Really Big Show helps United Way

RUTLAND When 1960s television variety show maven Ed Sullivan would say he had a really big shoe planned for his Sunday night audience, he probably was thinking of the not-to-distant future when the United Way of Rutland County would host its annual fun-filled stage show in downtown Rutland. Chittenden Bank is sponsoring this years thirteenth Really Big Show. Audition applications are available at the United Way of Rutland County office, located at 6 Church Street (Longfellow School, second floor) or Chittenden Bank at 87 West St. If you would like an application mailed to you, please call the United Way office at 802-773-7477. The application deadline is Oct. 8. Participants must be at least 10 years old and not a professional entertainer. The cost to audition is $5 for single acts and $10 for groups of two or more. Auditions will be held on Oct. 10 and 14 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Rutland Intermediate School. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Paramount Theatre at 7 p.m.Tickets will go on sale Oct. 1 at the theaters box office, 802-775-0903. All proceeds from the Really Big Show XIII benefit the United Way of Rutland County. If you would like any further information, call 802-773-7477.

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