BRIGHT STAR

BRIGHT STAR

 

CAST LIST

 

ALICE- Hannah Searcy

JIMMY RAY- Ryan Holub

BILLY CANE- Payton Williams

DARYL- Trey Westbrook

MARGOT- Maggie Collins

MAX- Ryan Barry**

FLORENCE- Maddy Moreland

EDNA- Rachel Harris

LUCY- Crystal Pace

MAMA MURPHY- Susie Kocher

DADDY MURPHY- Mark Sawyer

MAYOR DOBBS- Will Springer

DADDY CANE- Joel Perkin

STANFORD- Stephen Harris

DR. NORQUIST- Dennis Sanders

GOVERNMENT CLERK- Karen Workman

WELL-DRESSED WOMAN- Hannah Lynch

 

ENSEMBLE- Ellie Booth

Connie Cedervall

Liam Daniels

Alex Poteat**

Kyle Wilson

THE CAKE - AUDITIONS

The Cake

 

Performances

April 23-May 3rd

 

Auditions 

January 8th 6:00pm

January 11th 3:00 pm

 

Sunnydale

328 South Trade Street

Tryon, NC

 

Cast

Della

50’s Southern-pleasant with a sense of humor

 

Tim

50’s her husband. Good ol’ Southern boy

 

Jen 

Early 30’s, has dreamt of her wedding day her entire life.

 

Macy 

Early 30’s, Jen’s reluctant fiancé. She is also an environmental activist, this role is for a person of color.

 

Sides will be available in TLT lobby beginning December 14th.

Come prepared to read a short monologue of your choosing.

Please bring your calendars and list of conflicts.

Rehearsals will begin In March

UPCOMING SHOWS

BECOME A MEMBER AND/OR MAKE A CONTRIBUTION

 

2019-2020 SEASON


The Book Club Play

 

September 19-29

Written by Karen Zacarias

Directed by Nancy Winker

 

Loads of laughter and literature collide in this smart hit comedy about books and the people who love them. Ana is a Type A personality who lives in a letter-perfect world with an adoring husband, the perfect job, and her greatest passion: Book Club. But when her cherished group becomes the focus of a documentary film, their intimate discussions about life and literature take a turn for the hilarious in front of the inescapable camera lens. Add a provocative new member along with some surprising new book titles, and these six friends are bound for pandemonium. Sprinkled with fun references to documentaries and novels galore, from Moby Dick and Age of Innocence to Twilight and The Da Vinci Code, this buoyant comedy will have everyone laughing…and reflecting. A delightful play about life, love, literature, and the side-splitting results when friends start reading between the lines.

 


 

 

The Humans 

 

November 14-24

Written by Stephen Karam

Directed by Joel Perkin

 

An uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate and give thanks at his daughter’s apartment in Lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the Blake clan’s deepest fears and greatest follies are laid bare. Our modern age of anxiety is keenly observed with humor and compassion in this new American classic.

 

Winner of the 2016 Tony

 


 

Bright Star

 

March 5-8

By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell 

Director Dan Harvey

Music Director Ben Chumley 

 

A musical set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in 1945-46, with flashbacks to 1923. The musical is inspired by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Grammy-winning collaboration on the 2013 bluegrass album “Love Has Come For You.” This sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American south in the 1920s and ‘40s unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies, and powerfully moving performances.

 

Winner of the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical

 

“The shining achievement of the musical is its winsome country and bluegrass score.”

— The New York Times

 


 

The Cake

 

April 23 - May 3

By Bekah Brunstetter

Directed by Catherine Gillet

 

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married, and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life is turned upside down. She can’t really make a cake for such a wedding, can she? For the first time in her life, Della has to think for herself.

 

“This is us as we could be, if we’d all just try a little harder.”

— Los Angeles Times

 

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