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Faculty, staff offered discount Toledo Opera tickets

Toledo Opera invites BGSU faculty and staff to purchase discounted tickets for the company’s production of “The Rake’s Progress,” playing at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Valentine Theatre.

In Igor Stravinsky’s opera, the hero, Tom Rakewell, signs a pact with the devil to trade his simple country life and his devoted sweetheart for an exciting life in the city, only to end up broke, insane and married to the bearded lady from the local fair.

Tickets are offered to BGSU employees at a 20 percent discount. Call the box office at 419-255-7464, ext. 1, and identify yourself as a faculty or staff member. You may also buy tickets by clicking on discounted tickets and follow the drop-down menu under “discount.”

For more information, contact the Toledo Opera at 419-255-7464.

Auditions set for Caryl Crane Children’s Theatre

Caryl Crane Children's Theatre is holding open auditions for its upcoming production of the musical “Children's Letters to God” as well as the theatre’s Teen Board production of “I'm Dreaming of a BROADWAY Christmas,” in the McBride Auditorium, BGSU Firelands.

Auditions will be held from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 and from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 in the McBride Auditorium. Both productions will be directed by CCCT Artistic Director Brian Marshall.

All roles are available for both productions. Actors, singers and dancers ages 10 through adult are needed. All children must be 10 by Jan. 1 to be considered.
 
Audition preparation: Prepare two short musical theatre selections of contrasting styles; bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. You may be asked to read from the script. Scripts will be provided at audition.

Rehearsals for “Children's Letters to God”will begin in early January. Roles are available for strong singers and actors. Performances are scheduled for Feb. 24, 25 and 26, and   March 3, 4 and 5.

Teens and adults are sought for “I'm Dreaming of a BROADWAY Christmas!” a cabaret-style extravaganza featuring holiday songs from Broadway and the movies. Rehearsals will begin this month. Performances are Dec. 17 and Dec. 18.

More information is available by calling Brian Marshall at 2-0642, emailing mbrian@bgsu.edu, or visiting at www.firelands.bgsu.edu/arts/ccct.


 
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