Bay City Players Announces Auditions Auditions for Hair
Sunday, May 21st, 2017 and Monday, May 22nd at 7 p.m.
April 3, 2017
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By: O. J. Cunningham
Announcing auditions for the musical, HAIR by Gerome Ragni, James Rado and Galt MacDermot
Auditions will be held at Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Ave., Bay City, MI 48708.
Performance dates are July 27-July 30, 2017
Directed by Michael Wisniewski -- Assistant Direction by Jeff List -- Produced by Susan Ross
Music Direction by Jan Sutherland -- Choreography by Holly Haga Bills
We are looking for women and men ages 18 to 40 to fill principal and ensemble roles. Please be prepared to sing a song of your choice, preferably in the same style as HAIR (rock musical), but not from the show. You may sing as much or as little as you'd like. Be sure to choose music that best displays your vocal range and features your strengths! An accompanist will be provided. Please bring clearly marked, legible music. You may also sing a cappella if desired.
The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, Hair broke new ground in musical theatre in defining the genre of the rock musical. Enormously popular, enormously controversial, and enormously impacting, In the late 1960s, Hair dared to bring nudity, our drug culture, our participation in the Vietnam war, and our love of freedom onto the stage in song, dance, and moving scenes of love and misunderstanding. Hair added songs to America's culture still sung today:"Aquarius," "Good Morning Starshine," "Easy to be Hard." Our summer show is meant to be edgy.
Recommended for ages 18 and up.
Auditions are open to the public and newcomers are welcome. Please bring your calendar and be prepared to communicate any scheduling conflicts. Please contact the office Monday through Friday from 9am-1pm at (989) 893-5555 for more information or visit our website at www.baycityplayers.com
O. J. Cunningham
O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of MyBayCity.com. Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.
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