Durham NC “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child” Play Auditions Are May 9

Audition for Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child are Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Company
Audition for Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child are Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Company

Summerville Promotion and Production Company is conducting a local college and high school search in an effort to recruit students for 5 roles in our award-winning play coming to NC area. The play, Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child will be at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Carolina on September 29, 2018.

The production company will host a one-day audition for all interested students on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 7pm, at Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church, 3100 Sanderford Road, Raleigh NC. Interested students should complete a registration form and return to your theatre/drama teacher. All registration forms should be submitted no later than May 7, 2018.

Students participating in the auditions should be prepared with a monologue and may also be asked to conduct readings from the play script.

Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child, an award-winning gospel stage play, was written and produced by Dr. Mildred Summerville, a retired North Carolina principal.  The play is directed by the Queen of Gospel Comedy, Trina Jeffrie, aka Sister Cantaloupe, who also has a role in the production.  Also starring in the September play will be Grammy Award Winner Le’Andria Johnson, along with Angie Stone and a full cast of highly nationally renowned artists and actors.

To receive a registration form, or with questions regarding the audition or other areas in which students may participate in this production, email sparetherodspoilthechild2016@gmail.com or call 252.230.2689.

Synopsis of Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child

In this gripping and engaging dramatic piece, a woman simply known as “Grandma” serves as the pillar of her surroundings.  Her son’s family is in crisis, and those within her neighborhood are drowning in chronic troubles of their own. Through it all, Grandma seeks God on behalf of those who are not spiritually inclined enough to seek Him for themselves.  Even those who resent her, such as her son’s sometimes-rigid wife, Linda, ultimately end up on Grandma’s prayer list.  And when the walls of the lives of those around Grandma seem to come tumbling down, they know who to turn to for guidance and sound counsel.  It’s not always advice that they want to hear, but it is consistently the precise word needed to steer them in the right direction.

High drama, bad karma, a supportive pastor, and a praying grandma, all come together to make Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child a must-see theatrical production.  Infused with foot-stomping gospel music, this is soul-stirring entertainment that will warm the hearts, tickle the funny bones and uplift the spirits of all those who experience it.

Audition for Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child are Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Company
Audition for Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child are Wednesday,
May 9, 2018. Source: Summerville Promotion and Production Company

 

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