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Audition Press Release – A PIECE OF MY HEART

The Golden West College Theater Arts department is holding auditions for Shirley Lauro’s stirring play A Piece of My Heart on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15, 2016, at 7:00pm.

Auditions will be held at the Theater Arts complex at Golden West College, 15751 Gothard Street at Center Avenue, Huntington Beach. Enter the campus from the Gothard Street side. Parking will be free for these auditions in the Gothard Street student parking lots only. Auditions for The Shape of Things by Neil Labute will place on the same nights at the same time.

Rehearsals begin on Monday, October 3 and are scheduled for Monday thru Thursday evenings from 7 pm until 10:30 pm. Cast members are called to rehearsals only when needed. If cast in this production, adult actors must enroll in a 2-unit college course.

Director of this production is Martie Ramm.

A Piece of My Heart is a powerful work that explores the music and soul of a tumultuous era in our history. It is the true story of six courageous American women sent to serve in Vietnam in the late 1960’s and their struggle to make sense of a war that irrevocably changed them and the nation that shunned them. So powerful, it has been named “the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation,” by The Vietnam Vets Association.   A Piece of My Heart was a finalist for The Susan Blackburn Prize and the winner of The Barbara Deming Prize for Women Playwrights and The Kittredge Foundation Award.

All roles are open. Auditions are open to everyone. Performers do not have to be enrolled Golden West College students to audition. A detailed audition notice, additional information and ticket information can be found at