FINGER LAKES MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2014 SEASON - Merry-Go-Playhouse Auditions

Posted: January 7, 2014

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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival 2014 - EPAs

Merry-Go-Round Playhouse / Finger Lakes Musical

Theatre Festival | Auburn, NY

Date of Audition:

2/10/2014

Call Type

Equity Principal

Time(s)

Equity Principal Auditions

Monday, February 10, 2014

10 AM to 6 PM

lunch 1:30 to 2:30


Contract

LOA

ref. to COST *


Location

NOLA Rehearsal Studios

250 W 54th Street

New York, NY 10019

11th floor


Seeking

Equity actors who sing, men and women, for the 2014 season.

Shows presented at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and at the Kodak Theatre.

Preparation

Prepare a full song or two 16 bars that show range and vocal abilities.

Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates

Salary note:

$587/week while performing at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Auburn, NY

$710/week while performing at the Kodak Theatre, Rochester, NY

Other

www.fingerlakesMTF.com

Personnel

Producing Director - Ed Sayles

General Manager / Associate Artistic Director -- Brett Smock

• EPA Rules are in effect.

• A monitor will be provided.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown

MARY POPPINS
Book by Julian Fellowes, Original Music & Lyrics by Richard Sherman and Robert Sherman, New Songs and Additional Music/Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh
Dir: Ed Sayles
Choreographer: Brian Collier
Musical Dir: Jeff Theiss
1st rehearsal: May 22 / MGR perfs: June 4 - July 2 / KODAK perfs: July 8 - 13
Seeking:

MARY
Leading Lady; excellent singer who moves very well; crisp and proper on the outside, warm and loving on the inside; possesses a magical, whimsical flair to her personality;

BERT
Good natured, fun-loving character man, excellent dancer/singer with strong physical comedy skills;

GEORGE BANKS
Male; 40 - 60; strict, stern, tries to provide but forgets to father;

MISS ANDREW
Female, 40-60; Mr. Banks' old nanny; cruel, demanding;

MRS. BRILL
Female; 40-60s; character woman, housekeeper/cook;

WINIFRED BANKS
Female; 30-50s; Former actress; struggles to find herself as a woman as well as wife and mother;

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DAMN YANKEES
Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, Music/Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Dir: David Lowenstein
Choreographer: TBD
Musical Dir: Corinne Aquilina
1st rehearsal: June 26 / MGR perfs: July 9 - 30 / KODAK perfs: Aug 5 - 10
Seeking:

JOE HARDY
Male; 20s; athletic, attractive; strong and very charismatic with tender side;

LOLA
Female; 20s-30s; devious, sexy, magnetic, star presence with flair for comedy;

APPLEGATE
Male; 30-60s; charming, sexy, intelligent and suave.

MEG BOYD
Female; 50-60s; lovely housewife, smart and empathetic and loving;

OLD JOE

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ON THE TOWN
Book / Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Leonard Bernstein
Dir/Choreographer: Brett Smock
Musical Dir: Jeff Theiss
1st rehearsal: July 24 / MGR perfs: Aug 6 - 27 / KODAK perfs: Sept 2 - 8
Seeking:

GABEY
Male; 20-30s; Enthusiastic, earnest, down to earth, very likeable, romantic and charming. Excellent triple threat. Lyric bari-tenor;

OZZIE
Male; 20s – 30s; Smart, wise-cracker, energetic and determined. Excellent triple threat. Character high baritone.

CHIP
Male 20 – 30s; Energetic, naïve, young, earnest. Excellent triple threat. Baritone.

CLAIRE DE LOON
Female; 30s; buttoned up, cool and collected at first but unravels into a wild girl; Excellent triple threat; Soprano belt.

HILDY
Female; 30-40s; tough, aggressive, funny, character girl; doesn’t take ‘no’ for an answer; bold, brassy and sexy; comedic actress with great voice who moves extremely well. Mezzo belt.

IVY SMITH
Female; 20s; beautiful, naïve, elegant and spirited girl. Excellent triple threat. Mezzo belt.

MADAME DILLY
Female 40-60s; Excellent physical comedic actress with command and presence. Diva. Character mezzo.

JUDGE PITKIN
Male 50s; Uptight, befuddled comedic character man; Bass-Baritone.

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THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
Book by Peter Stone, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Dir/ Choreographer: TBD
Musical Dir: Corinne Aquilina
1st rehearsal: Aug 21 / MGR perfs: Sept 3 - 24 / KODAK perfs: Sept 29 - Oct 5

WILL ROGERS
Male; 40-50s; star of the Ziegfeld Follies; warm, engaging and very charismatic performer; natural ease and confidence with audience; facility with rope and guitar; Baritone;

BETTY ROGERS
Female; 30-40s; warm, engaging actress with terrific vocal prowess; magnetic, powerful and loving; Mezzo w/ strong belt;

Z'S FAVORITE
Female; 20-30s; beautiful, leggy, statuesque show girl with great voice and knack for comedy; Strong belt;

CLEM ROGERS
Male; 60-70s; mature actor; gruff, stern, sharp and witty; Will’s father ; must move well; character baritone;

WILEY POST / U/S WILL ROGERS
Male; 30-50s;

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CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES (The Final Potluck Supper)
Book by Greta Grosch, Music/Lyrics by Drew Jansen
Dir: Lisa Myers
Musical Dir: Mark Goodman
1st rehearsal: Sept 18 / MGR perfs: Oct 1 - 18
Seeking:

PASTOR
Male; 60s; Norwegian Minnesotan, loveably awkward; lives a life of dedication to the church. Plays multiple roles.

KARIN ENGELSON
Female; 20’s-50’s; Norwegian Minnesotan; mother of Beverley; the most “modern” of the Church Basement Ladies.

BEVERLY SIGNE ENGELSON HAUGE
Female; 13-35, Norwegian Minnesotan, frazzled mother of four. Strong willed.

VIVIAN SNUSTAD
Female; 45-75; Norwegian Minnesotan, matriarch of the Church Basement Ladies. Holds steadfast in the traditional ways of the church. Unwitting comedienne.

MAVIS GLIMERSON
Female, plays 30’s-60’s; Norwegian Minnesotan; good natured and able bodied farm wife. Her commanding physical stature is impossible to ignore. Quick with a joke or a helping hand.

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MENOPAUSE, The Musical (Merry-Go-Round Downtown)
Dir: Seth Greenleaf
Book/Lyrics by Jeannie Linders
1st rehearsal: May 22 / Performances @ MGR Downtown: May 29 - Aug 9

All roles available. Breakdown forthcoming. Check back frequently.


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