Missoula Children’s Theater

 Missoula Children’s Theater’s THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA

Envision a kingdom of snow where the residents are Winter Wind Workers, Blizzard Bringers, Icicle Sharpeners and Snow Smoothers, ruled by the Storm King and the Snow Queen.  Add to that a Prince looking for a proper Princess to share the throne.  Now imagine the Princess and her friend the Pea living in a kingdom of green rolling hills and running rivers with her subjects, The Flower Gardeners, River Runners, Green Shoot Growers and Tree Barkers.  Her parents, King Size and Queen Size, do all they can to keep things running smoothly.  Who knows, maybe the dancing Dust Bunnies can help? Although the two kingdoms think they have nothing in common, (except maybe a pesky Jack Frost that freezes anything and everything), the peace-loving Leprechauns prove otherwise.  Throw in some Phony Princesses and you have a real fiasco!  This ain’t your grandma’s PRINCESS AND THE PEA.  We think you will enjoy its twists and turns.

Get your smiling faces and loud voices ready for AUDITIONS on Monday March 8th at 3:40pm in the gym. Bring a snack for after school. 60 children will be chosen to participate; they must be available for rehearsals all week to be able to participate. Typically younger ages are not called back until Wednesday from 3:45-5:45, other children must be available the entire week from 3:45-8:15 (though all cast members may not need to be present the entire time, their schedules must be free). Performances will be Friday March 12 7pm and Saturday March 13 2pm in the Mt. Erie gym.

Parents are required to be present to pick children up after auditions at 5:45, pay the $20 participation fee if your child is cast and pick up the rehearsal schedule for the week. Some cast members will be staying for rehearsal afterwards and will need a sack dinner.

If you have any questions, call Silja Shjarback at 588-0866 (home) 206-683-7889 (cell) or email at shjaresa@fidalgo.net.