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Whidbey arts center to hold auditions Aug. 20-21

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts announced this week it will hold general auditions for the 2008-'09 Theatre Series on Aug. 20–21.

The coming Theatre Series includes the plays "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler; "Inspector Carol," by Daniel Sullivan and the Seattle Repertory Theatre; "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead," by Tom Stoppard; "Rabbit Hole," by David Lindsay-Abaire; and "Frankline and Figara," by Kristina Sutherland.

"Sweeney Todd" is scheduled to run in October. It will be directed by Deana A. Duncan, with musical direction by Chris Harshman, the force behind South Whidbey High School's award-winning jazz band.

WICA will present "Inspector Carol," directed by Don Wilkins,

in December.

"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" will be directed by Katherine Woodzick and will take the stage in Langley in February 2009.

"Rabbit Hole" is coming to WICA in April. The play will be directed by K. Sandy O’Brien.

"Frankline and Figara" will be directed by the playwright, Kristina Sutherland, and is scheduled for June 2009.

For details about audition requirements, or to schedule an audition, visit or call 221-8262.

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