Auditions for summer musical, "Newsies" this weekend in Mendota


MENDOTA - Auditions for the Mendota Education Foundation’s production of “NEWSIES” will take place at the Mendota High School Auditorium on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon and Sunday, May 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m.

The lively musical includes roles for adults and teens along with a few limited roles for younger children (age 10 and up). The performances will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3, 4 and 5 at the MHS Auditorium.

Set in New York City in the late 1800s, the engaging story line of “NEWSIES” provides a family entertainment show suitable for all ages. Originally a movie, the show moved to Broadway in 2012 due to intense popularity. The Broadway production was nominated for eight Tony Awards and won two, Best Original Score and Best Choreography.

Detailed information about the cast of characters and requirements for try outs is available on the Mendota Education Foundation Summer Stock Facebook page. Any questions, please contact Christine or Stephanie Benson at (815) 434-0705 or [email protected]


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