'Twas the OPENING Night Before Xmas

The PPF's Full-Length Original Holiday Show! 
Two years ago, this beloved comedy, complete with dozens of fantastic characters and dozens of amazing holiday musical arrangements, returned to the PPF stage! Due to popular demand, the show is back this year...and open to ALL ages (including a junior cast with full-length show)!
Please click HERE for descriptions of the various characters.
PERFORMANCES: December 13-December 15
REHEARSALS: Sundays, 3-7pm, beginning Sunday, September 8th. You will not be called for every Sunday.
TECH WEEK: December 7-December 12
16-32 measures of a song which shows off your voice, but also best fits the character(s) you are most interested in. Holiday songs are encouraged, but not required. 
A less-than-a-minute sentence monologue/reading which best fits the character(s) you are most interested in.
  • Auditions for all performance opportunities will be held August 16 & 18 at the PPF Home in Lafayette
  • There will be a 'TWAS workshop on Tuesday August 20, from 6:00-8:00PM - if you have any questions about 'TWAS, here is where the answers will be
  • Callbacks will be held August 24-25
  • A 16-32 bar cut of a song selections which shows off the part of your vocal abilities you would most like to display in our show. SHEET MUSIC OR BACKING TRACK TO BE PLAYED ON YOUR OWN DEVICE MUST BE PROVIDED
  • Please also prepare a 3-8 sentence contrasting monologue (can be any selection, including lines from WUAS or alternate musicals/movies/plays) which portray character types which may interest you.
  • Rehearsals for 'Twas the OPENING Night before Christmas ('Twas) will begin on September 8
  • Rehearsals for 'Twas will be held on Sundays from 3-7pm
  • The participation fee for 'Twas is $300, plus a $150 refundable volunteer deposit
  • Every family is expected to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours
  • If you are new to the PPF, please bring a recent headshot/photo to your audition
  • Click the link below to sign up for "TWAS the Opening Night Before Christmas
If you need help with your selections, please attend our ‘Twas workshop and don’t hesitate to reach out to us at PPFMAGIC@GMAIL.COM, where we can forward your needs to our PPF professionals Leslie, Jed, Grant, and Lauren who can help!


If you miss a chance to audition this time around, do not fear! We have monthly cabaret nights (see below) where you can still get a chance to perform and make friends with our PPF family. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter as well so you can be updated on any other opportunities to join us in making music and helping others. 

Cabaret Nights
Cabaret Nights (Cab, for short) are monthly open mic nights for performers of all ages and skill-levels to share their craft. Performances are usually the last Sunday of each month at the Orinda Community Center at 6:30 p.m., but it is best to sign up for our newsletter for exact information. Sign ups are required, and spaces fill quickly, so it is best to sign up early. Admission for Cab Night is $5.
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