Aida http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Opera Looking For 'Super' Men http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-opera-looking-super-men <p>To kick off its 75<sup>th</sup> season, the Pittsburgh Opera is looking for “super” men — minus the red cape … and the shirt.</p><p>The opera is holding open auditions to find approximately 60 male supernumeraries, or extras, for non-singing parts in Giuseppe Verdi’s “Aida.”</p><p>The extras will play priests and slaves marching after an Egyptian victory over invading Ethiopians as part of the opera’s famous Triumphal Scene.</p><p>While some “supers” will be dressed in robes, many will have to bare their chests as Egyptian soldiers.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 15747 at http://wesa.fm