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THS Fall Play “Typecast” @ Teutopolis Grade School – Teutopolis, IL

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST

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One event on November 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm

THS Fall Play “Typecast” @ Teutopolis Grade School – Teutopolis, IL

Thursday, November 17, 2022 & Friday, November 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM –

$4 Adults, $3.50 age 3-17 and Senior Citizens

Doors open at 6:30 PM ~ Show at 7 PM

Concessions available

Synopsis: The auditions for an upcoming production of “Cinder White” are underway and Mr. Thespis, the drama teacher, is greeted by a small group of students, each with a particular “look” and personality – the “diva,” the “quiet girl,” the “nice girl,” to name a few. To Mr. Thespis, casting this show seems like a no-brainer. However, when he comes down with a case of appendicitis, Ms. Ball, the gym teacher, needs to step in and direct the show, mostly because she feels guilty for balding Mr. Thespis’s pet ferret.

The other snag is that the students have all mysteriously been cast in the “wrong roles”- the “nice girl” is now the villain, the diva only has 2 minutes onstage, and the quiet, almost inaudible “ensemble girl” is now playing a leading role with actual lines! As these characters awkwardly venture into unknown territory, they are forced to see themselves as more than their “type” and learn to, in the words of Ms. Ball, “play the roles they’re all totally wrong for.”

Event by Brandy Niccum and Michelle Elmore Beckman


November 18
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Teutopolis Grade School
309 E Main St
Teutopolis, IL 62467 United States
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