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Auditions will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Williams Center for the Arts Black Box for the College Theater production of Dutchman by Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones).

Students should arrive on time and plan on staying for 90 minutes. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script and do improvisational exercises. Scripts are available for 24-hour perusal in WilliamsCenter room 132. Callbacks will take place 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday.

The roles being cast:
Clay: 20-year-old black man
Lula: 30-year-old white woman
Young man: 16-year-old black man
Conductor: 40-year-old white man
Subway passengers: two men and seven women

The play will be performed 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, in the Black Box.

College Theater’s play description: ”Raw, compelling, and angry, this mid-1960s African-American masterpiece subverts a full gamut of theatrical conventions to strip racism down to its core. On a city subway ‘heaped in modern myth,’ a white woman and a black man meet one another, and ultimately, themselves through a series of revelations that still awe us, frighten us, and rivet us 40 years after the play exploded onto the American stage.”

The play contains adult language and situations that may not be suitable for all audiences.

For more information, contact director Samuel Hay, visiting professor of government and law and an award-winning playwright and author, at, x5588, or 110 Kirby Hall of Civil Rights.

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