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Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Auditions for the Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Book & Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton
Based on the Billy Wilder film

Auditions for the next musical in Pioneer Theatre Company’s 2010-2011 season, the Andrew Lloyd Webber event Sunset Boulevard, will be held on Friday, January 7, 2011, from noon to 5:00 p.m. Callbacks will be Saturday, January 8, 2011; that time will be announced to auditioners.

Audition slots from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7 are for Actors Equity members only. Audition slots from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. are open to all auditioners (auditioners must be 18 years old or older). The audition slots are limited to three minutes.

Non-AEA auditioners must come in to sign up on the callboard in Room 325 at the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. AEA members may contact Elizabeth Williamson at elizabeth.williamson@ptc.utah.edu to sign up, no earlier than Thursday, December 30th, 2010. (This feature is available for Actors Equity members only; please do not contact earlier than Thursday, December 30th, 2010.)

The sign-up sheet will be posted by noon on Thursday, December 30th, 2010. Auditions will be held in Room 245 at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre.

The first audition will be singing only. Auditioners should prepare a song from the show or in a similar Broadway style. An accompanist will be provided, but auditioners should bring their own sheet music and/or scores (neither will be provided by the theatre). A photo and rsum are recommended. The callback audition will involve dancing and reading from the script as well.

Rehearsal dates for the production are Monday, April 4, 2011 Thursday, April 28, 2011; performance dates are April 29, 2011 May 14, 2011. Guest director John Going will direct the production, Jayne Luke will choreograph and Michael Rice will be the musical director.

All roles are currently available; all auditioners must by 18 or older.

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