El Paseo Arts Schedule Play Auditions

El Paseo Arts Foundation announces auditions for two plays, a comedy and a drama. The auditions will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Auditions will be held at the South Padre Island Community Center, at 4506 Padre Blvd.

Dead Air by Lee Mueller is a hilarious murder mystery set in the 1940’s golden era of radio shows. The entire play takes place during the live radio broadcast of the Guy Godfry Show. There are plenty of characters, twists, and turns to keep you guessing as to who dun it! With a good size cast and lots of interaction with the audience, everyone is sure to have a great time!

The cast includes 6 males and 4 females: 1 male, 18-30; 5 males, 30+; 1 female, 18-30; and 3 females, 30+.  The performances for Dead Air are scheduled for January 22 and 23, 2018, at the Isla Grand Beach Resort. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, November 27, 2017.

The Tony Award-winning play, The Elephant Man, by Bernard Pomerance, is a powerful drama based on the life of John Merrick, a horribly deformed young man who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. Merrick is rescued from sideshows by a young doctor and admitted to London’s prestigious Whitechapel Hospital where he evolves from an object of pity to a witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati.

The cast includes 7 males and 4-5 females, ages 20 and over. The performances for The Elephant Man are scheduled for February 22, 23, and 24, 2018. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, January 8, 2018.

The auditions are fun – fun to participate in and fun to watch. Being part of a play cast or crew is even more fun. Exercise your creative genius and get involved in fun of creating theatre. For additional information, contact JoAnn Evans, 956-572-5730.

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