Annual Music Guild tea is Sunday


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 11:27 am
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Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com

The annual Quad-City Music Guild pre-audition tea will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater in Prospect Park, 1584 34th Ave., Moline.

This is an opportunity to learn more information about the summer shows from the directors and to hear songs from the productions. Auditions for the three summer shows will be held Feb. 15 to 17 and Feb. 23.

The 2013 season includes the musicals "Something's Afoot" in April, "Cabaret" in June, "Peter Pan" in July, "9 to 5" in August and "A Christmas Survival Guide" in December.Refreshments also will be served. All are welcome.



















 



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