Brush Creek holds open auditions for “Dracula” and “Christmas Belles”

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Brush Creek is holding Open Auditions for not one, but TWO GREAT SHOWS — “DRACULA” and “CHRISTMAS BELLES” — at 6 pm, Monday, August 19, and 6 pm, Tuesday, August 20 — at Brush Creek Playhouse (11535 Silverton Rd, Silverton)

Brush Creek will be looking to cast the final two shows of the 2019 season with these open auditions. Interested actors — and would-be actors — are welcome to audition for either, or both productions.

The script for Brush Creek’s “Dracula” is the classic play, written by John L. Balderston, Hamilton Deane, and Bram Stoker (the author of the classic novel on which it is based). Norman Gouveia will be directing.In the story, Lucy Seward, whose father is the doctor in charge of an English sanatorium, has been attacked by some mysterious illness. Dr. Van Helsing, a specialist, believes that the girl is the victim of a vampire, a sort of ghost that goes about at night sucking blood from its victims. The vampire is at last found to be a certain Count Dracula, whose ghost is finally laid to rest in a striking and novel manner.

The play is intended for all who love thrills in the theater, and is appropriate for all groups.The show itself will run Friday, Oct 18 thru Sunday, Nov 3, with a special Halloween performance as part of the production.

Norman can be reached at

The same two evenings, Brush Creek will also be holding open auditions for “Christmas Belles,” written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Brush Creek audiences have been delighted by Jones-Hope-Wooten comedies before, and this offering — directed by Franca Hernandez — promises a holiday basket full of laughs.

A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. There are parts for 7 women and 4 men. Most characters are between ages 40/50 with two in their 20s. If you have questions, please contact the director Franca Hernandez at Let her know if you’d like a copy of the script and she will arrange to get one to you.

It’s Christmas time in small town Fayro, Texas and the Futrelle sisters – Frankie, Twink and Honey Raye, Fayro’s lively and wacky threesome are trying to make the best of a stressful holiday season. Frankie is way pregnant, Twink is in jail for acting out over an unfaithful lover, and Honey Raye, the town’s party girl, wants to redeem herself by putting on the best, brightest, liveliest, more colorful Christmas pageant ever – Bethlehem-a-Palooza! The scenes are fast, funny and wacky, the sentiments tender and we all learn the spirit of Christmas Texas style.

Bringing high quality theater to the greater Salem, Silverton and Mount Angel communities

Brush Creek Players is an all-volunteer theater group working together to present quality plays to the greater Silverton, Salem and Mt. Angel communities in Oregon. We are a non-profit organization that offers a wide variety of productions, including well-known plays, original works, teen/young adult shows and children/youth shows.

Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to attend our play productions, come to any of our auditions and contact us at or by calling 503-508-3682 (Michael Wood).

Brush Creek Players is a 501C(c)(3) non-profit group: # 93-0663072

For more information, contact Director Michael Wood at or by text or voice at 503-508-3682.

Brush Creek PlayhouseTickets $5.00 with the Oregon Trail Card. No seating restrictions

We are located at:

11535 Silverton Rd NE between Salem and Silverton.  You will find  the theater at the corner of Brush Creek Road NE and Silverton Road NE (Hwy 213).The parking lot entrance is off of Brush Creek ♦  For more information contact: 503-508-3682 .We normally run four performances of the children & youth show each weekend, but we also usually run two separate casts, so it will be possible to accommodate a limited number of performance conflicts.

Ticket Information

Tickets for Brush Creek productions are normally $10 for general admission, with discounted tickets of $8 available for seniors 60 and over, children under 12 and all students with ID.

Advance tickets can be purchased at either of Brush Creek’s two ticket sale locations (tickets go on sale between two and three weeks before the production opens):

311 Commercial Street NE, Salem, OR 97301


(open 10 am to 6 pm Wednesday thru Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm Sunday; closed Monday and Tuesday)

Silverton (seats shown in red on diagram)
210 N. Water Street, Suite B, Silverton, OR 93780
(open 10:30 am to 6 pm Wednesday thru Saturday and on Monday; closed Sunday and Tuesday)