Applause! April Updates

Happy April from Applause! Cary Youth Theatre!

CONGRATULATIONS & THANKS!
To everyone who came out to audition or interview for THE NEVERENDING STORY: Your performances and ideas were thoughtful, inspiring, and lots of fun. Congratulations to the NES Cast and Design Team!

NEVERENDING STORY TICKETS:
On sale Apr 11 at:

  • The Cary Theater Box Office @ 122 E. Chatham St: Tue-Fri, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sat, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 
  • Cary Arts Center Box Office: Mon, 4-8 p.m. 
  • eTix.com or charge-by-phone (800) 514-3849: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., & Sun 12-8 p.m. 

A small surcharge applies to tickets purchased through eTix.
Ticket prices and more details.

THEATRE CAFÉ:
Apr 4, 7-9 p.m. at The Cary Theater
This month’s topic: The Neverending Story: Memories and moments of nostalgia adapted into modern and relevant theatrical performances. Applause!’s Ben Slate shares the process of bringing a childhood classic to the stage in a fresh, new way.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY:
Raleigh’s Women’s Theatre Festival seeks people of all abilities for roles in five comedies written, directed, and produced by women. Pre-registration required: sign up and complete an audition form.
Auditions: Apr 7, 7-10 p.m. & Apr 8, noon-5 p.m. with callbacks Apr 9.
Open to: Ages 7-99
Deadline to register: Apr 7
More informationinfo@womenstheatrefestival.com

APRIL PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT:
These programs and more; register.

Hip Hop Workshop (age 11 & up): Apr 1, 10-11 a.m. #101763.
Dance Mix Workshops, Apr 1:

  • Ballet & Contemporary (age 11-17), noon-1:30 p.m. #99200
  • Jazz & Hip Hop (age 11-17), 1:30-3 p.m. #99199
  • Jazz & Hip Hop (age 8-10), 3-4:30 p.m. #99201

Broadway Days: T4 (age 6-9): Musical theatre technique and performance. Mon-Fri, Apr 3-7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. #99168.
Broadway Jazz & Tap (age 16+): An intro to technique and theatrical-style choreography. Apr 19-May 24, 7-8 p.m. #101563.
Imagination Stage (age 8-9): Expanded acting technique and longer scenes. Apr 20-Jun 1 (no class 5/18), 5:30-6:30 p.m. #99210.
Characters Wanted (age 13-18): Character backstory, given circumstances, relationships, and more. Apr 20-Jun 1 (no class 5/18), 8-9 p.m. #99184.

AWESOME IN APRIL:
Cary Players: THE MOUSETRAP, Mar 31-Apr 9 at CAC ($); www.caryplayers.org.

AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERARY TEA, Apr 2, 2 p.m. at Page-Walker Arts & History Center ($); (919) 460-4963.

TRIANGLE’S GOT TALENT, Apr 2, 5-8 p.m. at The Cary Theater ($); www.thecarytheater.com.

LIVE AT LUNCH SERIES: Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Fidelity Bank Plaza in downtown Cary; www.townofcary.org.

  • Apr 6: Kate McGarry
  • Apr 13: Nick Driver
  • Apr 20: Casey Cotton
  • Apr 27: Arial Pocock

BEER & BACON FESTIVAL, Apr 8, noon-6 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre ($); www.BoothAmphitheatre.com.

SIX STRING PRESENTS... 8 p.m. at The Cary Theater ($); www.thecarytheater.com:

  • Apr 8: Ellis Paul featuring Dean Fields
  • Apr 28: Jon Shain & Danielle Miraglia

NÂZIM HIKMET POETRY FESTIVAL, Apr 9, 1-7 p.m. at Page-Walker Arts & History Center; (919) 460-4963.

11th Annual WORLD VOICE DAY CELEBRATION, Apr 13, 7 p.m. at CAC ($); www.dukevoicecare.org.

Cary Playwrights Forum: PLAYSLAM, Apr 15, 7:30 p.m. at The Cary Theater ($); www.caryplaywrightsforum.org.

Marvelous Music Series: BALSAM RANGE, Apr 21, 7:30 p.m. at CAC ($); (919) 462-2055.

GREAT GRAPES! WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL, Apr 22, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre ($); www.BoothAmphitheatre.com.

CHILDREN’S DAY FESTIVAL, Apr 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park; www.kids.ata-nc.org.

CEILIDH, Apr 22, 7:30 p.m. at CAC ($); www.sistercitiesofcary.org.

COMEDY NIGHT, Apr 22, 8 p.m. at The Cary Theater ($); www.thecarytheater.com.

CHATHAM STREET CHOWDOWN, Apr 23, 12:30-5 p.m. in Downtown Cary; (919) 319-4560.

TRIANGLE YOUTH ORCHESTRAS: SPRING CONCERT, Apr 23, 4 p.m. at CAC ($); http://philharmonic-association.org.

Cary Youth Voices: THIS IS IT!, Apr 28, 7 p.m. at CAC ($); www.caryyouthvoices.org.

CARY ART LOOP, Apr 28, 6 p.m. in Downtown Cary and beyond; www.caryartloop.org.

SPRING DAZE ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL, Apr 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bond Park; (919) 319-4560.

Let me know if you have questions about any of these events or programs. See you soon!

Rachel Baranski
Performing Arts Education Specialist
rachel.baranski@townofcary.org
(919) 465-4792