Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Announcing auditions: Witness for the Prosecution

Director Lori Portner has announced audition information for Witness for the Prosecution, the second show in the 2013-2014 MainStage season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Agatha Christie wrote the script.

Leonard Vole stands in the dock, accused of murder. His wife can prove his innocence, but when she takes the stand she denies his alibi. Can he escape the hangman's noose?

Auditions will be Sunday, August 25 from 4-6 p.m. and Monday, August 26 from 6-8 p.m. at Oakland High School, 611 S. 21st Street in Lafayette. Callbacks, if needed, will be Wednesday, August 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Oakland High School.

Actors will be asked to read from the script, which can be checked out from Civic Theatre's office at 313 N. 5th Street in downtown Lafayette.

Lori is looking to cast the following:

* Twelve (12) men, ages 20s-70s
* Four (4) women, ages 20s-60s

Witness for the Prosecution will be performed Friday, October 18 through Saturday, November 2 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. College and high school students will valid ID can learn about Rush ticket availability before each show by following @LafayetteCivic on Twitter.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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