Grosse Pointe Theatre auditions for the musical, BIG RIVER
(book by William Hauptman, music & lyrics by Roger Miller) Sat, Nov 3, 12- 4pm & Sun, Nov 4, 5-8 pm, Director: Kathleen Lietz, Music Director: Stan Harr. The great American adventure tale of Huckleberry Finn and his friend, Tom Sawyer. Mark Twain’s timeless tale sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. This hilarious, suspenseful and heart-warming adventure brings to life favorite characters from the novel. Propelled by the award winning score by country music great, Roger Miller, this jaunty journey provides a brilliant theatrical celebration of pure Americana. See audition details at gpt.org or call to reserve script & music ($20 refundable deposit). Performance dates are Jan 20, 24-27, 31, and Feb 1 & 2, 2013, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Evening rehearsals will generally be Monday-Thursday evenings and a few Saturdays.