Santa Cruz Shoestring Players
Community Performing Arts Center 1250 W. Continental Road Green Valley, Arizona
For Immediate Release:
The Santa Cruz Shoestring Players announce auditions for their Spring Musical, “The Spitfire Grill” on Thursday, February 11, 6:30 p.m and Saturday, February 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Community Performing Arts Center, 1250 W. Continental Rd. in Green Valley.
To audition, prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic reading and a song that represents your range and abilities. Please plan to sing a cappella.
The cast includes four women and three men.
The Women: Percy Talbott, strong to ‘D’ ”, early 20’s; Hannah Ferguson, mezzo/alto, about 70; Shelby Thorpe, soprano, mid 30’s; Effy Krayneck, mezzo/alto, close harmony, 50’s.
The Men: Caleb Thorpe, top ‘G’, 40’s; Sheriff Joe Sutter, tenor to a ‘G’, mid/late 20’s; The Visitor, never speaks, mid-40’s.
“The Spitfire Grill”, a 2001 Richard Rogers Production Award winning play by James Valcq and Fred Alley, premiered off-Broadway in 2001. The story of a young woman wishing to start life anew takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Gilead. Reviewers’ remarks include, “The songs are shiny with tunefulness, hope and all-American inflections of country and folk.” The New York Times; “An abundance of warmth, spirit and goodwill!” USA Today.
Rehearsals begin Monday, March 1 and the play runs from April 29 - May 8. For more information, please visit our website: www.santacruzshoestringplayers.com , email to email@example.com, or call 625-7242.
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