Our Current Production – A GALA CELEBRATION!

A Gala CelebrationA Party With A Purpose:
Join Us for a Musical Theatre Cabaret Event Honoring Four Decades of Community Theatre & Fundraising for the Future. Featuring Entertaining Performances By Past and Present HCT Youth and Adult Performers!

Saturday, November 19, 2016 – 6:00-10:00pm  
Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Center

Dinner! Silent Auction! Performances! Dancing!
Cocktail Attire Encouraged

$30 Single Ticket | $100 Group of 4 Tickets
Sponsorship Opportunities Available!




About the Event:

Hendricks Civic Theatre invites you to our party with a purpose. Please join us for our First Annual Gala – Celebrating Four Decades of Community Theatre and Fundraising for the Future. A one-night-only musical theatre evening featuring dinner and entertaining performances by past and present Hendricks Civic Theatre youth and adult performers!   

Dinner! Silent Auction! Live Performances! Dancing!

Saturday, November 19, 2016
6:00-7:00 – Doors Open, Reception, Music and Cocktails
7:00-10:00 – Dinner and Entertainment

Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Center

Tickets: $30 single ticket or $100 for 4 tickets
Additional sponsorship opportunities available!

All proceeds directly benefit Hendricks Civic Theatre programs, building fund, and efforts to grow our educational and artistic theatre opportunities and partnerships in Hendricks County.

For questions, please contact Rachel Shelton at 317-995-2161 or at rashelton@indy.rr.com.



UPCOMING AUDITION – “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”


Best Christmas Pageant EverOpen Audition and Cast Information      HCT Audition Form

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

WHEN: Sunday, Sept 18, 5-8 PM & Monday, Sept 19, 6-8 PM
WHERE: Longstreet Playhouse – 4998 North County Road 100 East, Danville IN

DETAILS: Auditions will consist of a reading from the play script and other acting exercises. If you’d like to get a copy of the audition material ahead of time to prepare, please email ThompsonRS@yahoo.com.
Rehearsals will begin October 3. Please bring a list conflicts to the audition. A rehearsal schedule will be available at the audition. Performances are December 2-4 and 9-11.

SYNOPSIS: In this hilarious Christmas classic, adapted from the best-selling book by Barbara Robinson, Grace Bradley is a woman who suddenly finds herself in charge of the annual Christmas pageant and 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 Herdman clan collide with the Christmas story head on!

AVAILABLE ROLES: 4 men, 6 women, 8 boys, 9 girls

GRACE BRADLEY – mother, in charge of the children’s Christmas pageant, 35ish
BOB BRADLEY – father, solid family man, 35-38
MRS. ARMSTRONG – managerial in voice and manner, 50ish
MRS. SLOCUM – pleasant, motherly woman, 35-60
MRS. MCCARTHY – a younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong, middle 40s
MRS. CLARK – 35-60
FIREMAN – any age
FIREMAN – any age
REVEREND HOPKINS – middle to late 40s

Children – these parts will be cast with middle school and high school actors
BETH BRADLEY – daughter of Grace, strong voice and presence
CHARLIE BRADLEY – traditional kid brother
RALPH HERDMAN – ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool
IMOGENE HERDMAN – loud, bossy, crafty
LEROY HERDMAN – tough, sure of himself
CLAUDE HERDMAN – tough, combative
OLLIE HERDMAN – looking for trouble, Claude’s usual partner in crime
GLADYS HERDMAN – smail, wiry, fiesty
ALICE WENDLEKEN – prim, proper, pain in the neck
MAXINE, BEVERLY, SHIRLEY, JUANITA, DORIS, ELMER, HOBIE, DAVID – children in the pageant cast – parts may be doubled


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