2015: Baba yaga and the enchanted ring
The Nibley Childrens Theatre is excited to announce this year’s Heritage Days 2015 production: Baba Yaga and the Enchanted Ring. A traditional Russian folk tale full of adventure and fun. Join us as the witch Baba Yaga guides Prince Ivan and his animal friends on his quest for a lost magical ring which will free his queen mother the Tsaritsa Yelena and save his kingdom from the evil Vladamir.
Signups will be online April 1- May 23. Please note the earlier dates of signups and auditions this year. All Nibley City children ages 5-17 are encouraged to sign up. Ages 8 and up may audition for a speaking role.
Speaking Role Auditions will be Friday May 8th from 6-9 pm and Saturday May 9th from 9am to noon in the Nibley City Hall great room. Please prepare 30 seconds of your favorite song to sing for us. Broadway songs are preferred. Questions- please e-mail Brie Corrington firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chorus Age Groups:
Girls 5 & 6 - Blizzard Snowflakes
Boys 5 & 6- Thieving Ravens
Girls 7 & 8- Frost Mice
Boys 7 & 8-Warrior Bees
Girls 9 & 10- Magic Peacocks
Boys 9 & 10- Castle Guards
Girls 11- Russian Court
Boys 11 +- Russian Court
Girls 12+ Evil Forest
Main Cast Parts
Baba Yaga- a powerful witch (sometimes good, sometimes bad) mentors Ivan on his quest
Prince Ivan- a brave Russian Prince determined to regain his kingdom and save his family.
Cat- Baba Yaga’s clever cat who helps Ivan on his journey.
Bird- a magical bird who aids Ivan on his journey.
Fox- a crafty fox who helps Ivan on his quest
Queen Bee- a fierce queen who leads the Warrior Bees to aid Ivan in battle
Vladamir- Ivan’s evil uncle and Prince Regent who has taken over the kingdom
Tsaritsa Yelena- Ivan’s mother and rightful queen of the kingdom.
Princess Anja- Ivan’s younger sister
Princess Sonja- Ivan’s younger sister
Captain Boris- Captain of the Castle Guard and Vladamir’s henchman
Young Ivan- Prince Ivan at the beginning of our story
Morozko the Frost King- guardian of the Enchanted Ring rules a kingdom of ice
Frost Mice Leader- leads the Frost Mice in lullying King Morozko to sleep.
Gidra- the multi-headed serpent beast guarding magical eggs
Izbuska- Baba Yaga’s magical house. A comical hut on chicken legs with a mind of its own.
Maid Olga- Yelena’s maid/nanny
Sebaka- the 3 headed guard dog(s)
Narrators- excellent storytellers who move our tale along
Announcers- clear speaking children who open our show