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by Karen Zacarias
directed by Terry Sagedy
produced by Sarah Denn
Lucia Greene, Justin Torres, Laurel Lettieri, and Ron Malyszka
June 11, 12, 13, 18 & 19
Friday & Saturday at 8PM with a Sunday matinee on June 13 at 2PM
Currently scheduled to be performed ON STAGE with Covid-19 protocols
MASKS Required & Limited Audience
This heartwarming comedy is set in the suburbs of Washington D.C. Pablo, a high-powered young lawyer, and Tania, his very pregnant, doctoral candidate wife, have just purchased their dream home. It’s a bit of a fixer-upper, but Tania has plans to transform their outdoor space into a beautiful native garden. Their neighbors, Frank and Virginia, have lived in their home for a long time and Frank has been nurturing his backyard garden for years. He hopes to win this year's annual gardening competition coming up soon! However, when Pablo invites his whole law firm over for a BBQ, the gardening wars begin. Can such different couples find a way to compromise? Can you love your neighbor when they’re invading your space?
directed by Sherry Asch
starring Miles Everett & Todd Santa Maria
directed by Renee Sutherland
see audition information below
book by Hunter Bell
directed by David Anctil
directed by Tony Bosco-Schmidt
directed by Beth Young
We hope to return in 2022 for the rest of the run of this wonderful comedy!
Along with our regular season of shows, we are happy to offer a wide range of special events.
Virtual Theatre - The Taming of the Shrew
directed by Jane Farnol
This past year we learned the value of including virtual theatre. We are happy to be back with another wonderful interpretation of Shakespeare's classic plays! For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spotlight Program - Starlight Summer Showcase
The Spotlight Program is back in a new format!
Starlight Summer Showcase
Outdoors at Brookfield Theatre
July 12 thru 31 with performances 7/30 & 7/31
Limit 20 students age 7-16
It's time to get back onstage! Join us for a summer full of long overdue song and dance! Students will be performing scenes and songs from some of our favorite Broadway musicals on our wonderful outdoor stage! All Covid-19 protocols will be adhered to by our fully vaccinated staff. Keeping everyone safe is our priority! For more information, please email: email@example.com
Visit Brookfield Theatre's YouTube channel for a wide range of virtual performances.
Featured video: Spotlight & Friends Winter Cabaret from January 2021.
Upcoming AuditionsJune 27 & 28 @ 7PM
Brookfield Theatre announces open auditions for
"Blood At The Root"
by Dominique Morriseau
directed by Renee Sutherland
produced by Lou Okell
AUDITIONS will be held on SUNDAY, JUNE 27 and MONDAY, JUNE 28 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the theatre located at 184 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield (Rt 25 behind Brookfield Library)
Virtual auditions available on request.
Due to pandemic restrictions, specific timeslots will be scheduled.
Please email BrookfieldTheatreCT@gmail.com to schedule an audition appointment or to ask any questions.
Masks are required. Temperatures will be checked at the door.
Show dates are September 10 thru 18 - performed indoors if possible/outdoors if necessary
Auditioners should be prepared to read from the script. Please bring a headshot, resume, and all schedule conflicts.
When a black student disrupts the status quo at her high school by occupying space typically reserved for white students, her community erupts in hate speech, violence and chaos. Inspired by a series of incidents media reporting and social action in Jena Louisiana in 2007, Dominique Morisseau’s play scrutinizes the intrinsic links between justice, bias and identity. Moving, lyrical and bold, "Blood at the Root" probes the complexities of race, individual freedoms and what justice means when biases have been normalized.
Raylynn - black woman young adult 18
Toria - white woman young adult 18
Asha - white woman young adult 18
Justin - black man young adult 18
Colin - white man young adult 18
De'andre - black men young adult 16, dancer
Principal Miller - any race man or woman
DA - white man or woman
Brookfield Theatre is a 501(c)(3) all volunteer non-profit arts organization dedicated to producing the highest quality live entertainment and to keeping theatre arts accessible to all. No experience is necessary and all are welcome to audition.
The audition form is available HERE. Completed forms can be emailed or bring them to auditions. Please email BrookfieldTheatreCT@gmail.com to schedule an audition appointment or to ask any questions.
The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Inc. is an all volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing quality live performances and creative opportunities to the Brookfield region. Our regular season of shows is chosen to provide a meaningful and entertaining experience that will appeal to a wide ranging audience. Additional workshops and special events are added throughout the year. The Spotlight Program is a free learning experience for young performers ages 8 to 15. It is student run & led with adult mentors. Along with live & virtual performances, Brookfield Theatre offers a gallery space for area artists to show their work and provide more depth to the cultural experience of theater-goers. We finish each season with the annual Paddy Awards to thank sponsors, performers, and volunteers—and to celebrate!
Your support helps us to provide the best quality live and virtual performances while keeping ticket prices low to keep the arts alive in our community.
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