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Madonna University Summer Opera Theatre auditions for Tuck Everlasting musical 04/25

March 04, 2020

Madonna University Summer Opera Theatre

: Tuck Everlasting

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Saturday April 25th 6pm, in Kresge Hall on the Madonna University campus. Callbacks, by
invitation only, will be held Sunday April 26th 2pm .

 

Please register at
https://forms.gle/bWTkFXeeZiCwxch66 and email MUSummerOperaTheatre@gmail.com to
receive information regarding audition song requirements.

Auditions are open to students and community members ages 7 and up. Man adult and
youth roles. Auditions will consist of cold readings, a song, and a short dance combination.
If auditioning, wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the dance portion. If selected, the
production cost is $65 per cast member.

Tuck Everlasting will run the weekend of July 17-19, 2020, with a curtain time of 7:30 p.m. on
Friday, July 17, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July
19, at Kresge Hall in Madonna University.

Tuck Everlasting is a musical adaptation of the beloved children’s novel by the same name,
and features the songs “Top of the World,” “Join the Parade,” and “Everlasting.” Set in the
tradition of American folk storytelling made famous by Mark Twain and Thorton Wilder,
Tuck Everlasting tells fantastic tale of Winnie Foster, an eleven -year-old girl who befriends
the Tuck family. With their help, Winnie discovers the secret to immortality, gained from
drinking from a mysterious spring, and must decide whether or not to drink from the
waters.

The musical is based on the book written by Natalie Babbitt and features a book by music
by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and a book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle. Tuck
Everlasting is presented through a special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
For the past seven years, MUSOT has been dedicated to providing training and experience
in theatre and performing arts to adults, children and their families, in cooperation with
Madonna University’s School of Music and On Top of the World Productions.

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