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Auditions April 30 and May 3 for Trilogy Repertory's 'Plays In the Park' in Summer in Basking Ridge

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For decades, local theater lovers have gathered each summer to view the free outdoors Bernards Township 'Plays in the Park' series at Pleasant Valley Park. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Auditions for Trilogy Repertory’s two summer productions for Bernards Township’s Plays in the Park series will be held this Sunday, April 30, and next Wednesday May 3, at the Bernards Township Community Center, 289 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge.

Auditions dates and times for the season's first production, a musical whose title will not be publicized until May 1, will be held on both evenings from 7 to 9 p.m., with dance auditions starting promptly at 7:10 p.m. All performances will be held at the outdoor amphitheater off Valley Road at Pleasant Valley Park in Basking Ridge.

The summer’s second scheduled production is William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night,” which will be directed by Paul Bettys, according to Basking Ridge-based Trilogy. Audition dates and times for this play will be also held from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 30, and May 3, with callbacks, if necessary, at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5. All readings will be from the script.

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Large ensemble needed for musical

The casting needs for the musical will include men and women, ages 15 and over, for a variety of roles and for a large ensemble. Those trying out should come prepared to sing 16 bars of uptempo rock, pop, or musical theater. Trilogy is also looking for five soul singer/dancers. Scheduled performance dates for the musical are July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m. in the Pleasant Valley Park outdoor amphitheater in Basking Ridge.

Trilogy's Jaye Barre will direct, with musical direction by Joe Lesky and choreography by Mariella Klinger. Lorrie Lane will serve as Executive Producer. Contact JayeBarre@aol.com or 908-217- 2714 for additional information and schedule conflicts. All those auditioning should visited http://www.trilogyrepertory.com/auditions/2017-musical/ to download a casting sheet to bring to the audition.

Those auditioning for "Twelfth Night" also may prepare a monologue. Production dates will be July 28, 29, and August 3, 4, and 5 at 8 pm, at the Pleasant Valley outdoor amphitheater. For more information, or if you cannot make any of the audition times, please contact director Paul Bettys at 201-213-4664 or at duffpirate@optimum.net.

All those auditioning should visit www.trilogyrepertory.com (click on “Auditions” and look for Twelfth Night) for specific role information, to sign up for an audition slot, and to download and fill out the casting sheet to bring with you to your audition.

See the website at www.trilogyrepertory.com or contact JayeBarre@aol.com for additional information about the musical and duffpirate@optimum.net. about “Twelfth Night.” 

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