[Capdist-auditions] HMT annoucing audtitions- CURTAINS
Home Made Theater
info at homemadetheater.org
Tue May 5 12:21:08 EDT 2009
Announcing Open Auditions for our October 09 production of Kander & Ebbs
Director Steve Coats (HMTs CABARET)
Musical Director Richard Cherry * Choreographer Ava Conoval
(both from HMTs production of HOW TO SUCCEED
When: Monday & Tuesday May 4 & 5
Time: Monday: 6:30pm to 8:30pm * Tuesday: 7:30pm 9:30pm
Where: At the Spa Little Theater
What to prepare: Prepare sixteen bars of a Broadway song and bring sheet
music for the accompanist. You may be asked for a short section of a
contrasting song as well. You will also work with the choreographer and may
read scenes at the open call or callback. Please dress to move. Please
bring a current resume and photo. Photos cannot be returned.
LIEUTENANT FRANK CIOFFI (30 45) A detective who is also a musical theatre
aficionado. Aside from being exceptionally good at his job, he has also
aspired to be a musical theatre performer his entire life. He falls
head-over-heels for Niki. Vocal Range Ab E.
NIKI HARRIS (20s-early 30s) Pretty, naïve ingénue. Niki is a chorus
girl/understudy in the show-within-the-show during its Boston tryout. She
wants to make it big on Broadway. She falls for Detective Cioffi who is
investigating a murder at the theatre. Actress must have legit Soprano and
good comic timing. Soprano C E.
GEORGIA HENDRICKS (30s) Female half of our songwriting team. Hasnt
performed in a while but she ends up taking on the leading lady role upon
the demise of the Star. She must sing and dance well. G E.
CARMEN BERNSTEIN (45-60) Brassy Broadway producer who runs the show. A
feisty broad with laser eyes and a sharp tongue. She is a terrific comedic
actress who sings well. Low Eb E.
AARON FOX (30 - 40s) The composer of the show-within-the -show. His
songwriting partner, Georgia, is also his wife from whom hes separated.
Hes a sexy, charming ladies man. Bb Gb
SIDNEY BERNSTEIN (late 50s-mid 60s) The producer of an out of town flop.
Sidney is tough and self-serving. Actor should have good comic timing.
CHRISTOPHER BELLING (40-60) English director. Very camp. Very funny.
Requires a good comic lead actor. (One song) B E.
BAMBI BERNET (Early 20s-early 30s) Chorus performer and much harassed
daughter of Carmen, the lead producer. Longs to be a leading performer.
Many think she was only hired because of her mother. Bambi is a good
dancer/comedienne who sings well. C C.
DARYL GRADY (30s) A theatre critic for a Boston newspaper, he enjoys using
the power he has to make or break shows during their out of town tryouts.
Thinks pretty highly of himself. (no singing)
JOHNNY HARMON (40s-50s) Male or female Stage Manage r of the
show-within-the-show. Johnny is a character actor who is gruff but lovable
and keeps the company in line and on their toes. (small amount of singing)
OSCAR SHAPIRO (45-60) The general manager. He is an agreeable if somewhat
anxious man. He is always looking for any angle to find money. Requires a
good comic actor who sings. Bb E.
BOBBY PEPPER (20s to early 30s) The choreographer and lead dancer. He is a
strong singer who dances well. Plays Rob Hood in the show-within-the-show.
JESSICA CRANSHAW (30s-40s) A fading Hollywood star. This is a brief but
swell role. She lives and dies a diva. She is a character singer and a
forgetful actress who stars in the show-within-the-show, unfortunately, she
dies on opening night, page 5! G D.
SASHA ILJINSKY The shows pit conductor. He/She sings the opening song in
Act II and leads the orchestra. B C.
ENSEMBLE ROLES: Five to seven men and five to seven women who play the
actors under investigation for the murder(s). They all appear in the
show-within-the-show which is seen in performance and rehearsal and
during Cioffis rewrites. This is a group of singing, dancing, acting
performers who are crucial to the production. Good movers with various
ranges of voice.
P.O. Box 1182
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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