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Wheaton Drama casts ‘Company’

Director Pam Turlow proudly announces the cast for Stephen Sondheim’s musical comedy “Company,” running May 25 to June 17. The cast: Bobby: Garrett Ard Sarah: Claire Yearman Harry: Rod Kelly Susan: Erin Creighton Peter: Mike Frale Jenny: Morgan Dietkus David: David Korzatkowski Amy: Sara Malloy Paul: Matt Whalen Joanne: Christine Pfenninger Larry: Dennis McGuire Marta:...

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‘Piece of My Heart’ cast: WDI veterans, newcomers

Director Mike Boyna proudly announces the cast of “A Piece of My Heart,” running March 23 through April 15. In this powerful true drama, three nurses, a Red Cross volunteer, a USO entertainer, and an Army intelligence officer bare their souls and share their stories about the experience and aftermath of women’s service in Vietnam....

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Apply by Feb. 15 to direct a 2018-19 season show

Artistic Committee Chair Joan Morrissey is accepting applications from anyone wishing to direct a Wheaton Drama production during the 2018-19 season. A separate application must be filed for each show you are submitting to direct, and all applications must reach Joan by Feb. 15, 2018. Download the application form here: 2018-2019 SEASON-DIRECTOR APPLICATION. Show titles,...

Our 2018/19 season: A bounty for theatergoers
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Our 2018/19 season: A bounty for theatergoers

Wheaton Drama proudly announces its 2018/19 season, bookended with starkly different musicals and featuring two comedies and a provocative drama. Here’s what’s in store for our audience: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, a family-friendly musical based on the Roald Dahl book, tells of a boy named Charlie who, along with four other children, get...

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Cast announced for ‘The Cinnamon Bear’

Director Ben Dooley has announced the cast of Wheaton Drama’s 2017 holiday show, The Cinnamon Bear. The whimsical fairy tale, running Dec. 14-17 at Playhouse 111 in downtown Wheaton, is an onstage re-creation of the perennial WGN radio serial, which marks its 80th anniversary this year. In addition to our usual Thursday, Friday and Saturday...

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‘Sex in the Title’ auditions Nov. 20-21

Director Jay Fontanetta announces auditions for Wheaton Drama’s production of Sex in the Title, a contemporary farce by local playwright George Zahora. Auditions will be Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 20 and 21, from 7–10 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Auditioners must prepare a one-minute contemporary comedic monologue and will perform cold readings from the script....

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‘Cinnamon Bear’ auditions slated for Nov. 4-5

Director Ben Dooley announces auditions for Wheaton Drama’s onstage re-creation of the old-time radio holiday classic The Cinnamon Bear. Auditions will be Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4–5, from 2–5 p.m. and will consist of cold readings from the script. Callbacks (by invitation) will be Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 7–9 p.m. For further information, please email...

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WDI announces ‘Sense & Sensibility’ cast

The production team of Production Manager Elyse Willis and Director Randall W. Knott is pleased to announce the cast of “Sense and Sensibility,” opening Nov. 17. We had many, many outstanding candidates audition, making decisions very difficult, and we thank each and every one of you for your time honoring us with your audition. We...

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New dates for late-fall classes for kids

STUDENTS “ACTING IT UP” AT WHEATON DRAMA Classes for Grades 1-8; Our late-fall session runs Oct. 24 through Dec 12. (No classes Oct. 31 and Nov. 21; makeup date, if needed, will be Dec. 19) NOTE: These dates differ from what appears on our printed brochures. This six-week workshop is designed to strengthen acting “muscles.”...

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