Auditions for ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Bellevue Little Theatre

Bellevue Little Theatre, 203 W. Mission Ave., in Bellevue, will hold auditions for the classic play ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 13 and 14 at 7 pm. Auditions will be held at the theatre, 203 W. Mission Ave., in Bellevue, Callbacks, if needed, will be held on Tues. Sept. 15 Rehearsals are tentatively scheduled to begin on Sept 16.

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is scheduled to open on Friday Nov. 6 and run for 3 week-ends, with performances on Fri. and Sat. evenings and Sun. afternoons. The production will close on Sunday Nov. 22.

Lorie Obradovich is directing this classic, with Robin Klusmire serving as producer. For information call the director at 402-991-9155

Cast requirements for this play are:
10 men of various ages, including 2 African Americans
5 women of various ages, including 1 African American
1 girl approximately 9 years old
1 boy approximately 12 years old.

Since the play takes place in Alabama, Southern accents will be required.

Please note that the original language from the novel will be used, and that may be offensive to some.

This drama, based on the acclaimed novel by Harper Lee, is set in Alabama during the 1930’s . The play follows Atticus Finch and his crusade to bring justice to a black man accused of raping a white woman. The ensuing drama brings racial prejudice to the spotlight in the small town. Atticus struggles to explain his defense of the man to his family, especially to his young daughter ‘Scout’ as she and brother Jem, try to understand the problems of injustice which her father is trying to overcome.

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