Summer’s Coming & So Is Charlotte’s Web!

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Charlotte’s Web, based on the much loved children’s classic by E. B. White, is APT’s third youth production at St. Luke’s Church in downtown Allentown! This is one of our most beloved projects, where we provide FREE youth workshops and performances for our community. We hope you can be a part of it!

 

Auditions for Charlotte’s Web!

This is a call for adult actors, 18 years or older. (For children’s auditions, see youth workshop info below.)

When: Sunday, May 31
1:30-6:30pm by appointment only. (To schedule a time, please e-mail aptyouth@allentownpublictheatre.com)
Open call follows at 6:30pm.

Where: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 417 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA. (Parking in church lot on left, after intersection of 7th and Liberty.)

Details: Resumes are required. Head shots are highly recommended. Please prepare two contrasting monologues (each under 1 minute). BE CREATIVE but remember this is a children’s production!

Charlotte’s Web is directed by Teague Fernandez. Plan on rehearsals on most Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings. Performances are July 24, 25, 26, 31 and August 1, 2 – Fridays at 6pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. Adult actors selected for the play will receive a stipend.

Free Theatre Arts Workshops for Youth

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Charlotte’s Web director Teague Fernandez and APT company member Cheryl Moritz will lead these free – and fun – workshops for kids, ages 6-12. Saturday-morning workshops are 10-11:30am on June 20, 27 and July 11, 18 at St. Luke’s Church (417 N. 7th St., Allentown). Teague and Cheryl will use improvisation games and movement activities to help participants build speaking and storytelling skills. Added bonus: participants will have a chance to audition during a workshop for parts in Charlotte’s Web.

If your child is interested in signing up for our free workshops, please e-mail aptyouth@allentownpublictheatre.com

More about our play, coming JULY 24, 25, 26, 31 & AUGUST 1, 2

Fri., 6pm; Sat. & Sun., 2pm

Charlotte’s Web

Adapted by Joseph Robinette

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The Children’s Literature Association named this “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years,” and Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work perfectly! READ MORE

 

Thank you to everyone who helped with
“True West”!

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A powerful tale of sibling rivalry by Pulitzer prize-winner Sam Shepard, featuring Jason Roth as Austin (left) and Joshua Neth as Lee (right), with Bill Joachim as the producer and Kathy Patterson as Mom.  Directed by Jim Peck.

And the rave reviews are in!  “A fascinating and powerful production,” says the Morning Call.  “True West will blow you away,” exults LehighValleyStage.org. , whose reviewer adds: “Honestly, this show is the quality of off-Broadway.”  Lehigh Valley Press called it “an explosive comedy with superb performances and production levels that combine to be audience-shaking.” Click on the links to read reviews.

Presented as part of Touchstone Theatre’s “Spotlight on the Valley Series.” Thanks to all who participated in this collaboration and to all who attended! Susan Irelan won our ‘entertainment basket’ raffle.

Thanks To Our Production Sponsors:

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Lawrence Roth Salon and Day Spa

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