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Kids invited to audition for ‘Jungle Book’

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 9:56 a.m. CST

DeKALB – Children’s Community Theatre invites children ages 7 to 17 to audition for its spring production of Disney’s “Jungle Book.”

The show, based upon Disney’s animated version of a Rudyard Kipling tale, tells the story of a young boy, Mowgli, raised in the jungle by a family of wolves. The cast of characters features the fearsome man-eating tiger Shere Khan, the sinister python Kaa, the hipster orangutan King Louie, Mowgli’s protector, the panther Bagheera, and his best friend, Baloo the bear. A jungle full of characters rounds out the cast, including elephants, monkeys, vultures and more.

CCT will hold auditions from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, and 6:30 to 9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at the First United Methodist Church, Fourth and Oak streets in DeKalb.

The show will be presented March 28 through 30 at Sycamore High School.

For more information about CCT or this show, visit CCTonstage.com.

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