Auditions for ESL Show Baby on January 2

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Enter Stage Left Theater will be hosting auditions for the musical Baby on January 2, 2013 at the HCA Farmhouse. Auditions are by appointment and can be scheduled by emailing Sandee Buckley at sandeezmail312@yahoo.com. Those auditioning are asked to come with a 32 bar cut Musical Theater piece, copies of sheet music for both themselves and the accompanist, and headshots and resumes. Songs from the show preferred if interested in a major role. Rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons and Monday and Wednesday evenings (depending on role); and performances will be on March 15, 16 and 17 and possibly March 22 and 23.

Baby is about three couples who are newly expecting a child, with different but familiar reactions. Lizzie and Danny are university juniors who have just moved in together; athletic Pam and her husband, Nick, a sports instructor, are in their 30s and have had some trouble conceiving; and middle-aged Arlene, already the mother of three grown daughters, is unsure of what to do and is contemplating abortion while her husband Alan is thrilled with the thought of a new baby. Baby’s book is by Sybille Pearson, based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.