Auditions set for Playmasters show

— Yakima Valley College’s Playmasters is hosting auditions for its fall production of Young Frankenstein.

They will take place Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. in Kendall Hall Auditorium, Building 12. The campus is located at 16th and Nob Hill Blvd.

Students and community members are encouraged to audition.

No prior acting experience necessary. Individuals should prepare a one-minute comedic monologue.

Actors are asked to also prepare 17-32 bars of a musical number not from Young Frankenstein.

Cold readings and sight singings will also be available. Call-backs will take place Sept. 20.

Young Frankenstein is a musical written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan.

It is based on the 1974 comedy film of the same name written by Brooks and Gene Wilder.

The show is a parody of the horror film genre, especially the 1931 Universal Pictures adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its 1939 sequel, Son of Frankenstein.

The production will run Nov. 9-12.

Contact Ray Pritchard at rpritchard@yvcc.edu or 509-834-4554 for other audition details.



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