Based on the book “The Marshmallow Incident” by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett, this production will encompass the visual and thematic brilliance of it’s original creators, with an original score by local recording artist Sean Mendelson, and a script adaptation by Playful People Artist Director Katie D’Arcey. This is guaranteed to be a sugary sweet, gooey, squishy, and exciting production!
Find the full list of characters: TBA
Online registration for The Marshmallow Incident will begin on Sunday, November 12th at 8:00pm PST.
GOOEY Cast – HERE
SQUISHY Cast – HERE
Rehearsals/Casts: There will be 2 casts for this show. This does NOT mean that all actors will be called every day each week. Any conflicts (standing appointments, trips, etc.) need to be noted in the “conflicts” area of registration. A full rehearsal schedule will be provided after casting that will tell which actors are rehearsing on what day.
In leu of a mandatory parent meeting this show, Katie Mendelson will be holding a parent info booth at the auditions for any questions or concerns regarding the parent info letter that will be sent with important procedures and dates.
Rehearses: Mon/Wed from 4:00-6:30 beginning Monday, January 8th. Maybe be a Saturday or two added for makeup days. TBA – NO VACATION BREAK
Performances: Friday, February 23rd at 7pm, Saturday, February 24th at 3pm and Sunday, February 25th at 11am
Rehearses: Tues/Thurs from 4:00-6:30pm beginning Tuesday, January 9th. Maybe be a Saturday or two added for makeup days. TBA – NO VACATION BREAK
Performances: Saturday, February 24th at 11am, Saturday, February 24th at 7pm, Sunday, February 25th at 3pm
Includes: all dramatic/vocal/dance coaching, show t-shirt, script, music CD, costume use (shoes, tights, underclothes not included) and digital access to show photos following performance.
One Actor: $395
Two Actors from same family: Discount applied at time of registration
Three Actors from same family: Discount applied at time of registration
All auditions are at Hoover Theater. You will be sent a link to sign up for an audition date and time after you have registered and paid. Audition spaces will be filled first come first served. Actors unable to make auditions should arrange for an alternate audition with Tanessa Daw. Auditionees should arrive with approximately 1 minute of a song prepared to sing a cappella and from memory. They should expect to do some cold reading from the script and possibly some other acting exercises. They should come in comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement.
Auditions will be held Wednesday, December 6th from 4-7pm and Thursday, December 7th from 4-7pm
Needed for Online Registration:
– Actor information (name, birthdate, allergies/medical conditions, t-shirt size)
– Email contact for at least one family member. Please be ready to provide email address for any family member that will want cast updates.
– Rehearsal Availability-which day(s) actor is available/unavailable for rehearsal and specific conflict dates for days where actor is available but has a conflict (examples: available Mondays except 3/23 for overnight trip; will leave at 5pm Wednesdays for ___; cannot rehearse Thursdays). Playful People only needs availability for the rehearsal and show days of the cast that the actor is registering for.
– Tech Week/Show Availability-same as above but for Tech Week and show dates.
– Parent/Guardian information (name, cell phone, email address)
– Emergency Contact other than Parent/Guardian (name/phone/relation to actor)
– Credit card for payment
The following information will be collected after registration: Actor Measurements, Parent Job Choices, Authorization for other adults to pick Actor up from Rehearsal, Insurance Waivers, Actor Bio information
For each participating cast member, 15 hours of adult volunteer work is required (25 hours for two cast members/35 hours for three). If unable to fulfill hours of participation, a buyout option is available at $150/$250/$350. You can choose this option when registering online or you will be able to opt out when you fill out your Parent Talent Form after auditions. You will be invoiced via PayPal for your buyout. Any late buyout payments will have a 20% late fee added on. Information on Job Choices will be coming soon.
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Q: I need to work out a payment plan or ask for a full/partial scholarship. How do I do that?
A: Please contact our Business Director Tanessa Daw BEFORE registration to work out details. We don’t want to turn families away for financial reasons and will do our best to make it work!
Q: I am having problems with the registration program. Who do I contact?
A: We sometimes have glitches with our registration program, rest assured someone is working hard on fixing them. Contact our Program Administrator, Susan Rojas. Sending emails/texts to Barb and/or Katie in addition will only add confusion to our team!
Q: I have/know of a teen who is interested in being an Intern. Who do I contact?
A: Please contact Barb Galiotto.
Q: What is Playful People’s Refund Policy?
A: Playful People Productions refund policy for cast members who withdraw from a production is as follows: from registration to date cast lists are posted, a full refund minus a $50.00 administrative fee is given. From the date cast list(s) are posted to the end of the first week of rehearsals, a refund of 50% of tuition will be given. No refunds will be given after the first week of rehearsals.