Audition scheduled for The Miss Firecracker Contest production at Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College-Montgomery theatre is holding auditions for The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley on Tuesday, March 9, at 4 p.m. in the mainstage theatre (building D) on campus. LSC-Montgomery Center for the Arts is calling all students and community members to audition for this spring comedy.

The audition will consist of a cold read. Men and women of all types are needed to complete the casting roles and crew positions for this production. Technical roles include designers, stage managers, assistant directors and props crew. All who are selected for cast and crew must enroll in Theatre Practicum: DRAM 2121 or community members can register for continuing education credits. The rehearsal schedule is March 22-April 21, Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m.

Performance dates for this production are scheduled for April 21 at 5:30 p.m. (free preview), April 22-23 at 7:30 p.m., and April 24 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Chase Waites, director for the production says, "The Miss Firecracker Contest is a delightful crowd pleaser and there are roles available for four women and two men. It is a period show set in the south in the 1980s, and we are looking forward to all of the fun that is associated with that era. Bring on the big hair!"

The Miss Firecracker Contesttakes place in a small town in Mississippi during the July 4th town fair. Carnelle is preparing to enter The Miss Firecracker beauty contest in hopes of erasing her tarnished past and starting a new future. The story speaks to what is true happiness and real beauty.

For audition and ticket information, visit LoneStar.edu/theatre-Montgomery or contact Denise Meyers at (936) 273-7021 or e-mail Denise.Meyers@LoneStar.edu.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 62,000 students in credit classes this spring, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.