Community Theatre of Little Rock Announces
Open Auditions for its Summer Musical
"RENT" by Jonathan Larson
Auditions for Community Theatre of Little Rock's Summer Musical "RENT" by Jonathan Larson, will be held on May 8th at 7:00 pm and May 10th at 10 am, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W 17th St, in Downtown Little Rock. Directed by Frank O. Butler
There will be cold readings from the script. Please bring two copies of song and prepare to sing 1st verse and chorus. An accompanist will be available. There will also be a movement/choreography audition.
8 Main Cast Members + Chorus
Production dates for the show are July 10th though July 27th, 2014
Rehearsals begin the middle of May
Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's RENT follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. The physical and emotional complications of the disease pervade the lives of Roger, Mimi, Tom, and Angel. Maureen deals with her chronic infidelity through performance art; her partner, Joanne, wonders if their relationship is worth the trouble. Benny has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends. Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves, and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.
Founded in 1956, the Community Theatre of Little Rock (CTLR) is Central Arkansas’s oldest and finest theater tradition. CTLR is a nonprofit, volunteer organization striving to enlighten, educate and entertain our community by providing live theatrical productions of the highest quality, as well as providing opportunities for talented people to perform and participate in all phases of producing live theater.
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