Thursday, January 13, 2011


Another audition for community theater:

By Barry Keating and Jon Lonoff

WHEN: Monday, January 17, at 7:30 PM
Tuesday, January 18, at 7:30 PM
Callbacks: Thursday, January 20, at 7:30 PM

Performance Dates
March 11, 18, 25 at 7 PM, March 12 at 11 AM, March 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 2 PM.

WHERE: The Burgdorff Center For The Performing Arts, 10 Durand Rd., Maplewood. NJ Transit train station is right across the street.

The Strollers of Maplewood are please to announce auditions for family musical THE GARBAGE CANTATA. A garbage dump comes to hip-hopping life, featuring actors ages 9 to adult and puppets made from found objects. The production will be directed by Carol Cornicelli, with Musical Direction by Ebony Wiggins.

It is not necessary to make an appointment to audition. Simply come and be prepared to:

  • Sing a song (please bring sheet music in your key if possible)
  • Read from the script
  • And move to music (wear comfortable clothing)

The Cast of Characters include:

Perfect Hubby

Silly-Ann Mound of Drecky (glamorous "French" puppet)

Perfect Wife

Stinky (hazardous waste puppet)

Perfect Child

Three Baby Poopers

The Landfill Monster

Can-Do (tin can puppet)


Emily Compost (gardener)

Ashley Debris (Slick Salesman)

Litterbug (jazzy puppet)

NIMBYS (Townsfolk)

M.C Trash (rapper who raps about wrapping)

The Bravest Nimby

M.C's Girlfriend (LOVES plastic wrap)

This is an ENSEMBLE CAST, so everyone is featured in some way and also participates in LOTS of back-up singing and dancing.

Please note that the Strollers is a membership company, and performers are expected to join. Dues of $35 include 1 ticket to each of our 3 main stage shows (a $52 value) and the opportunity to participate in our monthly membership meetings.