ALBANY COUNTY THEATRE » An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstien Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:23:25 +0000 en hourly 1 An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein /journal/past-performances/an-adult-evening-of-shel-silverstein/ /journal/past-performances/an-adult-evening-of-shel-silverstein/#comments Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:51:49 +0000 /?p=265 June 14th, 15th & 16th @ 7:30pm

The Albany County Theatre is excited to invite you to its next production:  “An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein”.

Explore the darkly comic world of Shel Silverstein, a world where nothing is as it seems and where the most innocent conversation can turn menacing in an instant. The ten imaginative plays in this collection range widely in content, but the style is unmistakable.  The master wordsmith turns his focus from children to more mature audiences.  From a woman who is slowly transforming into a bag lady to a pair of rhyming prostitutes, Silverstein’s dialogue is creative, surprising and at some points almost unnerving.

From A CurtainUp Review by Elyse Sommer “…Since Silverstein was first and most famously a cartoonist, perhaps the best way to categorize all of this is as a medley of dramatized cartoons.  Comedy skits, playlets, one-acters, cartoons — call them what you will, most are intent on tickling the funny bone though, as with any cartoon, there are subtexts to be extracted from at least a few.  If some are more dry chuckles than belly laughs, well that’s typical of most such collections.”

It may not be fun for the whole family, but it will certainly be fun…

Albany County Theatre presents
An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

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Auditions: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstien /journal/auditions/auditions-an-adult-evening-of-shel-silverstien/ /journal/auditions/auditions-an-adult-evening-of-shel-silverstien/#comments Fri, 16 Mar 2012 13:24:50 +0000 /?p=194

Monday, 3/26 from 5-8PM
Tuesday, 3/27 from 5-8PM
Wednesday, 3/28 from 4-7PM

Monday, 4/2 from 3-7PM
Tuesday, 4/3 from 4-7PM
Wednesday, 4/4 from 5-8PM



All Auditions will be held in the Gryphon Theatre at the Laramie Plains Civic Center, 710 E. Garfield, Laramie.  Special Audition arrangements can be made.

The production will open June 21st and run through the 23rd, with possible tour dates in July. Rehearsals will begin April 9th. The rehearsal process will be a relaxed one spanning over approximately 11 weeks.  There are several roles available for women and men. Auditions will consist primarily of cold readings from the script. Prepared auditions are not required, but are welcomed.

Stage Manager and several other Technical Positions are also available.

Those auditioning should bring their schedule and a list of conflict dates (from 4/9 through 7/25). For more information and/or Special Audition Arrangements please email, please include “ACT Auditions” in the subject line. People are encouraged to attend more than one Audition.

For a synopsis of the play go to:

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