JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Off Square Theatre Company is holding auditions this weekend for its production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The play is a winner of a Tony and Drama Desk award for Best Book.
All roles are open. Actors are asked to prepare a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a show tune to sing. Actors with improv experience are welcome. The company is looking for a variety of adult actors/singers over age 18.
New to acting or singing and not sure what to prepare? Email Natalia. She can help.
Musical auditions are scheduled for May 12 from 6-8pm, and May 13 from 1:30-4pm Callbacks will be on May 14 from 1-3pm.
Rehearsals for the production will begin September 17. Performances are scheduled for October 12-21.
About the show
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box.
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