Auditions: Crazy for You


Composer: George Gershwin

Lyricist: Ira Gershwin

Librettist: Ken Ludwig

Director:  Tommy Hoffman

When: Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. (Production dates: September 15-18 and 22-25)

Where: Black Rose Theatre Company

For singing roles, auditions will consist of 30 seconds of a song a capella.  Non-singing roles are available.

Synopsis:  When Bobby Child’s mother forces him to foreclose on a theater (an action that would lose him the heart of Polly), he decides to put on a play to pay the mortgage. Though the mounting is unsuccessful, it may lay the foundation for career success and true love. (based on the 1930 musical, Girl Crazy)



Black Rose Theatre brings home awards from MTA

The Mississippi Theatre Association held the 2016 festival in Meridian, Miss. January 15-17. Black Rose Theatre presented an original production, written by Keni Bounds and Eric Riggs, called The Camping Trip during Community Theatre competition. Brenda Black won the state-wide award for Best Actress for her role as “Nancy” in The Camping Trip.



Black Rose Theatre Company’s Upcoming 25th Season 

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Production Dates: November 12-15 and 19-22, 2015

Director: Marianne Hause

Prince Whatshername (children’s musical)

Audition Dates: January 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. & January 4, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Production Dates: February 18-21 and 25-28, 2016

Director: Lori McDade

Mousetrap (drama/mystery)

Audition Dates: February 29 and March 2, 2016

Production Dates: April 14-17 and 21-24, 2016

Director: Tempy Murray

Barefoot in the Park (comedy)

Audition Dates: April 25 and 26, 2016

Production Dates: June 9-12 and 16-19, 2016

Director: Keni Bounds

A Night of One Acts by Local Playwrights

Shows and Directors:

Vapor, written by Keith Hill, directed by Brandi Southerland

The Makeover, written and directed by Brenda Black

Disappearing Act, written and directed by Cheryl Abernathy

Audition Dates: June 20 and 21, 2016

Production dates: July 21-24, 2016

Crazy For You (musical)

Audition Dates: July 25 and 26, 2016

Production Dates: September 15-18 and 22-25, 2016

Director: Tommy Hoffman


Black Rose Theatre is located at 103 Black Street. Brandon, MS 39042
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