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Auditions Jan. 31 For Main Street Musical

By Staff | Jan 8, 2010

Auditions for the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” are Sunday,?Jan. 31. Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre will host the auditions from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Performance Center at 19th and Lake in Emmetsburg.

“Spelling Bee” captures the angst, exhilaration and heartache of what makes growing up so painful and so wonderful. Cast members play the roles of people at a spelling bee. The competition between the spellers and the adults who supervise them is what the story is all about.

Jackie VanOosbree, director, encourages people interested in auditioning to go online to YouTube and see scenes from this show.

“Spelling Bee” requires an ensemble cast of nine, high school age and older. There is no chorus.

The musical will be presented April 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18. Rehearsals begin Sunday, Feb. 14. For more information, contact Jackie VanOosbree at 712-480-3766 or jackievanoosbree@yahoo.com