Audition Announcement: Sideways Stories from Wayside School (youth production)
February 4, 2021

SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL

Title of Show: Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Synopsis: “Newberry award winner Louis Sachar invites you into Wayside School – the kookiest school meets the craziest year, 2020!  Students try to survive each day in elearning under threat of being turned into apples or disappearing on the nonexistent 19th floor.  Zany and fun, this play pokes fun at all our school anxieties and brings them to colorful, crazy life!”

Director: Josh Napierkowski

Ages Called: Grades 3-8

IMPORTANT DATES

AUDITIONS

Monday, February 22nd OR Tuesday, February 23rd, 6:30-8:30 PM via Zoom.
(You only need to attend one.). Zoom link will be sent the week of auditions.

CALL BACKS

Thursday, February 25th, 6:30-8:30 PM via Zoom.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Zoom Rehearsals: March 1-April 1, Monday-Thursdays 6:30-8:30 PM
In Person Rehearsals/Recording (during SBCSC Spring Break):
April 5-9th, Monday-Friday 9:30-3:30 PM at South Bend Civic Theatre

VIDEO RELEASE

Video Release of Sideway Stories: Friday, April 16

CAST LIST

MRS. GORF, the meanest teacher in the history of Wayside School
MYRON, a student
BEBE, a student
LESLIE, a student
RONDI, a student
DAMEON, a student
LOUIS, the yard teacher
MR. KIDSWATTER, the principal, voice only
MRS. JEWLS, a teacher
SAMMY, the new student
LESLIE’S PIGTAILS, voice only
MISS ZARVES (Note: MISS ZARVES does not exist), the 19th floor teacher, voice only
MR. PICKLE, the school councilor
MISS VALOOOSH, a dancer
MR. GORF, a substitute teacher
MISS MUSH, the cook, voice only
MRS. KIDSWATER, a cow, nonspeaking

ADDITIONAL INFO

 

  • The week of April 5-9th | SBCSC Spring Break (9:30am-3:30PM) is intended to be an in-person rehearsal if Covid protocol allows. We will further discuss closer to April if anything should change. Masks will be worn during in-person rehearsals.

     

    • Students of all gender identities, ability, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation are encouraged to audition.

     

    • Feel free to share this notice to any student grades 3-8 you think might be interested!

    Questions? Reach out to the director!

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    CONTACT

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    574-234-1112

    403 N. Main St., South Bend, IN 46601

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