Welcome to the Season of Heroes!

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We are way beyond thrilled to announce our 2019-2020 Season of Heroes! Check out this lineup and you’ll know why!

WHIDBEY CHILDREN’S THEATRE
SEASON OF HEROES 2019-2020

The Hobbit
Fall Mainstage Play for 3rd-12th grades
November 8-17, 2019

It is not usual for a modern work to become a classic so quickly, but this story is clearly in this very special category. It stirs the imagination and intellect of everyone it touches. Don't be fooled by its fairy-tale demeanor; this is very much a story for adults, though children will enjoy it, too. A classic tale of an unlikely hero taking on seemingly insurmountable obstacles….It begins a little something like this: In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Just 5 months til we build Middle Earth, all!

Rehearsals: 9/14-11/7/2019
Shows: 11/8-17/2019

Jungle Book, KIDS
Winter Mainstage Musical for 3rd-6th grades
January 31-February 9, 2020

Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, human child, Mowgli, and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. They encounter characters of all sorts on their escapades and adventures, eventually leading their fellow animals on a heroic journey to restore peace to the jungle.

Sign Ups: October 2, 2019 (Open until filled)
Auditions: December 3, 2019
Rehearsals: 12/7/2019 – 1/30/2020
Shows: 1/31-2/9/2020

Les Miserables, School Edition
Winter Mainstage Musical for 7-12th grades
March 13-22, 2020 (9 shows)

Epic, grand and uplifting, a story of heroes and redemption, this classic, award-winning musical packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. Containing some of the most iconic songs in Broadway musical history, it’s time for the revolution to come to our WCT stage. Do you hear the people sing? Join us next winter for Les Miserables!

Sign Ups: August 14, 2019 (Open until filled)
Auditions: October 2, 2019
Call-backs: October 9
Rehearsals: NOTE: Individual vocal rehearsals for some performers will begin in November for this production with Vocal Director Andrea Frey Rieneckert. Dates/times TBD. Regular rehearsals start on January 6, 2020. MWF from 1/6-2/7, then TTHSA from 2/11-3/12/2020

Willy Wonka, Jr.
Summer Family Classic Musical for ages 8 & Up
July 17-26, 2020

Come along with WCT next summer on this delicious adventure in which a gentle and brave young lad, with his equally amiable grandfather, take on a passel of insufferable brats, some unusual folk of unusual stature, and the enigmatic master of mystery and Pure Imagination, Willy Wonka.

Sign Ups: March 18, 2020 (Open until filled)
Auditions: May 19, 2020
Rehearsals: 5/28-7/16/2020
Shows: 7/17-26/2020

**Please note the important dates listed above for each production: sign ups, audition, rehearsals, and shows. These shows will fill up fast! Registration happens three ways: in person at WCT on the South Whidbey Community Center campus, by phone at 360.221.8707, or online at wctmagic.org!**