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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions 2017
These ghosts made appearances at last year’s Ghostwalk. Do you see yourself here?
Photos by Melvin and Kelvin Kestner.

Ghostwalk Auditions – August 3rd

The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you, to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans, They Walk Among Us!  Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s past right in the very locations they may have been seen. There’s no need to worry though, all the apparitions in these stories are from the pages of history, not from science fiction. Auditions will be Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Attmore-Oliver House at 511 Broad Street in New Bern.

Mickey Miller, Executive Director, is looking for volunteers, both men and women, ages 18 and up to play the phantom roles, “We’d like folks who are interested in this fun and exciting event, and who can give the time for the event’s three days. No experience is necessary. No preparation is necessary. Some might say, no pulse is necessary!”  Participants will be asked to read from scripts. Those selected will perform at one of 13 ghost sites including Cedar Grove Cemetery. Ghostwalk will take place the evenings of October 26-28.

If you are interested in participating in one of New Bern’s premier events as one of the ghostly specters from the past, call or email the New Bern Historical Society office at 252-638-8558 or send an email.

Submitted by: Kathy Morrison, New Bern Historical Society