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Auditions set to begin for ‘The Music Man’

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Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:12 am

The Community Synagogue Theater Company recently announced auditions for its next musical, “The Music Man,” where performances will be at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark On Main at 232 Main St. in Port Washington on Thursday, April 27, Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30

Auditions will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and  Monday, Dec. 5 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.  

A double matinee performance will be on April 30.

“The Music Man” is an Americana musical featuring songs such as “Seventy Six Trombones,” “Goodnight My Someone” and “Till There Was You,” according to a press release from the Community Synagogue Theater Company.

The Community Synagogue Theater Company is welcoming Matt DeLuca into the role of Director.  

“I am happy to join this creative team and theatre company because it is evident upon meeting the people involved how much they love the idea of creating live theatre together,” DeLuca said.  “With such palpable enthusiasm, creativity and excitement, the show can’t help but be a hit.”

Musical director Michael Janover will work with the cast and conduct the orchestra, Aislinn Oliveri will join as the choreographer, and Lydia Gladstone will serve as costume designer.  

Returning as technical director is Brian Wedeking, as well as and artistic director Nick Gardella.

Lori Zlotoff will also return as executive producer.  “

We have chosen a timeless musical that has a part for everyone,” Zlotoff said.  “I am so excited to showcase our talent on stage this year with such a wonderful show.”

All adults are welcome to audition, and children aged eight and older are invited as well.  

Tweens, teens and young adults are also encouraged to come out for both chorus and featured roles.

Callbacks will be on Thursday, Dec. 8.  

All auditions will be held at the Community Synagogue Theater Company at 160 Middle Neck Road in Port Washington.  

Appointments are not necessary.

For more information, call (516) 883-3144, Ext. 359.

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