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January 11, 2002

Purdue Theatre holds community auditions for "Our Town"

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.–Community members are invited to audition for Purdue Theatre’s mainstage production of "Our Town" at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 19, in the Experimental Theatre, Stewart Center.

Richard Sullivan Lee, associate professor of theatre, directs the Thornton Wilder classic. Rehearsals begin Monday, February 25 and performances are April 10-21.

Children’s roles include two boys, ages 8-12 and one girl, age 8-12.

A variety of adult roles also will be cast, including choir members. Actors who would like to audition for a specific role should be prepared to read a scene that includes the character.

For the audition, actors will perform one monologue, 60-90 seconds in length and will sing one verse of "Amazing Grace." The monologue may be performed with script in hand.

For more information about the production, contact Richard Sullivan Lee at (765) 494-3078;

CONTACT: Lori Sparger, Purdue Theatre marketing director, (765) 494-3084;

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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