Book and Lyrics by Stan and Jan Berenstain
Music by Elliot Lawrence and Jamie Broza
Directed by Laura Luke
When: Sunday, January 26 at 7:00pm
Where: Sutter Street Theatre Annex, 710 Figueroa Street, Folsom
REHEARSALS: Are typically Monday – Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
PERFORMANCE DATES: March 7th – March 29th Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. You MUST be available for all performance dates.
What to bring: A headshot and resume if you have them plus be prepared to sing a short piece with backing tracks on a CD or your phone. There will be no accompanist.
The “world’s foremost expert on the Berenstain Bears”; guitar-strumming Cowboy Joe, is the show’s stage director—introducing and commenting on the play’s five episodes which are based on five classic Berenstain Bears books: The Berenstain Bears’; New Baby, The Berenstain Bears and the Messy Room, The Berenstain Bears and the Double Dare, The Berenstain Bears Tell the Truth, and The Berenstain Bears Get Stage Fright.
Papa bear: Adult Male 25-45
Mama bear: Adult Female 25-35
Brother Bear: Youth male Play age of 8-10 (actor can be older)
Sister Bear: Youth female Play age of 5-8 (actress should be 8 or older)
Cowboy Joe: Adult Male Any age (great if you can play guitar)
Too Tall: Youth Male to play age 10 or older (tall older teen)
Vinnie: Youth or teen to play age 10-15 (Male or Female)
Skuzz: Youth or teen to play age 10-15 (Male or Female)
Farmer Ben: Adult Male any age
Officer Marguerite: Adult Male any age (can be played by Cowboy Joe)
Cousin Fred: Youth Male 10-15 (can be played by the same actor as Vinnie or Skuzz)
Teacher Jane: Older Youth female (can be played by the same actor as Vinnie or Skuzz)