Missoula Children's Theatre

Watch the Emperor learn about true friendship and dressing for success on April 16, 2022 as the Missoula Children's Theatre and local youth present JOHNNY APPLESEED at Hillcrest Junior High. 

This original musical production is part of the Missoula Children's Theatre unique international touring project and is presented locally by Murray City Cultural Arts. 

AUDITIONS: April 11, 2022, 4 to 6 pm

  • Auditions for approximately 50 to 60 children and youth (grades K through 12) will be held April 11 from 4 to 6 pm at Hillcrest Jr High Little Theater. Auditions are limited to children attending public/charter schools within Murray City boundaries or Murray residents.
  • Assistant directors will also be selected to assist with various cast groups and technical aspects of the production.
  • Those auditioning must plan to stay the entire two hours. The cast will be announced at the end of the audition.

REHEARSALS: April 11 through 16

  • Rehearsals will begin 30 minutes after auditions for major parts in the production.
  • Although rehearsal times will vary for each character, those who are cast must be available between 4 and 8:30 pm for the entire week of April 11 through 15 and all day Saturday, April 16.
  • Participants must clear their week of all other activities such as piano lessons, sports games and practices. This production will be learned and produced in just one week of rehearsals, so attendance at every rehearsal is mandatory.
  • Costumes for each child are provided by the Missoula Children's Theatre Company. However, a performers T-shirt may be purchased (optional) during the week.

PERFORMANCES: April 16, 1 and 4 pm

  • Purchase tickets at the door or at the Murray Parks & Rec Office.
  • Doors open 30 minutes prior to show
  • $5 General Admission
  • $25 Family (up to 6)