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P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell “humbug” to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century’s greatest show-biz legend, BARNUM is a colorful, dynamic spectacle with heart. Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart’s rousing score includes “There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute,” “Join the Circus,” “The Colors of My Life,” and “Come Follow The Band.”

Join Steven Hess and 23 Elephants this summer!

Directed by: Nathan Holguin Auditions: Saturday, March 9, 3-6pmSunday, March 10 12-3pm Callbacks: Saturday, March 16, 3-6pmSunday, March 17, 12-3pm First Read-Through: Monday, April 1, 7-10pm Rehearsals: Evenings, 7-10pm, Saturdays, 3-6pm (Not all actors needed at all rehearsals), 4/22-6/16 Performances: June 21-June 30, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm Fee: $500 for actors 18 and under.

MEET THE DIRECTOR!

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Nathan Holguin is excited and honored to direct Barnum with 23 Elephants. He is a three-year veteran of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown Alley touring both the Red and Blue units, has performed with The Midnight Circus, The New Pickle Circus, The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus and The San Francisco Street Performers Festival. Nathan has written and directed shows for Theater, Vaudeville, Burlesque, Circus, Outdoor Festivals and the Humble Street; collaborating with multiple circus, theater, dance and puppet companies in San Francisco, Chicago and beyond. He is a graduate of The Clown Conservatory, the San Francisco School of Circus Arts, has an AA in graphic art, design and advertising from The Art Center of Tucson and is a Journeymen member in good standing with I.A.T.S.E. Local 16 SF CA.