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Auditions for Summit Playhouse's Production of 'Violet; Set for Feb. 2, 4

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Playhouse will hold auditions for its upcoming production of the musical "Violet" on February 2 and 4.  Rehearsals will begin in late February and the performances will take place in May. Audition times are February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m., and February 4, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Winner of the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical when it premiered off-Broadway and then on to a Tony Award-nominated Broadway debut in 2014, "Violet" features show-stopping anthems ranging from American-roots to country, blues, and gospel with a score from Tony Award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shrek, Fun Home) and book by the acclaimed Brian Crawley.

Winner of the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical when it premiered off-Broadway and then on to a Tony-nominated Broadway debut in 2014, VIOLET features show-stopping anthems ranging from American-roots to country, blues, and gospel with a score from Tony-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern MillieShrekFun Home) and book by the acclaimed Brian Crawley.

Audition participants are asked to prepare 16-32 bars of a Broadway song, or a song in one of the styles of the show (country, blues, or a light rock/ballad). An accompanist will be provided, with those auditioning to bring sheet music or, if necessary, an audio file with music only (no vocals). Sides will be provided at the auditions.

For more information, visit thesummitplayhouse.org/auditions, or contact. summitplayhouseinfo@gmail.com.

The Summit Playhouse is located at 10 New England Avenue.

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