'Annie Get Your Gun' auditions set for Jan 5

Monday, December 22, 2014

McCOOK, Neb. -- More auditions for "Annie Get Your Gun" are set for 7-9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at the McCook elementary commons Area.

The show has a cast of 40, ages 12 and older.

The Southwest Nebraska Community Theater Production is set for the Fox Theatre March 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.

"Annie Get Your Gun" is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin.

The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley, a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank Butler.

The 1946 Broadway production was a hit, and the musical had long runs in New York and London.

Songs that became hits include "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly," "You Can't Get a Man With a Gun," "They Say It's Wonderful" and "Anything You Can Do."

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