Broken Arrow Community Playhouse seeks props, actors

Two male actors (ages 20-30 something) are needed for the Broken Arrow Community Playhouse production of “Crimes of the Heart.” Performance dates are Oct. 23,24, 29 and Nov. 1, 2009. The playhouse is located on 1800 S. Main Street, Broken Arrow.
The characters being cast are Doc, a nice, regular guy who was once in love
with one of main female characters, and Barnett, an enthusiastic young lawyer
that is defending another female lead. Director Teresa Bringle will be
holding second auditions for the two roles at 5 p.m. Sunday Sept. 6. She can
also arrange an audition by appointment, if necessary. Both roles will not
require a full-blown rehearsal schedule but will require actors to be
available for tech week and performances.
For more information, please call (918) 258-0077 or send an e-mail to . Please include contact information and any scheduling conflicts.
The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is seeking a full-size Skeleton to use in the upcoming production of “The Sunshine Boys.” The play runs from Sept. 13, 2009.

Youth Onstage to perform “Grease” in Tulsa

Youth Onstage will perform “Grease” at 8 p.m. July 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. July 19 at the Studio Theatre on Tulsa Community College’s Southeast Campus at 81st Street and Highway 169.
Made up of more than 60 teens from seven school districts and home schools in
the Tulsa metro area, Youth Onstage is an all-volunteer teen acting troupe of
high school and middle school students (starting with 6th grade),
completing its 9th season. The troupe provides young people with an
affirming environment which nurtures love of theatre through teaching
such skills as acting, directing, producing, set design, make-up,
lighting and sound. Past performances include 4 Summerstage shows:
“Leader of the Pack,” “Smile,” “Babes in Arms” and “Schoolhouse Rock,”
and 2 musicals at TCC: “Leader of the Pack” and “Pajama Game.”
Youth Onstage, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, has never,
and will never, charge its members any fees for becoming a member of its
acting troupe.
Its efforts are made possible by donations from the community, from
ticket and concession sales at our performances, and the active
participation of our wonderful parents.
For more information about the troupe, auditions, or “Grease,” call Morgan K. Powell, Youth Onstage president at (918) 625-2165.

Descendants of Territorial Marshals to produce movie

Direct descendants of U.S. Territorial Marshals that served out of the district court of the famous Judge Parker have combined forces to produce a movie about their ancestors. Screenwriter Lyndon McGill, great-grandson of U.S. Deputy Marshal John McGill and independent film producer Oscar D. Ray Sr., great-grandson of U.S. Deputy Marshal Rufus Cannon will produce the movie “Stairway to Heaven.”
The screenplay, which follows the exploits of John McGill’s last days as a deputy marshal is based around actual events and real people and is a dramatic and action packed account of life during one of the most dangerous times and places in the old West.
The story takes place in Oklahoma and Indian territory during the late 1800s and will be shot entirely on location. Perennial cowboy favorite Sam Elliott has been offered the part of John B. McGill.
“For people back east Oklahoma and Indian Territory was the true wild west and more western gunfights occurred in the twin territories than any other place in the old West. As a matter of fact more U.S. Marshals were killed in a 50-mile radius of Muskogee OK than in any place in the nation” says ShIronbutterfly Ray, co-producer and Unit Production Manager for the film. Ray is also the executive director of the BareBones International Independent Film and Music Festivals.
The story, considered a cross between films “Tombstone” and “Unforgiven,” is scheduled to begin production in the spring 2010.
Other talent being considered for key roles in the film are Ryan Merriman,(“Lonesome Dove-Comanche Moon”) and Jane Seymour(“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”).