SAVANNAH— The Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music and Theatre (AASU AMT) student theatre troupe, the Masquers, invites local actors to attend auditions for three fall semester stage production: “Copenhagen” by Michael Frayn, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare, and “Crazy For You” by George Gershwin. Everyone welcome.
Auditions begin at 6 p.m. on Aug. 20-21 in the Masquers’ temporary home, Masquers Chinese Theater (MCT), located in Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
Rehearsals begin in August and continue until each production’s respective performance dates scheduled for September through November.
The Masquers will make audition sides available in the AASU Fine Arts Hall lobby beginning Aug. 18.
Michael Frayn’s “Copenhagen.”
This 1998 drama recreates the disastrous and historic 1941 meeting between German physicist Werner Heisenberg and a former colleague and friend, Danish physicist Nils Bohr. Copenhagen won the 2000 Tony Award for Best Broadway Play, Outer Circle Critics Award for Outstanding Broadway Play, and New York Drama Critic’s Award for Best Foreign Play. AASU performances Sept. 18-21.
William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy, and dubbed as one of his most extraordinary and imaginative of the 37 plays to his credit, for over 400 years this romantic fantasy has influenced creativity most notably in the likes of Goethe, Mendelssohn, and Walt Disney. Performances: Sept. 25-28, Oct. 2-4.
George Gershwin’s “Crazy For You.”
His high-energy, hit musical comedy features fabulous dance scenes and unmistakable Gershwin classics such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Naughty Baby,” “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” “Embraceable You” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.” Performances: Nov. 13-16, 20-22.
For more information about auditions or about the Masquers theatre program, contact: the AASU Fine Arts Box Office at 344-2801 beginning Aug. 18 between the hours of 11 a.m.-3 p.m., weekdays.