A Comedy by Alice Chadwicke, adapted from L.M. Montgomery's novel
Directed by Debbie Prentice
Auditions December 4 & 5, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Performances January 26-28 & February 2-4, 2018.
Green Gables is the home of lovable Matthew Cuthbert and his stern sister, Marilla. They agree to adopt a boy to help with the farm work. Imagine their consternation when Anne Shirley, a girl in her teens, is sent by the orphanage by mistake! Anne touches Matthew's heart with her vivid imagination and her charitable viewpoint, but it takes time to reach the tender heart beneath Marilla's hard exterior. Then there is young Josie Pye, a lad named Moody Spurgeon, and Matthew, Anne's kindred spirit. This lovely classic is full of warmth and wit.
Roles for 4 men, 10 women

FLORENCE REMSEN - tall, imposing woman in her early 40's, Superintendent of the asylum.
MINNIE STEARN - unpleasant, intolerable in her viewpoint, inclined to be irritated by everything. 38, tall, and thin, typical old maid.
ANNE SHIRLEY - middle teens, frail build and slight stature, grave and solemn in manner, extremely earnest, carrot-red hair worn in two braids, freckled.
MRS. ALEXANDER SPENCER - short, stout woman in early fifties, kind heart and desire to help others.
MARILLA CUTHBERT - tall, well-built woman in her late forties. She has a rigid conscience. Her hair is streaked with grey and gathered in a small knot. Always neat and tidy. Spends her life trying to hide from the world.
MRS. MILDRED BARRY - fine-appearing woman in her late forties. Cultured and refined, possessed of a lovely smile and a frank and sincere nature.
MRS. RACHEL LYNDE - tall, thin, angular woman of uncertain years. The village busybody.
MATTHEW CUTHBERT - short man in his late fifties, bald, generous, charitable, benevolent, with a kind face, very shy.
JOSIE PYE - tall, gangly fifteen year-old, giggles constantly, tries to appear superior.
GILBERT BLYTHE - a manly and fine-looking boy of about sixteen, extremely attractive personality, enjoys playing pranks, sincere and refined manners, intelligent.
DIANA BARRY - pretty girl about the same age as Anne. Inclined to be plump, affectionate nature, earnest and sincere, but lack's Anne's imagination.
MOODY SPURGEON - tall, awkward boy of fifteen with a permanent expression of sadness.
MRS. ALLAN - gracious and charming woman in her early thirties, ready smile.
IRA MILLS - tall, powerfully built man in his early fifties, pompous and distinguished in appearance.