EASTON, Conn. -- Auditions for the Easton Arts Council Readers Theater production of "A Look Back & A Sideways Glance: Twenty Years of Readers Theater" will be held on Sunday, Feb. 21.
Director Kit Briner is assembling a 20-year celebratory program reprising some greatest hits of Readers Theater and orphaned directors favorites. The production will include one-act plays, monologues, skits, music and dance.
There are roles for men and women from 17 to 60's, and girl singers age 12 and up. All roles are open, and experience is not required. The audition is informal and will consist of cold readings from works under consideration. The material does contains adult language and themes. Members of the ensemble are required to attend all rehearsals except when their individual scenes are not scheduled.
The production also needs non-performing positions: assistant director/stage manager, lighting and sound technicians, and operators house manager.
Here's the complete production schedule:
- auditions -- Monday, March 14, 4 p.m.
- rehearsal, table reading -- Friday, March 18, 7 p.m.
- rehearsal -- Monday, March 21, 7 p.m.
- rehearsal -- Friday, March 25, 7 p.m.
- rehearsal -- Monday, March 28, 7 p.m.
- rehearsal -- Thursday, March 31, 7 p.m.
- setup -- Friday, April 1, 3 p.m.
- dress rehearsal -- Saturday April 2, 7 p.m.
- performance -- Sunday, April 3, 8 p.m.
"A Look Back & A Sideways Glance: 20 Years of Readers Theater" -- a heartfelt celebration and expression of gratitude to the group's enthusiastic and loyal audience -- will be performed as a highly theatrical fully staged reading on Saturday, April 2, at 8 p.m. in the Easton Public Library Community Room.
The auditions will run from 4-6 p.m., in the Easton Public Library Community Room, 691 Morehouse Road, in Easton.
For more information, contact Briner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-261-9264.