SCP Announces ‘Sound of Music’ Auditions

Seneca Community Players will hold auditions for menand women of all ages to act in its newest stage production, “The Sound ofMusic,” the final collaborative effort of the famous Rodgers andHammerstein. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religiouslife, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of awidowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled withher generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain. Later on,they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis who demand theCaptain’s immediate service in their navy. This show is said to provide one ofthe most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in theatre!Directed by SCP veteran Kimberly Brown (“Night Chills,” “Cinderella,” “AllDressed Up”), auditions will be held at 7 p.m. on May 14 and 15, withcallbacks on the 16th, at the Women’s Interfaith Institute located at 140Fall Street in Seneca Falls. Interested individuals should come prepared with16 bars of a Broadway-style song and be prepared to dance for some roles.Some music will also be available on site. Scripts will be provided for the actingportion of auditions.Participants should bring a list of potential rehearsal conflict dates. Arehearsal schedule will be announced at the auditions. Call director Brownat 315-568-1961 for more information.”The Sound of Music” will be performed July 26, 27, 28 and 29 at theWaterloo High School Auditorium at 8 p.m., 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10in advance; $12 at the door. Starting in early July, they may be purchasedat WomanMade Products in Seneca Falls, Area Records and Music in Geneva, bycalling 315-568-9364, and online at www.SenecaCommunityPlayers.org.Seneca Community Players’ mission is to foster, arouse and help broaden theinterest, availability and appreciation of the Theatre Arts in Seneca andthe surrounding counties. SCP was formed in 1972 and provides area residentswith opportunities to experience theatre as cast or production staff. Overits 35-year history, SCP has established itself as the only year-roundSeneca County group that continually offers and produces quality theatricalproductions highlighted by an annual summer musical. These productionsprovide the opportunity for community members to engage in the creativeprocess on-stage, back stage and the design process. Over the past severalyears, those participants have represented Seneca, Cayuga, Ontario, Wayneand Monroe counties.

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