Arts and entertainment briefs for Oct. 10, 2013


The Spirit and Songs of the ‘60s

Those looking to hear songs from the ‘60s should attend William Florian and his band “Those Were the Days” at the Raymond Theatre on Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance at Sagen’s, South Bend Pharmacy and at the theater, or $15 at the door.

Florian and his group, “Those Were The DaysTM”, will perform the songs he sang as a lead singer of “The New Christy Minstrels”, plus the songs of Peter Paul & Mary, John Denver, The Mamas And The Papas, and others.

More information about Florian can be found at his website,


Early “Les Miserables” auditions

Early auditions for Grays Harbor College’s spring musical production of “Les Miserables” are slated for Saturday, Oct. 12. The tryouts start at 10 a.m. at the Music Pavilion on the college’s main campus in Aberdeen.

Specifically, three male roles of Jean Valjean, Javert and Marius, plus the female lead Cosette will be cast. Those trying out should be prepared to sing the epilogue, “Do You Hear the People Sing”. Also, as an option (not required), auditioners may bring sheet music and sing 16 bars of a song of their own choosing.

After these auditions, people will be selected to stay for callbacks. Selections for the first callbacks will include: “Who Am I?” and “Bring Him Home” (Valjean); “Javert’s Suicide” (Javert); “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” (Marius); and “In My Life” (Cosette). Vocal numbers for second callbacks include “A Heart Full of Love (Reprise)” (Valjean, Marius and Cosette) and “The Confrontation” (Javert and Valjean).

According to director Brad Duffy, auditions for the remaining roles and the chorus of “Les Miserables” will take place on Dec. 10 and 12. A separate audition for the children’s roles of Gavroche and Young Cosette will occur at a date and time yet to be determined.

The musical will be performed seven times in March at the Bishop Center. For further information about the auditions, contact Duffy at 360-538-4172,


Second City Touring Company performance

Second City Touring Company will perform their show full of social and political satire using scene, music and improv skits at the Bishop Center on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The show contains adult subjects and may not be suitable for children. Tickets are available at and are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $12 for students.

Grays Harbor College is located at 1620 Edward P Smith Dr. in Aberdeen.


“Psycho” showing

The 7th St. Theatre’s Silver Screen Classics Film Series will feature the movie “Psycho” on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller follows the uncovering of murderous Norman Bates, who runs the Bates Motel. The 7th Street Theatre is located at 313 7th St. in Hoquiam. Doors open 30 minutes before each showing. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug and at

For more info, visit or call 360-537-7400.

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