The Summit Theatre Group is bringing the Book of Matthew to Lee's Summit with a slight twist. "Godspell", a well-known classic tale, will be set to a rock n' roll score composed by Stephen Schwartz (Prince of Egypt, Pippin and Wicked).

Preliminary auditions take place from 6 to 9 p.m. April 18 and from 9 a.m. to noon April 19 at the First Baptist Church of Lee's Summit, located at 2 N.E. Douglas St. It is a quick turnaround for callback auditions, which take place from 1 to 4 p.m. April 19

Rehearsals begin in late May in order to prepare for opening night on Aug. 7 at Lee's Summit Christian Church.

For more information, call 816-522-8387 or go to