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Gone are the days when Thunder River Theatre Company tackled one thing at a time.
The opening of Arthur Miller’s Tony Award nominated drama “The Price” — featuring a powerhouse cast of Bob Moore, Owen O’Farrell, Trary Maddalone and Jeff Carlson under the direction of TRTC Executive Artistic Director Corey Simpson — would be enough of a headline on its own. It shows through March 10 and tells the tale of two estranged brothers who reunite to sell their deceased father’s belongings with the help of a charming and world-wise Jewish furniture dealer. Tickets and info thunderrivertheatre.com.
On top of that, auditions take place over the weekend, with an opportunity for a young actor’s big break.
Folks interested in being part of avant-garde pop-rock show “Bat Boy: The Musical” should nab an appointment for Feb. 24 or 25 by contacting Stage Manager Murray Johnson at murray.johnson7@gmail.com or 963-8200. Experienced performers, particularly those who can play multiple roles and don’t mind opposite gender casting, as well as those with musical backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply for the paid gig. Meanwhile, a youth actor is needed to portray a precocious 10 year old in Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emporer’s New Clothes” with auditions from noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 24. Complete details are available at www.thunderrivertheatre.com/auditions.
As if all that wasn’t enough, the TRTC based Consensual Improv troupe will perform at the The Temporary Feb. 24 — proving that there’s too darn much creativity there for one building or town to contain.

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