Musical Theater


Thursday, Jan 2       FULL CAST    2:45-5:30

Friday, Jan 3             FULL CAST    2:45 – 5:30

*We will add tech this week!

Monday, Jan 6         FULL CAST    2:45 – 5:30

Thursday, Jan 9       FULL CAST 2:45-5:30

Friday, Jan 10          Leads only.  2:45 – 4:00 at BJH

Monday, Jan 13      FULL CAST. 2:45 – 5:30

Thursday, Jan 16    FULL CAST. 2:45 – 5:30

Friday, Jan 17          FULL CAST. 2:45 – 5:30

Thursday, Jan 23    FULL CAST. 2:45-5:30

Friday, Jan 24          FULL CAST. 2:45-5:30



Monday, Jan 27      FULL CAST   5:30-7:30 at Coffin

Tuesday, Jan 28      FULL CAST    5:30-7:30 at Coffin

Wednesday, Jan 29 FULL CAST IN COSTUME -5:30-8:00

Thursday, Jan 30    FULL CAST IN COSTUME. 5:30-8:00


Friday, Jan 31 and Saturday, Feb 1        Performance – students report at their call time Curtain is at 7:00pm BOTH PERFORMANCES!


Call times for performances: (We report to Coffin!)

            5:30pm:  Harold, Marian, Marcellus, Ethel, Alma, Mrs. Squires, Eulalie, Charlie

            5:45pm:  School Board/Quartet, Scene 1 actors, the rest of the Pick-a-Littles

            6:00pm – The rest of the cast and the tech crew.

            6:30pm – Warm-up in the Coffin cafeteria

            7:00pm – Curtain Up



*Introducing the long-rehearsal!  We will begin these rehearsals at BJH and end them in our performance space at Coffin. When we have long rehearsals, you will need to bring a snack and water. When we come back after Winter Break, it is show month!


Mon, Dec 2                 Vocals for Winthrop, Quartet, Mrs. Paroo, Marian, Harold until 3:30 at BJH

Tues, Dec 3                 Jazz Choir until 4:00

Thurs, Dec 5                Full Cast –        2:45-5:30pm

Fri, Dec 6                     Quartet at BJH until 3:30


Mon, Dec 9                 Scene 1 – Salespeople, Newspaper, Harold until 3:30 at BJH

Tues, Dec 10               Jazz Choir until 3:30. (This is also 6th grade concert night!)

Thurs, Dec 12              Full Cast –     2:45-5:30pm

Fri, Dec 13                   Pick-a-Littles and Quartet, Harold, Marian until 3:30. Vocals


This next week is the last week we rehearse in December.


Mon, Dec 16               Full Cast –     2:45-5:30pm

Tues., Dec 17              Jazz Choir until 3:30 (This is also 7/8th grade concert night)

Wed, Dec. 18              Full Cast vocals only rehearsal until 4:00 at BJH

Thur, Dec 19               Full Cast – Super-rehearsal!   2:45-5:45 (We are running the show!!)


Somewhere in these rehearsals we will be starting to pull students for costumes.





*Since November is a very fractured month, out rehearsal are somewhat limited. This causes me some stress, but I know our student actors are working hard and we will come back strong in December!


Thurs. – Nov. 7            Full Cast. – Choreography until 4:00 in the cafeteria

Fri. – Nov. 8                 Scenes 7 & 8 – Harold, Mrs. Paroo, Winthrop, Marian, Tommy, Zaneeta, Mayor Shinn, Gracie, Eulalie, Pick-a-Littles


Tues – Nov. 12            Jazz Choir until 4:00 (This is a new end time!)

Wed. – Nov. 13           Full Cast until 4:00 in the chorus room. (Scene 5:76 Trombones and Wells Fargo Vocals)

Thurs. – Nov. 14          Full Cast – Choreography until 4:00 in the cafeteria

Fri – Nov. 15                Husky Howl – No rehearsal


Mon. – Nov. 18           Scene 9 – Winthrop, Mrs. Paroo, Marian, Charlie, Harold

Tues- Nov. 19              Jazz Choir until 4:00

Thurs- Nov. 21            Choreography until 4:00 in the Cafeteria

Fri – Nov. 22                Scene 10 – Eulalie, All the Pick-a-Littles, Mayor Shinn, Charlie, Marcellus, Harold *We will stop before Marian enters.


Mon – Nov.25             Harold and Marion only


REMIND Classroom Code:     Please sign up to receive rehearsal notifications!

*Please see important information sent in an email on Mrs. Tarleton’s email page. 


October 15 through November 1


Tuesday, Oct 15                  Jazz Choir until 3:30 in the chorus room

Thursday, Oct 17                Scene 1:  Train Conductor, All Salesmen and Newspaper Readers, Harold, Charlie until 3:45 in the chorus room

Friday, Oct. 18                     HUSKY HOWL Auditions


Monday, Oct. 21                 FULL CAST – Iowa Stubborn in the chorus room until 4:00

Tuesday, Oct 22                  Jazz Choir until 3:30

Thursday, Oct 24                Choreography – Full Cast until 4:00 (space TBD)

Friday, Oct 25                      Scene 4 – Marian, Mrs. Paroo, Amaryllis, Winthrop in the chorus room until 3:45


Monday, Oct. 28                 No rehearsal

Tuesday, Oct. 29                 NO JAZZ CHOIR TODAY!!  FULL CAST – Review Iowa Stubborn, Learn “Ya Got Trouble” until 4:00 in the chorus room

Wednesday, Oct 30           Scene 6 – Harold, Marion, All the Pick-a-Little Ladies, Eulalie, Ethal, Alma, Maud, Mrs. Squires

Thursday, Oct 31                No Rehearsal- Halloween

Friday, November 1           School Board/Quartet:  Jacey Squires, Olin Britt, Oliver Hix, Ewart Dunlop until 3:45 in the chorus room. All your vocals.


Choreography Auditions will be tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 3 until 3:30 in the BJH gym. Students should plan to wear clothing that they can move in. All students being considered for leads should be there as well as those who want to be considered for dance roles.


It is time! Musical auditions will be tomorrow and Tuesday after school in the chorus room. Students will stay until they are done with their audition. They should prepare a song to sing and be prepared to do some acting improv. We are looking for character traits so make sure you have them present in your audition if you can. 

Choreography auditions will be Thursday after school until 3:30 in the BJH gym. Wear clothing that you can move in!

The cast list will most likely go up on Monday, Oct. 7 at the end of the school day. We will have our first read-through on Thursday, Oct. 10 for all leads.



BJH Musical 2019-2020.      MUSIC MAN, Jr. 

Auditions:.  Sign up outside the chorus room. Prepare a short selection to sing and be prepared to do some improv.

   Monday, Sept 30.   Auditions for Lead Roles
   Tuesday, Oct. 1.     Auditions for Lead Roles
   Thursday, Oct. 3.   Choreography Auditions. *If you are auditioning for a lead, you must be at this audition as well.
   Friday, Oct. 4         Call-backs.   Students will be told if they are being called back.

   Monday, Oct. 7.     Cast List will be posted
   Thursday, Oct. 10. Read through for the full cast (No tech)

Musical News:

     Our musical will be performed on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1 at the Coffin Elementary School.  Rehearsals will be scheduled at different after school times so please watch the rehearsal schedule for dates and times.  We do not cut anyone from the musical. Students may sign up to be part of the supporting cast. Students not receiving lead roles will be placed in the supporting cast. Tech support will be added in December. There will be opportunities for parents to support our musical in the areas of sets, costumes, ticket sales and PR. Please contact Mrs. Tarleton if you are interested.