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Center Stage Theatre to hold open auditions for ‘Clybourne Park’ Aug. 17-18


Center Stage Theatre will hold open auditions for “Clybourne Park” at 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 17-18, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the St. Charles Community College campus. Callbacks will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19.

There are open roles for three women and four men. Monologues are encouraged but are not required.

The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 3; 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. Tickets arefree to SCC students with ID, or $8 general admission and $6 seniors, veterans and students. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

“Clybourne Park” spans two generations 50 years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their house, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood. This creates some discontent among the white residents of the neighborhood. In 2009, the sameproperty is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of thesoon-to-be-gentrified area. Bruce Norris’s excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fault line between race and property.

For more information contact Tracy Bono, director, at tbono@stchas.edu.

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