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Ten roles available for Little Theatre's production of Godspell

 

January 9, 2020



WALLA WALLA—The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will hold open auditions on Saturday, January 11 for the musical celebration Godspell with book by John-Michael Tebelak and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The play will be directed by Kevin and Connie Loomer, and is produced by Barb McKinney with the permission of Music Theatre International.

Godspell is a modern musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew, in which a group of ordinary people are called by John the Baptist to give up their normal lives to follow Jesus Christ. Through parables, songs, and dance, the group spreads Christ’s message of kindness, tolerance, and love, even as the story moves inevitably forward to The Last Supper and Crucifixion. This play is appropriate for all audiences.

The play has roles for ten actors. Auditions will begin at 1:00 p.m. at The Little Theatre of Walla Walla. Those auditioning should have at least a basic understanding of Godspell and be prepared to sing at least one song from the show (a list of recommended songs is available at www.ltww.org).

The audition process at The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is casual and people of all levels of experience, ethnicity, and physical ability are encouraged to participate. Prospective actors should arrive a few minutes early to fill out some paperwork. Music rehearsals for this production will begin as soon as the roles are cast. Full rehearsals will begin in mid-February.

Performances are: March 27, 28, April 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and April 5 and 12 at 2:00 p.m. at The Little Theatre of Walla Walla. For more information or questions, please contact Kevin Loomer at kevin.loomer@wwcc.edu or 509-240-0125.

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, celebrating its 75th Anniversary season in 2019-2020, is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, which has been producing live theatre in Walla Walla since 1944.  For more information about the entire 2019-2020 season at The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, please visit: ltww.org. The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is located at 1130 E Sumach in Walla Walla.

 

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