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Auditions — Listen To Your Mother: NYC

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Got an essay about a mom?

New York City-area writers and/or performers are needed to read their original essays on any aspect of motherhood for the NYC premiere of LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER, to be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012.

Pieces must be between 3 and 5 minutes in length. Participants will be chosen through an audition process:

Audition Details
to be held at a West Side Midtown Manhattan studio
by appointment only
Sunday, February 26 11a.m. - 2 p.m.
Monday, February 27 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

To schedule an audition, email listentoyourmothernyc (at) gmail (dot) com. Please include your name and your availability during the time slots listed above. Exact location and other details will be sent with your confirmed appointment time.

Selected cast members must commit to two rehearsals, a pre-performance run-through at the Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium in Manhattan, and the 2 p.m. performance on May 6th, 2012.

LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER is a national series of live readings by local writers in celebration of Mother's Day. Check out the website for information about the directors and producers and a great post about stage fright.


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