The Glorious Ones

By Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

Directed by Meghan Randolph, Music Direction by Christopher Powers

Sex...insolence...oratory...unrequited love...oddity...drama...and that's all before setting foot on the stage! It's the glorious actor's life, and Flaminio Scala lives it every day. As a 16th century commedia dell'arte performer, he improvises at every turn with the help of his faithful troupe of performers. But he can't help wondering: Has his life held any meaning? When he begins to doubt, Scala does what comes naturally; He improvises, taking drastic measures to ensure that his life and work will be remembered.

This award winning, critically acclaimed show is a love letter to anyone who has spent any of their life in the theater.

Produced by Music Theatre of Madison at Bartell Theatre, 113 E. Mifflin Street, Madison

Performances: July 28-30, 2011

Performance Times: 7:30 pm each night

Ticket Prices: $20. Order online at beginning June 1st.

Call 608-237-2524 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held at First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Ave, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm each night. Tuesday, May 10 is reserved for callbacks and for those who are not available Monday, May 9.

To sign up for an audition, e-mail with your name and preferred audition time.

Seeking three women and three men with excellent comedic timing and improvisational skills. A PDF with a breakdown and audition information are located at