Onstage

Little Shop of Horrors

March 9 — March 25, 2017

Little Shop of Horrors


The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!

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Duets

March 31 — April 1, 2017

Duets


Duets: A Dance and Vocal Performance. Innovative choreography and moving storytelling through song and dance.

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Steel Magnolias

April 13 — April 23, 2017

Steel Magnolias


In a theatre workshop, AMP presents the anthem to southern womanhood – STEEL MAGNOLIAS. In Truvy's salon, you get vital life lessons, like "there is no such thing as natural beauty" and that it's actually possible to be "in a bad mood for 40 years."

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News

Shakespeare Auditions March 25th

Auditions for Bits of the Bard at Amelia Musical Playhouse on March 25th, 2017 at 10 am.

Performances dates: May 26 & 27, 2017 at 7:30pm

Bits of the Bard is a collection of pieces written, or inspired, by the great William Shakespeare. Actors of all ages and experience levels will be performing one or more sonnets, monologues or scenes from Shakespearean comedies and tragedies. In addition, there will be some bits that take light hearted fun at Shakespeare’s expense. Directed by Jan Cote-Merow, Assistant Director: Rosalyn Tyler, Creative Director: Alison Stewart, Producer: Lois Stewart.

Actors of all ages, including students, are encouraged to attend. Actors may bring their favorite sonnet, scene or monologue to read, if they wish. If not, readings will be provided for the audition.

Rehearsals will be flexible and actors may perform by reading their selection.

Please email jcotemerow@yahoo.com for further information or to schedule … read more

Auditions for 2 Upcoming Musicals on March 26th

AMP will hold auditions for 2 upcoming musicals on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Auditioners may try out for one or both musicals. You should prepare 1 minute of a song of your choice (a capella ok, may or may not be from the show). If you want a piano accompanist you must drop off your music at AMP 1 week before auditions. You may prepare a 1 minute monologue if you like. You will also read from script.

The shows are: Into the Woods, and Young Frankenstein. Details below.

Into the Woods

Performance dates: July 27 – August 12, 2017

There is no chorus for this show, it is an ensemble cast, difficult music, minimal dance.

Roles (in alphabetical order) age range/vocal range

  • Baker insecure, well meaning male – 25-45 Ab2-G4
  • Baker’s Wife determined and bright 25-45 F3-G5
  • Cinderella sincere, mistreated 18-25 … read more

2017 Season

ComingSoon

Take a look at the plays and musicals we have lined up for you so far next year.

January: THE BELLE OF AMHERST
January: SHREK
February: 12 ANGRY MEN
March: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
April: STEEL MAGNOLIAS
May: A NIGHT IN THE THEATRE, BITS OF THE BARD
June: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, HEE HAW Y’ALL
July: 6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS
October: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or send an e-mail to info@ameliamusicalplayhouse.com to be notified of upcoming auditions.

Classes and Workshops

comedy drama masks by Shannon Hodgson

New Acting Classes!

Vocal Variety – Back By Popular Demand

This class was such a hit in the fall we’ve been ask to offer it again. Here is a fun way to expand your vocal range, create vocally alive characters and learn how to keep audiences captivated. Through the use of acting games, exercises, storytelling, staged readings and voice over scripts, actors will increase vocal variety, expression and strength. Mondays’, 12 noon – 2 pm, January 30 – March 27. Actors Showcase on March 27. Amelia Musical Playhouse, Cost $80, Register – email: nichols.sinda@gmail.com

Basic Scene Study: What’s Happening?

This is a new class designed to give actors of all levels the tools to discover what is happening in the scene. Actors will explore analyzing a text, … read more