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December 8, 2013

Theatre Guild auditions ‘Dixie Swim Club’

VALDOSTA — Theatre Guild Valdosta hosts auditions this week for its next play, “The Dixie Swim Club.”

The show features an all-female cast. Five women are needed for this show. Both Guild regulars and newcomers are encouraged to audition.

“The Dixie Swim Club” synopsis: “Five Southern women, who were college swim team mates, meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage in North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh, and meddle in each others’ lives. The show focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of 33 years. ‘The Dixie Swim Club’ is the story of five women and friendships that last forever.”

The play is by the playwright team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. This group has proven popular with the Guild which has also presented the Jones-Hope-Wooten country comedies of “Dearly Beloved,” “Christmas Belles,” “Southern Hospitality,” and Jones’ along with David Bottrell’s “Dearly Departed.”

“The Dixie Swim Club” will be performed Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 and Feb. 6-8.

Auditions are scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 9-10, The Dosta Playhouse, 122 N. Ashley St. More information: visit

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