Auditions for Spring 2015 Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s STATE FAIR on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 20th and 21st

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s STATE FAIR
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli
Based upon the Rodgers and Hammerstein 1945 Movie Musical and its 1962 remake. Originally inspired from the novel by Phil Stong, all of the same name.

Directed and Choreographed by Dan Sullivan

The Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts will be holding auditions for their Spring 2015 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s STATE FAIR on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 20th and 21st starting at 7pm at the Weston Town Hall (11 Town House Road, Weston). The Show will perform at the Town Hall Saturday, March 21 and 28th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm and Sunday, March 22 at 2:00pm

The rehearsal schedule is posted on the website (www.westonfriendly.org). Please be prepared to make note of any conflicts you may have with the schedule on the form you will be asked to fill out at auditions. Conflicts will not be accepted past the first rehearsal.

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song that is in a similar style to the show (Other Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hartt, Berlin, Gershwin, Kern, Etc.) An accompanist will provided. You may be asked to stay and Dance (be able to move, bring taps if you have them).

A seperate audition for the kids ensemble (ages 8-12) will be held on Monday, January 19th at 7:00. Kids should prepare 16-32 bars of a song in a similar style to the show and all should be willing to dance immediately following the singing auditions (please bring tap shoes if you have them, but don’t worry if not.)
Callbacks will be January 22 at 7pm at the Town Hall. Those attending Tuesday night’s audition will be called during the day Wednesday if we would like them to attend the callback. Auditioners Wednesday night will be asked at the end of the night to return the next day.

All roles are currently open for audition. No appointments necessary. For additional information on the Weston Friendly Society, please visit www.westonfriendly.org

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
Sunday January 25 12:00-5:00
Tuesday January 27 7:00-10:30
Thursday January 29 7:00-10:30
Sunday February 1 12:00-5:00
Tuesday February 3 7:00-10:30
Wednesday February 4 7:00-10:30*
Thursday February 5 7:00-10:30
Sunday February 8 12:00-5:00
Tuesday February 10 7:00-10:30
Wednesday February 11 7:00-10:30*
Thursday February 12 7:00-10:30
Sunday Febraury 15 12:00-5:00
Tuesday February 17 7:00-10:30
Wednesday February 18 7:00-10:30*
Thursday February 19 7:00-10:30
Sunday February 22 12:00-5:00
Tuesday February 24 7:00-10:30
Wednesday February 25 7:00-10:30*
Thursday February 26 7:00-10:30
Sunday March 1 12:00-5:00
Tuesday March 3 7:00-10:30
Thursday March 5 7:00-10:30
Sunday March 8 12:00-5:00
Tuesday March 10 7:00-10:30
Thursday March 12 7:00-10:30
*These Wednesdays are currently tentative additions

TECH WEEK
Saturday March 14 12:00-5:00
Sunday March 15 12:00-5:00
Monday March 16 6:00-11:00
Tuesday March 17 6:00-11:00
Wednesday March 18 6:00-11:00
Thursday March 19 6:00-11:00
Friday March 20 6:00-END OF RUN

PERFORMANCES
Saturday March 21 2pm, 7:30 pm
Sunday March 22 2pm
Saturday March 28 2pm, 7:30 pm