MAMMA MIA! - Tropicana Theatre Auditions

Posted: January 16, 2014

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Date of Audition:

Call Type
Equity Principal

Monday, February 3, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch from1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sign in begins at9:00 AM

Special Casino Contract Pending

Madilyn Clark Studios
10852 Burbank Blvd
N. Hollywood, CA 91601

Actors for Mamma Mia. See breakdown for full details.

Please be prepared to sing a contemporary pop song. Please bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

Other Dates
Rehearsals in NYC:March 31st, 2014
Rehearsals in Las Vegas:April 28th, 2014
First Preview:May 8th, 2014
Opening:May 16th, 2014

Las Vegas- Tropicana Theatre

See breakdown for full details.

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor will be provided.

EPA rules in effect. Sign up begins at9:00 AM.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Producers: Judy Craymer, Richard East and Bjorn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal Music and Lyrics: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus
Book: Catherine Johnson
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Associate Dir.: Martha Banta
Resident Dir.: Eric Woodall
Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast
Assoc. Choreo.: Janet Rothermel
Musical Supervisor: Martin Koch
Associate Musical Supervisor: David Holcenberg
General Management: Bespoke Theatricals
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

The songs of the pop group ABBA provide the score for this romantic comedy that contrasts the dreams and desires of a young woman about to become a bride with those of her mother, a free spirit of the 70s who never married. “Mamma Mia!” takes place at a taverna on a Greek island. The cast should be quirky and offbeat; we are not seeking obvious musical theater performers. ACTORS who sing and move work best in this show. ALL ARTISTS SHOULD HAVE A ROCK SOUND AND BE ABLE TO MOVE WELL. We are seeking performers of all races and ethnicities for these roles.

DONNA (late 30s-early 40s – the mother of a 20 year old girl) Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side.

SOPHIE (18-25) A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has a wild, zany spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Pop soprano.

TANYA (late 30s-early 40s) A former singer in the “Dynamos.” Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty.

ROSIE (late 30s-early 40s) Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, bit of a clown. Actress who sings.

SAM (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Baritone.

HARRY (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and
conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must be able to do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. High baritone, tenor.

BILL (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man. Should be a very good actor who sings.

SKY (mid-late 20s) Sophie’s fiance. Athletic, attractive – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie.

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