The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


May 15, 2014

Showboat Theatre auditions are May 19

CLINTON — The Clinton Area Showboat Theatre has opened the box office for the summer season.

Hours will be Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The box office is located at 303 Riverview Drive and the phone number is 242-6760. Emails may be sent to

Local auditions will be Monday, May 19, for munchkins to perform in “The Wizard of Oz.” Auditions will take place at the Showboat from 6 to 8 p.m. Munchkins may be of any age as long as they are no taller than 5 feet. Those auditioning will need to sing a song, which may be from The Wizard of Oz or any other musical. In order to participate in the production, munchkins must be available for rehearsals beginning June 20 , during the hours of 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (won’t be needed all day everyday, but must be available during those times). The show runs July 3-20. For more information about auditions email

Two theater summer camps are available on the Showboat. Classes are available for students entering first through eighth grades. Campers work directly with professional company members to develop a show of their own to be performed on the historic Showboat stage. The first, Camp Oz, will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon July 7-18. Performances will be Friday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cost for Camp Oz is $85.

The second, Camp Wonderland, will be held weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 4-13. Performances will be Friday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cost for Camp Wonderland is $75. Camp registration forms may be downloaded at Scholarships are available to assist with camp costs. Contact the box office for more information.

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