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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

SAINTS: The Musical - UPDATED AUDITION INFO!


Audition Notice


Payton Productions will hold auditions for Saints, the Musical on March 28, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, and March 29, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, RI.  

This rollicking new musical, written by Kaleidoscope Theatre’s David Payton, is based on Don Payton’s book, Friends Are Thicker Than Water.  Don’s book covers the year 1955 at Saint Raphael Academy, when he was class vice-president and captain of the football team.  Saints is a hilarious and nostalgic account of the many misadventures of two best friends. 

Saints will be presented as a reader’s theatre workshop, with staged musical numbers    
Needed are 12 male actors and 6 female actors, aged 16 to 60  
Those auditioning should prepare a one minute comic monologue and 16 bars each of an upbeat song and a ballad.  Bring a resume and photo, if available  
Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided  
A short dance combination will be taught

Saints will be directed by Sandy Cerel and Anne Colannino, with musical direction by Lila Kane, and choreography by Bill Evans. 

 Rehearsals will begin May 1, 2015. Production dates are June 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28.  Please call 401-942-3637 to schedule an audition appointment.


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Our 2015 Summer Season!

We are proud to announce our 2015 Summer Season! 


- The Frog Prince 
- Snow White 
- Cinderella 
- Pinocchio 
- Goldilocks 
- Sleeping Beauty 


To celebrate, we have been sharing old
throwback photos of the shows on Facebook. Like our Facebook page to see more of our favorites and check out our website for the complete schedule!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SAINTS: The Musical UPDATE

Sandy and Anne (the co-Directors of SAINTS: The Musical) will be on TV this week talking about the upcoming auditions and the show! 

Check them out on AN HOUR WITH BOB - Thurs. @ 11PM, Fri. @ 10 PM, Sat.@ 1PM on Cox 13 Verizon 32 and full channel 49. Also, Sat. @ 11PM & Mon. @ 10:30PM on Cox 18 and Verizon 24,25,31. Wed. @ 6PM Fall River Ch 95.

In other news, the auditions for this show have been officially rescheduled to March 28th from 2-5pm and March 29th from 4-6pm. Please call (401) 942-3637 to make an appointment!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The Making of a Musical


David has created a blog all about the process of making SAINTS: The Musical. 

SAINTS: The Musical is based on the book "Friends Are Thicker Than Water" by his brother Don Payton. The blog will journey the progress as the musical is taken through all the stages of production. Check back frequently for new posts!!

Check out David's blog here.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Reschedule!


Due to a scheduling conflict, the upcoming auditions for SAINTS: The Musical are going to be rescheduled. Stay tuned for more information!

Everyone who had signed up for a slot this weekend, will be contacted personally to reschedule.

Thank you.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Open Auditions!


Audition Notice

Payton Productions will hold auditions for Saints, the Musical on January 24 and 25 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, RI.
This rollicking new musical, written by Kaleidoscope Theatre’s David Payton, is based on Don Payton’s book, Friends Are Thicker Than Water. Don’s book covers the year 1955 at Saint Raphael Academy, when he was class vice-president and captain of the football team. Saints is a hilarious and nostalgic account of the many misadventures of two best friends.
  • Saints will be presented as a reader’s theatre workshop, with staged musical numbers
  • Needed are 12 male actors and 6 female actors, aged 16 to 60
  • Those auditioning should prepare a one minute comic monologue and 16 bars each of an upbeat song and a ballad. Bring a resume and photo, if available
  • Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided
  • A short dance combination will be taught
    Saints will be directed by Sandy Cerel and Anne Colannino, with
    musical direction by Lila Kane, and choreography by Bill Evans.
    Production dates are June 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28. Please call 401-942-3637 to schedule an audition appointment. 

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

December Newsletter!

DECEMBER 2014


Happy Holidays!

Shop Kaleidoscope!
Thank you for your continued support of Kaleidoscope Theatre! We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and that we see you at one of our upcoming shows!

In this issue of our newsletter, you can read about:

1. Our Upcoming Performances
2. Find Cinderella's Slipper!
3. Shop Kaleidoscope
4. Shop Local - Check out our new TeeSpring campaigns!!
5. Supporting Our Members


Email us at kaleidoscope@kaleidoscopetheatre.com to join the mailing list and receive this edition!

New t-shirt campaign!!

Front
BRAND NEW - A new Kaleidoscope Logo Shirt, titled "Fairytales Do Come True!'

This shirt was inspired by Kaleidoscope Theatre's very existence... It has been a dream come true for us to be able to perform for you and bring live theatre to so many children over the years.

Featuring our logo on the front and a unique Fairytale-themed castle on the back, this design is available as a unisex tee, ladies tee, and hoodie - www.teespring.com/fairytalesdocometrue

Back

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Our first Christmas show of the season!

Goldilocks' Christmas
Thursday, December 4th at 10:00am
Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St. Cranston, RI
Come with us on a delightful romp through the traditional tale of Goldilocks, as she drops in on the three bears just in time for Christmas! Enjoy this festive twist of a classic children's theatre favorite, which teaches some lessons about proper manners in a fresh and fun way. This is a show you just can't 'bear' to miss!

For tickets, please call (401) 942-3637.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Visit us at the Santa Parade!

 
Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Pocahontas will be on hand to greet Santa when he arrives at the Roger Williams Park Zoo on Saturday, November 29th at 9:00am!

After his arrival, Santa, our princesses and some other friends will march in a welcome parade throughout the Zoo before stopping to greet people and pose for pictures.


Hope you can join us!

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Check out our new website, help Cinderella find her slipper and win FREE tickets!!

This is the slipper you're looking for!
As you may know, Kaleidoscope recently launched a brand new website and we'd love to hear what you think of it!
http://www.kaleidoscopetheatre.com/

Cinderella has lost her shoe (again) and it is somewhere on the new website. Check out the site and when you find the slipper, click on it and send us an email. Feel free to include comments in the email about the new website! The 1st person and the 20th to send us an email from the slipper will each win two FREE tickets to our upcoming Rhode Island performance of Cinderella's Christmas on December 13th.

Happy Hunting!
:)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tickets on Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for our upcoming performance of CINDERELLA's CHRISTMAS on December 13th.  

The show will be performed for local RI audiences at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Cranston, RI at 2:00pm

Please check out the event on Brown Paper tickets to order your tickets today! 

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/888148

For a complete list of upcoming performances, check out our website!

Friday, October 17, 2014

"Wish that it were Christmas all the time" - 0ur holiday fundraiser

Check out our new "Wish that it were Christmas all the time" t-shirt... a fan-favorite line from Kaleidoscope Theatre's production of Cinderella's Christmas and a universal message for the kid in all of us.

The perfect gift for you and everyone who loves the Christmas season! 

Available in short sleeve, long sleeve and hoodie styles.  Only available through November 10 so there's time to ship before Christmas!

Proceeds will benefit Kaleidoscope Theatre's educational programs, including our award-winning anti-bullying program entitled B.U.L.L.Y.

 To order, go to:  http://teespring.com/christmasallthetime

 



Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular and Spooky Zoo!

Kaleidoscope will be sending costume characters to The Roger Williams Park Zoo Halloween events again this year! 

Check out the links for more information on either the Pumpkin or the Spooky Zoo events!

We hope you can come visit us!

Pumpkin Events
Friday, October 3rd from 6-8pm
Snow White, Pocahontas & Rapunzel

Saturday, October 4th from 6-8pm - Cancelled due to weather!
Mother Goose, Jack & Jill

Friday, October 10th from 6-8pm
Snow White, the Huntsman, Hansel & Gretel

Sunday, October 12th from 6-8pm
Pocahontas, Mattachanna & the Blue Fairy

Friday, October 17th from 6-8pm
Snow White, Pocahontas & Jack

Sunday, October 26th from 6-8pm
Cinderella, Prince Charming & the King

Spooky Zoo
Saturday, October 25th from 10am-3pm
Cinderella, Fairy Godmother & Rapunzel

Sunday, October 26th from 10am-3pm
Alice, the Mad Hatter & the 5 of Hearts

What's your favorite fairytale?