billie  Limacher  Bicentennial  Park & Theatre

201 West Jefferson at Bluff Street         Joliet, IL  60432

bipark@jolietcity.org      OFFICE:  (815) 724-3760      FAX:  (815) 724-3773               

                                     

 

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WELCOME!

to Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park

 on historic Bluff Street downtown Joliet with theatre and bandshell complex set in a scenic 10-acre park.

 One of Joliet's best-kept secrets for entertainment!

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AUDITIONS! Nunset Boulevard from Bicentennial Park and Latitude 41

APRIL 7 & 8, 2014

7:00 – 9:00 PM

 

Bicentennial Park and Latitude 41 announce auditions for the musical NUNSET BOULEVARD, April 7 and 8 at 7pm at Bicentennial Park, 201 W Jefferson St, Joliet. The latest in the string of hit NUNSENSE musicals, the Little Sisters of Hoboken have been invited to sing at the famed Hollywood Bowl. They are thrilled at the prospect until they arrive and realize that they were instead booked to perform at the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama, a bowling alley with a cabaret lounge. When they hear that auditions are being held for a movie musical, "NUNSET BOULEVARD," they recognize that landing a part in it would be a natural, although this also forces them to contemplate their true calling. NUNSET BOULEVARD is a cheeky, but a warm, expansive, and loving tribute to these women of faith, as well as a nostalgic look back at Hollywood and its famous women. Show dates are June 20-22, 27-29. Directed by Al Pindell. Music Directed by Shanan Phillips. Choreographed by Jeni Donahue.

NUNSET BOULEVARD needs five women of various ages, sizes, and colors with excellent voices, an ability to move with confidence, and the energy to carry a show. Come prepared to sing 16-32 bars of an up-tempo musical number (bring sheet music; not from this show) and come dressed to move. Auditioners will read from the script.

The characters:
Reverend Mother, Sister Mary Regina: An Irish nun, rather hefty—a Sophie Tucker type. She was born into a circus family of tightrope walkers and was a tightrope walker herself. Her parents were known as Two Tons on the Tightrope. She entered the convent honoring a promise she made to the Lord when he saved her parents from drowning. (Vocally: a belter)

Sister Mary Hubert: The Mistress of Novices. She was born in New Jersey and wanted to be a nun all her life. She is constantly getting Reverend Mother out of predicaments and feels she should really be Mother Superior. She is something like a Drill Instructor, claiming her methods are “gentle but firm.” (Strong singer—does the big gospel finale)

Sister Robert Anne: A streetwise nun from Brooklyn, New York. She is tough as nails (she has a sentimental side). The students love her because she “speaks their language”. She spent part of her childhood in reform school and later had to decide between the convent and show business. With this show she thinks she might just be able to have it all! (Vocally: Needs a wide range, strong belter with a good head voice for ballads.)

Sister Mary Amnesia: An endearing nun (a Goldie Hawn-Gracie Allen type) who can’t remember who she is because a crucifix fell on her head. She is constantly causing problems through her naïve take on life. (Vocally: Needs to be a legit soprano, but with a workable belt range)

Sister Mary Leo: A dancer and wants to dedicate her life to God as the first nun ballerina. Reverend Mother insists on the traditional habit and will not let her wear a tutu. This is a source of endless frustration for her. She is young and has a lot to learn. (Good singer leaning toward legit and less belting)

Send questions to info@lat41.org

 

 

 

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ALADDIN

MAY 5

MON

10:30 AM

MAY 6

TUE

10:30 AM

MAY 7

WED

10:30 AM

Tickets $9

Group discounts available!

 

Reserve with Alphabet Soup

630-932-1555

www.absproductions.com

 

 

 

2014 SUMMER
DRAMA CAMP

 

 

PRE-REGISTER BY:

 

Calling Park office (815-724-3761). Please leave child’s name, phone # and grade.

 

OR

 

Fill out form. Email to:  bipark@jolietcity.org or mail:

Bicentennial Park

201 W Jefferson

Joliet, IL  60432

 

Payment collected 1st day of class, June 16 (cash or check).

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOLIET DRAMA GUILD

Auditions for

 

RENT

 

MAY 16

FRI

6:00-10:00 PM

MAY 17

SAT

1:00-5:00 PM

 

For audition details:

1-877-534-1933

 

www.jolietdramaguild.org

 

2014 SHOWS AUGUST 8-10 & 15-17

 

 

 

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4Oth!

"CONCERTS ON THE HILL"
2014

FREE!

Join us every THURSDAY at 6:30 pm during

JUNE ~ JULY ~ AUGUST

FREE family entertainment in a scenic setting

downtown Joliet by the waterway.

 

Mark you calendars...the first concert of the season will be

 

JUNE 5

 

Thank YOU from all of us at the Park!

We really appreciate everyone's time and talent that goes into keeping this community treasure alive.

A big round of applause to all the dedicated entertainers, volunteers and audience members.

We couldn't do it without you!

 

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