Northwood University Opens Auditions for the Northwood Players' Spring Musical - Tick, Tick...Boom!

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Auditions are Open to the General Public as well Northwood Students, Faculty and Staff
Shane Hill, Director of Residence Life, Northwood University-Texas Campus

Shane Hill, Director of Residence Life, Northwood University-Texas Campus

Shane Hill, pictured Right in the production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Northwood University

Shane Hill, pictured Right in the production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Northwood University

December 20, 2012

CEDAR HILL, Texas – Auditions for the Northwood Players’ Spring Musical – Tick, Tick…Boom will be held Sunday, February 3 at 2PM; Monday, February 4 at 7PM and Tuesday, February 5 at 7PM at the Patterson Memorial Chapel on the campus of Northwood University, 1114 W FM 1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104.

Parts Available include, Jon (a Tenor) a struggling composer, almost 30 who is charming, passionate and a little self-involved. Michael (a Baritone), an actor turned marketing executive, Jon’s roommate and best friend. The character is soulful and devoted, but secretive. Susan (an Alto or Mezzo), a dancer, Jon’s girlfriend is sexy, sweet and fiercely independent.

Auditions are open to Northwood students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public. No experience necessary. Come prepared to read from the script and sing a contemporary song of your choosing (a cappella or with CD/MP3 player).  No classic theatre or opera.  Stereo will be provided, piano accompanist will not.  This is a non-equity, non-paying production. No appointment necessary.

Production Dates are, Thursday, April 11 at 7PM; Friday, April 12 at 7PM and Saturday, April 13 at 7PM.  For additional information contact Shane Hill at (972)293-5464.

(from MTIShows.com)

“His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue, yet Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. Set in 1990, this compelling story of personal discovery is presented as a rock musical filled with instantly appealing melodies and a unique blend of musical theatre styles.”  Written by Jonathan Larson, Tick, Tick…Boom! is an autobiographical telling of Larson’s life before the success of his Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT!

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