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La Crosse Community Theatre
PO Box 1852
118 5th Ave N
La Crosse, WI 54602
608-784-9292

LCT is supported in
part by a grant from the
Wisconsin Arts Board with
funds from the State of
Wisconsin and the National
Endowment for the Arts.

2010–2011 Season
LCT's Season of Possibility
West Side Story On Golden Pond It's a Wonder Life: A Live Radio Play Almost, Maine Doubt: A Parable Chicago James and the Giant Peach

West Side Story

Fate will bring them together, hate will tear them apart.

SHOWING:
September 10–26, 2010

7:30 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday
2:00 pm
Sunday

Ticket sales dates:
Patrons: August 16
Season Ticket: August 23
General Public: August 30

Call the Box Office at 784-9292 ext. 2 for tickets.
Adults $22, Students & Military $10 (Th. & Sun.), Student Rush $10
more info on tickets & pricing


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West Side Story
By Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim, based on William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this youthful, urgent, and timeless piece that has become one of musical theatre’s finest accomplishments. Inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story tells the story of Tony and Maria, idealistic young lovers who find themselves caught between two warring street gangs. Their struggle to survive in Hell’s Kitchen, a concrete jungle full of hate, violence, and prejudice, is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching, and relevant musical dramas of all time.


Auditions

Dates: July 26 & 27, 2010
Time:
7–9 pm
Location: LCT

Please call 784-9292 to sign up for an audition time. Perusal scripts are available in the box office and may be checked out for one week with a $25 refundable deposit. These are rented scripts and it's advised you please call for availability.

Roles have been cast. See cast bios

Roles:

TONY: (Teens to 20s) Former Jet leader gone straight, Tenor or Baritone

BERNARDO: (mid to late 20s) Maria's brother, leader of the Sharks.

CHINO: (Teens to 20s) Maria's angry young suitor. Bernardo's friend.

DETECTIVE SCHRANK: (40-60) An angry, racist New York cop

DOC: (50+) A weary old candy store owner

GLAD HAND: (30+) A fidgety chaperone

OFFICER KRUPKE: (40s-50s) A beat cop, Schrank’s crony

RIFF: (Teens to 20s) Tony’s best friend and quick-tempered leader of the Jets, Baritone

THE JETS: (Teens to 20s) Action, A-Rab, Baby John, Snowboy, Big Deal, Diesel, Gee-Tar, Mouthpiece and Tiger

THE SHARKS: (Teens to 20s) Pepe, Indio, Luis, Anxious, Nibbles, Juano, Toro, Moose

MARIA: (Teens to 20s) Puerto Rican ingenue. Bernardo's sister, Soprano

ANITA: (mid to late 20s) Maria's saucy older friend. Bernardo's girl, Mezzo-Soprano

ANYBODYS: (Teens) Tomboy and Jet wanna-be

ROSALIA: (Teens to 20s) Anita's foil in “America.”

THE JETS' GIRLS: (Teens to 20s) Graziella, Velma, Minnie, Clarice, Pauline, and Anybodys

THE SHARKS' GIRLS: (Teens to 20s) Consuelo, Teresita, Francisca, Estella and Margarita

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Our Mission: La Crosse Community Theatre creates productions and projects that enhance the theatrical literacy of our audience members, volunteers, students and staff. We provide opportunities for creativity and personal growth in a fun, collaborative environment. As a community, we celebrate human connections through communication and interaction.
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