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November 22, 2013

CAST auditions for 2014 are Dec. 14

CLINTON — Clinton Area Showboat Theatre Producing Artistic Director Tommy Iafrate has announced local auditions for the 2014 Summer Season.

Auditions will be Saturday, Dec. 14, at Ashford University’s Mullany Theatre from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. There are roles available for performers of all ages, including roles for children. Those auditioning can show up anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

People interested in auditioning should prepare 32 bars of a song from the musical theater canon. An accompanist will be provided, but auditioners should bring sheet music for their song. Children in seventh grade or below may sing a song from “The Wizard of Oz” a cappella (without piano accompaniment). Applicants will not be required to dance, but may be asked to read from a script or learn a short musical selection from one of the shows. Those interested in auditioning for the intern program (teen summer intensive for those currently in eighth through 12th grade) may either sing or present a 30-second monologue. For more information email

The Showboat’s 2014 Season will include: “The Taffetas,” “Annie Get Your Gun,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Wonderful Town” and “Alice in Wonderland.”

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