Auditions for Woodstock production of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ set for Jan. 29-30

January 25, 2012

• Nine women, 12 men and three children are needed for April and May performances

Staff Report

WOODSTOCK, Ill. — Auditions for Woodstock Musical Theatre Company’s production of Annie Get Your Gun will be Sunday and Monday, Jan. 29-30.

Auditions for children ages 10-14 are from 6 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29; auditions for adults ages 16 and older are from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday and Monday, Jan. 29-30, at the Woodstock Opera House, stage door entrance. All adults and children will read from the script, sing and learn a short dance routine.

Eleven performances will run April 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29, and May 4-5. Shows will be at 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m., Sundays. Tech week begins Monday, April 9.

Artistic Director Roger Zawacki, Vocal Director Kevin Goss and Choreographer Angie Kells need a cast of 24. Auditionees will be asked to read from the script, sing 32 bars of an up-tempo song from a musical of their choice, and dance.

No appointment is necessary, no parts are precast and no fees are required. Cast members pay a refundable deposit of $25 for their script and supply their own make-up and shoes.

Rehearsals will be in Woodstock at the Opera House or SARA three to four evenings a week. Actors are scheduled only for the days they are needed to make best use of time.

Roles needed include nine women with age ranges of 17-60, 12 men with age ranges of 17-55, and three children will approximate ages of 10, 12 and 14 who must all sing and dance, have lines and solo parts in songs.

E-mail rogerzawacki@comcast.net or kathiecomella@juno.com, or visit www.woodstocktheatre.org for more details.

Woodstock Opera House is at 121 E. Van Buren St., Woodstock, Ill.

From the Jan. 25-31, 2012, issue

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