'Sound of Music' auditions begin Sunday

The hills are soon to be alive with the sound of music. Theatre Lawrence is holding auditions for the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic next week.

Children’s auditions will be held Sunday, September 30, and Monday, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. Adult auditions will be Tuesday, October 2, at 7 p.m. Callbacks for both children and adults will be Wednesday, October 3. Auditions will be held at the theater (1501 N.H.).

Those participating are asked to prepare a short song. It can be anything the person is comfortable singing but those auditioning may be asked to sing something from the show as well. Participants will also perform readings from the script and a short dance audition.

Child roles are available for five girls (ages 5, 7, 9, 13 and 16) and two boys (ages 11 and 14). Ages for children’s parts are approximate.

Adult roles are available for three men and three women in principle roles and a large cast of supporting characters.

Performances are November 30, December 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, and 16. Saturday matinees will be added in addition to the Saturday night performances. For more information, call the Theatre Lawrence box office at 785-843-7469.

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