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The Magnet Theater is pleased to announce the new teams and additions for the Spring 2017 season of Megawatt, debuting this Wednesday, March 22nd, at 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10:15pm.
We hope to see you everywhere.
Names in bold are new to Megawatt. Names with an asterisk* are returning to Megawatt. Names with a exclamation point! are new to Block Party. Names underlined are joining a preexisting team.
New Team ILIAD
New Team ODYSSEY
Cast Lists for Magnet Theater’s 10-Minute Play Festival
The time is finally here for comedy and theater to come together for Magnet Theater’s 10-Minute Play Festival! We reviewed over 600 original play submissions and saw over 80 auditions, and are now so pleased to announce our incredibly talented cast and crew full of both Magnet veterans and shining new faces! Thanks to everyone who submitted and auditioned. This has been an incredibly exciting process and we can’t wait for everyone to see the final product!
“Pause” by Christopher Hastings. Directed by Branson Reese
Headmistress – Woody Fu
Terrence – Eli Itzkowitz
Lucky Strike – Devin O’Neill
“Goofus and Gallant” by Becca Schall. Directed by Elena Skopetos
Goofus- Rob Penty
Gallant – Cameran Hebb
“Transferring Kyle” by Jonathan Cook. Directed by Collin Batten
Kyle – Patrick Grizzard
Tina – Marie Denny
New Kyle – Johnathan Ross
“End of the Line” by Irene Ziegler. Directed by Kristina Grosspietsch
Reggie – Amanda Rothman
Bus Voice – Jennifer Anderson
Bobby – Teis Jorgensen
“Cool Chefs Jr. The Live Season Finale Spectacular Only On Fox” by Matt Cox. Directed by Evan Forde Barden
Chef Master Tom – Steven Meeker Jr.
Alex – Chloé Fulton
Sam – Nicole Adsit
- 10 minute play festival
- Amanda Rothman
- Becca Schall
- branson reese
- Chloe Fulton
- Christopher Hastings
- Collin Batten
- Cool Chefs Jr
- Devin O'Neill
- Elena Skopetos
- Eli Itzkowitz
- End Of The Line
- Evan Forde Barden
- Goofus and Gallant
- Irene Ziegler
- Jennifer Anderson
- Johnathan Ross
- Jonathan Cook
- Kristina Grosspietsch
- legitimate theater
- magnet theater
- Marie Denny
- Matt Cox
- new york
- new york city
- Nicole Adsit
- Patrick Grizzard
- Steven Meeker Jr
- Teis Jorgensen
- Transferring Kyle
Announcing Musical Megawatt Auditions
We are excited to announce that Musical Megawatt auditions are coming up! To submit for an audition slot, please fill out THIS FORM! Please note that only people who have completed Musical Improv Level 3 at the Magnet Theater are eligible to submit.
This season, auditions will take place on Saturday, April 1st, from 6:30 to 10:30, with callbacks on Sunday the 2nd at the same time. Both rounds of auditions will be at the Magnet Training Center, located at 22 West 32nd Street on the 10th Floor. We will do our best to accommodate everyone’s schedules, but please understand that we can’t guarantee anyone a particular audition time.
Submissions must be received by Wednesday, March 22nd, and emails with assigned audition times will be sent out on Friday the 24th.
Magnet Theater is now accepting applications for the 2017 spring season of Megawatt. Please fill out THIS FORM no later than WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8th to apply for an audition slot. Auditions will take place on Friday, March 10th, Saturday, March 11th, and Thursday, March 16th, with callbacks being Friday, March 17th.
Anyone who has completed Magnet Level 6 is eligible to apply, though please note that a completed form does not guarantee an audition slot. Due to the high volume of eligible improvisers and a limited number of slots, priority will be given to students and performers who have finished the class or performed on a Megawatt team within the last year.
Audition confirmations will be sent out by THURSDAY, MARCH 9th.
CLICK HERE to apply.
Musical Megawatt teams will perform afterward, with shows at 7, 8, 9, and 10. We hope to see you there!
Congrats to all of our new Winter 2017 Circuit teams! Shows start TONIGHT at 10pm and run every Friday through March 24th at the Magnet Theater Training Center. Huzzah!
Coach: Patrick May
Coach: Henry Russell Bergstein
Coach: Nolan Constantino
Coach: Katie Mordhorst
Coach: Amanda Mayer
MAGNET THEATER’S VERY OWN 10-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
If “write more” was your New Year’s Resolution — you’re in luck! We are looking for five original comedic plays to produce for our 10-Minute Play Festival, and submissions are now OPEN! Instructions and submission guidelines below.
Are you a sketch writer looking to try something new? A playwright looking for more exposure? A random internet user who stumbled across this page? Anyone and everyone is encouraged to submit. Please send us your best 10-minute play (seriously, no more than 10 minutes) and stay tuned for auditions at the end of February, as well as Magnet Theater’s Very Own 10-Minute Play Festival on March 19th and 26th!
HOW TO SUBMIT
il.com with the subject line, “10-Minute Submission: <YOUR NAME>”.
Please include the following information in the body of the email (and keep answers short!): Name; What comedy theater you are associated with (if any); Whether you have an sketch or playwriting experience (it’s fine if the answer is no!); Why you wanted to be a part of Magnet Theater’s Very Own 10-Minute Play Festival.
Attach your play to the email as a PDF. This is important. We won’t read any other format.
Only one submission per person. Send us your best work!
The plays really do need to be under 10 minutes. That means no more than 11 pages, not including the cover page. We will not read past the 11th page.
We are looking for NEW plays! Please don’t send anything that has already been produced.
All submissions must be in by February 19th, 10:00 pm EST. Submissions will not be accepted or considered after this time.
Notifications of selection will go out a few days after submissions close.
All authors agree to permit the Magnet Theater to produce their submitted play if the theater should wish to do so. Authors retain copyright and full ownership of their plays.
Diversity applicants strongly encouraged to submit!
Don’t know what 10-Minute Play Festival is? Check out our last blog post for more info.
The Circuit is a chance for Magnet students who have completed Level 3 or higher to play on Harold teams of their very own for a limited run of shows.
To apply for the non-musical teams for this Winter 201 run of The Circuit, please fill out the form and you will be entered into the lottery . The deadline to apply will be noon, January 10, 2017. Teams will be announced January 12. First rehearsals will be the weekend of the 14th.
This round will also feature a musical team! If you have completed Musical Level 3 and would like to put your name in the hat, please fill out this form: Link to Musical form!
Circuit shows will begin Friday, January 20 and run for 10 weeks, through March 24. Shows will be 10PM in the Magnet Studio Theater at the Training Center.
If you have any questions, please email Circuit@MagnetTheater.com.
***Please read the following:***
– To apply, you must have completed up to Level 3 at the Magnet.
– Do not call or email registrar beforehand regarding application status.
– Circuit performers may miss no more than 3 shows or practices.
– Performers are expected to rehearse with their assigned team and coach on a weekly basis at assigned times.
– Performers are responsible for the cost of coach and space rentals.
Congrats to all of our new Fall 2016 Conservatory Circuit teams! Come see one of their shows, Fridays at 10pm, November 4th through December 16th. Huzzah!
Mike E Delta
Coach: Gregg Zehentner
Kate de Longpre’
Racheal Free Demps-Lewis
Coach: Michael McLarnon
Coach: Will Jacobs
Coach: Amanda Xeller
Featuring sketches by: Billy Soco, Everett Cox, Jennifer Anderson, Justice Hehir, Levi Friedman, Shelley Little, Will Pinke
Directed by: Ben Koch, Bryan Berlin, Michael McLarnon, Molly Kiernan, Nat Silverman, and Tom Kim
Starring: Amanda Rothman, Andrew Joelson, Annie Howard, Bill Greenlee, Chris Erlendson, Christopher De La Cruz, Dan Lisle, Francis Fuster, Lisa Yapp, Matthew Aromando, Nicole Orisich, Peter Getz, Randy McKay, Tori Smith