CORVALLIS, Ore. – Auditions for Oregon State University Theatre’s fall production, “Inherit the Wind,” will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 in the Withycombe Hall main stage theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis.
“Inherit the Wind” is a classic American play based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. The play’s fictional account of the historic trial has been a popular fixture of the American stage since its debut in 1955 and has been the basis for multiple film adaptations.
The courtroom drama depicts the complicated intersections of faith, science and identity in a changing modern world in the tight-knit community of Hillsboro.
Auditions are open to all OSU students, staff, faculty and community members of all ages. The cast features six principal roles and a large ensemble that will portray multiple characters, for a total of 29 roles available.
Those auditioning should be prepared for cold readings from the script, which will be available Sept. 20. Callbacks will be held Sept. 26 if needed.
Rehearsals will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Technical/dress rehearsals will be held from Nov. 4 through Nov. 8. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 11, 16 and 17 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19.
All performers must be available for all technical/dress rehearsals and performances.
For more information about the production, contact the director, Nathan Bush at [email protected]
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