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Audition for Six Actors

soldier auditions in Merida“Soldier, Come Home,” the award-winning play by Frank W. Wicks based on his great-grandparents’ Civil War letters, will be performed at the Merida English Library in mid- February.  Wicks, a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and a theatre professional, will direct the production.

The letters, written between 1857 and 1865, were found in a shoe box in the attic of the Wicks’ family home in South Fork, Pennsylvania. “Soldier” was given the “Best Community Impact Award” by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association in 2012.

The play, performed as reader’s theatre, has been performed throughout the United States, including an Off-Broadway production in New York City. For additional information about “Soldier, Come Home” go to

Auditions for actors will take place at the Merida English Library on January 14th at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Roles to be cast are one Woman, age 25 – 35 and five Men, ranging in age from 17 to 65.

Interested actors please call Frank Wicks at 9999956722 or email

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