Thursday, November 21, 2013

Announcing auditions: 13


Director Tamzin Malone has announced audition information for 13, the third production in the 2013-2014 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Emily Ohland is the music director. The book is by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, the music and lyrics are by Jason Robert Brown.

Auditions will be Sunday, December 15 at 4 p.m. and Monday, December 16 at 6 p.m. at Oakland High School, 611 S. 21st Street in Lafayette. Auditions are by appointment only, call Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette at 765-423-7529 to set an appointment.

Actors will be asked to sing a prepared solo, one chorus and verse of a show-appropriate song. Please do not select a song from the show.

When his parents get divorced and he's forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done. The star quarterback is threatening to ruin his life and his only friend, Patrice, won't talk to him. The school trouble maker sees an opportunity for blackmail and someone is spreading the nastiest rumors. With an unforgettable rock score, 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it.

13 will be performed Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at 320 N. 5th Street in downtown Lafayette. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show is at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under.

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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