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Auditions scheduled for Dracula, Baby

July 17, 2012 by Randy Keck

Calling all Vampires & Vamps, Monsters & Mummies, Goblins & Ghouls.

Theatre Off The Square announces open auditions for the fiendishly funny, farcical musical Dracula, Baby. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker, the poduction is directed by Jon R. Kruse with choreography by Karen Dohoney.

Audition dates begin July 23 for cold readings of the script. July 24 auditions are for singing and movement (be prepared to sing a simple, a cappella tune). 

Call-backs are 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at 114 N. Denton Dr. in Weatherford. Rehearsals begin August 20. Show Dates are Oct. 19-Nov. 4, 2012.

There are roles for seven men, three women and a chorus. 

Principals include:
Count Dracula of Transylvania: 1,000 yrs. old but looks great for his age
Dr. Seward: runs a sanitarium, 40-60 yrs
Chief Nurse: sexy, falls in love with the Count, 30s
Renfield: a patient, a kook, 20-40
Lucy: Seward’s beautiful ward, late teens to early 20s
Arthur: Lucy’s fiancé, handsome but stuffy, properly British, 20s
Van Helsing: a professor, 40-60, German/Austrian dialect
Sylvia: a witch, any age
 Chorus:  Transylvanian Peasants, Hospital Matrons, Bartender, Barmaid, Pub Patrons, Monsters: teens, young adults/adults, up to 10 needed.

All must sing and be able to perform a few simple dance steps.

Most roles require an English or British Dialect.

For more information, call 817-341-8687.

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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