RITZ THEATER COMPANY
About Ritz Theater Company
RTC provides quality performing arts experience for kids of all ages in a healthy Christian environment. We are committed to the highest ethical, moral, technical, and artistic standards of excellence. Instructors are professionals, qualified in teaching and/or performing, who understand our mission statement, values, objectives, and goals.
RTC is a program of Restoration Community Arts, a non-profit charitable organization that exists to revitalize communities through the arts by restoring theaters in the downtown corridor and providing affordable, state-of-the-art facilities, education and access to the performing arts through strategic partnerships and high-quality programming.
Restoration Community Arts
EIN # 84-3067984
Emily Spivey, Director RCA
2022-23 Season is HERE!
All Shook Up
Directed by Kara Howard
Musical Director: Nancy Casey
Choreographer: Rheigan McCarthy
Auditions: Sept 26 & 27
Callbacks: Sept 29
Rehearsals Begin Oct.24 - View Rehearsal Schedule (subject to change)
Performances: Feb. 10-12
Production Fee: $250 - Nonrefundable fee due once student is cast in the show.
Book: Joe DiPietro
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley®
It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”
NATALIE HALLER (Early 20’s): a mechanic.
CHAD: a great-lookin’, motorcycling, guitar-playing, leather-jacketed roustabout.
JIM HALLER (mid 40’s-50’s): Natalie’s widowed father.
SYLVIA (mid 40’s): the no-nonsense, African-American owner of SYLVIA’S HONKY-TONK.
LORRAINE: Sylvia’s 16 year-old daughter.
DENNIS: a young, awkward, aspiring dentist.
MISS SANDRA: the beautiful, intellectual caretaker of the town’s museum.
MAYOR MATILDA HYDE (mid 40’s-50’s): the town’s conservative mayor.
DEAN HYDE: Matilda’s 16 year-old son. He has grown up at a military boarding school.
SHERIFF EARL (mid 40’s-50’s): the law in town. A man of not many words.