Amphitheatre to host auditions for Lincoln musical | Arts & Culture
Auditions for the second season of Lincoln Amphitheatre’s A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale will take place in February.
Lincoln Amphitheatre will host two auditions for its signature piece A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale, a two-act musical about President Lincoln's Indiana boyhood years. It is directed by Ken Jones.
Auditions will be held at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial’s Nancy Hanks Hall, 2916 E South St., Friday, February 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. CST and Saturday, February 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST.
A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale will feature a cast of approximately 32 members with additional extra roles. There are roles for children ages ten and older and adult roles available. Interested actors and dancers do not need to set up an appointment, but should block out the full three hours scheduled for auditions. Lincoln Amphitheatre will be auditioning for singing, non-singing, extra, and dancer only roles. All roles being casted are paid positions, and housing will be available if needed. Persons should contact Lincoln Amphitheatre for further assistance if they are interested in auditioning and unable to attend one of the two dates.
Singing roles: Interested actors should prepare and bring sheet music for a musical theatre song. A pianist will be present.
All non-singing and extra roles: Interested actors should prepare and bring a one minute monologue from any play. Actors will also be asked to read from the script.
Dancer only: Interested dancers should prepare a one minute dance and bring a CD.
A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale is a two-act musical play enhanced with ten original songs and score about Abraham Lincoln’s journey from an Indiana pioneer to President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln lived in southern Indiana from the ages of seven to 21. Lincoln Amphitheatre is located on the grounds Lincoln grew up.
A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale will run June 7 – June 29, Wednesday – Saturday evenings with matinees on Sunday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 26. Season tickets for Lincoln Amphitheatre's theatrical season (A.Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale, Godspell, and Macbeth) are currently on sale at the discounted rate of $40 a person until Tuesday, February 12. Individual tickets for A.Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale will go on sale Tuesday, February 12.
For more information about auditions and Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2013 season, call 1-800-264-4ABE or visit www.LincolnAmphitheatre.org.