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""Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't find the answers to your questions on this page, please email your question to webmaster@carpentersquare.com and we'll be happy to provide any information you need.

Location and Parking Tickets and Reservations
Auditions Volunteers and Donations
Archives & Show Info Space Rental
Website Info  

Location and Parking

Where is the theatre located? / Where can I park?
How to Find CST
CST's new performance venue is located at 800 W. Main on the SW corner of Main and Shartel in downtown Oklahoma City.
Please click the link for parking information.

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Tickets and Reservations

What are your ticket prices?
The Ticket Info page lists individual and season ticket prices.

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How do I make reservations?
Call the Box Office at (405) 232-6500 to reserve tickets with a MasterCard, VISA, or Discover Card.

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Do you offer discount tickets?
CST offers a discount on individual ticket prices for seniors, students, or groups of ten or more.

The season ticket plans also offer great savings over the individual ticket price with a substantial discount for seniors.

The Student/Faculty Rush Ticket allows students or faculty with a valid high school or college ID to see any show in our season for the extremely low price of $5. Some restrictions apply. See the link for details.

The Allied Arts OKCity Card is valid for 2 for 1 tickets.

To purchase tickets, please call the Box Office at (405) 232-6500.

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How do I find out about performance dates and special events?
Join our free e-mail list. The emails list all performances, auditions, and events at CST.

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Auditions

How do I find out about auditions?
Join the e-mail list. That way, you'll automatically receive an email whenever auditions are announced.

Audition notices are also posted on the web site and distributed to the local newspapers a couple of weeks before auditions. You may also call the Box Office at (405) 232-6500 and request to be placed on the postal mailing list. 

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Can anyone come out and audition for a show? What is needed?
CST holds open auditions. We encourage anyone who is interested to come and audition.

Auditions for plays are usually done with cold readings from the script. Musicals usually require a prepared song. If you have a photo and theater resume, please bring them.

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Is there an age limit to audition?
There is not an age limit to audition. It just depends on the age range of the characters and what the director is looking for.

Check the web site about two weeks before the audition date. There should be an Audition Notice posted which will have character information and age ranges.

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What are the rehearsal schedules like?
Rehearsal schedules vary for different shows. Rehearsals start 4 to 6 weeks before the show opens. Rehearsals are usually held on weekday evenings, but the director will determine the schedule based on everyone's availability.

Musicals almost always rehearse for six weeks - usually starting with a week dedicated to learning the music. Plays tend more to 4 or 5-week rehearsal schedules.

Directors try to plan the schedule so that only the actors in the scene being rehearsed are called. Actors with smaller roles won't necessarily have to attend every rehearsal.

At auditions, the directors will want to know about any conflicts so they can plan the schedule accordingly.

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Are the actors paid?
CST  is a non-profit community theatre. Our actors receive a small stipend and complimentary tickets as a way of saying thanks for their time and effort in helping us produce our shows. Many of our actors volunteer with other area theatres as well.

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Volunteer Info and Donations

Do you ever need volunteers?

There are many opportunities to volunteer your abilities. We're always looking for actors, technical people, hairdressers, costumers, prop people, and ushers.  Please call the CST office at (405) 232-6500 if you are interested in volunteering.

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Could you use donations of furniture, costumes, supplies, etc.?

Financial contributions, in-kind donations, furniture, props, costumes, tools, and even office supplies are needed and gratefully accepted. Please call the CST office at (405) 232-6500 if you have items to donate.

Carpenter Square Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation, so a portion of your donation may be tax-deductible. Please consult with your accountant or tax preparer for more information. There is an easy-to-use PayPal DONATE button on the CST Home page.

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What other ways can I support the theatre?

There are many ways you can support CST:
- Attend our productions and tell your friends about us.
- Volunteer your time.
- Donations of any amount are very helpful.

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Archives and Show Information

Do you have information or photos from a particular show?
The CST Archives contain cast information and photographs for every show from the 1997 season to the present. We're also actively looking for photos and publicity material from earlier seasons.

If you have CST photos or memorabilia you'd like to share, please email us.

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Do you have a list of every show produced by CST?
There are two lists that include complete show listings from 1985 to the present:

The Brief List includes just the titles.
The Deluxe List includes titles, as well as director and venue information.

These lists include regular season shows, as well as Theatre at Twilight and Stage Center Presents productions.

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Website Information

What browsers do you support?
CARPENTERSQUARE.COM is designed to be viewed at 800x600 resolution with True Color. The site has been tested for basic compatibility with current versions of Internet Explorer. The site has also been tested on several versions of Windows systems, including Windows XP and Vista. It's also been tested and works great on the iPhone and iPad. There are no known issues with any current browsers.

We do not currently test on the Mac platform because we don't have access to one. If you'd like to donate a Mac, we'd be more than happy to include it in our testing.

Email us if you use a particular browser that has problems viewing the site. If possible, we'll add it to our testing list see if we can improve our compatibility.

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How often is the web site updated?
CARPENTERSQUARE.COM is updated several times a month. During a show, it will often be updated weekly.

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What browser plug-ins or web applications are required?
To fully access the features of CARPENTERSQUARE.COM, you'll need at least version 4.0 or higher of Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.

The site uses a few JavaScript functions, so if JavaScript is disabled, blocked, or unsupported in your browser, some parts of the site won't function properly. Wherever possible, we've tried to include alternate methods for accessing this content.

Popup blockers can also interfere with some JavaScript functions. Most blockers let you specify web sites to allow popups - for best results, you'll want to allow popup messages on CARPENTERSQUARE.COM.

We also have a few trailers that require Adobe's Flash Player, and show programs or brochures that are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. All of these browsers, players, and plug-ins are available free for download from their respective manufacturers. 

Please Email us if you have any problems accessing any portion of the site so we can be sure it is not a problem with the website.

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Updated: 04/04/12


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