"Our Story Goes On," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is looking for a small cast of professional-quality singer/actors for its inaugural year of a summer production in the Conference Center Theater.
Needed are six men and six women including one teenager, 4 men and 4 women between the ages of 19-50 and 2-4 between the ages of 50-80. Please come prepared to do a cold reading and sing two contrasting vocal selections that demonstrate your abilities as a singer/actor."Our Story Goes On" teaches the plan for eternal happiness using familiar Broadway, folk and contemporary songs. Rehearsals begin April 18 with performances scheduled June 27 through August 30. Cast members will be paid.
Salt Lake City:
April 1-2, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Bountiful Regional Center
April 3, 5-10 p.m.
April 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
April 8-10, 6-10 p.m.
Bountiful Regional Center
"Honk!" Midvale Arts Council will hold auditions for their summer musical Tuesday April 8, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday April 12, 9-11 a.m. at the Midvale Performing Arts Center, 965 W. 7720 South.A musical retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story, auditioners should come prepared with 16 bars of an upbeat song. Headshots and resumes are helpful but not required. This is a great show for families to do together and roles are open for all age ranges. No appointment necessary. The show runs June 20-28 and is directed by Candy Revels.
"Picasso at the Lapin Agile," by Steve Martin, will be produced by Around the Globe Theatre Company. Auditions will be held Saturday, April 5, from 2-5 p.m. in Conference room D of the Salt Lake Library, 210 E 400 South. Actors of all levels of experience are welcome to audition. Roles are available for men and women 20-60 years old. Auditioners should come prepared to read from the script, sides are available at the company's Web site, www.aroundtheglobe.com/picasso. Performances will be at the Rose Wagner, May 21-24, and will be directed by J.C. Carter.
"Ragtime," Sandy Arts Guild will hold open auditions Monday, April 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Sandy Parks and Recreation building, 440 E. 8680 South. This is a concert version of the musical with orchestra, chorus and soloists on stage. Callbacks will be held Friday, April 11 with dance auditions at that time. Needed are African-American and Caucasian men and women ages 16 and older, and children 7-12 years old. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of music in the style of the show. Please bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided no minus tracks. Auditioners should also have a resume and and current photo. Trevor Jerome directs and music directs. The show runs June 13-21. www.sandyarts.com.
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (revised)" Open auditions for Stage Right Theater Company and Davis Arts Council's production. April 8-9, 6:30-9:30 p.m. by appointment. Auditions will be held at Davis Arts Council, 445 N. Wasatch Dr., Layton.
Those auditioning should come prepared to to sing 32 bars of an upbeat song from any genre and to do a cold reading from the script. An accompanist will be provided. CDs are also welcome. The show runs June 9-14 in Layton then travels to Midvale from June 21-28.Please call 546-8575 with questions and to make an appointment.
"Page-to-Stage Festival," Wasatch Theatre Company and the Utah Association of Community Theatres (U-ACT) are calling for local playwrights to submit their short scripts. The festival is accepting short scripts, 10 to 15 minutes long. Scripts should contain no more than five characters and should use minimal sets and props.
Selected scripts will be produced at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in September where playwrights could win cash awards based on audience-voted favorites. Selected full-length scripts will also be chosen for staged readings. Send scripts to: Wasatch Theatre Company, RE: PAGE-TO-STAGE FESTIVAL, 10776 Pine Grove Way, South Jordan, UT 84095. Deadline is May 31. Scripts will not be returned and playwrights will be contacted by August. Questions, 446-5657.