Lakewood Theatre Company
at Lakewood Center for the Arts 368 S. State St.
PO Box 274, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
LAKEWOOD THEATRE COMPANY TO HOLD AUDITIONS
FOR THE MUSICAL
MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
Lakewood Theatre Company will be having open auditions on MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012. for the musical Grand Hotel. Callbacks, if requested by the director, will be TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012. Call 503-635-3901 to reserve an audition slot.
Grand Hotel is directed by Bruce Blanchard. The musical director is Mont Chris Hubbard.
The director is seeking 13 men (ages 20-60s) and 8 women (ages 20-50s). All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles receive remuneration.
Audition Location: Lakewood Theatre Company at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.
Materials Needed: Please prepare approximately 32 bars of a song. Auditioners are also requested to bring a resume and an 8X10 glossy photo. For more information, see Lakewood's website at www.lakewood-center.org
Performance Schedule: Grand Hotel opens Jan. 11, 2013 and continues through Feb. 17, 2013. Performances are Thurs. - Sat. at 7:30 PM, some Sundays at 7:00 PM and some Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM. Lakewood Theatre Company features an intimate 220-seat theatre located at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.
About the Play: It's 1928, and the optimism between World Wars is in full swing. Based on the novel by Vicki Baum and subsequent MGM feature film, the musical captures the high life and optimism of Berlin in 1928. The hotel brings together rich characters, both wealthy and poor, where "one life ends while another begins," and "one heart breaks while another beats faster."
Music and lyrics for Grand Hotel are by Robert Wright and George Forrest. The book is by Luther Davis and is based on Vicki Baum's novel Grand Hotel. The show is by arrangement with Turner Broadcasting Co. Owner of the motion picture Grand Hotel. Additional music and lyrics are by Maury Yeston. Bruce Blanchard directs Lakewood's production, a premiere for the Portland area.
About Lakewood Theatre Company
60 Years of Live Theatre: Founded as a not-for-profit organization in 1952, Lakewood Theatre Company is a professional theatre dedicated to the study and presentation of drama in all its forms; the training and development of actors; and the creation, maintenance and operation of a theatre in which to present plays and other forms of entertainment. Lakewood Theatre Company is the oldest continually operated, not-for-profit theatre company in the Portland Metropolitan area. It annually provides more than 400 theatre artists the opportunity to learn and display their craft and attracts more than 40,000 people to its shows.
- 60th Anniversary Season -
Productions in the 2012-13 season are underwritten, in part, by
The Regional Arts & Culture Council and the Work for Art Program
The Oregon Arts Commission
The National Endowment for the Arts
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