Captivate and Intrigue Us

Horwitz, Simi
January 2002
Back Stage;1/25/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p35
Trade Publication
Provides suggestions from musical director Kevin Stites to stage performers who would like to audition for the 'Oklahoma!' play. Preferred song from those who are auditioning; Importance of actor's choice of a monologue with which the actor has a genuine connection; Importance of actors' appearance during audition.


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