Steamboat Briefs: The Chief Players to hold auditions Sunday, Monday |

Steamboat Briefs: The Chief Players to hold auditions Sunday, Monday

The Chief Players, a new community theater group, will host auditions Sunday and Monday at the Chief Theater.

Auditions begin at 7 p.m. If needed, there also will be an audition at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The group consists of many members of the old Steamboat Players theater group.

"When the Chief opened, they were open to morphing into the Chief Players," said Scott Parker, the executive director of the Chief. "They are really energetic community players. I think they're really going to raise the bar on community theater."

The auditions are for Agatha Christie's thriller "The Mousetrap." It will be directed by Thomas Miller. Planned dates for that show are Nov. 1 to 3 and Nov. 8 to 10.

The auditions are cold reads from the script, so those interested in participating don't need to prepare an audition monologue, and photos or headshots aren't needed.

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"We want people that want to do everything," Parker said. "It's not just actors — tech, sound, costume design, set design, stage design — we want everyone to be involved."

Charter school fundraiser is today in Hahn's Peak

A North Routt Community Charter School barbecue fundraiser is from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Hahn's Peak Roadhouse. There will be live music from the FunkyTunk Heroes, a silent auction, wagon rides, food, children's games, cow plop bingo and more. Squares for cow plop bingo are $10 each with a chance to win $250. Squares are on sale now at Hahn's Peak Roadhouse.

Tickets for the barbecue are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 3 to 11 and free for children 2 and younger at the door. For more information, call Stephanie at 970-871-9459.

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