Auditions For Chicago Are July 14-18

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Closed Door Entertainment will hold auditions for the fall production, Chicago, July 14-18.  The production will be Sept. 19-20. 

Auditions will be held at the CDE Loft, 105 Maple St., in Rossville. 

Open call auditions will be July 14-15, from 6-8 p.m. Participants should come prepared to sing a song of their choice, up to 32 bars. Song should have a jazz feel to it.  They should also be prepared to perform a monologue of their choosing, up to one minute. Monologue does not have to be from the show.

Choreography and choral callbacks will be July 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Participants should be prepared to learn some basic to advanced choreography and perform it, so please, tennis shoes, character shoes, or jazz shoes- be sensible, for the directors.  They will also learn music for the specificed vocal part and perform it as part of a quartet and/or octet. Tapping may be required of some performers at callbacks, so if participants have tap shoes, bring them.

A mandatory cast meeting will be held July 18 from 6-8 p.m. The cast will be issued a script and score, as well as have a headshot taken and be measured for costumes.

For more information visit the Chicago Auditions Page and open the rehearsal calendar file at the bottom before committing to the show. 

Tickets are already on sale at www.chattanoogaonstage.com or by calling 642-TIXS.


Movie Matinee At Heritage House 'Cyrano de Bergerac'

As part of the Monthly Classic Film Series, Heritage House presents the movie matinee "Cyrano de Bergerac" on Thursday, Nov. 20, at Heritage House Arts and Civic Center, 1428 Jenkins Road. There will be two showings, one at 2 p.m. and one at 7 p.m.  There is free admission and popcorn. In the film, the charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in a ... (click for more)

Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – “Payne” In The Neck Is Gone!

Sunday I wrote about my adventures with a busted up C5 disc rupture on my neck/spine. It was one of the most painful things I ever endured, and I have had kidney stones, so I know all about pain. I haven’t given birth to any kids I am aware of, so I won’t touch that one. (I did live with someone that gave birth to two kids and that had some pain associated with those, however.) ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

Cold, Wet Front To Make For Chilly And Damp Trick Or Treating; Snow Showers Possible Saturday

A surge of cold, moist air will make for less-than-ideal trick or treat conditions on Halloween night. Temperatures are expected to dip below freezing this weekend. There is a possibility of snow showers in Chattanooga on Saturday. Here is the latest forecast: Today Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northwest ... (click for more)

Thanks For Publishing The Stokes Photo Book

I pre-ordered the Stokes Photo Book and picked it up Wednesday . The covers and content are very high quality and contain photos you will not see anywhere else.  This book of photos is worth much more than $35.  I have seen many historic photos of my hometown Chattanooga, but this collection is amazing. My favorites are National Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery near ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)