LES MISERABLES - McCoy/Rigby Entertainment Auditions

Posted: February 6, 2014

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Les Miserables - EPA
McCoy/Rigby Entertainment|La Mirada, CA

Date of Audition:

Call Type
Equity Principal

Monday, March 3, 2014
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sign up10:00 AM
Lunch is from3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Minimum $760/wk

La Mirada Rehearsal Hall
15519 Phoebe
La Mirada, CA 90638
This address is not the La Mirada Theatre.

Actors for Les Miserables. See breakdown for full details.

Please prepare a contemporary musical theatre song. You may sing from the score. No opera, jazz, rock, r&b. It should be dramatic in nature. (i.e. Miss Saigon, Pirate Queen. Non-rock Andrew Lloyd Webber--Aspects Of Love, Sunset Blvd. Stephen Schwartz--Children Of Eden.BRING SHEET MUSIC.

Other Dates
Rehearsal: 5/13 Open: 5/30 and Close: 6/22
Performances areWednesdayandThursdaynight (7:30pm),Friday 8pm,Saturday 2pm and 8pmandSundaymatinee (2pm).

Tom McCoy and Cathy Rigby (Producers), Brian Kite (Director /Producing Artistic Director), Julia Flores (Casting Director)

Flores Casting (Jula Flores)
Other members of the Creative Team may stop by, but are not scheduled for the duration.

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor will be provided.

EPA rules will be in effect. Sign up begins at10:00 AM.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Jean Valjean:
35-40s. Sings to B (high lyric baritone or tenor with strong low notes). A poor peasant who rises to affluence, he has great natural nobility and dignity. A powerful figure, ideally a large man in both size and passion size and passion.

Baritone, sings to G. Policeman who relentlessly hunts Valjean. Ideally a large man. The ultimate “law and order” figure. Obsessed, to the point of irrationality, with a rigid and merciless moral code. He too is a character of large size and passion. Voice must have a darker quality than Jean Valjean.

Late 30s-40s. Strong comic character role. A crooked innkeeper, later a petty, amoral thief. Greedy, irreverent, selfish, boorish, vulgar. Baritone, sings to F sharp.

20s. High baritone (sings to A) with a strong bottom (to A). A member of the revolutionary student movement. Attractive and romantic but in a sensitive, 19th century “byronic” way.

20s-early 30s. High baritone (to G sharp/A) very strong singer. Charismatic political figure. Leader of the revolutionary movement.

Late 20s, early 30s. Belt up to C, sings to E flat. Poor factory girl, struggling to support her fatherless daughter. Later is a pauper, a prostitute, a consumptive and a ghost. Earthy and poignant. Although is finally defeated by circumstances she should appear to be strong and a survivor. She puts up a valiant fight against the horrors of her life.

18-25 (the younger the better). Fantine’s daughter (first seen as and played by a child) delicate, elegant, vulnerable and beautiful. Falls in love with and later marries Marius. Soprano (to high C) but a light, young “floating” sound, without heavy vibrato.

An enormous and beautiful belt voice, to C in belt (sings to E flat). Daughter of the Thenardiers but in no way behaves like them. Fired by an unrequited love for Marius. Small, gamine, waif-like. Hasn’t learned to disguise her emotions; wears her heart on her sleeve.

Madame Thenardier:
30s-early 40s. Tough, sharp, coarse, boorish, vulgar. Strong character comedienne role. Belter.

Boy, age 7 - 13. Spunky street urchin. Lots of personality. Sings very well.

Young Cosette and Young Eponine:
Girls, age 7 - 11. Sweet innocent waifs. Pretty soprano voice.

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