Performances: January 27, 28, and 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm (CST)
Tickets: Reserved seating only - tiered pricing
(Live stream options TBD)
AUDITIONS: September 13-16
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Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures by special arrangement with Buena Vista Theatrical
From the play by Marcelle Maurette as adapted by Guy Bolton
Full of opulence and adventure, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic journey to help her find home, love, and family.
With its spectacular settings, dazzling costumes, and a soaring score including the song favorites from the hit animated film, “Journey to the Past” and “Once Upon a December,” ANASTASIA is a thrilling new musical about discovering who you are and defining who you’re meant to be.
DIRECTED BY: Maeghan Bishop
SCENE DESIGN AND TECHNICAL DIRECTION: Nick Beasley
VOCAL MUSIC DIRECTION: Michael Mills
PIT ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR: Melissa Sauls
CHOREOGRAPHER: Alex Castaneda
COSTUME SUPERVISOR: Linnea Hoyos
This show truly could have been cast 3 times over, and that's because you're ALL fantastic. We feel very grateful and fortunate to have been reminded this week how many talented and passionate students we get to work with, and we cannot wait to see more of EVERY one of you at future auditions.
Anya - Tirzah Widman
Tsar - Aidan Kent
Tsarina - Sofia Witt
Dowager Empress - Molly Peterson
Dmitry - Casey Schenk
Vlad - Canton Schenk
Gleb - Christian Ryan
Countess Lily - Rylie Swedlund
Ensemble (including speaking/solo roles to be assigned at a later date):