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Bat Boy the Musical
Producers:Robert Kilbride
Nancy Morrison
Director:Matt Lundeen
Music Director:Chris Chargin
Choreographer:Jaime Joseph
Fee:$225 due at audition.
No refunds after start of auditions.
Registration:Oct 1–15
Auditions:October 25, 5:30–7:30 PM. Callbacks October 26, 5:30–7:30 PM.

Mon–Thu, 5–8 PM starting November 1st.

Dress Rehearsals: Dec 12–15

Performances: Friday, Dec 16, 7pm
Saturday, Dec 17, 7pm
Sunday, Dec 18, 2pm
Arlington Center for the Arts
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Arlington MA, 02474

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Bat Boy the Musical

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Welcome to ACT's 2016 fall teen production. We are glad you are able to join us.


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Auditions are scheduled for Tue, Oct 25th 5:30–7:00 PM

In preparation for auditions, please:

On Wednesday, October 26th, everyone is called for call backs from 5:30–7:30 PM at ACT. We will be holding a parent meeting on that day at 7:00 PM to recruit Committee Heads for Cast Party, T-shirts, Publicity, Tickets/box office, Raffle, Program, Costumes/makeup, Props, Sets, Bake Sale, and Run Crew.

We look forward to seeing you then.

First Rehearsal

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Our first rehearsal will be Tuesday, November 1st from 5:30–7:30 PM at ACT.

Schedules Posted

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Links to the online schedule for all shows can be found in the table on the right. These schedules will continue to be updated as rehearsals start, so be sure to check back frequently.

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About the Play

Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about a half boy/half bat creature who is discovered in a cave near Hope Falls, West Virginia. For lack of a better solution, the local sheriff brings Bat Boy to the home of the town veterinarian, Dr. Parker, where he is eventually accepted as a member of the family and taught to act like a "normal" boy by the veterinarian's wife, Meredith, and teenage daughter, Shelley. Bat Boy is happy with his new life, but when he naively tries to fit in with the narrow-minded people of Hope Falls, they turn on him, prodded by the machinations of Dr. Parker, who secretly despises Bat Boy. Shelley and Bat Boy, who have fallen in love, run away together from the ignorant townfolk and have a blissful coupling in the woods, but their happiness is shattered when Meredith arrives and reveals a secret. Soon the entire town arrives and hears the shocking story of Bat Boy's unholy origin.

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