Monday, January 11, 2010

Buckeye Youth Theatre Announces Auditions for: “Maggie's Magic Teapot”


January 11, 2010 Hilliard, Ohio – Buckeye Youth Theatre announces auditions for its third production of their inaugural season.
Maggie's Magic Teapot by Faye Parker is an Irish treat just in time for St. Patrick's Day. Maggie and her grandfather, Old Billy O'Morra, are about to lose their home to the heartless Shaemus O'Hoolihan. What he really wants is to  force Maggie to be a servant girl to his daughter Kitty. But, fortunately for Maggie, there's a little leprechaun named Sean who can magically grow larger and smaller at will, and decides to help Old Billy and Maggie defeat Shaemus. Combines live actors, puppetry, song and dance in a “sure 'n 'begorrah” good time for all.
Auditions are being held Sunday January 24th and Monday January 25th 2010, at 7 p.m. each night, at the troupe’s performance venue, Harmony Artistic Center, 3979 Parkway Lane, Hilliard, Ohio. A headshot and résumé are requested, but not mandatory; a monologue is not required. Auditions are open to the public, and will be cold readings from scripts, which will not be provided in advance. Irish accents are not mandatory at auditions but a willingness to try appreciated.

Roles available:
Old Billy - 50-60 or up
Shaemus O'Hoolihan -30- 40s 
Sean ( A Leprechaun) - open
Kevin - 20s-40s
Batty old Beatrice - 60s and up
Auntie- played by same actor as Shaemus
Any person with puppetry experience welcome to audition
Maggie - 11-18
Kitty O'Hoolihan - 14-18

The  Play by Play
Show dates: Fridays and Saturdays, March 12, 13, 19, and 20 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays March 13, 14, 20, and 21 at 3 p.m.

 For more information contact Kathy Hyland at  or visit and click on “Buckeye Youth Theatre.”

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