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Steel Magnolias

The Watertown Players are excited to announce open auditions for “Steel Magnolias”, written by Robert Harling. Auditions will be held at The Watertown Players Theater in The Market, 210 S. Water St, Watertown, on Saturday, September 30, from 10 am until noon. No prior acting experience or preparation for the audition is necessary. The show will be performed November 17-19, 2017, in cooperation with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
There are 6 female roles to be filled: Truvy Jones–40ish, owner of the beauty shop; Annelle Dupuy-Desoto–19, beauty shop assistant; Clairee Belcher–66ish, widow of former mayor, grand dame; Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie–25, prettiest girl in town; M’Lynn Eatenton–50ish, Shelby’s mother, socially prominent career woman; Ouiser Boudreaux–66ish, wealthy curmudgeon, acerbic, but loveable.

“Steel Magnolias” is being directed by Juanita Edington, technical direction by Jim Steffl, with Kathy Klinger as Stage Manager.

A Christmas Adventure

The Watertown Players and the Watertown Historical Society announce open auditions for their annual Holiday production. This year’s production is entitled: “A Christmas Adventure.” Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 to 11:30 at The Watertown Players Theater, located in The Market, 210 S. Water Street, Watertown.

Experience is no object and children and adults (men and women) are needed for the show. Ages range from 10 to 80. Parts include the children Adam and Marie, their older sister, Anne, the evil troll Saznak, the Tin Soldier, the old woman, the Christmas Angel, and the Elf narrator. Rehearsals will be held on Saturday mornings at the Watertown Players Theater from 10:00 to 11:30 each time. The show is under the direction of Dale Van Holten with Annette Weirick producing.

The show, which will be presented Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, will be presented at the Octagon House Museum, Watertown’s famous eight-sided landmark, in the four main rooms on the first floor. There will be continuous performances from 11:00 to 3:00 each day of the show.