You are here

Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’

Local kids will get a chance to perform with Broadway stars this spring.

Auditions have been set for the upcoming “Broadway Comes to Greeneville,” which raises awareness and support for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Beginning Feb. 19, auditions will take place across the region for children who want to be cast in the annual event, now in its seventh year. “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” is a production of the Ballad Health Foundation and presenting sponsor Consumer Credit Union. It’s a Broadway-style show featuring the youth talent selected at the upcoming auditions.

Broadway stars David Elder (“Guys and Dolls” and “42nd Street”), Gary Mauer (“The Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables”) and Elizabeth Southard (“The Phantom of the Opera” and “The Sound of Music”) will perform at the event on Sunday, April 29, at 3 p.m. at Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) in Greeneville, Tennessee.

Auditions are open to youth ages 7 to 17. Kids interested in auditioning should prepare a classical song, country song or Broadway song to perform for the judges. There will be a one-minute performance time for each vocalist, and for convenience, there will be a wireless speaker, piano and CD player available at each audition. However, if vocalists want to use an accompanist, they will need to bring their own. Vocalists can only audition once.

Audition times and locations are listed below.

Monday, Feb. 19, 5:30 p.m. – Annie Hogan Byrd Theatre, Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee
Monday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. – First Christian Church, 200 E. Mountcastle Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee
Monday, March 5, 5:30 p.m. – Barter Theatre, Stage II, 110 W. Main St., Abingdon, Virginia

For more information about the auditions, please contact Cookie McKinney at 423-431-1224.

More News

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ballad Health’s Lynn Krutak named Modern Healthcare’s prestigious ‘10 Women Leaders to Watch’ national list

Lynn Krutak, chief financial officer for Ballad Health, has been selected to the prestigious 2019 “10 Women Leaders to Watch in Healthcare” list announced by Modern Healthcare. The publication is a leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information across the nation. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Lynn Krutak named Modern Healthcare’s prestigious ‘10 Women Leaders to Watch’ national list.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia

A leadership committee representing 24 regional organizations, along with more than 150 community stakeholder groups, has created the region’s first Accountable Care Community – a collaborative group whose goal is to transform the health of twenty-one counties in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. ... read more about Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia.