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Tartuffe

by Moliere

Directed by Cherrie Sciro

Performance Dates: November 1-6, 2016

Tartuffe is Moliere’s comic masterpiece, which is a hilarious use of satire. Moliere brings us Tartuffe-a religious zealot, con artist extraordinaire who oozes godliness and charisma. Will his hypocrisy be found out before Orgon’s family is completely given to the madness of his secret plan? Is his plan to take everything that is important to Orgon, his wife, family, money, and place in the community? This famous farce is a cautionary tale told with lightning quick wit, complete with star-crossed lovers, a discontented wife, a very frustrated son, and a hoodwinked husband. This play has a plot that could be ripped from the headlines! In other words, Tartuffe will stop at nothing to achieve it, and Orgon’s son will stop at nothing to prevent it from happening!

Auditions are September 19 and 20 at 6:30 pm in Stone Theatre. If you have a particular character that you are auditioning for, you must prepare a two minute monologue that is similar to that character. All monologues should be in the manor of the show with rhythmic patterns and comedic language. NO dramatic or contemporary monologues will be accepted. Proper audition attire required.

 

Opera Workshop--LOVE AND MURDER

Directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon

Performance Dates: January 11-14, 2017

This year’s Opera Workshop is all about love… and murder seen through the eyes of our musical geniuses through the centuries from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado to Robert L. Freedman’s A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder. This year will prove to be nothing but fun and laughter through the mayhem of tyranny and tender affection. The workshop will take us on a journey to see how these two seemingly opposing forces are actually often felt in the same moment. Just remember, all is fair in love and war!

Auditions will be Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 PM in the Recital Hall; please arrive no later than 6:45 to fill out paperwork. Auditionees should be prepared to sing an aria or musical theatre song AND a cut from "RISE," by Katy Perry "in your best pop belt." Music for "Rise" can be found on both the Opera and Theatre Call Boards.

 

She Kills Monsters

by Qui Nguyen

Directed by Mark D. Guinn

Performance Dates: February 7-12, 2017

A quick-paced comedy fraught with aggressive fairies, fiendish cheerleaders, and slacker demon lords, She Kills Monsters is a heart-pounding homage to the badass (& geek) within us all. Award-winning playwright and Louisiana Tech Theatre Alumnus Qui Nguyen gives us yet another brilliant, action-packed piece of geek theatre that redefines the genre, keeping you on the edge of your seat at one point and in tears the next.

Auditions are November 8th at 6:30 PM in Stone Theatre. Required: One minute contemporary monologue
Audition may also included movement.

 

Rumors

by Neil Simon

Directed by Paul B. Crook

Performance Dates: May 2-7, 2017

Neil Simon's hilarious farce, Rumors, "has nothing on its mind except making the audience laugh," according to Frank Rich's review in the New York Times of the original Broadway production in 1988. The silliness revolves around a dinner party at the home of the Deputy Mayor of New York, who is conspicuously absent from his own party! His lawyer, accountant, psychiatrist, their wives, and an assortment of other guests spend the evening trying to determine why he is absent and how that might affect each of their careers. Filled with confusion and miscommunication, Rumors is a farcical masterpiece from America's greatest comedic playwright.

Auditions are march 13 at 7:00 PM, with callbacks (if necessary) on March 14. Auditionees should wear appropriate audition attire, and should be prepared for a cold read from the script. 

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