Lord of the Flies
By William Golding
CTM brings this acclaimed novel to the stage in a wildly energetic and riveting production. The play reveals the powerful story of upper middle-class schoolboys whose plane crashes on an uninhabited island, leaving no adult survivors. Struggling to come to terms with the lack of usual rule and order, games and teasing turn into bullying and tragedy. The play leads us to think about the nature of hierarchy, leadership, human survival and morality.
Produced by Children's Theater of Madison at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison
Performances: March 24 - April 1, 2012
Performance Times: Performance dates/times: 3/24/12 @ 2:30pm, 3/25/12 @ 2:30pm, 3/31/12 @ 2:30pm, 3/31/12 @ 7pm, 4/1/12 @ 2:30pm
Ticket Prices: $15/$24
Call 608-258-4141 for reservations or more information.
“Survivor” meets “Lost”! A group of English schoolboys are stranded on a deserted island. No adults. No rules. No limits. It’s paradise… for a while. But paradise soon disintegrates into a brutal test of loyalties, power, and the need for order in this classic story by William Golding.
Audition Dates: Sunday, January 22 from 2-5pm; Monday, January 23 from 6-8pm; with callbacks Friday, January 27th.
Performance/Rehearsal Dates: Performances are March 24th - April 1st at Overture Center Playhouse. Rehearsals begin February 15th.
Roles: Up to 15 boys ages 8-18 and 2 adult men - 11 speaking roles, including one for an 8-year old boy.
Please note: this is a mature play most appropriate for ages 10 and up.
Audition Information: Actors will audition in group sizes no larger than 4 people and include readings from the sides below - please familiarize yourself with the three excerpts found on CTM's Audition page http://www.ctmtheater.org/Auditions.aspx.
To sign up for an audition, email firstname.lastname@example.org and request the day and hour you would like from the following:
Jan. 22, times: 2-3pm, 3-4pm, 4-5pm
Jan. 23, times: 6-7pm or 7-8pm.
Also include your name, age, and contact information.
You will receive a confirmation email from CTM with your specific timeslot.