The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Lifestyles

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 boxoffice@clintonshowboat.org.

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 tommy@summer-stock.org.

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 www.clintonshowboat.org. Scholarships are available to assist with camp costs. Contact the box office for more information.

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