Candlelight Tours Director: Loretta Wittman


Sunday July 11th, 2:00-5:00 pm & Monday, July 12th 6:00-8:30 pm

Sign up for one ten-minute slot at:

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Where: Old City Cemetery Chapel

401 Taylor Street

Lynchburg, VA 24501


Candlelight Tours is a consistently sold-out program of living history featuring portrayals of people of the 1800s and 1900s who are buried at the 215-year-old Cemetery.

Roles Available for Individuals aged 17+

Seeking actors to portray: African American school principal, a German immigrant woman, African American stone carver, a Point of Honor gentlelady, a formerly enslaved woman who served as a Civil War nurse, a coal miner killed in West Virginia, African American resident of the Dorchester Ladies Home, and a Civil War Doctor that served at the Pest House. 

Also seeking seven Tour Guides who will have an individual character and will give context about each story as they lead audience members to six different sites each evening. 


All positions paid!


Rehearsals will begin the week of August 22nd

Tech Rehearsal Week: October 2 – 6

Performance Dates: 

October 7, 8, 9 

October 14, 15, 16 

October 21, 22, 23 

Sunday, October 24 (matinee)


Audition Format

Actors will be provided with monologues from the script. Click Here for monologues: Candlelight Tours Audition Monologues 2021

Be sure to bring a recent snapshot, resume or list of experience, and calendar of conflicts with you to the audition.

Please arrive fifteen minutes prior to your audition to fill out forms.

Sign up for one ten-minute slot at:

Sign up for OCC Auditions


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401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

Office: (434) 847-1465
Fax: (434) 856-2004

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