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Casting Call for Nov. 16, 2012

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Email Casting Call information of open auditions to jvirtusio@southtownstar.com. We also welcome information on auditions for singing and other groups.

Maps

Updated: December 19, 2012 11:10AM



Here is a look at upcoming auditions.

Casting calls include Palos Village Players’ auditions for “Crossing Delancey.”

SOUTHLAND AREA THEATRE ENSEMBLE: The community theater group, which stages productions at Governors State University in University Park, will conduct auditions for “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim on Nov. 16. Auditions are by appointment only between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Information: slatetheatre.org, where one can schedule an appointment slot and download an audition form.

PALOS VILLAGE PLAYERS: Auditions for “Crossing Delancey,” a romantic comedy by Susan Sandler, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 13350 LaGrange Road, Orland Park. Attendees should enter from the rear parking lot.

The play is the story of a young, single woman who works in a bookshop and pines after handsome authors. She also spends time with her grandmother, who lives in the Lower East Side of New York City’s Manhattan borough.

Granny and a matchmaker friend of hers have found a good match for the girl. Though the young lady is initially reluctant, a romance soon blossoms when she meets Sam, the pickle vendor.

The cast consists of two men and three women. Those auditioning will be asked to do cold readings from the script.

The director is Ken Evans, of Oak Forest, and the production dates will be Jan. 25-Feb. 2 in the Little Theater at Palos South Middle School.

Information: (708) 671-1091.

“THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE”: GSN is again on a nationwide search to discover the next champions of what officials called the network’s highest-rated original series of all time.

The second season of the hit series “The American Bible Challenge,” hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, is slated to air in 2013.

This November and December, casting directors will be traveling to select cities across the United States searching for teams of three who want to have fun and compete to win money for their favorite charity.

Not limited to these select cities, casting is open to all enthusiastic contestant teams around the country. Eligible teams should have competitive spirits, great personal testimonies and, of course, an outstanding knowledge of the Bible.

Casting sessions are ongoing in Los Angeles through Dec. 1 and also will take place in Nashville, Tenn., and Detroit on Nov. 17 and Atlanta and Dallas on Dec. 1.

Produced by RelativityREAL, “The American Bible Challenge” is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for potential contestants to celebrate their faith, have fun with friends, share their Bible expertise and potentially make an extraordinary difference to their favorite charity by winning money on its behalf.

Additional casting details are forthcoming. Applications are not limited to the aforementioned cities. Applications to be a contestant for Season 2 of “The American Bible Challenge” can be made at gsntv.com, by calling (323) 860-6703 or emailing to biblechallenge2012@gmail.com for further instructions on how to apply.

“The American Bible Challenge” is a one-hour game show in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible.

Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions are drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world’s best-selling book. The contestants share their compelling backstories and each team plays for a charity.

JO FRONT TV SHOW: TLC and the producers of the TV show “The Biggest Loser” have come together for a new show.

Billed as America’s favorite nanny, Jo Frost is back and ready to use her expertise to assist families who have run out of options and need her help.

“Are you a family in crisis? If you are a parent with kids ranging from toddlers to teenagers in need of desperate help, we are searching for you,” officials said.

“Are you at your wit’s end? Are your kids lying, bullying, drinking, failing out of school or even something worse? Or are you just overwhelmed with your family’s circumstances and don’t know what to do?

“If so, Jo Frost can and wants to help immediately.”

Those interested in help or who would like to nominate a family and are located in California, can email to americasnannycasting@gmail.com the following information: name, age, occupation, phone number, current city of residence, children’s names and ages, and a brief description of why the applicant needs Frost’s help.

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