January 9, 2014

Is He Dead? Auditions-Redlands Footlighters

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A new comedy by Mark Twain adapted by David Ives

Directed by Carol Damgen

Pulitzer-winning playwright David Ives brings new life to Mark Twain’s comic masterpiece. Realizing success comes only after death, a brilliant but unappreciated painter fakes his own funeral to pay off his debts. Disguised as his own sister, he must try to win his love’s hand in marriage and avoid his creditors.

Monday-January 13th and Tuesday-January 14th 7:00pm-10:00pm Cold Readings from the script

4 Females and 7 males Ages 18-60+

March 6-23, 2014
8:00 PM — MARCH 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, & 22
2:00 PM — MARCH 9, 16, & 23

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Carol Damgen is a fulltime Theatre Arts faculty member at California State University, San Bernardino, a member of the Dramatist Guild and the Screen Actors Guild and a Resident Artist for the semi-professional repertory company Redlands Theatre FestivalAs a director, she has staged many productions: A Christmas Carol, Almost, Maine, Becky’s New Car, Charlotte’s Web, God of Carnage, Hauptman, Private Lives, The Hobbit, The Hollow, The Music Man and To Kill a Mockingbird to name a few. Nominated seventeen times, Carol has won eleven Inland Theatre League Awards for Acting, Directing, Playwriting and Scene Design. As a playwright, she had her award winning original touring show, The Twists and Turns of Edgar Allan Poe produced at CSUSB and her next original play, CSUSB’s production of Jackie Robinson-An American Dream recently set down as a Blackbox production and toured locally during Black History Month.  In June 2014, she will complete her M.F.A. at the UCR-Palm Desert M.F.A. Low Residency Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts Program

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