Breck’s Backstage Theatre seeking performers | VailDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Breck’s Backstage Theatre seeking performers

Daily Staff Report

BRECKENRIDGE – The Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge is currently casting actors and actresses (who also can sing) for their Halloween production of the mocku-musical, “Cannibal, The Musical!” written by Trey Parker, co-creator of the hit TV show “South Park.””Cannibal, The Musical!” is based on actual events from Colorado’s history. The story revolves around Alferd Packer who leads a group of men from Utah to Colorado Territory (their destination is Breckenridge) in search of gold. Along the way, they have a run-in with malicious trappers, lose Packer’s beloved horse, Liane, encounter a Japanese-speaking Indian Chief (and even Jesus), and meet a grisly fate when they get horribly lost in the snowy Colorado mountains. Oh, and they sing and dance a lot, too. And what of the flesh-eating hinted at by the title? Well, let’s just say that’s all onstage … along with much, much more.The Backstage Theatre production is a regional premiere and will be directed by Joseph Norton. Musical direction is by David Wohl, off-Broadway composer and music director. To schedule an audition (by appointment), contact director Joe Norton at 303-596 7574 or Backstage Theatre artistic director Christopher Willard at 970-453-0199. Rehearsals for “Cannibal, The Musical!” begin in September. The show opens at the Backstage Theatre on Oct. 27 and closes Oct. 31. All positions are paid.Vail, Colorado


Support Local Journalism


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Trending - News

Vail emergency order allows only families to gather

|

Case numbers for COVID-19 are rising in Eagle County, and just about everywhere else. To save the new ski season, Vail officials are taking new measures to slow the spread, limiting virtually all gatherings to…



See more