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La Crosse Community Theatre to hold auditions for winter production Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with MorrieLa Crosse Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of Mitch Albom’sTuesdays with Morrie on Tuesday, December 17, from 7 to 9 p.m.

An old man, a young man, and life’s greatest lesson. This is the true story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. When Mitch learns that Morrie is dying of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, he seeks out his old mentor, and what starts as a simple visit to say goodbye turns into a weekly pilgrimage and one final class on the meaning of life. This play is rated Theatre PG.

Roles are available for two men: one man age 30s-40s, one age 60s-80s. The audition will consist of readings from the script, which is available to check out at the box office for a refundable deposit. Ability to play piano is helpful but not required.

Auditions will take place at the 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. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way.

The cast list will be announced at noon on Friday, December 20. Rehearsals will begin Monday, January 6, 2014. The exact rehearsal schedule to be determined upon casting. Performances will be in the Weber Center’s Veterans Studio Theatre.

Tuesdays with Morrie will run from February 14 to March 2, 2014. The script was written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. The show will be directed by Greg Parmeter, with costume design by Mandy Parmeter, set and light design by Dillon McArdle, and stage management by Samantha Albplanalp.

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