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Open Auditions for Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None
7/28/2013

Open Auditions for Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None

Chambersburg, PA -- Chambersburg Community Theatre (CCT) will hold open auditions on Sunday, July 28, 2-4 p.m. and Monday, July 29, 7-9 p.m. for the Agatha Christie mystery And Then There Were None. Auditions will be held at the Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St, Chambersburg. Please use the Wood Center entrance off the Washington St parking lot.
No previous stage experience or preparation is necessary. Auditions will be cold readings from the script. Roles are available for eight men and three women age 20 and older. For character descriptions, see the calendar page of the website www.cctonline.org. Directed by Tom Amick, And Then There Were None is based on Agatha Christie's best-selling novel. Ten people are invited to a lonely mansion on Soldier Island where they are cut off from everything except each other and the inescapable shadows of their own past lives. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts. And one by one they start to die.
The show runs September 20-22 and 27-29, with performances at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays and 2 pm on Sundays. Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for students (age 13 through college with ID) and $8 for children (up to age 12). Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.cctonline.org, at the Capitol Theatre Box Office located inside the main theatre lobby at 159 S Main St., or by calling 717-263-0202. Additional Capitol Theatre processing fees will apply.
And Then There Were None opens CCT's 60th season, which continues November 15-24 as the popular comic heroine Annie takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, Annie is based on Little Orphan Annie by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc. Shawn R. Martin will direct with musical direction by Stephanie Salisbury. Auditions are scheduled for September 7 and 8. Due to contract regulations, seating is limited to 400 for all performances.
The fun continues as CCT presents You Can't Take It With You March21-30, 2014. This classic comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman is the humorous encounter between a conservative family and the crazy household of Grandpa Martin Vanderhof. Grandpa's family of idiosyncratic individualists amuses with their energetic physical antics and inspire with their wholehearted pursuit of happiness, filling the stage with chaotic activity from beginning to end. Directed by Wanda Smith-Goshorn, auditions are scheduled for January 5 and 6, 2014.
The season soars to a close with Peter Pan, one of the world's most celebrated musicals based on the play by James M. Barrie, with all the charm of Barrie's Peter Pan, the children Wendy, Michael and John, Captain Hook, pirates and Indians, embellished with such show-stopping songs as "Never Never Land", "I Won't Grow Up" and "I'm Flying". Lyrics were written by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green with music by Mark Charlap and Jule Styne. Shawn R. Martin will direct with musical direction by Stephanie Salisbury. Performances run May 10-18, 2014. Due to contract regulations, seating is limited to 400 for all performances. The show will feature flying effects created by Flying By Foy, the most prolific and widely-respected theatrical flying service in the world. Auditions are scheduled for March 1 and 2, 2014.

Season ticket passes are on sale now and subscribers can save up to $60 off the individual ticket price. Season Ticket Passes, which include 4 or 8 admissions to the entire season, are on sale at the CCT Office located in the Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S Main St. For more information see the website at www.cctonline.org or call the office at 717-263-3900.
For information about show sponsorships or program advertising, please contact the CCT Office at 717-263-3900 or info@cctonline.org.
CCT is the resident theater company of the historic Capitol Theatre. This relationship affords CCT certain benefits; however, they are a paying tenant and a separate 501(c)3 non-profit organization. They continue to operate solely by ticket sales and donations. It is the mission of CCT to entertain, educate and increase participation in and appreciation of live theatre. For more information about CCT and its programs, contact the CCT office at 717-263-3900 or visit the website at www.cctonline.org/.

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