Hugo’s Arts Garden taking auditions for ‘Broadway Showstoppers’

The community theater in Hugo is accepting auditions for singers, dancers, and actors for the musical revue “Broadway Showstoppers.”

Auditions will be Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15, at the Oneka Room in the Hugo city hall.

Sept. 14  times are from 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m. for ages 10 to 18 and 7:30 p.m. to  9 p.m. for ages 19 and up.

Sept. 15 times are from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for ages 10 to 18 and 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for ages 19 and up.

Rehearsals will be Monday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.  Not all performers will be required to attend all rehearsals.

The hour-long musical, filled with memorable songs and dances from Broadway’s best shows, will be presented in Hugo on Oct. 23, 27, and 28.

To audition, prepare a song in advance.  Bring the sheet music and wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

For more details, call Jill Whitney-Birk at 612-716-5054 or visit


The Arts Garden community carnival and fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hugo city hall.

Families are invited for carnival games, art stations, food, silent auction, music and more.

The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for youth. A laptop computer and other prizes will be given.  The event will raise funds for the coming season.

The Hugo city hall is located at 14669 Fitzgerald Avenue N.