Thursday, August 29, 2013

Auditions in Fredericksburg for Sanders Family Christmas by Connie Ray, September 16 and 17, 2013

Fredericksburg Theatre Company TXAuditions Monday, September 16 & Tuesday, September 17, 7:00 p.m. at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, for Sanders Family Christmas, written by Connie Ray and conceived by Alan Bailey. Directed by David Cockerell.

Auditions for FTC's Holiday Production will be held September 16th and 17th at 7 p.m. at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater located at 1668 Highway 87 south (click for map ). All roles are available for auditions. Please prepare a vocal selection for auditions, can be musical theater or gospel hymn selection. A pianist and CD player will be available. Harmonizing is required and soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass voices will be needed. Roles will be assigned to fill vocal parts, but which character fills which vocal part is adjustable. Playing any instrument is a plus but not required. If you do play an instrument, please bring it with you to auditions.
All roles have monologues. Auditions will also be conducted by cold readings from the script. The production runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Dec. 12th - 22nd. Attendance to all performance and Crunch Week Rehearsals, Dec. 9th - 21st are mandatory. Scripts will be available for check out at the FTC office located at 306 E. Austin Street September 9th with a 48 hour check out period.

Sanders Family Christmas, the sequel to FTC's 2006 sold-out run Smoke on the Mountain, is a musical comedy that contains 28 standard christmas carols and gospel songs. On Christmas Eve 1941, just after Pearl Harbor and FDR's declaration of war, Reverend Oglethorpe and his congregation host The Sanders Family Singers for a gospel sng and to witness and relate their trials of faith.

Please contact the FTC office at 830-997-3588 or with questions or for additional information. Find us on Facebook or at the website:

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