CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: May 26, 2000
UI Opera Theater will hold auditions for men to sing in 'Yeomen of the
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Martha Ellen Tye Opera Theater
will hold auditions for men to perform in the summer production, Gilbert and
Sullivan's "Yeomen of the Guard," which will be performed July 14-16
in Clapp Recital Hall.
Men are needed for four named roles in the operetta and for the chorus.
Auditions are scheduled by appointment. Interested singers should contact
Lawrence Reppert at (319) 688-9883 or by e-mail at <ReppertLP@aol.com>.
Singers should come to the auditions prepared to sing an aria from opera
or operetta, or a legitimate song from the standard classical repertory. Additional
details on the audition are available from Reppert.
The UI production of "Yeomen of the Guard" will be directed by
Sally Stunkel, director of the Opera Theater. William LaRue Jones, director
of the University Symphony, will conduct the performances.