In The Wings with Karen — The CAST Blog

Join Karen as she gives you an inside look at just how unique C.A.S.T. really is. She’ll take you behind the scenes to get a closer look at how a CAST production is created; from the first few meetings all the way up to the opening night jitters.

Welcome to CAST!

Hi everyone! My name is Karen DeLabar and I’m the President of the Catasauqua Area Showcase Theatre. I’m so happy that you’ve decided to check out our website and in turn, our organization. We’re hoping that the feeling you get from this website is the feeling we hope to give everyone who joins our organization or comes to one of our shows - the personal feeling of family and community. Continue reading »


Hi everyone! This is just a friendly reminder that we’re having our Family Night meeting this Thursday, September 11th at 7pm at Sheckler Elementary School’s Large Group Room. The meeting will cover all aspects of our upcoming FAMILY NIGHT Fundraiser on Friday, October 10th. Remember this is our only fundraising event and we need your help to make it a successful night! Continue reading »

Family Night Meeting Recap

FAMILY NIGHT is fast approaching and we need your help to make it a success. In cased you missed the meeting about it, I’ve recapped the meeting for you! Read on to find out how you can help us out! (Side note: Also, let me know if you want to walk in the Catasauqua Halloween Parade with us on Wednesday, October 22nd. I need to know by next Wednesday, September 24th!)

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Family Night is next Friday, October 10th and I hope everyone is getting ready for this wonderful event. Those of you who are new to our organization “Family Night” is our only fundraiser and its profits go directly to our Spring musical. This year’s event should be extra exciting since people can have their chance at winning four tickets to the Baltimore Aquarium with a TWO NIGHT hotel stay! Other prizes include signed DVD’s from Shirley Jones and donations from local businesses, including Pepsi! Continue reading »

General Housekeeping

Thanks to everyone who helped with Family Night this past Friday night. It was a great night that raised about $1,000 more than last year! Thank you to Diane and Emmie Ledesma who helped at our information table at N. Catasauqua’s Autumn Fest this past Sunday. We had a lot of visitors and they did a great job of spreading the word about CAST. Now onto some housekeeping. Here are some upcoming dates that everyone should keep in mind: Continue reading »

This Week’s Events

Hi everyone! Don’t forget the Catasauqua Halloween Parade is tonight! We’re meeting at the Catty Middle School between 6 and 6:30pm. We are having transportation running from the N. Catty Park (the parade’s end) to the middle school if anyone wants. Pick up will start at 6:15pm on the corner of Howertown and Grove, across from the Blue Monkey. We are the first group in the third division. So put on your red Music Man t-shirts (overtop of lots of layers - brrrrr) and come out to join us for some Halloween fun! Continue reading »

Upcoming Meetings

Hi all,

Tomorrow night (Thursday, October 23rd) is the Cookbook meeting at my place (go to Contact Us and email me for address and/or directions) The meeting is from 7-8pm (if that) and will go over what will need to be done as far as designing, recipe collection and typing and an overall timeline. Continue reading »

Audition Meeting

It’s that time of year again, auditions are just around the corner and everyone is getting ready. Some are ready, some are indifferent, most are nervous; but there’s no need to be! CAST welcomes anyone of any talent backgroud or experience level. We are looking for hardworking people who like to have fun and who are ready to see their efforts displayed on stage for the whole world to see. Well, at least for the Lehigh Valley to see! Continue reading »


Auditions for our Spring musical “The Music Man” are this coming Sunday, November 16th and Monday, November 17th starting at 6pm. All are welcome! It doesn’t matter your experience or background, if you’re interested in having a good time and working with others to put on a fantastic show come and join us! If you missed the information meeting last Thursday, check out our Member’s page for the informational handout! Continue reading »

Cast List is Finally Here!

Hi everyone! The cast list has finally been posted for our production of “The Music Man.” The list is posted on our Member’s page. Continue reading »