Upcoming Season

2016-17

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West Side Story

West Side Story

October 28 - November 6, 2016

 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

May 5-7, 2017

 

The River Raisin Repertory Company was formed in the fall of 2004 with the goal of showcasing our regional talent and creativity. We bring top-quality musicals to Monroe, using professional choreographers and musicians.
 

Come and see our shows, you will not be disappointed.


Into the Woods Information


Performances

Show dates are:

Friday, May 5th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 6th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 7th at 3:00 pm

Audition Dates

Auditions are held at the RRCA

February 10 - 7 pm to 9 pm
February 11 - 12 pm to 2 pm
Callbacks February 18 - 12 pm to 3 pm

Character Breakdown

Narrator

An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Cinderella

A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Jack

The feckless Giant killer who is 'almost a man.' He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Jack's Mother

Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.
Gender: Female
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

The Baker

A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

The Baker's Wife

Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Cinderella's Stepmother

The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F#5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Florinda And Lucinda

Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Little Red Ridinghood

A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

The Witch

Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.
Gender: Female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Cinderella's Mother

Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: E4

Mysterious Man

A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Wolf

Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Rapunzel

A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Cinderella's Prince

Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Rapunzel's Prince

Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

Giant

Voiceover. The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster.' She is seeking restitution for her loss.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60


Past Performances

West Side Story
All Night Strut
Rent
Butterflies

Jesus Christ Superstar
Home for the Holidays
Rocky Horror
Spamalot

Rocky Horror
Echoes of War
New World
White Christmas

Rocky Horror
White Christmas
The Rocky Horror Show
The Rocky Horror Show

A Funny Thing Happened
Gypsy
Chicago
Jesus Christ Superstar

 

R3C Artistic Director

Tracy Glover

Tracy has also had the pleasure of serving as a music director and stage director for various community theatres in the area including Bedford Community Players, The Toledo Repertoire Theatre, The Village Players, and Mason High School.

Tracy is no stranger to the stage herself, appearing in many productions including Into the Woods, The Wizard of Oz, Tommy, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Anything Goes, Chicago, and Irving Berlin's White Christmas.


 

R3C Music Director

Josh Glover

Josh is very excited to be the music director for the River Raisin Repertory Company. He is a proud member of the Bedford Public Schools music department, where he teaches band and choir.

Josh music directs and performs in various pit orchestras for many theater companies in the area, but he always thinks of the RRCA as his home base.

R3C Choreographer

Alyssa Langmeyer

Alyssa graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dance Performance. Growing up studying under Gail Choate-Pettit and Melissa Moore, she has performed numerous soloist roles with the River Raisin Ballet Company.

More recently, Alyssa is a dancer with the Pure Existence Dance Company under Jodie Randolph based in Ann Arbor, MI.


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