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The Christians - Fall 2019

Open Call Auditions for Choir:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Room 354, Murphy Hall

We are seeking a diverse group of people to sing onstage in the University Theatre’s production of The Christians by Lucas Hnath under the musical direction of Kelley Hunt, acclaimed blues singer, songwriter and pianist. Open to all students and community members ages 18 and up, regardless of faith. No pre-registration is required. Please prepare any song of up to 3 minutes in length to perform a capella. All choir members must be available for four rehearsals: August 29, September 5, 12, 19 and 20. All singers should be available for all tech rehearsals on the evenings of September 23–26, with Performances on Sept 27, 28, 29 and Oct 4, 5, 6, 2019.

Choir Audition flyer (PDF)

Open Call Auditions for Principal Roles:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Room 354, Murphy Hall

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Current and incoming students who wish to audition for principal roles must attend open call and are strongly encouraged to prepare memorized audition material. (Contact Jim Dick at jldick@ku.edu if you cannot make it to open call to discuss possible alternate arrangements). Audition sign-ups are being organized through acceptd. Click the sign-up button to take you to our acceptd page. You will need to create a free profile on acceptd if you do not already have one. Choose "The Christians: Audition Registration" from the drop-down menu and follow all the prompts to register. This is a group audition. You must attend the entire audition. Please prepare a one-minute monologue of your choice to present when requested. You will also be asked to read scenes from the play, so please be familiar with the script. Copies of the script are available in 317 Murphy. Invited callbacks will be held April 11 and will be posted online and in the green room.

Principals Audition flyer (PDF)

The Christians
by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Markus Potter
September 27, 28, 29*, October 4, 5, 6*, 2019
(Casting 2F/3M)

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