AUBURN – Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for its production of “Miss Saigon” at 10 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, May 16-17, at Great Falls Performing Arts Center.
“Miss Saigon” is a classic love story brought up to date in a theatrical spectacle. In the turmoil of the Vietnam War, an American soldier and a Vietnamese girl fall in love, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon. Their struggle to find each other over the ensuing years ends in tragedy for her and a fighting chance for the child he never knew he had.
The show is directed by Richard Martin, with musical direction by Beth Barefoot and choreography by Lacey Moyse. The show’s producer is Karen Mayo.
Production dates are Aug. 14-23.
There are major roles for four men and three women and a large ensemble for multiple roles:
Chris: A young, tormented American G.I., pop tenor, age 21 to 30.
Kim: A young, naïve but strong-willed Vietnamese woman, mezzo-soprano, 17 to 21.
The engineer: A greasy, wheeler-dealer, high baritone, in his late 30s, 40s or 50s.
Thuy: Determined Vietnamese military leader promised to Kim, pop tenor, 25 to 35
Gigi: Hardened Saigon stripper, mezzo-soprano, in her 20s or 30s.
Chris’s best friend: A G.I. who later becomes an activist, pop tenor, 21 to 35.
Ellen: Chris’s sensible American wife, mezzo-soprano, 25 – 30.
Tam: Kim’s son, silent role (can be played by a girl).
5-10 female dancers, 19-35, need strong singing and dancing; will also be in all full-chorus numbers.
12-15-plus Marines, 20-45, need strong singing and dancing/movement.
10-15-plus mixed chorus, 18 and up, need strong singers, all vocal ranges.
Ages 17 and up only, please, due to content of show.
Auditioners should prepare a song that shows vocal range and ability. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to learn a dance routine.
Auditions for vocals will be closed, but open for dance and dialogue. Scripts are available for perusal at the Community Little Theater box office, 783-0958. For more information, contact Martin at 783-1828 or

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