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EVENT: When Not That Good Will Do - May 27th

Hosted by:

Steel Beam Theatre


Date & Time:

05-27-2016 11:00 AM to 05-27-2016 11:00 AM


Tickets: $28 Adult; $25 Senior (62+); $23 Students; $22 GROUP RATE of 10 or more

May 2016

Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W Main Street, St. Charles, IL is pleased to announce auditions for the production of DANDELION WINE by RAY BRADBURY.

The production will be directed by Lori Holm. We are seeking to cast male and female high school/college actors.

Auditions will be held on Monday, May 16 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. with callbacks on Thursday, May 19 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. if necessary.

Set in the "down home" locale of Green Town, Illinois, Dandelion Wine is a moving play in which an older Doug Spaulding goes back in time to June 1938, arriving as Mr. Forrester, a stranger to Green Town. He befriends Douglas, his bright-eyed teenage self, and together they relive those days of brand-new tennis shoes, the first harvest of dandelions for Grandfather's renowned intoxicant, the distant clang of the trolley's bell on a hazy afternoon, a best friend moving away, a human time machine who can transport you back to the Civil War, and a sideshow automaton able to glimpse the bittersweet future. By doing this, Spaulding hopes he can rediscover what will once again put "music in his ears and magic in his eyes".

The audition will consist of readings from the script.

Tuition if cast is $295 with scholarships available to families in need. Tuition includes script, costume, professional direction and acting workshops, t-shirt and 2 complimentary tickets.

Rehearsals will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons beginning June 6, 2016. DANDELION WINE opens July 15-24 with a total of 6 performances.

Questions should be directed to Lori Holm at or 630-887-7269

Steel Beam Theatre programming is underwritten in part by these organizations:

The Richard Driehaus Foundation
Illinois Arts Council
City of St. Charles Cultural Commission
Kiwanis of St. Charles
St. Charles Arts Council
Charlie's Center for the Arts
Geneva, IL Chamber of Commerce
Downtown St. Charles
Fox Valley Community Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts

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