WINNER! 2013 Children’s Musical Theatre Festival, NYC

AUDITIONS: May 7 & 10 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm

PARENT MEETING: Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm 

SHOW DATES: July 18 - 21


LOCATION: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre; 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam

AUDITION INFO: Be prepared to sing a short song and to read from the script. Parents need to attend to assist your child with the audition process.  Students only need to tryout at one of the audition dates.  Please allow at least 30 minutes. Come prepared with your summer calendar through July 21st to include any summer conflicts.  All children are required to be at their scheduled rehearsals unless noted.

REHEARSALS:  Monday through Friday beginning June 4th (1:00 pm-3:00pm),

July 2-July 18 (1-3:30).  Various roles may not be required to be at all rehearsals.

ACTIVITY FEE:  $40 covers T-shirt, rehearsal materials, and performance DVD

For any questions, please email director Elisha Barudin at

We Are Monsters is a hilarious new musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.


We Are Monsters is very much an “ensemble” show. Although the HUMANS and OOZY LUMPA are the most featured characters, the majority of the show features the WEREWOLF and VAMPIRE ensembles. Within the ensembles are many opportunities for speaking and singing solos. The majority of parts are gender-neutral.


KC is Sunny’s older, cooler brother/sister.
JADE is the leader of the humans and the biggest monster fanatic.
WESTERLY is the brainy and scientific monster expert.
SUNNY is KC’s little brother/sister that tags along.


TARGOYLE AND FARGOYLE are the monster hosts of the cabaret.
OOZY LUMPA is the “slimy” monster with a beautiful heart.


TOOTH is a leader of the werewolves.
MOONFACE is the drill sergeant of the werewolves.
FURR-BALL longs for his/her moment in the spotlight.
SNARLEY stands up for his/her fellow werewolf Furr-Ball.
GROWLY motivates Puffy to stand up for him/herself.
PUFFY is the smallest of the werewolves.
GRIZZLY loves howl-offs.
WEREWOLVES 1-3 we overhear them discussing their monster outrage.
WEREWOLF ENSEMBLE (optional and flexible)


VLADIMIR is the spokesperson and leader of the Vampires.
VAZEL is confident of his/her Vampire looks.
VALEXA is the hip, cool and trendy Vampire.
VANK is deeply bothered by humans and their influence.
VREDDY and VARAH, VANNY and VALISSA are featured singing Vampires.
VAMPIRES 1-4 cannot hold back their urge when they see food.
VAMPIRE ENSEMBLE (optional and flexible)


Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse 


Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl

SHOW DATES: August 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10 & 11 at 7:30 pm;

August 5 & 12 at 2:00 pm

PREVIEW NIGHT: Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 pm


May 13 & 14 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Callbacks May 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Rehearsals begin June 4


Anything Goes is classic American musical material. It’s fast-paced, filled with corny humor, tap dancing passengers, disguises, love triangles and most of all, fabulous Cole Porter songs that will keep you humming for days. BE A PART OF THIS BDACT SUMMER PRODUCTION. IT’S SURE TO BE A CROWD PLEASER.
The Story of Anything Goes as described by
Set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Joining this love triangle on board the luxury liner are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin and his sidekick-in-crime Bonnie/Erma. With the help of some elaborate disguises, tap-dancing sailors and good old-fashioned blackmail, Reno and Martin join forces to help Billy in his quest to win Hope’s heart.
The cast ofAnything Goes:
• Billy Crocker — a young Wall Street broker in love with Hope.
• Reno Sweeney — An evangelist turned nightclub singer and an old friend of Billy's.
• Hope Harcourt — An American debutante and the object of Billy's affection.
• Moonface Martin — a second-rate gangster, "Public Enemy Number 13"
• Lord Evelyn Oakleigh — Hope's wealthy and stuffy English fiancé
• Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt — Hope's haughty and overbearing mother
• Bonnie/Erma — Moonface's girlfriend (1934 original), Snakeye's girlfriend and Moonface's friend (2011 revival)
• Elisha J. Whitney — Ivy league Wall Street banker, Billy's boss.
• Reno's Angels (Purity, Chastity, Charity and Virtue). (1934 original and 1962 revival / 2002 concert and 2011 revival) - Reno's back up singers.
• Ching and Ling ("Luke" and "John" in the 1987 revival and 2002 concert) — Two Chinese 'Converts' and reformed gamblers who accompany Bishop Henry T. Dobson
• Captain, Steward, Purser on the ship
• The Right Reverend, Bishop Henry T. Dobson
• Ships crew, Passengers, Reporters, Photographers and F.B.I. Agents
QUESTIONS: Contact Diane Lutz, director, at or
 presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.
560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022


 Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty 

Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Music Supervised, Adapted and Produced by Bryan Louiselle


Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre Auditions

Open to all students currently attending 6-8 grades


Saturday, May 19th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm or 

Sunday, May 20th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Prepare a one minute vocal song of your choosing.  You will be expected to read part of a scene from the script. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that will work for dancing.

LOCATION: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre; Located at 219 N. Spring St. in Beaver Dam

REHEARSALS: Begin June 4 and will be from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon Monday through Friday.  There will be no rehearsal on the 4th of July, however, there is an opportunity to march with the cast in the Columbus parade.


Wednesday, July 11 at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm

Thursday, July 12 at 7:00 pm

Friday, July 13 at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm

Saturday, July 14 at 7:00 pm 

DIRECTOR:  Jessica Lorenz—If you have any questions, please contact her at

ACTIVITY FEE: $40 which includes a T-shirt, rehearsal CD, and performance DVD

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! 

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.  Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him.  Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!


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The Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre has become a vital organization for our communities, offering so much opportunity for education and entertainment to everyone of all ages. For our youth, it is a “door” to explore their talents and future career choices, as well as a way to build their self-esteem and enjoy positive childhood experiences. For adults, it gives opportunities to discover and show talents, to build skills, to establish new friendships, and to gain a great sense of pride in their accomplishments.


Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre
219 N. Spring Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: (920) 885-6891

David Saniter, Managing Director

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