Circle Theatre Players Auditions for John Ball’s “In The Heat of the Night”

Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Circle Theatre Players announces open auditions for

John Ball’s In The Heat of the Night

Adapted by Matt Pelfrey

Directed by Patrick White

Audition Dates:  August 6 & 8 at 7 pm.

It’s 1962.  A hot August night lies heavy over the small town of Argo, Alabama.  A dead white man is discovered and the local police arrest a black stranger named Virgil Tibbs.  The police discover that their prime suspect is, in fact, a homicide detective from California.  As it happens, Tibbs becomes the racially tense community’s single hope in solving a brutal murder that is turning up no witnesses, no motives and no clues.

Open casting call for the following:

Looking for 8 men (18-70) and 2 women (18-30) to play multiple characters of different ages.

Needed:  1 black actor, 25-40, to play Virgil Tibbs

Sides from the script will be provided. Production runs 10/6 – 10/15.
Rehearsals will be Sunday – Thursday after Labor Day.

Questions:  Contact

Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located on Rt. 43 in Averill Park.  From Albany and points west take 1-90 to Exit 8.  After the first light go about 8 miles and pass the blinking yellow light in Averill Park.  Continue on Rte. 43.  Sand Lake Center for the Arts is on the left just before the next traffic light.

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