Sunday, April 26, 2009

Dear Harvey: The Beginning

In December 2007, Diversionary Theatre commissioned Patricia Loughrey to write a new play about Harvey Milk. She interviewed dozens of community leaders as well as Harvey’s friends and family including: Tom Ammiano, Toni Atkins, Jackie Grover, Cleve Jones, Christine Kehoe, Anne Kronenberg, John Laird, Stuart Milk, Nicole Murray-Ramirez, Daniel Nicoletta, Mary Stockton, Robin Tyler, Dottie Wine and others. The play, Dear Harvey, directed by Dan Kirsch, with original music composed by Thomas Hodges, premiered at Diversionary, April 18-25.

San Diego State University's School of Theatre, Television, and Film will present Dear Harvey, directed by Peter Cirino, September 24 – October 2, 2009.

Attention SDSU Students - Audition Notice!

Dear Harvey
By Patricia Loughrey
Directed by Peter James Cirino

SDSU’s School of Theatre, Television, and Film will present Dear Harvey, a tribute to the life of Harvey Milk September 24 – October 4, 2009, following the play’s world premiere at Diversionary Theatre this April.

General Auditions will be held in The Experimental Theatre on: Monday, May 4, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

o Call Backs: Tuesday, May 5
o Final Call Backs: Wednesday, May 6

Prepare a one-minute (or less!) contemporary monologue that showcases your range as an actor.

Performance Dates: September 24th -Oct 2nd 2009
Experimental Theatre
First Rehearsal: August 17, 2009

Sign up on the callboard in the main hallway upstairs in the theatre building at SDSU.