set is generally the first element of a production that the audience sees, its job is to convey the information needed to launch the story. An effective scenic design (partnered with a great lighting design) helps the audience see and hear the play better by telling them where to look and whom to listen to. The means to a great set design should allow the audience’s focus to be the actor in space.

Being a non profit community theater, AMT relies mostly on its actors, crew and community members to assemble its sets. Every Saturday morning members of the show go out and build platforms, flats, windows and doorways to create the desired illusion for AMT’s performances. It’s a wonderful way to socialize and get to know your fellow cast and crew.  The tremendous benefit comes from the brilliant people from Alamogordo, Holloman AFB, Tularosa and Cloudcroft coming together and sharing knowledge and experiences. It is what has made Alamogordo Music Theatre a truly wonderful organization over the last 61 years.

If you would like to get involved in set or stage work with AMT, drop us a line here on our website!

“The Addams Family” will open on November 2nd at the Flickinger Center.

ADDAMS FAMILY CAST ANNOUNCED!!

The Alamogordo Music Theatre is elated to announce the cast of its fall musical “The Addams Family”! AMT would like to thank all those who auditioned, you did a wonderful job!

Gomez Addams: Fabiani Duarte

Morticia Addams: Hillary Marshall

Wednesday Addams: Kyra Zartner

Uncle Fester: Sid Johnson

Pugsley Addams: Noah Wachtler

Grandmama: Mary Lynn Bardocz

Lurch: Patrick McQuail

Lucas Beineike: Zack Miller

Alice Beineike: Deidra Albrecht

Mal Beineike: Matt Wade

Ancestors Ensemble: Katie Babbitt, Kasi Bryant, Miranda Bryant, Brad Douglas, Chuck Harrison, Kehau-Lani Kaihewalu, Gabriel Mauger, Michael Monteagudo, Elaina Orwoll, Jaden Parr

Production dates for the show are November 2, 3, 4, 9 & 10 at the Flickinger Center.

SHREK CLOSES… ADDAMS FAMILY SET IN MOTION!

After an amazing blockbuster weekend with SHREK THE MUSICAL, the Alamogordo Music Theater is embarking on casting for it’s fall production “THE ADDAMS FAMILY”. We are only a week away from auditions! Who knows, maybe YOU will become one of the creepy and the kooky, mysterious and spooky, become all together ooky… part of the The Addams Family!

AMT will be conducting auditions for the musical on August 22 & 23 at 6:30 PM at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts.  Those auditioning should come prepared to sing a short selection  of their choosing and do cold readings from the script. Please limit your song to only 60 Seconds. This will help expedite the audition process.

Singing auditions must be done to musical accompaniment. (No a capella auditions, please.)

(For helpful hints on auditioning, click here).

PLEASE HAVE A BACKING (karaoke) TRACK PREPARED TO ACCOMPANY YOUR AUDITION. There will not be an accompanist.

Auditions are open to anyone who wishes to take part.  None of the roles have been pre-cast. Unfortunately, their are no roles for children.

Performance dates are November 2, 3, 4, 9 & 10.  For further information about the show and roles, click here!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

SHREK THE MUSICAL OPENS THIS WEEKEND!

On Friday, August 3rd, the doors to the Flickinger Center will open for SHREK THE MUSICAL! Tickets for all seats are $12. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at the Flickinger Center website. There are over 50 wonderfully talented people in the cast, orchestra and crew, all from the Alamogordo, Holloman, Cloudcroft and Tularosa communities.

SHREK THE MUSICAL is based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film that started it all. This live adaptation brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an ogre – not a handsome prince – shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey that does not keep quiet, a villain with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand and his name is Shrek.

SHREK THE MUSICAL performances are August 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7PM. There will be a 2PM Matinee on August 5. All performances are at the Flickinger Center.

 

A CAST FOR “SHREK THE MUSICAL”!


Over the weekend the casting committee for AMT’s summer production, “SHREK the Musical” deliberated and casted the show! Thank you to all who auditioned and congratulations to those who were cast! SHREK will open for five performances on August 3, 4, 5, 10 & 11

All parts are listed below:

Shrek – Jeremy Patton
Donkey – Ryan Thorp
Fiona – Kasi Bryant
Teen Fiona – Kaylen Zartner
Young Fiona – Parker Wade
Farquaad – Fabiani Duarte
Dragon – Raeh Burns
Dragon Puppet – Erin Sanger, Lani Kaihowalu, Julia Royal, Katie Grabowski, Kyra Zartner
Suger Plum Fairy – Kyra Zartner
Pinocchio – Tyler Hutchins
Gingy – Deira Albrecht
Wicked Witch/Blind Mice – Hillary Marshall
Big Bad Wolf – Chuck Harrison
Piper/Pig – Lee Perkett
Pig/Guard – Jaden Parr
Papa Ogre/Bishop – Mike Julian
Mama Ogre/Humpty Dumpty – Heather Bash
Baby Shrek – Charlie Vandergriff
Captain of the Guard – James Cox
Thelonius – Bob Burger
Mad Hatter – Gabriel Mauger
Mama Bear/Blind Mice – Katie Babbitt
King Harold/Papa Bear – Sidney Johnson
Queen Lilian – Jayme Berry
Fairy Godmother – Eliana Orwoll
Dwarf – Hayden Osborne
Peter Pan – Tasheema Taylor
White Rabbit – Ellie Mauger
Gnome – Gavin Blankenship
Shoemaker’s Elf – Amber Hunt
Ugly Duckling/Blind Mice – Chloe Hagener

Chorus – Savanah Manzanares, Hailey Manzanares, Ava Healu, Katie Valez, Julia Valez, Clarissa Lamer, Jordynn Marelich, Eydie McQuail, Brooke Casarez, Tatum Randall

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