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Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'Ole and Sven Together Again'

The days are getting shorter and there's a chill in the air. This means the holiday season is just around the corner and it's time to audition for Ole and Sven Together Again.

Auditions for the play, which was written by Kevin Lee of Miltona and will be presented by the Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre, will take place on Monday, October 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett.

Auditions are open to everyone with new characters added this year. The cast of past Sven and Ole performances are encouraged to audition.

There are parts for seven men - Sven, Ole, Frank, Lars, Big Eddie, Pete and Jon, who is Ole and Lena's son. There are also parts for seven women - Tina, Lena, Betty, Solveig, Marvelle, Svea and Mari, who is Sven and Tina's daughter.

If people are unable to make the October 12 date, but would still like to audition, call Betsy Ostenson, director, at (218) 948-2197.

This is the third play in a series of Ole and Sven plays written by Lee.

Rehearsals will begin on Monday, October 26 with a read through starting at 6:30 p.m.

Performances are set for Thursday, December 10; Friday, December 11; Saturday, December 12; and Sunday, December 13.

Dinner theater will be served on both Friday and Saturday nights by the Peace Lutheran Men's Breakfast Group

Performances for Thursday through Saturday begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday performance will be at 2 p.m.

Anyone wanting to help out with backstage work, set construction and painting or other work, should contact the producers of the play - Darla Johnson at (218) 458-2432 or Christy Johnson at (320) 760-8722.