FPAC ANNOUNCES OPEN AUDITIONS FOR HUMBUG!
The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) will hold open auditions for Humbug!, an original musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Auditions will take place on Saturday,October 13 at 38 Main Street in Franklin and 14 Main Street in Hudson.
Humbug! will be performed on Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 at the Thomas D. Mercer Auditorium, 224 Oak Street, in Franklin. Humbug! features musical hits of every genre and has become a family favorite since debuting as part of FPAC’s 2008 season. The holiday musical extravaganza will be performed with live accompaniment by a ten-piece band of professional musicians. The large castfeatures more than 100 area students, community performers and professional artists. Nick Paone penned the original adaptation and will co-direct the production with FSPA Founder and Director, Raye Lynn Mercer.
Morning auditions will take place at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), 38 Main Street, from 10:00-10:30 a.m. for students ages 6-8, 10:30-11:00 for ages 9-11, 11:00-11:30 for ages 12-13, 11:30-12:00 for ages 14-18, and at noon for adults. Afternoon auditions will be held at FSPA-Hudson, the school’s new satellite facility in the historic Odd Fellows Building, beginning at 3:00-3:15 p.m. for students ages 6-8, 3:15-3:30 for ages 9-11, 3:30-3:45 for ages 12-13, 3:45-4:00 for ages 14-18, and at 4:00 for adults. Students must be 6 years of age or older on the audition date to participate. Beginners are welcome. Please prepare 16 measures of a musical theater or pop song.
A distinctive suburban non-profit arts organization founded in 1991, FPAC presents quality performances while offering opportunities for professional artists, amateur performers, families and students of the arts to work together in a collaborative and creative environment. For more information, call (508) 528-8668 or visit www.fpaconline.com.
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