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April 21, 2014

Auditions for Ragtime the Musical

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The Round Table Players is holding open auditions for

Ragtime the Musical

Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday, May 3rd from 1 pm – 4 pm

at the First Congregational Church of Branford
1009 Main Street, Branford CT 06405

Please call 203-506-6228 to set up an audition time.

Prepare 16-32 bars of two contrasting pieces and bring sheet music with you (an accompanist will be provided).

All roles are open, but specifically seeking Coalhouse Walker Jr, Sara, Booker T Washington and the people of Harlem.

Performance dates are August 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17

Rehearsals tentatively scheduled for Wed and Friday evenings (6 pm-9 pm) and Sat (10 am – 1 pm) beginning Friday, May 23rd.

Ragtime is a very powerful and moving show whose core message is one of family, love, justice and tolerance. Set against a turbulent time in American history when tensions were high between whites, blacks and immigrants, there are racial slurs, and some violent scenes which may be shocking to some. As painful as this is to witness, this is a serious part of our nation’s history that needs to be acknowledged and lessons taken from in order for the true day of hope, peace and justice to arrive.

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