TheatreZone 2012-13 - Equity Performer Auditions
G & L Theatre
Campus of the Community School of Naples
13275 Livingston Road
Naples, FL 34109
(One block north of Pine Ridge Rd.)
Equity Performer Auditions (Principal/Chorus) by APPOINTMENT:
Saturday, September 15, 2012 and
Sunday, September 16, 2012
10 AM – 5:30 PM. Lunch from 2 – 2:30.
Equity Members without appointments will be seen
throughout each audition day as time permits.
Preferred method is e-mail MarkDanni@theatrezone-florida.com. If unable to e-mail, call 239/449-2323.
> A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Artistic Director / Stage Director of all shows: Mark Danni
Choreographer: Karen Molnar
Approval/salary level pending. See Other.
Musical theatre performers (m/f) for four musicals. See Breakdown for show and character details.
Please prepare 32 bars of a song, and have a contrasting selection ready if asked. Bring sheet music in the correct key; accompanist is provided, but may not transpose. Sides will also be provided at the audition, and will be available at www.theatrezone-florida.com in advance. Some may be asked to stay for a brief dance audition. Bring appropriate footwear.
Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.
2011-12 weekly minimum: $338.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
All listed roles/parts are available unless otherwise specified.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. Music & Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim, Book: Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart. Mus Dir: Charles Fornara. 1st rehearsal: November 19, 2012. Runs November 29 – December 1 and December 6 –8 at 8:00, December 2 and 9 at 2:00 and 7:30. Seven Equity actor contracts available.
Takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. The result is a non-stop laugh-fest in which a crafty slave (Pseudolus) struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan (Philia) for his young master (Hero), in exchange for freedom.
Pseudolus: 30 – 50. Playful, comic ringmaster of the show and slave to Hero. Baritone.
Domina: 40 - 65. An overbearing wife. Mezzo-Soprano
Erronius: 50 - 65. A doddering old man. Baritone
Hero: Senex’s son, the handsome, innocent master, in love with Philia. Tenor
Hysterium: Pseudolus’ hapless fellow slave and slave to Senex & Domina. Tenor
Lycus: A buyer & seller of courtesans. Baritone
Miles Gloriosus: Lycus’ pompous warrior client. Baritone
Philia: The lovely-but-vacant courtesan. Soprano
Senex: Hero’s father and the aging master of the house. Baritone
Gymnasia: Very tall & sexy courtesan.
Courtesans: Attractive, sexy, good dancers. (two Courtesans will be males who double as Proteans)
GRAND HOTEL. Music & Lyrics: George Forrest & Robert Wright, Additional Music: Maury Yeston, Book: Luther Davis. Mus Dir: Charles Fornara. 1st rehearsal: December 31, 2012. Runs January 10 – 12 and 17–19 at 8:00, January 13 and 20 at 2:00 and 7:30. 2013. Eight Equity actor contracts available.
Come, spend a night or two in the world's most opulent, extravagant hotel. Perhaps you will find your fortune there, perhaps you will find true love, perhaps all of your dreams will come true...perhaps...
It is 1928. The world is between wars, the stock market is booming, Berlin is the center of high life, and optimism rules the day. Inspired by Viki Baum's period novel.
Colonel-Doctor Otternschlag: 50 - 65. Grievously wounded by gas & shrapnel in WWI; a cynical, ruined man. Baritone
Erik: Intelligent young asst. concierge, ambitious. This role has already been cast.
Flaemmchen: 21 - 35. A pretty girl who seems to be younger than 20 and has theatrical ambitions. Mezzo.
Preysing: 40 - 50. General Director of a large textile company. Baritone.
Madame Peepee: 30 – 50. Hotel attendant working underground for a gangster. Belt.
Raffaela: 40 - 55. Confidante, Secretary, and sometimes dresser to Grushinskaya. Low Mezzo.
Rohna: 45 – 55. Hotel Manager. Baritone
Zinnowitz: 45 – 55. An attorney in Berlin. Baritone
The Two Jimmy’s: 22 - 35. Black American Entertainers. Good dancers. Tenors.
Two Telephone Operators: 22 - 35. Good dancers. Mezzos.
The following three roles are cast. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary.
Baron: CAST. Athletic, Charming, Optimistic, Dashing.
Kringelein: CAST. Not old, but mortally ill, a bookkeeper from a small town.
Grushinskaya: CAST. Still-beautiful, world famous, about to retire, Prima Ballerina.
NEXT TO NORMAL. Music: Tom Kitt, Book & Lyrics: Brian Yorkey. Mus Dir: Michael Horsley. 1st rehearsal: February 25, 2013. Runs March 7–9 and March 14–16 at 8:00, March 10 and 17 at 2:00 and 7:30. Four Equity actor contracts available.
Acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize- & Tony Award-winning groundbreaking musical. With a thrilling contemporary score, this is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.
Dan: 40 - 50. Diana’s husband. Handsome. Genuine. Constant. Tired. Tenor
Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine: 30’s. On the young side of Ageless. Assured. A rock star. Tenor
Gabe: 21 - 29. Diana’s son. Almost 18. Dashing. Gentle. Bright. Playful. Tenor
Henry: 21 – 29. Seventeen. Musician, romantic, stoner, slacker, philosopher. Tenor
Natalie: 21 – 29. Diana’s daughter. Sixteen and trying to be perfect. It’s not going well. Belt
Diana: CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary. Sexy, Sharp, Delusional bipolar depressive.
110 IN THE SHADE. Book: N. Richard Nash, Music: Harvey Schmidt, Lyrics: Tom Jones. Mus Dir: Charles Fornara. 1st rehearsal: April 22, 2012. Runs May 2–4 and May 9–11 at 8:00, May 5 and 12 at 2:00 and 7:30. Seven Equity actor contracts available.
In the hot and drought-stricken American southwest, spinster Lizzie Curry’s advances are rebuffed by File, the divorced sheriff. Charismatic, traveling con man Bill Starbuck restores Lizzie’s self-confidence, all the while promising the local farmers he can provide them some much-needed rain.
H.C. Curry: 55 - 65. Lizzie’s father. Powerfully set, capable, a good man. There is a dream in him. Baritone.
Noah Curry: 40 - 50. Lizzie’s older brother. He has little imagination. Rigidly opinionated. Baritone.
Jimmy Curry: 22 - 30. Lizzie’s younger brother. Looks older than his years until he opens his mouth; then he’s a child. Not sure he’s very bright. Tenor/Baritone.
File: 35 - 55. The Sherriff, reticent, intelligent, perhaps a little bitter, but also a sense of humor. Baritone/Tenor.
Snookie: 22 - 30. Pretty & flirty. Attracted to Jimmy. Mezzo.
Ensemble Men & Women: 25 - 65. Sing & move.
Starbuck: CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary. Loud braggart, gentle dreamer, con man.
Lizzie: CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary. A strong and integral woman yet unfulfilled in love.
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