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Live Oak Theatre announces 2018-19 season

Courtesy of Keith Olsen Tevye (Vince Vanni) and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof, sing \u201CTo Life\u201D in Live Oak Theatre\u2019s 2013-14 season. Live Oak Theatre Company has announced its 2018-19 season of shows, which will be presented at the group\u2019s new building in Brooksville. LOT, now in its ninth year, has presented hit musicals such as \u201CFiddler on the Roof\u201D, \u201CThe Secret Garden\u201D and \u201CAnnie\u201D. Courtesy of Keith Olsen
Courtesy of Keith Olsen Tevye (Vince Vanni) and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof, sing \u201CTo Life\u201D in Live Oak Theatre\u2019s 2013-14 season. Live Oak Theatre Company has announced its 2018-19 season of shows, which will be presented at the group\u2019s new building in Brooksville. LOT, now in its ninth year, has presented hit musicals such as \u201CFiddler on the Roof\u201D, \u201CThe Secret Garden\u201D and \u201CAnnie\u201D. Courtesy of Keith Olsen
Published Aug. 6, 2018

BROOKSVILLE — Live Oak Theatre Company has announced the 2018-19 season of shows and audition dates.

The season includes three productions:

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be presented weekends, Nov. 2-18.

It's a Wonderful Life radio play will include two shows held on one weekend in early December.

Godspell will be presented weekends, March 29-April 14.

A season preview of all three shows, as well as other selections from previous seasons will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23.

Shows will be presented at the new Live Oak Center for the Performing Arts, 21030 Cortez Blvd. (Truck Bypass 50).

Open auditions for the season will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 and 23 at the new Live Oak Theater Center for the Performing Arts, 21030 Cortez Blvd. Those auditioning should prepare 16 bars from a song. A monologue that is less than two minutes is welcome, but not required. Cold readings will be used for call backs.

Those with no prior experience with Live Oak Theatre are required to complete the theatre's orientation program. The program consists of two classes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14 and 16 at the center. Attendance at both sessions is required to audition.

To register for orientation, call the box office at (352) 593-0027 or email liveoakboxoffice@gmail.com. Theatre members who participated in prior productions, and children who attended this year's performing arts camp need not attend open auditions, only call to indicate your interest. LOT members who wish to be considered for callbacks should contact liveoakstagemanager@gmail.com.

Season tickets are $50. Individual show tickets are $20 adults, $5 for children 13 and younger. Tickets for the season preview in September are $15 adults, $5 for children 13 and younger.

For details or to purchase tickets, visit the website at liveoaktheatre.org or call the box office.

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