Backstage to hold auditions for ‘The Foreigner’ in April |

Backstage to hold auditions for ‘The Foreigner’ in April


BRECKENRIDGE – The Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge is seeking five men and two women for its summer season production of “The Foreigner,” written by Larry Shue, author of “The Nerd,” and directed by Alex Miller. “The Foreigner” is a comic farce about a loveable but painfully shy Brit named Charlie on holiday in the backwoods of the USA. Charlie desperately tries to avoid the locals by posing as a foreigner who doesn’t understand a word of English. Charlie quickly becomes a confessor to all around him.Auditions for the Backstage Theatre production will be held at the Breckenridge Theatre, located at 121 S. Ridge St., on Saturday, April 1 from 2-5 p.m. and Monday, April 3 from 7-9 p.m. Interested actors should prepare a two- to three-minute comic monologue. Those auditioning may arrive anytime during the posted hours of auditions. No appointment necessary. Call (970) 453-0199 for more information. Rehearsals for “The Foreigner” will begin in late April or early May. The show opens at the Backstage Theatre on June 29 and runs Thursdays through Sundays, alternating weeks, at 7:30 p.m. until August 27. All positions are paid – actors share 25 percent of final box office totals.Scripts for “The Foreigner” are available for perusal at all three Summit County Library locations.

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