The Matthews to Hold Auditions for Community Theater Production of “Art,” Aug. 23-24

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SPEARFISH, SD – 08/04/16 – The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center hosts auditions for the community theater play, “Art.” The auditions take place at 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 23-24, in The Matthews’ theater on 612 N. Main St. in Spearfish

Casting: 3 males | ages open

Performance dates: October 20-23, 2016

Synopsis: The comedy concerns three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes “art.” Yvan is just caught in the middle.

Max G. Merchen directs this play. Scripts will be available for sign-out in The Matthews art gallery by Aug. 8. Three adult males will be cast. Ages are open.

Performance dates will be Oct. 20-23.

“Art” is a French comedy written by Yasmina Reza that was translated into English. It won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1998. The play is about three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes “art.” Yvan is just caught in the middle.

The next event for The Matthews is the 5th Theatre on the Run, 6:00 p.m., Saturdays, Sept. 10 and Sept. 17. All tickets are $25. For additional information or to learn about upcoming events, visit www.MatthewsOpera.com.

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