The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (a musical)

By Ken Ludwig

Directed by David Lawver

Mark Twain's classic story comes to exuberant musical life in this Broadway adaptation of America's favorite book. The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer is the irresistible story of a fourteen-year-old boy growing up in the heartland of America. Tom matches wits with his stern Aunt Polly, falls in love with the beautiful, feisty Becky Thatcher, and goes on the adventure of his life with Becky and that irresistible renegade, Huckleberry Finn.

Produced by Oregon Straw Hat Players at Oregon Area Performing Arts Center, 456 N. Perry Parkway, Oregon Wis.

Performances: August 19-26, 2006

Aug. 19, 24, 25, 26 @ 8pm
and Aug. 20, 26 @ 3pm.

Tickets now available! Call 835-9126 or visit Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students/seniors (reserved seating.)

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Oregon Straw Hat Players will hold auditions for the musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" on May 30 and 31 at 7:00 pm in the band room of Oregon High School, 465 N Perry Parkway, Oregon. There are roles for at least 40 performers of all ages. Boys ages 11-14 are especially needed.

Auditioners should prepare a song of one minute or less in the style of the show, preferably from a musical. Suggestions for material include music from "Big River," "Shenandoah," and "The Robber Bridegroom." Selections from "Tom Sawyer" are acceptable. An accompanist will be provided. Auditioners should be prepared to move, and some may be asked to read from the script. Please plan on spending the evening.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has music by Grammy winner Don Schlitz ("The Gambler") and book by Ken Ludwig ("Crazy for You," "Lend Me a Tenor.")

For questions or further information contact director David Lawver at (preferred) or 608/246-8724.