The play follows the adventures of a marionette named Pinocchio who is magically brought to life, but who must overcome obstacles and survive an encounter with a monster whale to prove he’s worthy of becoming a real boy.
Auditions are open to students from 1st Grade through High School seniors. Participants can arrive and sign up at any time between 2 and 5. There is no charge to audition or to take part in a First Stage production, and no theatre experience is required. Auditioners will be given a page of script to review, and they’ll read a few lines from the page out loud.
The show will be presented March 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2016, at the auditorium at Huntington Middle School.
The directing team is: Director Zach Davis and Producer Debbie Jackson.
Based in Huntington, W.Va., the First Stage Theatre Company is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing an educational, developmental experience for young people through the performing arts.