'Halie' audition rescheduled to May 15, 2-4 p.m.
- May 3, 2010 9:30am
You can still audition for, "Halie! A Celebration,” a new musical-theater piece based on the life and legacy of Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, auditions have been reschedule to 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 15 in the University Theatre of the Hayward campus.
Those wishing to audition should call director Darryl V. Jones at 510-885-3926 or send him an email at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
The types needed are an Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Curtis Mayfield or Sam Cook, and Lou Rawls to comprise the Gospel quartet that will vocally narrate the show with many Mahalia’s classics, and females good at harmony for the women’s chorus.
Rehearsals will begin June 28. The show will perform July 29-31 and Aug. 1 in the University Theatre, Hayward campus.
The production will cover the “Queen of Gospel Music’s” epic rise from humble roots in New Orleans, her early days as a Chicago church singer, and the pinnacle of her career when she was everywhere: in music, television, on film, and a political speaker.
“Halie!” will be a feel-good event that inspires the soul and ignites a spirit of faith in a better tomorrow.
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