La Crosse, WI - 2/25/2014 - La Crosse Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its upcoming musical comedy Thoroughly Modern Millie on Monday and Tuesday, March 17 and 18, at 7 p.m.
Auditionees are asked to prepare a 30-second song of their choosing. There will also be readings and songs from the show. There are roles available for 10 men and 14 women between the ages of 16 and 60. Callbacks will be on Wednesday, March 19. Auditions will take place at Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, in La Crosse. Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Please call the box office at 608-784-9292, ext. 2, to sign up.
The cast list will be announced at noon on Friday, March 21. Rehearsals will begin Friday, March 21, 2014. The exact rehearsal schedule to be determined upon casting. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way. Performances will be in Weber Center's Lyche Theatre.
Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical.
Thoroughly Modern Millie will run from May 9-25, 2014. Music is by Jeanine Tesori; lyrics are by Dick Scanlan, and the book is by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan. The show will be directed by David R. Kilpatrick, with musical direction by Peter Bosgraff, choreography by Anna Taylor, costume design by Mandy Parmeter, set design by Dillon McArdle, lighting design by David R. Kilpatrick and stage management by Laura Weber.