Monday, May 16, 2011

'Man of La Mancha' Auditions Set

Open auditions for the next Main Stage production at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center will be held this evening (May 16th.) The Summer musical at CPAC will be "Man of La Mancha," written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. The local production is being directed by Kim Frick-Welker, with musical direction by Mendy Richards and choreography by Shane Langford. Auditions will be held at the Performing Arts Center – located at 10 East Broad Street in Cookeville -- at 6 pm. Call backs will be on Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm. Production dates for the show are July 15th through the the 23rd. Auditions will include vocal selections from the musical and cold readings. The cast of characters include Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and some two dozen other characters. Officials say there will be some doubling of characters. For more information, you can call 528-1313.