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The Birdcage Theatre 

For over 36 seasons our all volunteer non-profit organization has been bringing the good people of this city live theatrical productions. We are conveniently located downtown, and within walking distance of many fine restaurants.

 
 

Upcoming Events

Save the Date!

Auditions : A Piece of My Heart

Directed by Cayndis (Cat) Adams

This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

Dates: November 7-8 from 6-8 PM and Nov 9 at 2 PM.
Callbacks on November 11th.

Roles:

Martha (F, 22-42) Strong, self-composed, aura of self discipline, military bearing, strong face, American, almost pioneer in feeling.

MaryJo (F, 17-37) Blonde, pretty, outgoing, bubbly personality. Texas accent, sexy; a funny comedienne quality, but sad inside. Must be skillful guitarist and singer.

Sissy (F, 20-40) Sweet, feminine, outgoing. Sense of fun. Also sense of harmony and warmth of personality.

Whitney (F, 21-41) Tall, slender, withdrawn, contained. Very aristocratic and bearing and quality. Vassar graduate.

LeeAnn (F, 20-40) Asian or Amerasian. Attractive, strong, tough, determined in nature. Urban, hip quality to her personality.

Steele (F, 35-55) African American. Extremely strong, military bearing. Very intelligent, outgoing, great sense o humor. A pragmatist. Southern.

American Men (M, 18-60) 1+ - Tall, very American looking. Versatile actor needed for variety of roles.

Auditions : Love, Sex, and the IRS

Directed by Jackie Glover

Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listing the pair as married. The day of reckoning comes when the Internal Revenue Service informs the “couple” they’re going to be investigated. Leslie masquerades as a housewife, aided by Jon’s fiancée, Kate. Complicating matters further, Leslie and Kate are having an affair behind Jon’s back, Jon’s mother drops in unexpectedly to meet her son’s fiancée, and Leslie’s ex-girlfriend shows up demanding to know why Leslie has changed and won’t see her anymore. Like a cross between I Love Lucy and Some Like it Hot.

Dates: December 5th and 6th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Roles: 

2 men 25-40

2 Women 25-40

2 Men and 1 Woman 40-65

 

Announcements

  • We need directors! If you are a director looking to put a show on stage, either your own original work, or an existing title, contact the Board of Directors for more information.

  • We are currently in the process of significant renovations, and parts of the theatre are under construction. Please excuse our mess while we improve our theatre for the community and you, our patrons.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Help Support Our Community Theatre

In order to provide the services described above, we depend on the community for the bulk of our support, both financial and staffing. While much of our income is from ticket and ad sales, these two alone are rarely enough to see us through a season by themselves. Therefore, we regularly have to supplement our income via corporate sponsorships, grants, profit sharing programs, and charitable donations from the community.

Sponsorship of a Birdcage Theatre production is a visible demonstration of your commitment to the cultural and economic development of our community. Choosing to sponsor a show can complement your company's marketing and community involvement strategies and provide a unique opportunity for employee or client entertainment. We are deeply grateful for the support of our Show Sponsors and are glad to recognize their support in the following ways:

Publicity Benefits: Season Brochure: Your business name and/or logo will be included in our season brochure.
Other Advertising: Your logo will be featured on our show posters. Your logo will also be included on our website.
Play Programs: Your business logo or name will be printed on the front cover of your play’s program. A complimentary half-page thank you advertisement will also be placed inside the program.
Curtain Speech: You will be thanked publicly for your support before every performance of your sponsored play.
Tickets: Reward yourself, clients or employees with complimentary tickets to the show you sponsor.

Please take a look at the 'Sponsorship Form' below for additional details, and instructions for submission.

 

Get in Touch

1740 Bird St, Oroville, CA 95965, USA

(530) 282-5603