Chattanooga Theatre Centre Has Auditions In January For 2 Productions

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Auditions for two plays at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre – "The Taming of the Shrew" and "And Then There Were None" will be held in January. 

Auditions for "The Taming of the Shrew" will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 6 and 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the CTC. The play, by William Shakespeare, is reinterpreted by Scott Dunlap, who will also direct.

About the play: "Shrew" is a tale of two sisters: sweet-tempered daddy's girl Bianca can have her pick of suitors, but not until her sister, the acid-tongued Kate, can be married off. Rising to the challenge is Petruchio, but can he match Kate jab for jab? A hilarious, delirious tangle of masquerades and misdirection that becomes, in the end, the surprising love story that dares to ask what roles we play and, underneath, who we really are. 

The CTC production will have you singing and dancing in the aisles as the story's setting of Padua is transported to a neighborhood not unlike Manhattan's Little Italy in 1960 and scored with familiar tunes by the likes of Louis Prima, Rosemary Clooney, and Tony Bennett.

"The Taming of the Shrew" will be presented Feb. 28-March 16 and will include daytime school shows on March 7 and 14.

Auditions for "And Then There Were None" -- a mystery by Agatha Christie -- will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 20 and 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. The play, directed by Patrick Sweetman, will be presented March 21-April 6.

About the play: Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on a distant island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. Trapped on the island, they are cut off from everything but 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 play is a superlative mystery adapted from one of Agatha Christie's most famous books and a favorite 'whodunnit' at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre.

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is a community theatre now celebrating its 90th season of continuous operation. The Theatre is located on the city’s NorthShore along the Tennessee River next to Coolidge Park. For more information about auditions and tickets, visit TheatreCentre.com or call the box office at 267-8534 Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  The CTC will be closed for the holidays Dec. 23-Jan. 5.


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