UPCOMING AUDITIONS: The Giver

The Growing Stage Studio Series Presentation: The Giver adapted by Eric Coble

Audition Dates: Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. for young performers ages 10-18

Auditions will be held in-person at The Historic Palace Theatre – 7 Ledgewood Ave. Netcong, NJ

Please Note: The Growing Stage Theatre is located in northwestern New Jersey and no regular mass transportation is available. As per The Growing Stage’s Health & Safety Policy, all staff are fully vaccinated. All auditioning must be fully up to date on vaccinations for COVID-19 in order to be considered for a role.

Seeking:

The Growing Stage celebrates and encourages diversity in all of our productions. The Growing Stage is a professional company dedicated to presenting quality theatre for the entire family. 

Seeking a cast size six to fourteen young performers ages 10-18.

All cast members need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the safety of the cast and the production team.

Preparation:

Open call, no appointment required. There will be cold read sides from the script based on type. No additional materials are required.

Rehearsal Schedule:

Rehearsal schedules are generally two or three evenings during the week and a weekend afternoon.  All cast members are expected for all performances, with no exception since the company does not cast understudies.

Performance Schedule:

Tech week: 

January 14th-18th, 2023

Performances:

Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 22nd at 2:00 p.m. with a strike to follow

About the Show:

Directed by: Matthew Fralley, TGS Production Manager

Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community. The Giver is the only person who holds the memories of real pain and real joy. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his utopian world. Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny. 

About the Studio Series Program:

Our Studio Series are all youth productions that engage our young, developing artists and patrons alike. While targeted for specific-aged audiences the Studio Series offers the creative opportunity to “try out” experimental works under the director of emerging professionals in theatre, music, and dance. The Studio Series allows our company to both cultivate new talent and challenge audiences.

Please contact Matthew Fralley at mfralley@growingstage.com with any questions.

Ticketing System

  • Main Stage Performances are normally Saturdays at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM. Friday performances are on a limited basis at 7:30pm.
  • Studio Series Performances: Thursday/Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Local Flavor Coupons and Groupons cannot be redeemed online.  You must call the Box Office to reserve and redeem. Box Office is open daily Monday thru Friday from 10:30am to 3:00pm. Please call at least 24 hours prior to redeem.
  • Seating begins 30 minutes prior to each performance. If you select Will Call as your ticket delivery method, your tickets will be available for pick up starting an hour prior to the performance.
  • Seating is general admission except for season ticket holders and groups of 10 or more.
  • Sales are final and no refunds will be given unless the performance is cancelled. If you are unable to attend, please contact the Box Office and we will do our best to accommodate you at a different performance based on availability.
  • Concessions will be available for sale before the performance and during intermission. Outside food and drink is not allowed.
  • Parking is available in the bank parking lot next to the theatre (when the bank is closed), the park lot behind the bank lot, and on the surrounding streets. If needed, overflow parking is available at the Methodist Church down the street.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Box Office at 973-347-4946 or boxoffice@growingstage.com and we will be happy to assist you.

    Group Sales (10 or more) are available by calling the Box Office at (973) 347-4946.

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