Lincoln Community Playhouse will hold auditions for Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone on November 20 at 7:00 p.m. and November 21 at 8:30 p.m. at the Playhouse. Roles are available for 4 Black female singers. Interested actors should be prepared to sing 32 measures of music (pop, gospel, jazz, Broadway). An accompanist will be provided.
Performances are January 26-28 and February 2-4. There will be a holiday break for rehearsals.
Four women embody Nina Simone in this musical revue featuring 30 songs including “Strange Fruit, “ “I Loves You, Porgy,” “The Look of Love,” “Here Comes the Sun,” and “To Be Young Gifted and Black.” The show is directed by Dr. Kwakiutl Dreher and music directed by Crystal M. Dunning.