Sunday, September 7, 2014

Announcing auditions: Aladdin Jr.

Director Neil Radtke has announced auditions for "Aladdin Jr.," the second show of the 2014-2015 Civic Youth Theatre season. The musical is based on the 1992 Disney animated film "Aladdin."

Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where we're about to begin the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince! All of your favorite characters from the hit Disney film - Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more - are here in Disney's "Aladdin Jr.," a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides. Disney's "Aladdin Jr.'s" tuneful, accessible Academy Award-winning score, with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, including "A Whole New World" and "Friend Like Me," will send audiences soaring.

Auditions will be Sunday, Sept. 21 from 4-7 p.m. for principal actors, grades 7-12; Monday, Sept. 22 from 6-7 p.m. for 1st-3rd grade ensemble; and Monday, Sept. 22 from 7-9 p.m. for principal actors, grades 7-12. Auditions will be held at Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 638 North Street in Lafayette.

Auditions are by appointment only, call 765-423-7529. Those who want to audition for principal roles must sign up for a 10-minute appointment. Those who want to audition for the 1st-3rd grade ensemble must arrive at 6 p.m. and stay the whole time. An accompanist and CD player will be provided. Please bring either sheet music or a CD accompaniment.

The show will run Nov. 14-16 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette. Tickets will be $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under. Visit or call 765-423-7529 to purchase your tickets in advance.

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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