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Northfield Arts Guild to Hold Auditions for THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Submitted by Sara Warzeha on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:11pm
The Northfield Arts Guild Theater announces auditions for The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov and adapted to Jean-Claude Van Itallie.A wonderful translation of a modern classic, van Itallie’s version brings to life Anton Chekhov’s beloved tale. The Cherry Orchard takes place at the estate of Madame Ranevskaya, a place well known for its beautiful orchard. The play centers on the fate of this beautiful place as it is auctioned off to pay family debts. According to the New York Post this play is "…a new, faithful, very playable and gorgeous translation by Jean-Claude van Itallie."
Auditions are scheduled for Sunday, February 2nd from 3-6pm and Monday, February 3rd from 7:30-9:30pm. Auditions will take place at the Center for the Arts, 304 Division Street, Northfield. Director Jon Terrill is looking for seven men and five women ages late teens to 75. The auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script. .Scripts are available for check out at the Northfield Arts Guild. The Cherry Orchard will perform at the Arts Guild Theater April 4-6 and 11-13, 2014.
For more information about the Arts Guild Theater and our current season check out the Arts Guild website: www.northfieldartsguild.org.