La Crosse Community Theatre is holding auditions for the blockbuster musical Jesus Christ Superstar on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24 and 25, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI.
Actors ages 16 and up are invited to audition for 30 roles, both men and women. All are welcome regardless of experience. Auditionees are asked to bring 16 measures of a Broadway show tune. An accompanist will be provided. Auditionees also should dress comfortably for a dance audition. Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.
The cast list will be announced at noon on Friday, March 27, and a cast meeting will be held that evening. The rehearsal schedule is tentatively Mondays through Fridays but final schedule will be based on casting. Performances will be in Weber Center’s Lyche Theatre May 8 to 24, 2015, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way.
With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar follows Jesus of Nazareth in the final days before his crucifixion as he struggles to prepare his disciples for what is to come. Politics, history, and faith collide in a power-packed epic of song and dance that will leave audiences electrified!