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Auditions: Godspell (Night 1)

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Date:
February 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Players of Utica
1108 State Street
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Phone:
315-724-7624
Website:
www.playersofutica.org

Auditions for Godspell will be held on Feb.13 and 15 from 6pm to 9 pm at Players of Utica

CASTING NEEDS: 5 Men and 5 Women (ages: late teens and up)

Those auditioning should prepare a song (not from the show) that shows range and personality.

ABOUT THE SHOW:
Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), and it took the world by storm. Led by the international hit, “Day by Day,” Godspell features a parade of beloved songs, including “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All for the Best,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.”A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and hefty doses of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus’ life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus’ messages of kindness, tolerance and love come vibrantly to life.

Boasting a score with chart topping songs, a book by a visionary playwright (John-Michael Tebelak) and a feature film, Godspell is a sensation that continues to touch audiences. Because of its small technical demands and minimal cast size, it has become a staple of theatre companies, large and small.