Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza.” Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs.

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Jan 11th @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, Jan 11th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 12th @ 2:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:

There are a limited number of Back Stage Tour packages for your group or troop. Package includes show patch, snack voucher and back stage tour. Contact the Show Coordinator for more information

Auburn Grace Community Church:

3126 Olympic Way, Auburn, CA 95603

Show Notes:

  • Auditions will be held at Auburn Grace Church on Monday, November 5th starting at 4:30pm.
  • The Audition form can be found on the Shows page under PDFs.
  • Arrive with your audition packet filled out
  • Dance auditions and callbacks will be held that same day.
  • PLEASE NOTE there is a separate production fee of $55 for the show
  • Mandatory dates
    • Super Saturday January 5th 
    • Tech week January 6th-10th (No Wednesday)
    • Shows - January 11th-12th

Auditions are for CYT Students ages 8-14. Auditions are open, as friends and parents are encouraged to stay and cheer on the students who are auditioning. Watching other participants is a valuable learning opportunity. Auditions are limited to ONE MINUTE in length. This is a time for your child to show the best of his or her talents. We recommend that your child introduce themselves with energy and confidence, and sing a song in his/her range. It is important to smile, project, and be well prepared in every way. Some students may prefer to present a one-minute monologue or comic routine, or a one-minute dance routine, if they feel this would show a student's talents better than a song. As part of the audition process, however, your child may also be asked to sing and/or learn a short dance routine.

Please bring your own accompaniment background. This could mean tracks on a CD with a CD player, tracks on an ipod or MP3 player, or a friend/family member who plays piano, guitar or another accompanying instrument. There will be a speaker available at auditions as well as a piano or keyboard. The directors need to see how well the student can stay with the music, both in tune and in rhythm.

Callbacks will be held that same evening at Auburn Grace. CYT callbacks are closed to everyone except the show directors. The Artistic team will call back certain students to sing again, read a scene, dance some more or any combination of these. They will often ask pairs or groups of students to read scenes to see how different combinations of sizes and personalities work together. EVERYONE ages 8-14 enrolled in a Winter class in Auburn, will be cast in DEAR EDWINA.

For additional audition information (plus so much more), check out the home page of our website.
The Audition form can be found on the Shows page under PDFs.
CYT TV live casting will be Tuesday, November 6th at 5pm.

Parent Meeting

Monday, November 12th 6:30pm


Edwina Spoonapple

Becky Del Vecchio

Scott Kunkle

Kelli Poshkonozovich

Bobby & Ziggy Montego

Lars Vanderploonk & Ziggy's Band

Billy Vanderploonk & Ziggy's Band

Cordell Vanderploonk & Ziggy's Band


Aphrodite Colossus Athena Swenson


Abigail Mathilda Fleckenheimer

Periwinkle Hurgen Burgen Yurrgensson

Vladimira & Talent Scout (Ann VanBuren)


Frank's Ma

Chef Ludmilla



Fairy Forkmother


Queen of Boolah Boolah



Mary's mom

Mary's Family


Mary Sue Betty Bob

Young Mary Sue Betty Bob

Farmer Jerry

Katie Spoonapple

Myra Spoonapple

Jo Spoonapple

Shelley Mary

Shelley Mary's Mom

Ms Bank the Piggie

Store Clerk

Letter Ensemble

Address Ensemble

Envelope Ensemble

Stamp Ensemble

Mail Carriers