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Support the Father Joe Scholarship for the Summer Theater Workshop

"Theatre of Stars" - an exciting way to show your support of The Music Box!

AVENUE PUPPET RENTALS!
    Rent a complete set of Avenue Q Puppets for your next production!

Costume Rentals

    Music Box Costume Rental Shop


Theatre Workshops at The Music Box

    There are no new adult workshops scheduled at this time.

    There are no new children or teen workshops scheduled at this time.


Employment

   
Waitstaff Wanted - Inquire Within
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Auditions

"Gypsy"


The Music Box Players and Director Allie Liguori invite you to join us for auditions for the musical "Gypsy: A Musical Fable".

Children's roles: ages 10+
Adult ensemble roles: ages 16+
Adults leading roles: ages 18+

Saturday, May 21       6PM - Children       7PM - Adults
Sunday, May 22         2PM - Children       3PM - Adults


"Gypsy: A Musical Fable" is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, and focuses on her mother Rose, whose name has become synonymous with the ultimate stagemom.

Character breakdown is available here: Gypsy Character List

Please prepare 32 measures of a song from this musical or from a musical of similar style.
An accompanist will be available, but you may use prerecorded tracks on your phone.
Everyone is encouraged to dress comfortably and be prepared to learn a brief section of choreography and do cold readings from the script at the auditions.

Performance dates: July 15 to 17, 22 to 24, 29 to 31, 2022

No performance conflicts will be accepted and all cast members must be available for full tech week.

Auditions will be held at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St, Swoyersville, PA 18704.
Call (570)283-2195 for more information.

THERE IS NO FEE FOR ANYONE TO AUDITION or PERFORM IN ANY MUSIC BOX MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION.


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Production Teams Needed!
The Music Box is now seeking Production Teams!

Specific requirements and deadlines for submission will be shown when available.

ALL interested, please send a letter of interest and a resume. DIRECTORS: INCLUDE YOUR SHOW CONCEPT.

ALL submissions should include availabilty during the week and ANY schedule conflicts leading up to opening.

***NOTE: All submissions should be individual. Teams need to submit individually, note your preference to work with another submission on your letter of interest.

The Music Box Players is a welcoming and accepting theatre and encourages all persons to apply and participate regardless of race, creed, age, gender, national/ethnic origin, special needs, and/or sexual orientation/identity. We affirm the ideal of "Unity through Diversity".



MISERY


Come put on your Liberace records, the whole house is going to be full of romance!
(This 'Annie' is twisted.)
     Now seeking:
                Director
                Technical Director
                Set Designer
                Lighting Designer
                Costumer
                Property Master

      Deadline for MISERY submissions: May 10, 2022


      Production dates for MISERY are September 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 10 to 12, 17 to 19

      Send letters and information to office@musicbox.org
      or mail to The Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St, Swoyersville, PA, 18704
      or call 570 283-2195

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      Submissions are now being accepted for Director of the 2022 Summer Theatre Workshop
      The workshop is open to children/students ages 8-17
      Sessions will begin in July (dates TBD)

      The workshop is tuition free and will culminate in a production of
                 
      on August 12, 13, 14, 2022


      Deadline for submissions: May 10, 2022


      Send letters and information to office@musicbox.org




For more information please call The Music Box at 570-283-2195 or email office@musicbox.org


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Father Joe Scholarship
In 2008, the Music Box honored the memory of a dear friend by dedicating the production of “THE MUSIC MAN” to

The Reverend Joseph T. "Father Joe" Gilbert

and adding a Star in his honor to our
“Theatre of the Stars.”

We continue this memorial by asking all performers and friends of community theatre who knew and loved Father Joe to contribute to a scholarship fund so a few deserving children, who would otherwise be financially unable, can attend our Children’s Summer Theater Workshop each year. Monies collected will be added to the fund and used each year to assist identified recipients. Any amount contributed will be greatly appreciated.

You can support this scholarship program via Paypal:

Use the "Add special instructions to the seller" box to indicate your donation is for the Father Joe Scholarship.

Donations can be also be sent to the theatre:

Music Box Dinner Playhouse
196 Hughes Street
Swoyersville, PA. 18704

Checks should be made out to "Music Box Players". Please write “Father Joe Scholarship” on the envelope and on the check memo line.

Father Joe’s family and Father Sempa will be notified with a complete list of all donors, and will assist in selecting scholarship recipients.

For more information, please contact The Music Box Dinner Playhouse at 570-283-2195 or email office@musicbox.org

Thank you in advance for your participation.

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"Theatre of Stars"
The Theatre of Stars is a permanent wall sculpture featuring plaques dedicated to performers, friends and loyal patrons.   You are invited to immortalize a loved one, recognize a special achievement or just identify yourself or your business as a patron of the performing arts.   All plaques are inscribed according to your wishes, and are available for a tax deductible donation beginning at $100.

Details will be available soon. You can call the Box Office at 570-283-2195 or email
office@musicbox.org to get current information.
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AVENUE PUPPETS!
The Music Box has a complete set of quality Avenue Q puppets for rental.

Call our office at 570-283-2195 or email
office@musicbox.org for details about rates & availability.
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Music Box Costume Rental Shop
Theatrical costumes are available for rent to individuals, schools and other theatre groups!

In our 35 year history, The Music Box Players have often been recognized for presenting costumes rivaled only by professional companies.   Many of these costumes were designed and built by Music Box Costumer K.D.Love and his esteemed seamstress, Inez Williams.

With sufficient advance notice to the Music Box staff, our inventory of costumes is now available to you and your group to make your production, event, or "romantic fantasy weekend" complete.

Cost will depend on the number and complexity of costumes needed. Call the Music Box at 570-283-2195 and ask for further information.
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Waitstaff Positions Available - Volunteer, but earn Tip$
The Playhouse needs waitstaff, including servers and buspersons, to handle table services during our Mainstage runs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday afternoons. Servers must be at least 18 and familiar with taking drink orders. Buspersons must be 18 or older.

If you are interested and available, call our office at 570-283-2195 or email
office@musicbox.org for details about dates & hours.
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