Auditions for The Mystery of Edwin Drood

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will hold auditions for its teen production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood on Saturday, April 12 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts at 1301 5th Street in Coralville.  Callbacks will be Sunday, April 13, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The show is directed Patrick Du Laney.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is a mystery musical full of adventure and rollicking fun where the audience gets to choose the ending. Based on the unfinished novel of Charles Dickens it was adapted by Tony-award winner Rupert Holmes.

This is City Circle’s annual teen production and students in grades 7-12 including current 6th graders and graduating seniors are eligible to audition.

Auditioners should bring 32 bars of a song of their choice and a short monologue preferably in a British dialect (either standard or cockney). An accompanist will be provided or auditioners may bring pre-recorded music for accompaniment. No a cappella singing please.

To schedule an audition, complete and submit the online audition form. Walk ups are always welcome. For more information call Liz Tracey at 712-249-6214.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be performed June 20-22 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.