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Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020

Civic Theatre sets ‘Mama Mia!’ auditions

VW independent/submitted information

Auditions for the Van Wert Civic Theatre musical Mamma Mia! will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, February 23, and Monday, February 24, at the theater, 118 S. Race St. in Van Wert. 

Director Chad Kraner, Music Director Dee Fisher, and Choreographer Kim Pollock need a large cast with ages ranging from high school and beyond. 

Story: Sophie is getting married soon and has a dream of being walked down the aisle by her father, a man whose name she does not know. When she discovers her mother, Donna, was romancing three men 9 months before her birth, Sophie invites the three men to her wedding with the hope of discovering which is her father. The music of ABBA interweaves with this story of friendship and love. 

Those auditioning should bring a short (90-second) prepared song that showcases vocal range and abilities.  Piano accompaniment will be provided. Come dressed to move, as those auditioning will be asked to do a few dance moves during auditions. Show dates are May 7-10 and 14-17. Visit or email Chad Kraner at for more information. 

POSTED: 02/11/20 at 3:36 am. FILED UNDER: News