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NOV 24 Auditions Hank Williams


7:57 pm
October 31, 2014


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musicians of the Northern California Bluegrass Society:

I hope you will help us get the word out about upcoming auditions. The Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward is holding further auditions for MUSICIANS for its production of “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” on Monday, November 24, 2014, from 7-10pm, at the DMT.  Detailed information follows:

Auditions for Hank’s Band Musicians

Monday, NOVEMBER 24


The Music and Legend of Hank Williams

At The


22311 North Third Street in Hayward, CA



7:00pm to 10:00pm – Appointments

How to Arrange an Appointment:   To schedule an appointment, please submit a request to the director, Ben Randle, at ( hwilliams (at) dmtonline (dot) org. You may also contact him for more information.

What to Prepare:   

Musicians: Please bring instruments. You will be asked to play a song from the show with a guitarist/ bass accompaniment during your audition. Please prepare your own piece preferably in an old country/ bluegrass style with the intention that you will be accompanying yourself on your chosen instrument.

Be prepared to read sides from the script.

Band Members Roles:

HANK WILLIAMS (guitar; vocal range = tenor, could be a baritone with a good upper register; age range = Able to play 20s)

HOSS (upright bass player; vocal range = baritone/ bass; age range = 20s-30s)

JIMMY (BURRHEAD) (lead electric guitar; vocal range = tenor; age range = 20-30s)

LEON (LOUDMOUTH) (many instruments, featured on fiddle; vocal range = baritone/ tenor; age range = 20s – 40s)

SHAG (pedal steel guitar; vocal range = tenor/ baritone; age range = any age)


REHEARSALS:   The rehearsal period is March 1 through April 15.   Rehearsals are held evenings and weekends at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre.

Compensation/Stipends:  Stipends are available. Non-AEA.    

PRODUCTION DATES:   Hank Williams: Lost Highway will be performed April 16 through April 26.    Performances will be at 8:00pm on April 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25.   Matinees will be at 2:00pm on April 19April 25 and April 26.   Ten performances in total; please note these performances include one Wednesday performance on April 22 and one Saturday matinee on April 25      

ARTISTIC TEAM:   Director, Ben Randle; Music Director, Olive Mitra; Scenic Designer, Liliana Duque Pineiro; Lighting Designer, Allen Willner;Costume Designer, Valera Coble; Stage Manager, Cheryle Honerlah.

Thank you very much.

Susan E. Evans, Artistic Director
Douglas Morrisson Theatre
Hayward Area Recreation & Park District
o - (510) 881-6733
 ( seva (at) dmtonline (dot) org