WINTER PARK PLAYHOUSE SEASON - Winter Park Playhouse Auditions

Posted: February 27, 2014

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Winter Park Playhouse Season - OPEN by Appointment

Winter Park Playhouse|Winter Park, FL

Date of Audition:
4/1 and 4/2/2014


Call Type
Non-Required Principal

Time(s)
OPEN Auditions (Equity and Non-Equity) by APPOINTMENT

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
4 PM to 9 PM

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
12 PM to 6 PM

Contract
OAT
Category 3: Currently $270/week

Location
Winter Park Playhouse
11 Orange Avenue. Suite C
Winter Park, FL 32789


Seeking
Equity and non-Equity musical theatre performers, men and women, for the 2014-15 Season.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Prepare 16-32 bars of an up-tempo and a ballad (classic musical theatre pieces preferred) and a one minute comic monologue.

Bring sheet music in your key- an accompanist will be provided. No tapes or CDs permitted.

Bring a non-returnable headshot and resume.
Dance combos at callbacks

Other Dates
see breakdown for show dates

Other
www.winterparkplayhouse.org

Personnel
Roy Alan, Artistic Director
Chris Leavy, Musical Director

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Call Roy Alan, Artistic Director at (407) 645-0145 - Tursday - Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm or e-mail to mail@winterparkplayhouse.org

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown


BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
Conceived & Developed by Lynnette Barkley & Christopher McGovern
Book/Musical Arrangements/Original Songs by Christopher McGovern
Rehs. begin July 14, 2014 / Runs July 31 - Aug. 23, 2014

Seeking

GINGER ROGERS
late 20s – mid 30s (able to play 15 at the top of the show) Must act, sing & dance (including tap) extremely well. A vibrant, driven , upbeat young girl whose boundless energy and ambition is focused on success at all costs. In Act II, a Hollywood star at the top of her game, fighting the status quo sometimes to the exclusion of her personal life. Belt to a C, Mix to an E

LELA
Ginger’s mother – Cast

WOMAN #3
mid 20s – 40s Must act, sing & dance (including tap) extremely well and be very good at emulating famous stars.Plays a variety of roles, including Martha May (Texas dance champion), Louise (Ginger’s dresser and personal assistant), and various Broadway and Hollywood stars including Ethel Merman, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich and others. Belter To D (for ETHEL) and Head Voice for ENSEMBLE

MAN #1
early 30s – early 40s. Must act, sing & dance (including tap) extremely well and be very good at emulating famous stars. Plays Ginger’s first husband Jack (an aging vaudevillian), Hermes Pan (famed Ginger/Fred choreographer), as well as Jimmy Stewart and various others. Tenor to a G

MAN #2 – Cast

MAN #3
early 30s – mid 40s. Must act, sing & dance (including tap) extremely well. Plays Joe (all around studio hand), Bill McMath (Lela’s first husband/Ginger’s father), Bobby (dance contestant) and Lew Ayers (another of Ginger’s husbands). Tenor to a G

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THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG
Book by Neil Simon
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carol Bayer Sager
Rehs. begin Aug. 25, 2014 / Runs Sept. 11 - Oct. 4, 2014

Seeking:

VOICES of Vernon Gersch - 2 men. Must sing harmony and move well.

VOICES of Sonia Walsk - 2 women. Must sing harmony and move well.

VERNON GERSCH - Cast
SONIA WALSK - Cast

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ISN’T IT ROMANTIC? A TRIBUTE TO RODGERS & HART
Conceived by Roy Alan
Musical Arrangements by Ned Wilkinson & Christopher Leavy
Narrative by Todd Allen Long
Rehs. begin Oct. 27, 2014 / Runs Nov 13-23 & Dec 4-13, 2014

Seeking 2 men (1 Tenor – 1 Baritone)

2 women (1 Soprano – 1 Alto)

All must sing & dance (including tap) extremely well.

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THE RAT PACK LOUNGE
Written by James Hindman & Ray Roderick
Musical Arrangements by John Glaudini
Rehs. begin Dec. 29, 2014 / Runs Jan. 15 - Feb. 14, 2015

Seeking:

BOBBY GOLDENBERG / SAMMY DAVIS JR. – Tenor / A2 – D5

WILLIAM SAUNDERS / FRANK SINATRA – High Baritone / G2 – G4

JEORGE RODRIGUEZ / DEAN MARTIN – Baritone / G2 – G4

VIC CANDELINO / G2 – G4

KATHERINE KERR / ANGIE – Belter / F#3 – D5

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A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD / A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE
Book & Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
Music by Frank Lazarus
Rehs. begin Feb. 16, 2015 / Runs March 5 - 28, 2015

Seeking:

*Please note that all of the cast must sing & tap dance extremely well. All principles except Mrs. Pavlenko will be required to play the Melodica in Act I.

MRS. PAVLENKO
30s – mid 50s - Mezzo - In Act II, she must emulate Margaret Dumont as a rich widow

CARLO
mid 30s – 40s - Baritone. Must play the piano well and in Act II he must emulate Chico Marx as Mrs. Pavlenko’s Italian Footman

GINO – Cast

SERGE B. SAMOVAR – Cast

NINA
mid 20s – 30s - Soprano - As the ingenue, in Act II she plays Mrs. Pavlenko's daughter

CONSTANTINE
late 20s – late 30s – Baritone / Tenor - Leading man type

MASHA
late teens – early 20s. In Act I dances “Famous Feet” and sings off stage. In Act II, plays Mrs. Pavlenko’s Maid

SASCHA
late teens – early 20s. In Act I dances “Famous Feet” and sings off stage. In Act II, plays Mrs. Pavlenko’s Man Servant

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PUTTING IT TOGETHER
Words & Music by Stephen Sondheim
Rehs. begin March 30, 2015 / Runs April 16 - May 9, 2015

Seeking:

MAN #1
40-50 yrs old / Range: F3 - F5 . Party host. Rich. Hard-working. Pompous. Bit of a sexual pig. Big brother type to Man 2. Outwardly perfect, but inwardly miserable in his marriage. Emotionally absent and tired of his equally absent wife.

MAN #2
25-35 yrs old / Range: G3 - A5. Not as confident as his colleague, who he possesses a younger brother type of relationship with. Cerebral and calculated with charm. Enjoys being a bachelor, but may have a desire to become married someday.

MAN #3
30-45 yrs old / Range: G3 - F5. The uninvited party guest. Awkwardly honest with people he doesn’t know and serves lots of unwarranted commentary. Mischievous, kooky, and forward.

WOMAN #1
40-50 yrs old / Range: D3 - G5. Party hostess. Rich. Outwardly happy but truthfully miserable with her marriage. Regal and proper, yet depressed and shallow. Yearns to become a mother but is discontent with her distant husband.

WOMAN #2
20-30 yrs old / Range: F3 - G5 A maid who eventually becomes a party guest. Winsome and sexy, she routinely acts out because of her 'loneliness.' Ditzy, with little book smarts, but knows how to turn and manipulate people as a sultry seductress.


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