Directed by Tyler Falco Schott
Inspired by a true story, Class is a disturbing and comic exploration of the dark side of being human.
In 1968, Riceville, Iowa third-grade teacher, Jane Elliott, wanted to teach - really teach - her students a lesson about prejudice. It was the week after Martin Luther King's assassination. The lesson she taught worked so well it resulted in two documentaries (by Frontline and PBS) and forever changed the lives of her students.
In this fictional two-act modern re-telling, on the day after the introduction of her new lesson the teacher is confronted by an angry parent accompanied by the school principal. But the parent and the principal quickly become students themselves, and learn the lesson with hilarious and tragic consequences.
Produced by Broom Street Theater at Broom Street Theater, 1119 Williamson Street, Madison
Performances: January 11 - February 2, 2013
Performance Times: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm
Ticket Prices: $9
Call 608-244-8338 for reservations or more information.
Auditions will be held on the following days:
Auditions will be held on the following dates and times at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer Street, Madison, WI 53703:
Sunday Nov. 4 from 3pm until 5pm
Monday Nov. 5 from 7pm until 9pm
Auditions will consist of reading from the script and some improv. Come dressed in clothes that allow you to move.
The teacher 30s. (Male or Female)
The mother 30s. ( Female)
The principal 50s. (Male)
The Child 8-12 years old. (Male or Female)
The role of the teacher requires a high energy actor with strong comedic instincts.
There may be a need for additional case members for the beginning and ending of the show.
If you wish to audtion but cannot make it to either of the dates, please contact Tyler Falco Schott (Snickersthemonster@gmail.com or 608-514-2985)