Vicksburg Theatre Guild

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2012-2013 Season



Presenting Our 2012-2013 Season…

West Side Story

The Dixie Swim Club

based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
a musical directed by Paul Ballard
a Jones Hope Wooten comedy
directed by Ian Tubman
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks over a period of thirty-three years.
Auditions: May 12 & 14, 2012 Auditions: July 21 & 23, 2012
Shows: 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Aug. 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2012 and 2:00 p.m. Sun., Aug. 19 & 26, 2012 Shows: 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Oct. 12, 13, 19, & 20, 2012 and 2:00 p.m. Sun., Oct. 14 & 21, 2012

Miracle on 34th Street, the Play

Smoke on the Mountain

based upon the 20th Century Fox motion picture
directed by Andrea Fairchild & Jeff Hensley
by Alan Bailey and Constance Ray
a musical directed by Jim Shirley
By chance,Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as a department-store Santa and unleashes waves of good will with customers. He ends up in a court competency hearing with one little girl’s belief in Santa at stake. The year is 1938. It’s Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an upliftin’ evening of singin’ and witnessin’. More than two dozen old-timey songs and hilarious stories from the more-or-less devout Sanders will provide a richly en
tertaining evening.
Auditions: Sat. & Sun., Sep. 15 & 16, 2012 at 2 p.m.; and Tue., Sep. 18, 2012 at 6 p.m. Auditions: Mon. & Tue., Oct. 15 & 16, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Shows: 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, & 8,  and 2:00 p.m. Sun., Dec. 2 & 9, 2012 Shows: 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Jan. 25, 26, Feb. 1, & 2, and 2:00 p.m. Sun., Jan. 27 & Feb. 3, 2013

Gold in the Hills 2013

an 1890s melodrama by J. Frank Davis
produced by John Hesselberg & Walter Johnston
Gold in the Hills, the Guinness Book of World Records longest-running show, has played since 1936. Set in the 1890s, it has a relentless hero, a winsome heroine, a ruthless villain, and the wilder side of city life in the infamous New York Bowery.
Auditions: 2 p.m. Sun. Feb. 24 and 6 p.m. Mon. Feb. 25, 2013
Shows: 7:30 p.m. Apr. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, & 27 & Jul. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 2013

10-Minute Play Project 2013

Fairy Tale Theatre 2013

original works, written and rehearsed in a 24-hour period by the area’s best talent. youth theatre produced by
Jo Beth Britt & Jodie Johnson
Fairy Tale Theatre is open to actors and actresses ages seven through eighteen. Children gain experience in theatre skills such as acting, learning lines, costumes, set construction, and backstage tech.
Cast Selection: 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 2013 Auditions: 2-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Apr. 13-14, 2013
Shows: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 2013 Shows: Jun. 27-30, 2013