AUDITIONS for MCT's, Beauty Lou & the Country Beast

Check-in begins at 3:45 pm (The 90-120 min. audition is held as a group, is required for participation, and there is NO FEE.)

GRADES: entering 1st to 12th grade

TUITION: $50 for those cast in production (Registration begins after audition and tuition is due by Wednesday, March 19
Fee includes two complimentary tickets to one performance.)

REHEARSALS: March 17-21, 4:15-6:15 pm & 6:30-8:30 pm (Students must be available for all rehearsal day and times to audition. A detailed rehearsal schedule will be distributed to the cast following auditions.)

LOCATION: Schauer Center

PERFORMANCES: Friday, March 21 at 7:00 pm & Saturday, March 22 at 3:00 pm (Adults $13, Students $11, Under 12 $8, Lap $5).

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents BEAUTY LOU AND THE COUNTRY BEAST, an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Beauty Lou is the oldest daughter of the bronc-bustin’ balladeer Buck. At the local county fair, young Beauty Lou is upset by the ungrateful behavior of a miner who has won the blue ribbon for his beautiful roses. She calls him a beast and wishes that he would look like one too. Years later, when in danger of losing the family farm, Buck meets the miner-turned-beast. Beauty Lou agrees to befriend the Beast in order to save her family. Beauty Lou and the Beast both learn to look beyond appearances and first impressions and to see the beauty that dwells inside. The story, set in the American West, also features Beauty Lou’s six sisters, her Imaginary Friend, her dog Fleabite Clyde, farmhands Slim and Dusty, the neighborly Country Folk and the Barnyard Critters.

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