Auditions for Musicals at Richter

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Danbury’s Musicals at Richter 2013 Summer Auditions Slated for March 7-10

Danbury, Conn. -- Musicals at Richter (MAR), now in its 29th season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, will hold 2013 season auditions for high school, college and adult performers March 7-10 at the former Melrose School, 120 Federal Hill Road, in Brewster, NY, just a few minutes from Richter Park.  A separate children’s audition will be held for young performers ages 9-14 on Saturday, March 9, also at The Melrose School.

The main stage musical season includes “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” (June 21-29), "9 to 5" (July 5-20), and “Cats” (July 25 – August 10).  For younger audiences, the popular Fairy Tale Theater series features hour-long daytime shows performed by a youth ensemble.  

Open auditions for high school (15 and up), college and adult performers will be held Thursday, March 7 from 8 -10 p.m.;  Friday, March 8 from 7 – 10 p.m.; Saturday, March 9 from 1:30 – 5 p.m.; and Sunday, March 10 from 1 - 3:30 p.m.  Prepare two contrasting songs from traditional and contemporary musical theater, bring sheet music in proper key, and be prepared to dance and read. An accompanist will be provided.

Open auditions for children ages 9-14 are Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Youth casting for featured and ensemble roles in “Some Enchanted Evening” and “Cats” will be considered at that time. (Please note that the Fairy Tale Theater company is not auditioning new members this season.)

Young performers must attend this Saturday call if they wish to be considered.

Audition forms, show descriptions and cast breakdowns can be found on the theater website, www.musicalsatrichter.org. All roles are open; please note positions are unpaid and housing is not available.  For further information, visit the website, leave a message at 203-748-6873 or e-mail info@musicalsatrichter.org.

About Musicals at Richter

Now in its 29th season, Musicals at Richter is Connecticut’s longest-running outdoor theater. Performances are given on weekends at the Richter Arts Center (next to the Richter Park Golf Course), 100 Aunt Hack Road, in Danbury. Nestled in the hills of Western Connecticut, the Arts Center stage has served as the scenic backdrop for over 80 musicals produced by Musicals at Richter, as well as a professional springboard for hundreds of up-and-coming performers. Musicals at Richter is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. For further information, visit the website at www.musicalsatrichter.org, leave a message at 203-748-6873 or e-mail info@musicalsatrichter.org.

Nancy Sasso Janis March 14, 2013 at 10:19 PM
SATURDAY: Musicals at Richter is doing a second round of auditions for their outdoor summer season. See all the details at http://www.musicalsatrichter.org/auditions.php


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