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Auditions for next High Desert Opera production

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - High Desert Opera is holding auditions for the Broadway hit "I Do! I Do!," originally starring Robert Preston and Mary Martin, and an opera to be named later, possibly "Hansel and Gretel," by Englebert Humperdinck.

Auditions will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave. in downtown Grand Junction, Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1-3:30 p.m.

Those wishing to audition are asked to bring both an up-tempo song and ballad from musical theater for "I Do! I Do!," or an aria in English for "Hansel and Gretel." An accompanist will be provided.

Performances of "I Do! I Do!" will take place New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2012 and Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Opera dates to be announced. For further information, or to secure an audition time, contact James Werner, 970-270-7989.

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