Audition Notice: Unicorn City

Three Legged Race is holding auditions for Unicorn City, a new original musical comedy. The show will run at the Apollo Theater Studio Fridays at 10:30 p.m. from October 15-November 19.

Auditions will be held Saturday, July 31, from 1-4 p.m., at Johnny O’Hagan’s, 3374 N. Clark (Clark and Roscoe) downstairs.

We are seeking men and women of all types. Rehearsals will be Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons starting August 17. (The show has a cast of 10 and not all actors will be needed for all rehearsals.) Prepare a short comedic monologue and 16 bars of a song. No pay. To reserve a slot, e-mail three_legged_race@hotmail.com.

About the show

Unicorn City is a musical comedy about evil unicorns. In more detail, it’s about Aathenaar, a particularly ramshackle medieval town. Aathenaar’s baron is a petty tyrant, but he at least has vision: build a tourism industry around a number of unicorns that he has managed to capture. The unicorns, however, don’t particularly appreciate this plan. Neither does Zeb, the baron’s stableboy, who only gets to know the unicorns from the wrong end, or Wajida, the witch exiled by the baron as “wicked” years ago after an unhappy teenage romance. They–plus Wajida’s naive young ward, a destitute but cheerful peasant, and a traveling bard more interested in tail than tales–are about to discover just how needlessly violent a herd of unicorns can be.

Unicorn City was written by Greg Landgraf and will be directed by Joe Lewis of Elephant and Worm Educational Theater Company.

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