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LINCOLN CITY – Auditions for the third annual partnership between two southern Indiana theaters will take place later on this month.
Lincoln Amphitheatre and Evansville Civic Theatre will host two auditions for its partnership in the Broadway classic, “Godspell.”
The first audition will be held at Lincoln Amphitheatre inside Lincoln State Park, 15032 N CR 300 E, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The second audition will be held at Evansville Civic Theatre, 717 N Fulton Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Lincoln Amphitheatre and Evansville Civic Theatre will audition singers, actors, and dancers. There are roles for adults, college students and teens.
Interested parties should arrive prepared with a memorized solo with a CD accompaniment track or sheet music and an accompanist. A CD player and a piano will be available for use.
Performers will be asked to learn a brief dance audition and will need to wear comfortable shoes and dress in a manner that allows freedom of movement.
Rehearsals for “Godspell” will begin June 3 in Evansville and continue through July 3, typically from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
Rehearsals will then move to Lincoln Amphitheatre July 8 until opening night July 19.
The show runs for three weeks from July 19 to Aug. 4, Wednesday to Saturday evenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. with one matinee Aug. 4 at 2 p.m.
“Godspell” is a two-act musical that focuses on the gospel according to St. Mat-thew as presented in a series of skits and songs with Jesus and his disciples depicted as loving clowns.
This musical features songs by Stephen Schwartz and was conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak.
For more information, contact director Christopher Tyner at (812) 449-1237.
Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2013 season kicked off with two concerts and an education program in the spring with “Celtic Spring: Song and Dance!” followed by a Gospel Concert featuring the Woodsmen Quartet and the Childress Family and Tales and Scales presentation of “Mice!”
The theatrical season includes “A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale,” “Godspell” and The National Players presentation of “Macbeth.”
The 2013 season will wrap up with the third annual “Trail of Terror.”
Individual and season tickets to Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2013 theatrical season are on sale to the public.
For more information about Lincoln Amphitheatre’s fundraising campaign and 2013 season, visit www.LincolnAmphitheatre.org or call (800) 264-4ABE.