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GODSPELL to Hold Auditions for 'Cast of 2032', 4/24

Producer Ken Davenport announced today that on Tuesday, April 24 at Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street), aspiring young Broadway hopefuls (ages 6-16) can audition for "The GODSPELL Cast of 2032."

"GODSPELL has always had a tradition of launching the next generation of stars," said Ken Davenport. "From the cast members of the original productions like Martin Short, Victor Garber, Andrea Martin, Jeremy Irons and so on, to the cast members of our current production who I have no doubt you'll be hearing a lot from in the years to come. So we decided, why not get a preview of tomorrow's Broadway stars?"

The April 24 "GODSPELL Cast of 2032" auditions will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. All kids should be prepared to sing 16 bars of any song, a cappella.

GODSPELL's creative team will choose ten young performers (five girls and five boys) for a special encore performance during the curtain call at the Tuesday, May 22 (8 p.m.) performance at Circle in the Square.

Rehearsals will take place between April 30 and May 21.

Auditions:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street)
All kids (ages 6 to 16) should be prepared to sing 16 bars of any song, a cappella.

Rehearsals:
To be scheduled between April 30 and May 21.

Performance:
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
8 p.m.
Circle in the Square Theatre

Directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), GODSPELL stars an incredible and diverse company of 10 young actors, starring Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle.

As previously announced, High School Musical star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway as Jesus beginning Tuesday, April 17.

This first-ever Broadway revival of GODSPELL features all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time in a brand-new, updated and one-of-a-kind production, complete with Stephen Schwartz's (Wicked, Pippin) Tony-nominated score filled with popular hits including "Day by Day," "Light of the World," "Turn Back, O Man" and many more.

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, GODSPELL originally ran for more than 2,600 performances in New York and spawned successful touring productions in major U.S. cities, a 1973 motion picture adaptation and countless international engagements for the past 40 years.

GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by David Weiner (The Normal Heart), sound design by Andrew Keister (Company), orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane) and musical direction by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal).

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