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Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

PR Productions will hold open auditions for two upcoming musicals in Sandwich. Auditions for “Annie” and “All Shook Up” will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 13 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14. All auditions will be held at the Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.

Auditions for “Annie” are open to anyone older than 7. All roles will be cast based on audition attendance, with parts available for young girls, adult men and women, and a small mixed ensemble of various roles. Performances will be March 21 to 24 at the Sandwich Opera House. Rehearsals will be determined based on cast availability.

“All Shook Up” will feature more than 20 actors and actresses older than 14. Roles include parts for men and women of all ages. Performances will be June 7 to 9 and 14 to 16 at the Sandwich Opera House. Rehearsals will be determined based on cast availability.

Those auditioning can arrive at any time within the designated audition period and should prepare 32 measures of a song that best displays their vocal ability. Thespians also will participate in an acting audition.

“Annie” began as a popular comic strip before taking center stage as one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Little orphan Annie is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after adventure, Annie finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, “All Shook Up” is the new musical that follows a a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets. This hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”

Questions about auditions can be emailed to auditions@wewantpr.com. 

PR Productions was founded in May 2011 by Kris Pagoria and Christopher Roe. For more information, visit www.wewantpr.com or find “PR Productions” on Facebook. 

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