MARKSVILLE, LA—Le Theatre Des Bon Temps is holding auditions for their Spring Musical, HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY. Auditions will be on Sunday, January 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and again Monday, Janurary 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fox Performing Arts Center located at 111 S. Washington St. in Marksville.
Director, Angela McCann, is in need of 7 adult men and 3 women for the production, which will held March 28th-30th and April 4th-6th, 2014 at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Marksville.
Roles include Hank Williams, his bandmates, his wife Audrey and others. Strong country singers and musicians are particularly needed for his band, the Drifting Cowboys.
If you play guitar, bass, steel guitar, or fiddle, please bring your instrument with you to auditions. All auditioning will need to prepare a short country song to sing. An accompanist will be available as well as CD and mp3 player if needed for background music. All auditioning will also read selections from the script.
About the show:
A musical biography of the rise and fall of the brash, forever young, always legendary singer-songwriter Hank Williams stands among the greatest innovators of American popular music. Follow Williams on his journey from backwoods Alabama to super-stardom at the Grand Ole Opry. This unforgettable tribute highlights his unique magic as a performer and the simple spell of his yearning songs, and features over 20 hits, including “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Jambalaya” and “Hey, Good Lookin’.”
For more information on auditions or if interested in getting involved in the production, please email: Marksvillefox@gmail.com or call 318-308-5522.