Friday, Sept 21 6:30 pm Artist Wine & Cheese Reception and awards Nature Coast Exhibit No.1 2018
“The All Night Strut”
A 30’s and 40’s musical revue
The Art Center Theater proudly announces auditions for the 2019 Winter Musical “The ALL NIGHT STRUT”. We will be holding auditions on Sunday September 30th at 5:00 pm and Monday October 1st at 6:00pm in the arts and education building at the Art Center of Citrus County at 2644 N Annapolis ave. Hernando, FL.
The All Night Strut! moves through the Depression, WWII, and the post-war boom in a two-act musical celebration of the 1930s and ‘40s, filled with jazz, blues, and American songbook standards. Weaving together the work of legendary song writers such as Hoagy Carmichel, Frank Loesser, and the Gershwins, the story moves through time and place to highlight a slick slice of yesteryear and capture a beloved American era. With songs such as Chattanooga Choo Choo, Minnie the Moocher, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and more.
Show dates are January 11,12,13,18,19,and 20. Rehearsals will begin the first week of October and be 2 or 3 times a week in evenings or weekends with more rehearsals added as needed toward showtime.
Casting will be open for 4 singers and 4 dancers age 18 and up.
Baritone – Romantic, a leading man, lovable and relatable.
Tenor – Proud of his past. Always ready to tell a story.
Soprano – A “Broadway Baby” and party girl. Excitable, sweet, jazzy.
Alto – A down-home girl with lots of soul. Passionate, soulful, and grounded.
4 dancers (2 male, 2 female) Will be required to dance swing and ballroom in character shoes.
Everyone is encouraged to audition for either singing, dancing or both. Singers please bring a piece of prepared music on either music CD or .mp3 format on a USB drive.
For questions and concerns please e-mail the director at email@example.com.
The Art Center of Citrus County Invites Entries from Artists
Submissions are invited from area artists for the upcoming September Exhibit No. 1 for the 2018-2019 season.
Open to everyone over the age of 18, two-dimensional artists are welcome to submit their work for this juried exhibit in the categories of Paintings: Oil and Acrylic, Graphics and Mixed Media, Paintings: Water Media and Photography: Black and White and Color.
Entries for the exhibit may be dropped off at the Art Center on September 19, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and picked up on October 31, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The entry fee for members is $15 for two works, $30 for two works for nonmembers and $5 for each additional work up to five.
Awards will be given in the above categories and artists may offer their works for sale. A complete prospectus is available on the Art Center website.
Jurist for this exhibit will be local Ocala artist Bonnie Eads. Best known for figurative watercolor paintings, she is also known for her work in polymer clay. An award-winning artist, including Best of Show at Great Day in the Country, Oviedo, Fl., she is affiliated with several art organizations including Marion Cultural Alliance, Gainesville Fine Art Association and Rainbow Springs Art, Dunnellon.
The exhibition is free, open to the public and may be viewed Monday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and
during every performance of the Art Center Theater through October 7. A complete schedule of events can be
found on their website https://artcenterofcitruscounty.org/ . The Art Center Gallery is located at 2644 N Annapolis Ave. Hernando, Florida.
The Art Center of Citrus County is open to all who appreciate and want to support the arts in our community.
They are a member-owned and operated 501c3 non-profit organization with programs in the performing and
visual arts offering opportunities for participation, education and appreciation of the arts.
To learn more about this event, please contact
By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
“Oklahoma” is the first of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musicals, based on the play, “Green Grow the Lilacs.” The story takes place in Indian Territory on the eve of statehood and deals with a love triangle between Curley, Laurie and Jud Fry. The show features music written and composed by Rodgers and Hammerstein, best songs including: “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “Oklahoma”, “Surrey With The Fringe On Top” and “People Will Say We’re In Love”. Other supporting characters include the comedic role of Ado Annie and Will Parker, the Peddler Ali Hakim and the corky Aunt Eller. In addition are many other characters mixed in with a lively chorus that adds to the plot of the story.
This timeless romantic comedy finds senior citizens Sam and Amy, newly-married, arriving at their honeymoon retirement village only to discover the “Fountain of Youth” in their new Florida home. No one realizes that the water supply to their new apartment wing is hooked up to this fabled liquid. Amy sips some of the water, and their honeymoon turns topsy-turvy when she becomes a nineteen-year-old! Now they must survive the most incredible and comical “period of adjustment” a bride and groom have ever encountered. Call 352-746-7606 for tickets $19. Nature Coast Exhibit #3 Wine and Cheese Reception Free.