Monday, August 8, 2011

Auditions for Superior Donuts and Damn Yankees Tonight!

Cedar Rapids –Theatre Cedar Rapids will hold a second night of combined auditions for Superior Donuts and Damn Yankees, the next two shows of the theatre’s 2011-12 Season, tonight at 7 p.m.

Auditions will be held in TCR’s home in the Iowa Theater, 102 Third St. SE. Auditioners for Damn Yankees will be asked to sing, dance and read from the script. Trevor Debth is directing and choreographing the show, with music direction by Damon Cole. The show performs Oct. 7-29. Leslie Charipar is directing Superior Donuts, with performances Sept. 23-Oct. 15; auditioners for this play will be asked to read scenes from the script.

Superior Donuts is a humorous and heartwarming tale of friendship in one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods, by the author of August: Osage County. The play features roles for a variety of ages and ethnicities.

Damn Yankees is a musical about what happens when a man sells his soul to the Devil for the chance to lead his favorite team, the hapless Washington Senators, against their nemesis the New York Yankees in the race for the World Series. But in the course of chasing the victory, Joe hardy begins to miss the life that he left behind – and look for a way to outsmart the Devil (and get the girl). The musical features many roles for men and women of all ages.

Callbacks for the two shows will be held Tuesday. To learn more about available roles or about TCR auditions in general, visit

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