by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie WootenDirected by Rebecca EvattIt’s marriage mayhem as career driven Suzannah Hayden hires a personal assistant to get more help on the home front than she is getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter energetic Beth Bailey. Suzannah gives Beth carte blanche to do anything in the household to make it run more efficiently. Gibby becomes increasingly wary of the new woman as she interjects herself into more and more aspects of their lives, including Suzannah’s career. Who stays and who goes? And how much calamity is involved? Performances: September 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2017Auditions: July 23 @ 3PM & July 24 @ 7PMAnnie, jr.Musical Production Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre InternationalDirected by Latoya YoungWith equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. It may be a “Hard Knock Life” but Annie will never stop believing in “Tomorrow.” Performances: October 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 2017Ticket prices for this youth musical: Adult $15, college student $7, youth $5Auditions: July 29 @ Noon & July 30 @ 4PM CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5th to 12th grades)Miracle on 34th StreetBased on the Twentieth Century Fox motion pictureDirected by Sybil ToddA Christmas Classic. The holiday season is in full swing when a cultured gentleman with twinkling eyes, an ample belly, and a snowy beard is hired as Macy’s department store Santa. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with Christmas spirit - except for his boss, Doris Walker, who’s raising her daughter Susan to not believe in Santa. But when Kris is declared insane and put on trial, everyone’s faith is put to the test as old and young alike face the age old question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?Performances: December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 2017Auditions: October 8 @ 3PM & October 9 @ 6:30PMSylviaWritten by A.R. GurneyDirected by Richard CowanGreg, a restless empty-nester, finds Sylvia the dog in a park and brings her home to his wife Kate, who is less than enthusiastic about keeping her. Kate, reluctantly, allows Sylvia to stay, and Greg and Sylvia become increasingly close. Sylvia exerts such a charismatic pull on Greg that Kate’s friends are concerned and their marriage may be threatened. Sylvia is a smart, sophisticated, and sometimes salty comedy about relationships and the nature of growing old together.Performances: January 26, 27, 28, February 2, 3, 4, 2018Auditions: December 3 & December 4 @ 7PMAnne of Green GablesAdapted by Michelle R. DavisDirected by Sybil ToddJoin in the adventures of Anne Shirley as she travels from childhood to maturity in this heartwarming adaptation of the classic novel. Anne is an independent, red-headed, freckle-faced orphan who changes the lives and hearts of all who come to know her. Delight in Anne’s high-spirited antics as she narrowly escapes Mrs. Blewett’s clutches at the orphanage, whacks Gilbert over the head with her slate, saves little Minnie May from her deathbed and, when she has come of age, finally lets Gilbert into her life.Performances: March 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2018Auditions: January 7 @ 3 PM & January 8 @ 6:30 PM CAYT Shows are for actors aged 10 to 18 (5th to 12th grades)Driving Miss DaisyWritten by Alfred UhryDirected by Jimmy O. BurdetteDaisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive. Her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them. Performances: April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 2018Note: All Auditions will be held in Cox Hall, next door to the TheatreCall the CLT office at 864-646-8100 for more information!