Mark your calendar for these exciting events coming up at the Windham Theatre Guild, located on Main Street in the downtown Willlimantic Arts District.
Auditions for Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida
If you’d like a chance to be a part of the pop-rock musical adaptation of this classic, penned by Elton John and Tim Rice, then make a date for auditions to be held on Monday and Wednesday, May 16 and 18th at 7 p.m. in the Windham Middle School Auditorium, Quarry Street, Willimantic.
A classic tale explodes with contemporary energy as the rich colors of Elton John’s music and Tim Rice’s lyrics bring to life this Tony Award winning musical, Aida
An epic story of love, loyalty and betrayal, Aida is majestic, passionate, powerful and extremely entertaining.
Seeking male actors, singers and dancers age 16-50-plus, as well as female actors, singers and dancers age 16-40. (Note: dancers must be able to sing.)
Auditions will include vocal, dance, movement and acting.
Please prepare a musical number (30 to 40 seconds) for the vocal audition and bring sheet music. Piano accompaniment will be provided. Dress comfortably for the dance/movement activities.
Character descriptions are available at www.windhamtheatreguild.org
This production will be directed by Laura DeBrincat LaCour; produced by Robin Rice, choreographed by Rachel Leigh Roccoberton and the music director will be Ken Clark.
Production dates are Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 15, 16, 17, and Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 22, 23, 24 and Thursday, Friday and Saturday July 28, 29 and 30, 2011.
Questions? Contact Laura DeBrincat LaCour at 860-428-1749 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Importance of Being Earnest
From the writer who once said, “The only thing worse than being talked about is… not being talked about,” and the creator of the Portrait of Dorian Gray, comes this well-loved, fast paced comedy full of verbal jousting.
Performance times at the Burton Leavitt Theatre will be 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday May 20, 21, and Friday-Saturday June 3, 4 and Thursday-Saturday, June 9, 10 and 11, as well as a 2 p.m. performance on Sunday, June 5.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors (60+), $10 for UConn/ECSU/QVCC students and $8 for children under 12.
Make your reservations today by calling 423-2245 or visiting www.windhamtheatreguild.org (no refunds). Tickets will also be available at the door.
A Year of Dining Out
Buy a Windham Theatre Guild raffle ticket ($5 per ticket) and you could win:
First Prize -
$25 gift card redeemable at Aero Diner;
$25 gift card redeemable at Angellinos Restaurant;
$25 gift card redeemable at Apollo Restaurant;
$65 gift card redeemable at Blue Oak Cafe;
$25 gift card redeemable at Fred’s Brickhouse Cafe;
$25 gift card redeemable at Greg’s Pizza;
$30 gift card redeemable at Log Cabin Restaurant;
$25 gift card redeemable at Main Street Cafe;
Two $25 gift cards redeemable at Nita’s Restaurant;
$35 gift card redeemable at Olympic Restaurant;
$20 gift card redeemable at That Breakfast Place;
$15 gift card redeemable at Thread City Diner;
$50 gift card redeemable at Willington Pizza
… for a total value of $415.
Second Prize – $200 Gift Certificate redeemable at the East Brook Mall
Third Prize – $200 Gift Card redeemable at Stop & Shop
Fourth Prize – Two Season Show Tickets redeemable at WTG for 2011-2012 (Value $168)
Fifth Prize – $50 Gift Card redeemable at Cumberland Farms
The drawing will be held at 8 p.m. on July 21 in The Courtyard at Burton Leavitt Theatre (winner need not be present).
Prizes are not redeemable for cash and exclude alcoholic beverages.
To get your ticket, See a WTG Member or call 423-2245.
Posted April 19, 2011
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