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Honk, Jr.

2017 Children's Theater
Directed by Debra Goldman
Music Direction by Dede Ginsberg & Cathy Glickman
Choreography by Kara Spector

Big Deal Productions is pleased to announce auditions for our Spring Children’s Theater presentation of Honk, Jr. Auditions are open to all performers in grades 2 – 6, and will be held on Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7 from 6-8:30 pm at the Community Arts Center.  Callbacks will be held on Thursday, February 9 in the evening.  Please prepare approximately one-minute of a musical theater song, and bring an accompaniment CD/iPod with your song selection. Please dress comfortably and bring appropriate footwear for a dance audition.  

If cast in the show, there is a participation fee of $230, which includes a show t-shirt. Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show.  Performances are scheduled for April 20-23.

Please click on the link below to secure your audition appointment.  No walk-in auditions will be accepted for this production. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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Our Town

By Thorton Wilder
Young Adult Non Musical

Calling all actors in grades 6 – 12!  Auditions for Our Town are just around the corner on Monday, March 13.  To audition, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.  You will need to prepare a 1-minute dramatic or comedic monologue.  If you have any other questions regarding this production, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.




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Les Miserables 

2017 Winter Young Adult Theater
Directed by Jessi Hersman
Music Direction by Ken Preuss
Choreography by Maddie Plewacki

Big Deal Productions couldn’t be more excited to present Les Miserables: School Edition for our 2017 Young Adult Theater production. Les Miserables, one of the most popular musicals ever, is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. Following the journey of Jean Valjean, this grand tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption is set against a nation in the throes of revolution. Featuring many of musical theater’s most beloved music, this show is not to be missed. Please note: This production has been rated PG-13 by the licensing company.

Performances will be held on March 10 and 11 at 7:30 pm, and March 12, 18 and 19 at 2 pm (Please note: The matinee time has been changed from the originally scheduled 3 pm, due to cast scheduling conflicts) at the Community Arts Center. Tickets will be available for purchase at starting on February 13. All tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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The Buffalo Grove Park District Performing Arts is looking for volunteers to help with our upcoming productions. We are looking for people willing to usher at performances, assist with set building/painting, help with costumes and a variety of other tasks related to putting on large scale productions. For more information about volunteering, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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