Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Saturday, April 19  •  47°Cloudy Air Quality: Green
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 68° Low 44°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Green
Sun: High 64° Low 40°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Green
Mon: High 69° Low 48°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Green
Tue: High 73° Low 47°
Scattered Thunderstorms
Wed: High 60° Low 41°
Partly Cloudy
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Historic Alexandria

Town Crier Auditions

Watch the "cryouts" from the 12 candidates for Town Crier, presented here in the order in which they auditioned for a panel of six judges on September 7, 2011. The results of a public poll conducted here on September 8 and 9 was combined with the other judges' rankings, and the winner was introduced at the Alexandria City Council meeting on September 27, 2011, at 7 p.m., at City Hall.

Each candidate was asked to deliver a cry composed by the City, followed by an original cry of their own composition or selection. Candidates were not required to appear in costume, and were not required to memorize the cries. A photographer from the Washington Post appears in some of the videos.


 

Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 1
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 2
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Winning Candidate 3
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 4
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 5
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 6
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 7
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 8
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 9
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 10
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 11
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Candidate 12

Historic Alexandria Administration
Lloyd House
220 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4554
Fax: 703.838.6451
Email

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.