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Friday, August 14, 2009

"Into the Woods" Auditions on Saturday & Sunday

Here's another reminder about this weekend's auditions for the musical Into the Woods - here's the press release:
First Stage Theatre Company will hold auditions this weekend for the popular musical Into the Woods. The musical gives a modern and often surprising take on several classic fairy tales.

Auditions will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, and from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church at 5747 Pea Ridge Road in Huntington, W.Va.

Casting is open to students who will be in the 6th through 12th grades this fall. Anyone who wants to try out should be prepared to sing a 30-second song segment. A pianist will be available.

Performances of Into the Woods will take place Nov. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at the Jean C. Stephenson Auditorium in Huntington's City Hall.

More information is available by calling Mary Smirl at 304-525-2557, Elaine Young at 304-525-6132 or visiting www.firststagetheatre.org.

Into the Woods is a Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.

The First Stage Theatre Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an educational, developmental experience for young people through the performing arts. Into the Woods kicks off the organization's 20th season.