Alice Audition Notices Get 50,000 likes

St. John’s Conservatory Theater’s ALICE ISN’T ALL THERE auditions scheduled for this Saturday, April 16 at 7 PM, and reported in over five upstate New York local papers, received over 50,000 combined “likes”.

The Watertown Daily received over 30,000 likes while Daily Courier-Observer received over 7,000 likes. All toll from the five publications puts the number of “likes” well over 50,000. That’s a lot of social media buzz.

Here’s the scoop:

OGDENSBURG – St. John’s Conservatory Theater is holding Auditions April 16, at 6 p.m. at their theater located in the St. John’s Parish House on the corner of Franklin Street and Knox in Ogdensburg, This is an open call for all ages for their upcoming summer musical comedy ALICE ISN’T ALL THERE, based on the ever popular Lewis Carroll classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND.

ALICE ISN’T ALL THERE, which originally opened their theater in 2014 to packed houses, is a musical comedy ala Tim Burton meets Monty Python with a book, music, and lyrics by award-winning writer/composer Richard O’Donnell, and will open this June for a two-week run. Originally staged as Reader’s Theater, whereby scripts were held and costumes minimized, this ALICE will be a fully staged production with new arrangements/orchestrations by Ogdensburg Free Academy student Ryan C. McNally.

Please prepare an A Capella song of your choice and be prepared to read from the script as well. Variety artists (such as comics, dancers, musicians, jugglers and the like) and adults are strongly encouraged to audition.

JCT principal creative staff includes Producer and Director R. O’Donnell, Musical Director and Choreographer Angela Conzone Dwyer, Arranger and Orchestrator Ryan C. McNally, Scenic and Prop Designer Stephen Chambers, Costume and Makeup Designer Karen Fischbeck Carmany, Technical Director and Production Coordinator Christopher Dwyer, and Stage Manager Sadie Smith. Collectively they have over five decades of professional theatrical and academic experience including regional, stock, bus and truck, off-off-Broadway, off-Broadway, and Broadway stages.

Other vital JCT personnel includes Rector Dr. Fr. Michael O’Donnell, assistant technical director Ryan Woodard, assistant costumer Ann Losurdo, assistant set dresser Pat Kelly, house manager Sheila LaMere, and general manager Bill LaMere.
Tickets go on sale in mid-April and will be available electronically at for $10 or at the door the night of the performances for $15.

For more information, please visit St. John’s Conservatory Theater’s Facebook page:


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