SUDS, 'STEVE JOBS', HANDS ON A HARDBODY, WATER and More Set for Williams Street Rep's 2014-15 Season; Auditions Later This Month
Williams Street Repertory will host their general auditions for the 2014/15 Season on March 30, 2014 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm and March 31, 2014 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. The company is seeking Equity & Non-Equity actors. This is their fourth season.
Rehearsals and performances take place in Crystal Lake (Union Pacific Northwest Train Station- Crystal Lake stop within walking distance) and all roles are paid. WSR rehearsals are Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays one month prior to each performance time period. Performances are Fridays-Sundays for two to three weekends for each performance.
General auditions will be held at Raue Center For The Arts at 26 North Williams Street in Crystal Lake. Please prepare no more than a 2-minute monologue and an excerpt from a song. Please call 815.356.9212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment. Walk up appointments are limited.
The 2014/15 Season includes Suds by Melinda Gilb, Steve Gunderson, Will Roberson, and Bryan Scott (July); Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Jane Wagner (September); The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs by Mike Daisey (September); Chicago Premiere of Hands on a Hardbody Directed by Mark Mahallak by Amanda Green, Doug Wright, and Trey Anastasio (November-December); Married Alive directed by Regina Belt Daniels by Sean Grennan and Leah Okimoto (February); and Chicago Premiere of Water directed by Richard Kuranda created by Filter Theatre and David Farr (RSC) (April-May).
This season reunites several O'Neill and Epic Rep members in the Midwest. Subscriptions are now available for the season via the Box Office at Office at 815.356.9212 or 26 N. Williams Street in downtown Crystal Lake. Single tickets go on sale April 14, 2014. For more information about WSR check out WWW.WSREP.ORG, WWW.RAUECENTER.ORG.
About Williams Street Repertory: Williams Street Repertory (WSR) is a 501(c)3 non-profit theatre company in-house at Raue Center For The Arts dedicated to sustaining an artistic process of innovative and emotionally charged work, telling diverse stories with an ever growing company of well-respected local, regional and national artists. The company has attracted tremendous support and has since grown by leaps and bound. Richard Kuranda, the founding artistic director of WSR, with Michael Vandercook as the director of production. WSR is most proud of their four BroadwayWorld.com awards for the first show of their third season, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. For additional information visit wsrep.org, facebook.com/wsrep and twitter.com/wsrep.
About Raue Center For The Arts: Raue Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of all through the arts. For 12 years, they have provided quality programming - striving to make it pertinent, available and affordable to all. As a painstakingly restored, 1920s regional showcase theatre named for its benefactor-Lucile Raue-Raue Center has attracted the finest stars, Broadway shows, musicians and artists. Named on the League of Historic American Theatres, Raue Center is one of the finest examples of restored art and decor in the nation. The 750-seat theatre, located in historic, downtown Crystal Lake, is a gathering place for our region's citizens and has become a true destination. For additional information, visit rauecenter.org, facebook.com/RaueCenter and twitter.com/RaueCenter.