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Auditions scheduled for Dracula, Baby

July 17, 2012 by Randy Keck

Calling all Vampires & Vamps, Monsters & Mummies, Goblins & Ghouls.

Theatre Off The Square announces open auditions for the fiendishly funny, farcical musical Dracula, Baby. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker, the poduction is directed by Jon R. Kruse with choreography by Karen Dohoney.

Audition dates begin July 23 for cold readings of the script. July 24 auditions are for singing and movement (be prepared to sing a simple, a cappella tune). 

Call-backs are 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at 114 N. Denton Dr. in Weatherford. Rehearsals begin August 20. Show Dates are Oct. 19-Nov. 4, 2012.

There are roles for seven men, three women and a chorus. 

Principals include:
Count Dracula of Transylvania: 1,000 yrs. old but looks great for his age
Dr. Seward: runs a sanitarium, 40-60 yrs
Chief Nurse: sexy, falls in love with the Count, 30s
Renfield: a patient, a kook, 20-40
Lucy: Seward’s beautiful ward, late teens to early 20s
Arthur: Lucy’s fiancé, handsome but stuffy, properly British, 20s
Van Helsing: a professor, 40-60, German/Austrian dialect
Sylvia: a witch, any age
 Chorus:  Transylvanian Peasants, Hospital Matrons, Bartender, Barmaid, Pub Patrons, Monsters: teens, young adults/adults, up to 10 needed.

All must sing and be able to perform a few simple dance steps.

Most roles require an English or British Dialect.

For more information, call 817-341-8687.

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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