RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will conduct open auditions from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. All are invited to this open call for singers, actors and dancers of all ages that want to be involved in the RFA’s theater productions for the 2017 season: “Guys and Dolls” and “Wedding Belles.” Both shows will be cast from this one audition date.
“Guys and Dolls” is Frank Loesser’s celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway in 1930’s era New York. There are 12 roles, plus an active ensemble featuring a variety of singing and dancing characters. There is one character with no singing required.
Those auditioning for lead roles should prepare the song indicated for the role. All who audition should be prepared to learn a new song, a short dance and read a variety of parts. Show dates are June 30-July 2, and July 7-9.
“Wedding Belles” is a full-length comedy set in Texas in 1942: four garden-club ladies meet a young girl who has come to their little town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II and they decide to throw her an elaborate wedding.
Roles include four mature women and one 18 year-old girl. Those auditioning should be prepared to read a variety of roles. Show dates are Aug. 18-21.
For more information, visit www.rangeleyarts.org or call 864-5000.