Shining Stars – Thoroughly Modern Millie! (Single Payment)
For this 2021 Spring Season, our Shooting Stars and Rising Stars Group are combining to make a SHINING STARS group! Enroll today to be part of the fun that is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!
The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002 season’s most awarded new show on Broadway! Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City, when “moderns,” including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people who seek to discover themselves there.
Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn’t have a dime to his name… or so he tells her.
Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. From explosive tap numbers to a “Fred and Ginger” routine on a window ledge, this is the perfect show for theatres that are looking to show off the dance skills of their performers. In Millie Dillmount, musical theatre has found a new heroine for the ages in Thoroughly Modern Millie!
Auditions begin Saturday, January 16th from 9:30 am to 5 pm. FULL CAST is needed for the entire day of auditioning, and early script pickup will be available for those who pre-register. Please bring a lunch. CALLBACKS will occur on Thursday, January 21st from 6:15 to 9:30 pm.
Regular Rehearsals will be every Saturday from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm for Full Cast, and Thursdays from 6:15 to 9:30 pm for smaller numbers and scenes. There will be no rehearsal called on February 13th and 18th, April 3rd and 8th, May 29th, or June 10th due to various school Holidays and Breaks. Tech Rehearsals will occur June 13th-June 16th.
June 17th @ 7:30 pm
June 18th @ 7:30 pm
June 19th @ 7:30 pm
June 20th @ 2:00 pm
INSTRUCTOR: JIMMY HIPPENSTIEL
Please Note: Due to the ongoing uncertainties caused by the Covid-19 crisis, all details of this production are subject to change as we navigate the waters of this ever-changing world. We appreciate your understanding and willingness to abide by all required safety standards and protocols. As of now, this show is scheduled to be rehearsed in studio whenever possible, and fully masked as necessary.
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