West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg Theatre Department sets auditions for next production.
CONTACT: Andrew Clovis, Theatre director, 304-424-8295.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Auditions for West Virginia University at Parkersburg's next
theatre production will be held
Monday-Wednesday (Oct. 6-8).
The Theatre Department will present Lanford Wilsonís poetic drama, "Angels Fall," under the direction of Andrew Clovis in December.
Auditions are set from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday (Oct. 6) in the college theatre; 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, (Oct. 7) in Room 1307, and from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday (Oct. 8) in the college theatre. The cast is comprised of two women and four men ranging in age from the early twenties to the mid-sixties.
WVU Parkersburg theatre auditions are open to the general public as well as the campus community. Show dates are at 8 p.m., Dec. 4, and Dec. 5, and 2 p.m., Dec. 6, in the College Theatre. Copies of the script are available to read in the college library.
The drama is set in an impoverished Catholic mission in rural New Mexico where a group of disparate individuals gather due to an accident at a nearby nuclear facility. Wilson explores character, conflict and the individualís ethical responsibility to their society.
One of Americaís foremost playwrights, Wilson, who has authored some 50 plays, has received off-Broadway theatre awards for outstanding drama for "The Hot L Baltimore" (1973); "The Mound Builders" (1975), and "Sympathetic Magic" (1997). In addition, Wilson received the Obie for Sustained Achievement in the Theatre. Some of Wilsonís other highly acclaimed works include "Balm in Gilead" (1964); "Thymus Vulgaris" (1982); "A Poster of the Cosmos" (1987), and "Burn This" (1987). Among his most recent works are "Abstinence" and "By the Sea By the Beautiful Sea."
Additional information about the production is available by contacting Clovis at the college, 424-8295.
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