Cole Porter's "High Society"

By Arthur Kopit

Directed by Marsha Heuer

Based on the Philip Barry play The Philadelphia Story and the 1956 musical screen adaptation with Porter's songs, High Society, the plot centers on pretentious Long Island socialite Tracy Lord, who is planning a June 1938 wedding to an equally pretentious executive when ex-husband Dexter Haven arrives to disrupt the proceedings. Additional comic complications arise when tabloid reporter Mike Connor, who is there to cover the wedding, also falls for the bride-to-be.

High Society
Ridin' High
Throwing A Ball Tonight
Little One
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?
I Love Paris
She's Got That Thing
Once Upon A Time
True Love
High Society (Reprise)
Let's Misbehave
I'm Getting Myself Ready For You
Once Upon A Time
Just One Of Those Things
Well, Did You Evah!
You're Sensational
Say It With Gin
Ridin' High
It's All Right With Me
He's A Right Guy
I Love You, Samantha
True Love (Reprise)

Produced by Verona Area Community Theater at Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center,

Performances: October 12-20, 2012

Performance Times: October 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 @ 7:30pm & matinee on October 14 @ 2pm

Ticket Prices: $12 adults, $8 students/seniors

Call 608-845-2383 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held at the Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center (300 Richard Street, Verona, WI) beginning promptly at 6:30pm on Monday and Tuesday, August 6-7.

Please bring a prepared song to sing with music for the piano - choose any kind of song that showcases your voice. Ater singing, everyone will be taught a jazz style dance routine, so please wear comfortable clothing and shoes to dance in. Finally, if auditioning for a main role, readings from the script will occur.

Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, August 8th.
Rehearsals begin with a read-thru on Thursday, August 9th and the normal rehearsal schedule will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights.

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