Charlotte’s Web

Theater for Young Audiences

Adapted by Joseph Robinette; Based on the book by E.B. White
November 11, 12, 18, & 19 at 7:30 and November 13 & 20 at 2:30
Directed by Sherri Wright
Auditions: September 19 & 20, 2022 AT 7:00

We’re looking for 1 girl (10-14); 1 teen boy (12-15); 5 men; 4 women – but parts are flexible…some could be teens. There will also be opportunities for cast members to play more than 1 character.

Charlotte’s Web tells the story of a livestock pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. The most enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the “miracle” of her web in which she writes, “Some pig.” This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give the audience an evening of enchantment.

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