Announcing Variety Theatre 2020

Get out your trombones and cornets! We are excited to announce that The Music Man is coming to our very own “River City” with Variety Theatre in 2020! 

Join us at the Touhill Performing Arts Center October 16 – 18 and 23 – 25, 2020 for this fun musical that will have you tapping your feet and humming along. Prepare to be inspired as kids and teens of all abilities take the stage alongside a professional adult cast to bring you a new take on this beloved classic.

Don’t miss the “Wells Fargo Wagon” – tickets will go on sale in early August 2020. We’ll announce show times, our cast and more closer to that date. 

Want to join the cast? Auditions for Variety Theatre 2020 will be held in late March this year. Professional adults and kids (ages 8 – 12) and teens (ages 13 – 17) of all abilities and experience levels are invited to audition. 

Adult auditions will be held the evening of Monday, March 23, 2020 at The Conservatory Spaces in Webster Groves. Callbacks for adults will be held the afternoon of Sunday, March 29 and Adult Final Callbacks will take place in the evening on Saturday, April 11. 

Kids and teens will audition on Saturday, March 28 at Parkway Central High School, with Kids Auditions from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Teens Auditions from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Kids/Teens Callbacks will occur at the same location on the afternoon of Saturday, April 11. 

Please note that, new this year, pre-registration will be required for all those auditioning for all age groups, and no walk-ins will be accepted. Click here to register now, and to find more details about dates and times for all auditions. 

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