2014-04-08America/New_YorkAudition2014-04-08HANK WILLIAMS LOST HIGHWAY - Riverside Center TheaterHANK WILLIAMS LOST HIGHWAY - Riverside Center Theater
RIVERSIDE CENTER DINNER THEATER ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR
Hank Williams: Lost Highway
By Randal Myler and Mark Harelik
Director: David Hemsley Caldwell Musical Direction by: Robbie Limon & David Hemsley Caldwell
Rehearsals traditionally run Sunday through Wednesday nights, 6:30-11pm. This schedule is subject to change. Rehearsals will begin mid-July.
Performances will run Saturday, Aug 9 – Sunday, September 14
Auditions will be: Monday, May 5 Sign-ups begin at 6:00 pm Auditions start at 6:30 pm
Tuesday, May 6 Sign-ups begin at 6:00 pm Auditions start at 6:30 pm
CALLBACKS WILL BE ON TUESDAY, MAY 6 (TIME TBD)
Riverside Dinner Theater 95 Riverside Parkway Fredericksburg, VA 22406
For auditions, please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show. Please bring a headshot, or recent photograph, and a resume. Auditions will be seen in the order in which you sign up, so please do not contact Riverside for an audition time.
The performance schedule is as follows: Wednesday matinees at 1:30pm; Thursday through Saturday evenings at 8pm Sunday matinees at 3pm
If you have any questions, feel free to call Carole Shrader (Production Mgr.) at 540-842-0203. Video submissions (with headshot, resume, and video links) can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hank Williams – A south Alabama hillbilly singer, thin and black-eyed. He dresses in high-priced western suits and always wears a Stetson. Tee-Tot – A black south Alabama street singer of indeterminate age. The Waitress – The keeper of an all-night diner somewhere in the south. A cheerful, lonely person. Mama Lilly – Hank’s mother. A “Marjorie Main” – strong and somewhat overbearing. Hoss – A member of Hank’s band, The Drifting Cowboys. A big, boyish man, Hank’s age. Plays upright (“doghouse”) bass. Jimmy (Burrhead) – A member of Hank’s band, plays lead electric guitar. From Oklahoma, especially so in his speech. Leon (Loudmouth) – A member of the band and a skillful musician on many instruments, featured on the fiddle. Pleasant and taciturn. Fred Rose (Pap) – A founder and executive of a Nashville music publishing company. A Midwesterner from Chicago. Audrey Williams – Hank’s first wife, later his professional widow. A blond Alabama beauty, sweet and exuberant and sure. Shag – The pedal steel guitarist.