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SIC Holding Auditions for Godspell

August 22, 2013

Southeastern Illinois College Theatre will hold public auditions for the upcoming production of Godspell on Sept. 3 and 4 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center Theatre.  

Participants are being asked to prepare a portion of a song, with one verse and one chorus, from the categories of pop, country, gospel or Broadway. The song will be performed with a provided accompanist. Also, those auditioning should prepare a one-minute monologue, such as a parable or other folk-type tale. Sample monologues are available in room E219B or by contacting allan.kimball@sic.edu. Those auditioning will also read from the script of the play.

From the composer of Wicked and Disney's Pocahontas, Mulan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Enchanted, Godspell is one of Broadway's most enduringshows of all time. Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew, Godspell is the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love that has touched theatergoers all over the world.Boasting a string of well-loved songs, led by the international hit, "Day By Day," Godspell is a groundbreaking and unique reflection on the life of Jesus, with amessage of kindness, tolerance and love.

Southeastern’s production of Godspell has20 roles to fill, and the full cast will be onstage for the entire production. The play is also audience interactive, so members of the audience may find themselves onstage.

Godspell is slated for performances at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18- 19, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 20.

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