Open auditions for the comedy-drama Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, Parkland Theatre’s opening production of its 2012-13 season, will be held on Saturday, August 25, at 1 p.m. in the theatre.
Director Amy Stoch will be casting six female roles, character ages 19 through 60s. Those auditioning are asked to arrive at Parkland Theatre as close to 1 p.m. as possible. The audition will consist of script readings in groups. Script readings, character descriptions, and more information is available online at www.parkland.edu/theatre
Rehearsals will begin immediately after casting, with performances occurring September 27–October 7. No appointment is necessary. Headshots and résumés are appreciated, but not required. All members of the community, Parkland and U of I students are invited to attend; the theatre encourages diversity.