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Waypoint Theatre Company to hold auditions for annual dessert theater AWAY WITH THE MANGER: A SPIRITUALLY CORRECT CHRISTMAS STORY with book by Chris Fabry, adapted to the stage by Tennille Kumulainen and Chuck Neighbors
Waypoint Theatre Company, southern Arizona's faith-based, live theatre company will be auditioning Christian theatre artists for their upcoming tongue in cheek Christmas comedy, AWAY WITH THE MANGER: A SPIRITUALLY CORRECT CHRISTMAS STORY with book by Chris Fabry, and adapted to the stage by Tennille Komulainen and Chuck Neighbors the week of October 17-21, 2011 at Catalina Foothills Church, 2150 E. Orange Grove (Skyline and Orange Grove) in north central Tucson.
Play Synopsis and dates of performances link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/201061
Auditions will be held specifically for the following roles:
PHYLLIS: (mid-20s-40s) An attractive, flamboyant television on air personality who plays both
sides of issues. Combined role with Sales Manager (vocal role) and
Helen Houlett, conservative attorney.
DJ STARR/PROFESSOR TAL
(30s-late 60s): Larger than life, exuberant local radio DJ. Also portrays Professor Tal,
a liberal-minded, laid back professor of new "theology"
(40s-early 70s): Ultra conservative, right wing church deacon and owner of Wright's
Hardware Store in Hartville, Ohio.
Auditions by appointment only. Please prepare a 1-2 minute comedy monologue and bring a recent headshot and resume. Be prepared to read selected sections of the script (to be emailed to auditioners). Contact Waypoint Artistic Director, Melanie David at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment this week, access the script, etc. Those who have an interest in Waypoint, may visit the website at: www.waypoint-theatre.org. Waypoint is an all-volunteer, not for profit, 501 (c)(3) organization of local, formally auditioned Christian theatre artists who are committed to quality, professionally-produced, family-friendly productions.
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