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Young Actors Have Chance to Audition for Charlotte’s Web

Auditions with InterACT for this children's classic are Oct. 23 and Oct. 24.

Auditions for Charlotte's Web will be held Tuesday, October 23 and Wednesday, October 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Baird Theater in South Orange. Callbacks will be Saturday, October 27 at 1 p.m.

There are roles for all the enchanting characters of this children’s classic: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be "a true friend and a good writer." Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the "miracle" of her web in which she writes, "Some pig."

Shona Roebuck will direct the production. "I am so excited to be directing interACT's first children's production! Charlotte's Web is a childhood favorite of mine, and I think this poignant story of friendship speaks to all, young and old,” she said.

Roebuck is looking for children enrolled in grades K-8 for the production. Appointments are strongly suggested and may be made online @ interACT Auditions.

Walk-ins are welcome and will be seen at first available time slot.

Performance dates are February 1-February 3, 2013.

Auditions will be held at The Baird Theater, 5 Mead St. 3rd Floor, South Orange. Parents will be required to attend a parent informational meeting Saturday,  November 3 at 1 p.m.

General rehearsals will be held Tuesday Wednesday and Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

More information is available from interACT Theatre Productions, (973)-544-8489 or info@interactproductions.org

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