Auditions set for LTO’s production of ‘Funny Girl’
Little Theatre of Owatonna (LTO) is pleased to announce auditions for its summer musical production, ‘Funny Girl’ on March 18th and 19th at the LTO theatre, 560 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna, MN.
The musical is set in and around New York City just prior to and following World War I. Ziegfeld Follies star Fanny Brice, awaiting the return of her husband, Nicky Arnstein, from prison, reflects on their life together, and their story is told as a flashback. The story is told with comedy, drama, romance and plenty of music including “People” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade”.
The show, directed by Linda Karnauskas with technical direction by Brenda Hager and musical direction by Larry Ostermeier features a cast of 14 female roles for ages 17 and up, 14 male roles for ages 17 and up, and the role of Fanny Brice for someone between the ages of 20-40 years old.
Auditions will be held Saturday, March 18th at 4 PM and Sunday, March 19th at 6:30 PM; both auditions will be held at LTO, West Hills Complex, 560 Dunnell Dr., Owatonna, MN. Script, audition form and character description information is available at www.LittleTheatreofOwatonna.org. Also, if you chose to audition, you will be given a song to sing and will be given some instruction by the choreographer. Bring a talented friend along with you to audition!
Performances of ‘Funny Girl’ will be 7:30 p.m. on June 16th, 17th, 22rd, 23rd and 24th. Matinee performances will be 2 p.m. on June 18th and 25th.
‘Funny Girl’ is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 560 Lexington Ave. New York. New York 10072. Music by Jule Styne, Lyrice by Bob Merrill; Book by Isobel Lennart