Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe to hold 'Carol Burnett' auditions

The Village Church Community Theater recently announced auditions for a variety of roles for approximately eight men and 10 women from the original comedy scripts featured on “The Carol Burnett Show.”

The audition is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Village Community Church, 6225 Paseo Delicias in Rancho Santa Fe. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3.

For an audition appointment, contact Margie Wood at margiew@villagechurch.org or call 858-756-2441, ext. 128. To learn more about the church theater group, visit at www.villagechurchcommunitytheater.org.

Actors can be challenged to bring to the stage, comedy characters from “The Carol Burnett Show,” playing Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, Lyle Waggoner, Harvey Korman and Vicki Lawrence, plus additional guest actors.

The comedy writers for this show, which ran from 1967 to 1978, were some of the best — every scene has been well crafted. Carol Burnett said: “I think we have the finest comedy writers in television and am pleased that their efforts can now be enjoyed again and again, instead of just one night on national television. It is particularly gratifying to announce that all six writers are donating their royalties to the Navajo Children’s Foundation in Arizona.”

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