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DIRECTION BY CHASE KNIFFEN
CHOREOGRAPHY BY LESLIE OWENSHARRINGTON
MUSIC DIRECTION BY JOSE SIMBULAN
Auditions will be held on Monday, August 31
5:00 – 6:30 PM (Kids)
6:30 – 10:30 PM (Adults)
Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at Virginia Rep’s November Theatre, 114 W Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220.
Callbacks will be held Tuesday, September 1 from 5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
***Please email email@example.com for an audition appointment.***
All performers will be paid. Union and Nonunion.
What to prepare
Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided. Also be prepared to dance. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
*The role of ROSE is CAST
*The roles of ELECTRA, TESSIE TURA, and MAZEPPA are CAST
Louise (Female, 20-30)
awkward as a child and always observant, hides her femininity under the guise of a tomboy. When she finally shines, her unabashedly extrovert self takes over. Mezzo soprano/belt.
Herbie (Male, 45-60)
an agent for Rose’s children and a possible husband number 4, has a heart of
gold but also has the power to defend the people he loves with strength; baritone, strong actor.
Dainty June (Female, 20-30)
Baby June as a young teenager, the older she gets, the less she enjoys being treated like a child, must dance very well, tap, and be a strong performer with a strong belt, mezzo; ability to do the splits and twirl a baton a big plus
Tulsa (Male, 20-30)
Boynextdoor type, charming, handsome and endearing, strives to break and be a star, strong vocals and dance, must tap; tenor.
Adult Male Ensemble (Male 30-60)
Various character roles with minimal singing requirements; strong actors sought
Teen Newsboys (Male, 20-30)
Male dancing ensemble; must sing and dance extremely well; Broadway chorus type
Baby June (Female, 8-12)
Rose’s daughter who is constantly being groomed to be the next
Broadway star, cute, blonde, high energy performer with a fantastic belt, who dances well, has gymnastic skills; baton twirling a plus.
Baby Louise (Female, 9-13)
an awkward, observant young girl, always playing second fiddle to her sister June; genuine, earnest, and charming
Kid Newsboys (Male, 9-13)
Kid dancing ensemble; must sing and dance extremely well; gymnastics a plus