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Starlight holding casting call for L’il Abner

Staff~ 3/18/2015

PHOENIX – Starlight Community Theater is holding auditions for L’il Abner.

Starlight describes L’il Abner as a fun-filled, foot-stompin’ musical straight from the comics that will keep audiences laughing, with a satisfying mixture of hillbilly nonsense and sharp, critical humor that will appeal to all ages.

The casting call will be held for all ages. Those auditioning should come prepared to sing 32 bars of a musical theater show tune with recorded accompaniment (bring CD or mp3 player) and do some reading and movement/choreography. Individuals auditioning should bring personal schedule calendar, a resume (optional), and a headshot (optional). Susan Gibson will direct the Starlight production of L’il Abner, which is based on the book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank and on characters created by Al Capp Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, with music by Gene de Paul. L’il Abner will be presented by special arrangement with Tams Whitmark Music Library.

Auditions will be held Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. and Sunday, March 29, 1 p.m. at the Starlight building at 1611 W Whispering Wind Dr #9, in Phoenix.

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