Buckle up! Theatre Bristol announces auditions for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, directed by Kenn Naegele, on March 10, 17, 18, and 19 at Theatre Bristol, 512 State Street, Bristol, TN. The classic musical about the flying car is live on stage this summer at the Paramount Center for the Arts and we invite everyone to audition. No preparation is required to audition and roles are available for men, women, and children. Show details, audition times, character list, and rehearsal dates are available at www.TheatreBristol.org/audition.
Director Kenn Naegele has performed in and directed more than 60 productions in his career in New York State and Tennessee. He most recently directed Theatre Bristol’s ANNIE at the Paramount Center for the Arts, and directed Theatre Bristol’s production of South Pacific. Music director Steve Davis is a music and voice teacher, retired church music minister, and producer. He is the director of the currently running musical Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at Theatre Bristol and was music director for the musical ANNIE this past fall.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opens June 22, and runs for two weekends at the Paramount Center for the Arts, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:30 pm, closing on July 1. Tickets are $16 for adults plus fees and $12 for seniors and students plus fees, and will be available at www.ParamountBristol.org.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang music and lyrics are by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, music by special arrangement with Sony/ATV Publishing, adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams, based on the MGM motion picture, and licensed script is adapted by Ray Roderick.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI (www.MTIShows.com).