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Express-News: S.A. Stage Directors Get a lot from Time in the Spotlight

By Deborah Martin

"Ken Frazier is causing trouble. And so is his character. Frazier is playing rabble-rouser Randall McMurphy in the Sheldon Vexler Theatre's staging of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. In this particular scene, he leads his fellow mental hospital patients in a game of basketball in the middle of their ward — a definite no-no. Worse than that, he's contributed to a missed cue." Read More


A date for auditions for The Trojan Women, directed by Ken Frazier, has not yet been scheduled, but if you're interested, we want to hear from YOU!

Here's what you need to know:

Production Dates: October 25 through November 15. Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 8:00 PM, Sundays at 2:30 PM

Troy has fallen and the city burns. As they look upon the remains of the kingdom, the surviving women struggle with the aftermath of war. The story hints that; beyond defeat there may come a greater glory than will be the fortune of the victors.

Roles for women and men available!

Only two steps to follow if you are interested in auditioning:

  1. Review our schedule and your calendar to determine your availability;

  2. Email us to express your interest. Include any conflicts during the rehearsal and production period.

Rehearsal Schedule:

  • Preliminary rehearsals may begin with a few meetings, read-throughs, and table work sessions in the last week of August.
  • Regular rehearsals will begin mid September.  A typical Vex rehearsal schedule is Monday- Thursday 7pm-10pm.  Friday and weekend rehearsals are scheduled as needed throughout the rehearsal period. 
  • The final two weeks and weekends of rehearsals include technical and dress rehearsals with the full company called.

Location: Weinberg Campus JCC, 12500 N.W. Military Highway, San Antonio, Texas, 78231 

Email The Vex for more info!


Are you interested in seeing a Vex show for FREE?  Vex ushers have a real simple job: hand out programs, tear ticket stubs, and assist with serving complimentary refreshments during intermission.  The reward?  You get to see the show from premium seats at no cost to you!  If this sounds like something you might be interested in doing, please contact the Sheldon Vexler Theatre.  Be sure to put "Vex Usher" in the subject line!

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive info about upcoming auditions, please send us an email with your name and email address.  To receive our season brochure, send us an email with your physical address.  If you'd like to sign-up for The Vex's email newsletter, visit the Email Sign Up page and select the Sheldon Vexler Theatre.


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