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VHS tapes can be submitted for The Theatre in the Park auditions
POSTED: 02/25/2008
An additional option is being offered for those who want to audition for The Theatre in the Park’s 2008 summer season but will be unable to attend auditions on March 1 and 2.

VHS audition tapes will be accepted until noon on Thursda, Feb. 28, at the Theatre office in the Tomahawk Recreation Complex, 17501 Midland Drive, Shawnee. Those auditioning in person will not be allowed to also submit a tape.

Regular auditions for ages seven through adult will take place on a first-come, first served basis from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2. The production teams will break for approximately an hour each day for lunch

Those planning to audition either in person or by tape are required to complete an audition form online in advance at and bring or submit nine copies of the form. The forms will make participants’ information available to directors, choreographers, and production staff. Digital photos will be taken as part of the audition process. More information on auditions, including specific requirements for vocal and dance auditions, is also available on the website.

The Theatre in the Park musical productions planned for 2008 are: Oklahoma!, June 13-15 and 19-22; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, June 27-29 and July 3-6 and 10-13; 42nd Street, July 18-20 and 24-27; and Titanic - The Musical, Aug. 1-3 and 7-10. With the exception of Oklahoma!, which has a six-week rehearsal schedule, all shows will have a seven-week rehearsal schedule.

The Theatre in the Park is located in Shawnee Mission Park at 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, and is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information, contact the Theatre office at (913) 631-7050.

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