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HANK WILLIAMS LOST HIGHWAY - Riverside Center Theater Non Equity Auditions

Posted: April 8, 2014
Audition Location: Fredericksburg, VA

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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
productionmanager@riversidedt.com

Character Breakdown

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.



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