Arrrgh: ‘Blackbeard The Pirate’ auditions set for Oct. 5

blackbeardPULLMAN, Wash. – Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of “Blackbeard The Pirate” will be 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at Jones Theater in Daggy Hall.

Those auditioning are asked to arrive early and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions.

The play will be presented at Jones Theatre at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 and at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10.

Among the roles to be cast are Blackbeard and his crew of bearded pirates, sailors of the high seas, cranky crabs and crocodiles, magical mermaids and seaweed creatures, parrots and even a group of beach bums. Students, ages Kindergarten through 12th grade, are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant directors will also be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week and to take on essential backstage responsibilities.

Missoula Children’s Theatre touring productions are complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. The MCT Tour Actor/Directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 4 pm to 6 pm and 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm each day.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Pullman is presented locally by Beasley Coliseum with support from the Residence Inn Marriott located on the WSU campus.

For more information please contact Russ Driver at 509-335-2241.


Russell Driver, Beasley Coliseum, 509-335-2241,