he Alden Theatre is holding auditions for its spring kids show “Totally Red!” next Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 14 and 15, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at The Alden in the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.
The show is a unique retelling, in multiple styles, of the classic fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood.” The story is told in classic storybook theatre style (“Little Red Riding Hood”), melodrama (“The Perils of Being Miss RED”), Elizabethan (“Much Ado About RED”), 80’s hip-hop (“REDz in the Hood”), avant-garde (“Call the Moment RED”) and American musical style (“RED! The Musical!”).
Children ages 10 – 16 who reside in the McLean Community Center’s tax district are invited to audition. The show will run for two weekends this spring, March 14, 15, 21 and 22, with all performances scheduled for 3 p.m. To reserve an audition time, contact The Alden’s director of youth programs Kathy Herr at firstname.lastname@example.org.