John & Jen

Book and Lyrics by Tom Greenwald, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Directed by TBA

A heartwarming look at a woman named Jen and the two Johns of her life: Her younger brother and son. Spanning four decades, we see Jen and her brother grow from young ages into adults with very different views. After John is tragically killed in Vietnam, Jen gives birth to a son, who she also names John, and goes to touching and often humorous lengths to resurrect his memory. Infused with jazzy up tempos, soaring ballads and memorable characters, John and Jen truly has something for everyone.

Produced by Music Theatre of Madison at West Side Club, 437 Cty. Hwy. M, Madison

Performances: July 10-17, 2008

Performance Times: July 10 and 17 at 7:00pm, July 13 and 20 at 1:30pm

Thursday performances: Hors d'ouerves beginning at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.
Sunday performances: Brunch served starting at 11am. Show starts at 1:30pm

Ticket Prices:
Thursdays: Adults: $22, Seniors: $20, Students: $18. Includes hors d'ouerves and tax ($9 value)
Sundays: Adults: $30, Seniors: $28, Students: $26. Includes full sit down brunch and tax($17 value)

Call 608-237-2524 for more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions for our summer show (john & jen) and fall show (tick..Tick...BOOM!) will take place May 5th at First United Methodist Church and May 6th at Sauk Prairie Middle School . Auditions will be held between 6:30 and 8:30 pm. Please call 237-2524 and leave your name, number and preferred audition day and time (5 minute slots), and we will call you to confirm. You can also e-mail the information to

Please bring two contrasting songs, at least one from a contemporary musical. Bring a resume and please please please bring a picture of any kind.

Complete audition details, show information and character breakdown available at All actors receive a stipend at the conclusion of the run.