GENERAL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE INFORMATION
→ Current rehearsal schedule is listed below per day and subject to change. Come when you are "called" to rehearsal. ←
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→ COMPANY MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE NOTICES ABOUT SPECIFIC REHEARSALS, WORK DAYS, AND PERFORMANCES VIA RHSOATC.VCALLBOARD.COM. Check your email for login invitation and access. ←
→ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD OUTSIDE THE BLACK BOX THEATRE, ROOM 009, and/or online as it can be updated in real time. ←
→ ALL OATC REHEARSALS: If not during class, they are after school M, T, W, TH, & F from 3:30-6:00 P.M. or later. ←
→ CREW DAY: If not during Design/Tech, they are after school F from 3:30-6:00 P.M. unless otherwise noted. Cast members are expected to attend no less than 2 crew work days. Crew is expected to attend all crew work days. Tech also takes place during rehearsal time so be there when "called". ←
→ All cast and crew are expected to attend all posted rehearsal, tech, and performance days for all productions including Saturdays, when applicable. ←
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FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
*****BE PROMPT FOR ALL REHEARSALS AND CALL!*****
All Company Meetings / Read Throughs / Tablework
Mon.-Fri. Nov. 14-18 @ 3:30-6:00 P.M. @ Main Stage Theatre
Mon.-Fri. Nov. 28-Jan. 20 @ 3:30-6:00 P.M. @ Main Stage Theatre (Flex @ 3:00-6:00)
(*except Fall Break, Winter Break, MLK Jr.; we will hold rehearsals on Teacher Planning Days, Finals, etc. because the school is open; will push schedule through Virtual Callboard starting Nov. 28)
Includes rehearsals on Sat. Jan. 21, Fri. Jan. 27, and Sat. Jan. 28
(*We will not rehearse on Sat. Feb. 4 due to Regionals)
Tech/Dress Rehearsals (2 weeks)
Mon-.Thurs. Jan. 30-Feb. 9* @ 3:30-9:00 P.M. @ Main Stage Theatre
(*except Thurs. Feb. 2 for Acting Showcase)
Fri. Feb. 10
Call @ 5:00
Curtain @ 7:00 P.M.
Sat. Feb. 11
Call @ Noon
Curtain @ 2:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
Mon. Feb. 13 @ 3:30-5:30 P.M. @ Main Stage Theatre (we will carefully store all items!)
By the end of 1928, all three Fail sisters will be dead -- expiring in reverse order, youngest to oldest, from blunt object to the head, disappearance, and finally consumption. Tuneful songs, and a whimsical chorus follow the story of Nelly, Jenny June, and Gerty as they live out their lives above the family clock repair shop near the Chicago River, before their time unexpectedly runs out. A magical, musical fable that weaves in and out of time, where, in the end, the power of love is far greater than any individual's successes or failures.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. YOUR NAME MAY APPEAR IN MORE THAN ONE LOCATION, INCLUDING ON THE BACKSTAGE PAGE AS CREW.
Thank you to everyone who auditioned! If you see your name on the list, congrats to The Chorus of Failure: A Love Story! If you don't see your name on the list, that doesn't mean you aren't amazing. You are! As much as I want everyone to be involved, I had to make some difficult choices with so many incredible students with some very specific guidelines I need to follow. Thank you all for understanding and acting well your part, whether or not you are listed. And good news for everyone! We also have auditions in March/April for our annual Senior Shorts, which will have lots of opportunities to shine with many seniors directing all ages in cast and crew so there's more theatre to come, too, for everyone!
Failure: A Love Story
THE CHORUS (incl. some featured roles as noted below; others TBA during rehearsal)
Reine B. - Masked Angel/Dancer & Singer, Passenger 7, NYC Immigrant 9, Moses, Chorus B #6, Disaster: Dark Angel
Eleanor B. - Flapper/Dancer & Singer, Mae, Gramophone 2, Brass Band Member 1, Customer 2, Chorus A #5, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Ari B. - Masked Party-Goer/Singer, NYC Immigrant 8, Passenger 1, Gramophone 3, Policeman, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 4, Chorus B #5, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Turner C. - Clubman/Dapper Dancer, Tardy Dockworker 1, Ellis Island Desk Clerk, Dog Derby Participant 5, Wall Clock, Tug Boat Captain, Panto-Team, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Syla E. - Masked Party-Goer/Dancer, NYC Immigrant 7, Canoe Racer 2, Counter Clock, Photographer, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 3, Panto-Team
Finnegan G. - Clubman/Dapper Dancer, Tardy Dockworker 2, 3rd Place Diver, Swimmer in Lake Race, Medic, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 2, Chorus B #4
Kennedy H. - Flapper/Dancer & Singer, Customer 1, Passenger 2, Front Door Chime, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 1, Dog Derby Participant 7, Chorus B #3, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Zoe H. - Featured Solo Dancer, Trio Singer, Passenger 8, Immigrant 10, Jenny June Fail (born 1907), Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Madison K. - Flapper/Dancer, December, Brass Band Member 2, Chorus A #1, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Aurelius L. - Dapper Dancer/Singer, Freighter Captain, NYC Immigrant 6, Dog Derby Participant 2, Stutz Front Wheels, Dog, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 5, Panto-Team
Nate L. - Quartet/Wealthy Clubman, Grantland Rice, Johnny Weismuller, River Barge Operator, Swimmer in Lake race, Indiana Swim Enthusiast 6, Chorus A #2
Heleen R. - Flapper/Dancer & Singer, Daughter of River Barge Operator, NYC Immigrant 5, Dog Derby Participant 3, Angel, Brass Band Member 3, Chorus B #1
Lily R. - Solo Singer, Trio Singer, Dog Derby Participant 6, Passenger 6, Gertrude Fail (born 1900), Panto-Team
Jacqueline S. - Masked Party-Goer/Dancer, NYC Immigrant 4, Passenger 3, Reporter, Cuckoo Clock, Brass Band Member 4, Panto-Team, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Emma S. - Trio Singer, Canoe Racer 1, NYC Immigrant 3, Nelly - Eleanor Elizabeth Fail, Panto-Team
David S. - Dapper Dancer/Quartet, Dog Derby Participant 4, Brass Band Member 5, Grandfather Clock, Chorus A #6, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Dominic T. - Clubman/Emcee/Quartet, Henry Fail, Gram 4, Old Barkeep named Dodd, Chorus A #4
Izzy U. - Dapper Dancer/Quartet, NYC Immigrant 2, Passenger 4, Stutz Rear Wheels, John N. Fail, Panto-Team
Paige W. - Flapper/Dancer, Marietta Fail (birth to dead child in 1910), Nurse at the end of the play, Brass Band Member 6, Chorus A #3
Ellie W. - Masked Party-Goer/Singer, NYC Immigrant 11, Polka accordion player, Reporter, Doctor at the end of the play, Chorus B #2, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
DeAndre W. - Dapper Dancer/Singer, NYC Immigrant 1, Passenger 5, Dog Derby Participant 1, Mortimer Mortimer, Panto-Team, Disaster: Riverboat Picnicker
Rosa W. - Featured Solo Performer, Gramophone 1/Angel, Gramophone 1
GETTING YOUR SCRIPT
Please Note: Not all cast and crew receive a copy of the script.
GETTING YOUR SCRIPT
Scroll down and click the button below for script access via the production folder. If you don't see a button linked to a folder, all files are posted in Virtual Callboard OR are paper copies instead.
For Straight Plays and Musicals:
You will check out an actor's edition copy of a script to use for the rehearsal process.
You may use PENCIL ONLY to mark the book. ALL PENCIL MARKS MUST BE ERASED when you RETURN THE BOOK.
LIBRETTO VOCAL BOOKS are RENTALS and must be returned by Tech/Dress #1. They must be returned to the publishing company during our performance week or we will be charged for each day late per book.
Please make sure to return property by the deadline in excellent condition.