Embark on a Heartwarming Adventure with “Charlotte’s Web” by The Bluegrass Players!

The Bluegrass Players are delighted to announce their upcoming production of “Charlotte’s Web” a beloved tale that celebrates friendship, loyalty, and the wonders of life. Directed by Mr. Chad, this production invites audiences to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of Wilbur, the runt piglet, and his extraordinary friend, Charlotte, the wise and kind spider. Set on the Zuckerman farm, “Charlotte’s Web” weaves a story of love and sacrifice that will captivate hearts of all ages.

“Charlotte’s Web” is a timeless narrative rich with endearing characters and poignant moments. Follow the journey of Wilbur as he navigates the challenges of farm life, supported by Charlotte’s incredible efforts to save him from the butcher’s block. This heartwarming production showcases the magic of friendship and the beauty of selfless acts, promising an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Audition Date: June 22, 3:30 pm
Location: The Spotlight Playhouse – 214 Richmond Rd, Berea, KY
Age Group: Teen-Adult
Director: Chad Hembree
Performance Dates: August 16, 17, 23, 24, 25
Rehearsal Schedule: Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays at 3:30 pm (flexible around other productions)
Cost: Participation is free
Casting Policy: We aim to cast a diverse group of performers who can bring authenticity and depth to the beloved characters of “Charlotte’s Web.” Auditions will focus on the actors’ ability to convey the heartfelt themes and emotions of the story.
Audition Details: Cold reading and following directions. Actors may also prepare a monologue that captures the essence of their desired role, demonstrating emotional depth and a strong stage presence.
Contact Information: For more information and audition specifics, please contact Chad Hembree at [email protected] or call 859-661-0600.

Join us in bringing the enchanting world of “Charlotte’s Web” to life and be part of a production that celebrates the power of friendship and the miracles of everyday life.

Character Breakdown:

  • Wilbur: A naive but lovable pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher.
  • Charlotte: A wise and intelligent spider who becomes Wilbur’s best friend.
  • Fern Arable: A young girl who saves Wilbur in the beginning and cares deeply for animals.
  • Homer Zuckerman: Fern’s uncle, who takes Wilbur in.
  • Templeton: A gluttonous rat who helps Charlotte and Wilbur for selfish reasons.
  • Goose and Gander: A couple who live in Zuckerman’s barn and are protective of their eggs.
  • Sheep and Lamb: Barn animals who provide wisdom and commentary.
  • Narrators: Various farm animals and humans who help tell the story.

Dive into the delightful world of “Charlotte’s Web” and help us create a memorable theatrical journey that will touch the hearts of audiences of all ages. Join the Bluegrass Players and experience the joy of bringing this classic story to life on stage.