TriArts’ Auditions

Photo: Marsden Epworth

Among the many actor/singers who auditioned last weekend (a mix of bold, or determined, or terrified performers of all ages) for roles in TriArts’ coming season was one Elijah Stone: a 4-foot-8, 10-in-March, tow-headed bundle of natural kid talent.

After he sang two numbers with conviction and charm, he took accompanist Michael Berkeley’s seat at the piano and performed a rollicking variation on Ray Charles’s “Hallelujah, I Love Her So.” By Monday he had his callback notice.

“You should get lost in your song and the character,” Elijah says.

And he does.

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