Musical: “Super Happy Awesome News!”

Announcing Alki PTA’s First Ever ONLINE MUSICAL!
Audition Info!

Zoom Auditions – Tuesday, February 23rd 3:00-5:00pm

(Zoom Link can be found in Musical emails to families)

All performers will want to familiarize themselves with the script and vocal tracks prior to auditions but there is no need to memorize or prepare anything in advance. One minor change up – we will allow students to sing a few lines of any song they’d like to sing from the show or anywhere!  Our time is limited so it will help to expedite if they come ready to sing something they are already comfortable with! We only need to hear a few notes and they’ll have a chance to read one or more of the audition lines! If there are any updates or changes to their role preferences – please let me know!  

ROLES
AUDITION LINES
VOCAL TRACKS
ACTOR SCRIPT*

(*Actors were given hard copies of script during Mid-Winter Break)

What Even IS an Online Musical You May Ask? 

Super Happy Awesome News was written to be rehearsed remotely, performed virtually, and shared with audiences online. The storyline is linear, made up of monologues and songs intended to be performed as solos. When these scenes are recorded and played in sequence, it presents a complete musical theater experience available to any audience with an internet connection. Actors will practice their parts, design their own sets and costumes at home and receive music/acting/scene direction each week during online rehearsals.  Ultimately – their final performance will be recorded by parent/guardian camerapersons and the video sent to our technical director who will edit it all together for our final production! Super Happy Awesome News was created during the COVID-19 pandemic and made specifically for all the young performers and communities affected by this unprecedented circumstance. 

2021 Marks the 10th Anniversary of Alki PTA’s Musical Program!

Although it will look different this year we believe with a little creativity and tenacity we will come away with a memorable experience for Alki students and an inspiring show for our community that will carry on our Alki PTA Musical tradition! For more information please plan to attend the Zoom Q&A and/or reach out to Amy Cooper musical@alkipta.com

100% Produced and Directed by Alki Parent Power! 
  • Director: Amy Cooper
  • Music Director: Sean Meckley
  • Technical Director: Mike Uehara-Bingen

 

What You Need To Know!
Super Happy Awesome News Synopsis! 

Two siblings launch rival “good news” networks  and find themselves competing for the title of happiest news show. Soon, their correspondents  are in a whirlwind of ecstatic musical reporting – from joyful weather forecasts, to cheerful  cooking segments and blissful political updates! But, when vulnerability starts peeking through  the euphoric facade, they’re left wondering: is there room for raw honesty on a super happy  broadcast?  

 

Rehearsal Schedule!
  • Zoom Rehearsal Schedule – February 25th – April 1st. Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:00pm – 5:00pm. (including audition day – 12 sessions total). 
  • Tentative Premiere (of pre-recorded show):  The week of April 5th – April 9th!

Dates to Remember!
  • Tuesday, February 23 (3:00-5:00pm): Zoom Auditions
  • Tuesday/Thursdays, February 25 – April 1 (3:00pm – 5:00pm): Rehearsals
  • The week of April 5 – April 9: Tentative Premiere!