WHO: 30+ kids ages 7 to 15 who love to sing and have some fun onstage
WHAT: Eighty-five minute musical production: The Enchanted Bookshop Musical
WHERE: Burton Leavitt Theatre, 779 Main Street, Willimantic
WHEN: Most rehearsals will be held on Sundays from 5:30 pm to 7 pm beginning on February 9th. Show dates are May 1 & 2.
COST: $42 Registration Fee (includes t-shirt)
All participants should plan to attend the first rehearsal on 2/9. Detailed information regarding the production will be provided and an informal audition process will be conducted for those interested in individual roles.
For planning purposes we ask that you register in advance by completing and returning the form below or calling 860-423-2245.
An ordinary used book shop by day, A Likely Story becomes a magical place each night. Thanks to a spell from the Book Fairy, the characters inside the books come alive each and every night. Six of those characters — Dorothy Gale, Robin Hood, Pollyanna, Sherlock Holmes, Heidi, and Tom Sawyer — long to help Margie, the scatterbrained owner, save her struggling store. But they’re not allowed to leave the building or be seen by human eyes.
So when a pair of bungling smugglers comes looking for a stolen necklace hidden inside one of the books, the characters are torn. Should they warn Margie and risk disappearing forever? Or can they find a way to defeat the crooks without being seen?
Including appearances by other literary characters such as the Queen of Hearts, Long John Silver, and Doctor Doolittle, and with a toe-tapping score from Stephen Murray featuring jazz, march, and pop tunes, this charming musical will enchant audiences young and old.