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New Bern Civic Theatre is looking for actors, singers and dancers for the smash hit:

RENT(Musical, Rated R)

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by John Van Dyke
Produced by Jennifer Blalock
Musical Direction by Brandon Banks

Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT follows a year in the life of a group of friends struggling to make it in the big city. They include Mark, a filmmaker and the narrator of the story; his former girlfriend, Maureen, a performance artist; Maureen's lover, Joanne, a public interest lawyer; Mark's roommate Roger, a musician; Mimi, an exotic dancer, with whom Roger falls in love; Tom Collins, a computer genius; Collins' lover, Angel, a street musician and drag queen; and Benny, a former member of the group who, after marrying into a wealthy family, has become their landlord. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves, and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.


The New Bern Civic Theatre is pleased to announce the auditions for the January 2015 production of RENT
Directed by John Van Dyke, Produced by Jennifer Blalock and Musical Direction by Brandon Banks.


Friday, September 19th at 7:00 pm
The City Laundry – 901 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC (map)

Please prepare a contemporary broadway, gospel, R&B or Rock song. You may be asked to sing a selected piece from the show as well. Accompanist will be provided. Acapella auditions are also accepted.

Please bring a list of all potential conflicts including travel, etc.

Leads: 5 Men, 3 Women   Strong ensemble needed!!!!
New Bern Civic Theatre encourages color–blind casting.

January 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 7:30pm
January 11 & 18 at 2:00pm

For additional information contact New Bern Civic Theatre at 252-634-9057.

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