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Maine State Music Theatre

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Maine State Music Theatre
Curt Dale Clark, artistic dir.; Stephanie Dupal, managing dir.

Production Description

Casting the 2014 Maine State Music Theatre Season. Season includes: "Chamberlain" (Steven M. Alper, music; Sarah Knapp, book & lyrics; Marc Robin, dir.-choreo.; Ray Fellman, music dir. Rehearsals begin June 7; runs June 25-July 12), "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (Gene De Paul, music; Johnny Mercer, lyrics; Lawrence Kasha & David S. Landay, book; Al Kasha & Joel Hirschorn, new songs; Edward Reichert, music dir. Rehearsals begin June 28; runs July 16-Aug. 2) and "Footloose" (Tom Snow, music; Dean Pitchford, lyrics; Dean Pitchford & Walter Bobbie, adaptors; Marc Robin, dir.-choreo.; Aaron McAllister, music dir. Rehearsals begin July 22; runs Aug. 6-23).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs in Brunswick, ME.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $862 min./wk. Equity CORST Contract, Cat. X.


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"Chamberlain" Character Breakdown

2014 season: All roles available in all shows.

Music: Steven M. Alper.
Book & Lyrics: Sarah Knapp.
Dir/Choreo: Marc Robin.
Mus Dir: Ray Fellman.
1st reh: 6/7. Runs 6/25 – 7/12.
CHAMBERLAIN: A CIVIL WAR ROMANCE celebrates a great Civil War hero from Maine – Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain – while examining a universal theme: How a person’s sense of duty and destiny affect his personal life. Discover how Brunswick and Bowdoin College figure prominently in the amazing tale of Joshua Chamberlain.


Joshua Chamberlain:
30 – 40’s, Bari-Tenor, politician, professor, leader, ‘Mainer’. Civil war hero

Tom Chamberlain:
30 – 40s, Baritone, brother

John Chamberlain
30 – 40’s, Baritone, brother

Fanny Adams Chamberlain
30 – 40’s, soprano, wife of Joshua. Educated, firm, tad selfish, resented Army for disrupted her life. Had fears of being alone

Reverend Adams
55+, Baritone, Father of Fanny, religious man, no one is good for his Fannie

Character Women:
Various roles, ages, and vocal ranges

Character Men:
Various roles, ages, and vocal ranges