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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Original Shorts

Casting call for Theatre du Mississippi’s Original Shorts

Theater du Mississippi
Theatre du Mississippi is holding open auditions for their upcoming production, Original Shorts—staged readings of four short plays.

Open auditions: April 11 and 12, 7pm - 9pm
Masonic Theater (255 Main Street, Winona)

  • TdM is looking for around 9 males and 6 females in their 20s to 60s.
  • Actors may request to be cast in only one, or as many as all four short plays.
  • Actors will receive a small stipend.

The performance is a staged reading with limited rehearsals beginning March 30th.

Performances May 9-11 at the Masonic Theater.

For questions please email

Winners of TdM’s third annual Original Shorts playwriting competition

Staged readings of the four winning plays will be held at the Masonic Theater in Winona on May 9 and 10 at 7:30pm and May 11 at 2:00pm.

Return Engagement by Kathleen Peterson

Fat Actress, Ugly Model, and Other Destructive Labels for Women by Bella Poynton

God Always Exists Somewhere by Greg Freier

The End by Conlan Carter

Honorable Mention submissions:

The Switchblade by Bella Poynton

In the Shadow of the Monste by Jacob Wrich

The Ninth Train by Jane and Jim Jeffries

Soyuz 5 by Rand Higbee

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