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Auditions for Annie The Musical Announced

The Branson Regional Arts Council announce auditions for their first musical theatre production of the 2018 season… ANNIE.

5 public performances, March 8 – 11, 2018. Rehearsal schedule will be provided


  • Sunday, January 21st from 2-5pm Central for youth under the age of 18.
  • Monday, January 22nd from 6-9pm Central for anyone age 18 and older.

PLACE – Historic Owen Theatre, 205 S. Commercial Street, Branson, MO 65616

VIDEO AUDITION SUBMISSIONS are allowed if you cannot attend either of these audition times.  Please prepare a short video of you singing a one-minute song of your choice, as well as a short monologue that shows character. Send video links to: . We will reply to let you know we have recieved your email. VIDEO SUBMISSIONS must be received no later than Monday, January 22nd at 9pm Central.


  • Please be prepared to sing a one-minute song (bring your own music CD or sing acapella)
  • Reading scripts will be provided by director
  • Director will lead a Dance Call for all auditioners as well as singing.
  • Bring Resume & Headshot if you have one (not required)


  • Cast Size- 21 positions
  • Cast must excel in Singing, Acting, and Dancing due to limited rehearsal period.

LEADS  (4 positions)

  • Annie– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Miss Aggie Hannigan-Alto
  • Oliver Warbucks– Baritone
  • Grace Farrell– Soprano

ORPHANS (6 positions)

  • Tessie/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Molly/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Pepper/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Duffy/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • July/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Kate/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano

Men (6 positions)

  • Rooster Hannigan/Hans Morgenthau/Hooverville/Ensemble – Tenor
  • Bert Healy/Dog Catcher/Justice Louis Brandeis/Hooverville/Ensemble– Tenor
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt/Mr. Bundles/Hooverville/Ensemble– Baritone
  • Drake/Harold Ickes/Sound Effects Man/Hooverville/Ensemble-Baritone
  • L.T. Ward/Louis Howe/Jimmy Johnson/Hooverville/Ensemble-Baritone
  • Fred McCracken/Cordell Hull/Apple Seller/Hooverville/Ensemble-Baritone

Women (5 positions)

  • Lily/Hooverville/Ensemble – Soprano
  • Bonnie Boylan/Star to Be/Annette/Hooverville/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Ronnie Boylan/Mrs. Pugh/Hooverville/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Connie Boylan/Cecile/Hooverville/Ensemble– Mezzo-Soprano
  • Frances Perkins/Mrs. Greer/Sophie/Hooverville/Ensemble- Soprano
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Arts Council Volunteer Rally This Saturday

Join us at the Historic Owen Theatre for an informational “Volunteer Rally” and find out how you can be an active participant in the Branson Regional Arts Council. We are developing a full slate of amazing events this year, and are looking for enthusiastic folks who love their community, and LOVE TO HAVE FUN!

When: Sat, January 20, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Historic Owen Theatre, 205 S. Commercial Street, Branson, MO 65616




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Snowdeer Christmas Musical Takes Flight This Saturday

The Branson Regional Arts Council’s Youth Troupe presents Randy Plummer’s SNOWDEER® Christmas Story at the Historic Owen Theatre in Downtown Branson this Saturday, December 16th at 2pm and 7:30pm. [download high rez photo]

General Admission and VIP tickets are available online at BransonArts.org. Seating is limited.



Featuring a cast of 30 talented area youngsters, this original family holiday musical is presented as a fundraiser to assist future Arts Council productions at the Historic Owen Theatre!

SNOWDEER® is a Christmas story about a 7 year old buck who lives in the small town of Doe Run. His Christmas Wish is to pull Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to all of the children and animals in the world. It’s a story for adults and children of all ages, filled with the fun and fantasy that only Christmas brings, along with the true meaning sprinkled within.

Jim Barber, Executive Director of the Branson Regional Arts Council, said, “We are thrilled for this opportunity to present another Youth Troupe Christmas production at the Owen Theatre before we transition into the facility in January as our full-time home for community theatre, arts programs, special events and more. The current theatre residents, Diana Lynn, Keith Allyn, and Debi Wills have been terrific to work with and are big supporters of our efforts to establish more arts opportunities in the Branson area.”

Barber, also shared his excitement about working with Randy Plummer, the creator of the musical. “Randy is one of the most talented, and humble people I’ve ever met. His love for the Ozarks is evident throughout this story, and his original music score is just spectacular. We have an amazing cast of talented kids, with loving, dedicated parents. Everyone has worked very hard to present a fun, memorable show for our community.”

The SNOWDEER® Production Team Includes: Randy Plummer – Writer and Composer; Kim Hale and Lisa Murphy – Producers; Jim Barber – Director; Roz Slavik – Assistant Director; and Daniel Groff – Choreographer.

SNOWDEER® Cast Members Include: Nathanael Bond as Grandpa Deer; Brynleigh Hill as Snowdeer; Abigail Sundahl as Deerlores; Hunter Hull as Jim-Buck; Jordan Kendrick as Plum Puddin’; Emrie Straka as Pinecone; Bryan Campbell as Santa; Courtney Poe as Mrs. Santa; Kylee Sikes as Strike The Bell; Sean Campbell as Harvey Elf; Dylan Pratt as Jay The Disc Jockey Elf; Johanna Luthardt as Dee The Disc Jockey Elf; Halle Horn as Halle Elf; Landon Comer as Landon Elf; Layrie Payne as Layrie Elf and Snowdeer Understudy; Liam Hill as Liam Elf; Hannah Hamilton as Hannah Elf; Caleb Sundahl as Caleb Elf; Betsey Sundahl as Betsey Elf; Libby Sundahl as Libby Elf; Luke Sundahl as Luke Elf; Katie Sundahl as Katie Elf; Charli Gillan as Charli Elf; Aleah Oltjenbrun as Aleah Elf; Jonah Conque as Jonah Elf; Bradie Conque as Bradie Elf; Hallie Groff as Hallie Elf; Sophia Brown as Sophia Elf; Ember Straka as Purple Mouse; Cole Hill as Branson The Balladeer.