November 6, 2018

Auditions for Anything Goes at Center Stage

Center Stage Theatre artistic director Gary Scarpa has announced that auditions for “Anything Goes” will take place on Saturday, November 24th between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Scarpa said, “We are seeking talented actors, singers and dancers to fill all roles. The show will be cast with age appropriate actors.”

The production will be directed by Martin Scott Marchitto, who has directed throughout the state. Marchitto will be assisted by Aron Smith as musical director and Rob Merante as choreographer.

The classic Cole Porter musical features an evangelist-turned-nightclub singer, a lovelorn stockbroker wooing a lovely debutante, the debutante’s British lord fiancé, and a gangster disguised as a minister – all of whom turn up on a luxury cruise liner to sing, dance and romance.

“Anything Goes is certainly one of the funniest musicals ever written. And with an immortal score by Cole Porter, it’s a real winner,” said Scarpa.

Candidates are required to sing one minute of a song of their choice and take part in a dance movement audition. Candidates may bring sheet music (as an accompanist will be present) or sing with a recording.

Center Stage Theatre is a non-profit organization, founded in 2005 by directors Gary and Francesca Scarpa. The theatre presents a full season of five productions, using age appropriate casting. Center Stage’s purpose is to enhance the cultural environment within its community; to present high quality theatrical productions at affordable prices; to encourage growth and education through the performing arts; and to provide a means for interested adults, teens and children to experience and participate in various aspects of live theater.

The production runs from February 8th through February 24th.

For further information about the production and roles, visit: or call 203-225-6079

Center Stage is located at 54 Grove Street in Shelton.

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