For release: August 22, 2011
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
The University of Memphis will hold auditions for The Phantom of the Opera Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Harris Concert Hall. Aug. 29 and 30
auditions are open to the University community; Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 are reserved for
U of M theatre and music majors.
Those auditioning should prepare a song appropriate for the show and no longer than
two minutes. An accompanist will be provided; recorded music may not be used.
To reserve an audition time, call 901-678-2576 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
Callbacks will be Sept. 2 from 7 to 10 p.m. Rehearsals for Phantom will begin Nov. 14; performance dates are Feb. 16-19 and 22-25, 2012.
The popular Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will be part of the U of M’s Centennial Celebration
and its most ambitious theatrical production to date.