The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem—and the fun— when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! Fun for all ages!
Rehearsal & Perfomance Information
- Directed by CMT's Executive Director, Melinda Bellatti, this production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever will cast students in grades 2-12 in student roles and adults in the adult roles. Truly a family-friendly, community collaboration, this production provides students with another performance opportunity that they can use to hone their skills and bolster their resume while experiencing what it's like to produce a full-length play with music in a nine-week rehearsal period.
- The Best Christmas Pageant Ever will rehearse on Thursday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. from September 21-November 16, 2017 at Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville (101 S Wyandotte Ave. Bartlesville, OK 74003)
- Tech week will run from November 27-30, 2017
- Performances will be December 1-2, 2017 at Grace Community Church (1500 King Dr. Bartlesville, OK 74006)
- Auditions will be held on September 7, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on September 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville (101 S Wyandotte Ave. Bartlesville, OK 74003)
- Callbacks will be held at CMT on September 11, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
- Auditions will consist of reading from scenes from the script. A dropbox link to the audition scenes will be sent approximately two weeks prior to auditions to everyone who signs up for an audition slot using the sign up genius link. The audition scenes will also be available prior to auditions if you wish to come early to your audition to read over them. All audition information is available at the sign up genius link posted below.
- Click here to sign up for an audition time
- Please download the audition form that is attached below and bring it with you to your scheduled audition time
- No payment is needed to audition. Registration and payment are due after casting is announced and a role has been accepted.
- Everyone who auditions will be cast and will receive ten weeks of instruction, the chance to perform a full-length play with music, and a unique intergenerational performance experience.
Registration & Payment Information
- Tuition for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever will be $180 per student and adults are free
- Everyone who registers will be cast. The registration process will begin upon acceptance of your role. No payment is needed to audition. You will be asked to pay 50% of your tuition rate upon the acceptance of your role in order to complete the registration process. The remaining 50% of your tuition rate will be due at the first rehearsal.
Scholarship & Tuition Discount Information
Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville exists to enrich the lives of youth by providing quality musical theatre performance and educational opportunities. In an effort to make our programs available to as many members of the community as possible, CMT offers several types of scholarships and discounts on tuition throughout the year. To see if your student is eligible for a tuition discount please read below. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please download and complete the scholarship application form. Once completed, you can email your scholarship application form to CMT's Executive Director, Melinda Bellatti (firstname.lastname@example.org), or drop it by the CMT offices at 101 S Wyandotte Ave. Bartlesville, OK 74003.
Early Bird Discount
If students are registered before July 31, 2017, they will receive 10% off the cost of tuition.
If a family has more than one child registered in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, the first child will pay full tuition, but each proceeding child will receive 10% off the cost of tuition.