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REEFER MADNESS - The Little Theatre of Norfolk Non Equity Auditions

Posted: March 29, 2014
Audition Location: Norfolk, VA

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Audition Notice:  Reefer Madness, The Musical

 

Book by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney

Music by Dan Studney

Lyrics by Kevin Murphy

Directed by Brendan Hoyle

Produced by Double Dog Theatre LLC

REEFER MADNESS is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.

Performances: July 18 - August 10, 2014

Rehearsals Start:  May 27, 2014 

The Little Theatre of Norfolk

 

 

Call Type:

Open Non-Union

 

To audition please complete the form available at www.doubledogtheatre.com/shows/audition/ to select a time slot. This time slot will be confirmed approximately one week before auditions. For your audition please bring a prepared song of your choice. Song should be between 1 and 2 minutes in duration. 

 

Location:

The Little Theatre of Norfolk

801 Claremont Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507

 

Dates and Times of Auditions:

Monday, May 12, 2014: 7:00 pm – 10:00pm

Tuesday, May 13, 2014: 7:00 pm – 10:00pm

Wednesday, May 14, 2014: 7:00 pm – 10:00pm

 


Preparation:

  • Auditionees will be asked to sing, dance, and read from the script. 
  • Please bring sheet music for the provided Accompanist. 
  • Please come to auditions prepared to move, as there will be a dance portion of the audition.
  • To find out more info and to sign up for an audition slot visit www.doubledogtheatre.com

 

Seeking:
Cast - 14 total
4 men, 3 women, 7 Ensemble

JIMMY HARPER - A wholesome, innocent, high school teenager who runs into trouble after he is lured into the dangerous world of reefer

LECTURER - a severe authority figure who warns the audience of the perils of Reefer Madness. (Doubles as Goat-Man, Mr. Poppy, Irish Priest, Old Man, Radio Announcer, Ticket-Taker, Policeman, FDR)

MARY LANE - Jimmy's sweetheart, a naive, virginal teenage girl.

JACK STONE - The handsome and ruthless proprietor of the Reefer Den, a 30's gangster movie-type. (Doubles as Jesus, George Washington)

MAE - An attractive, yet slightly haggard dame in her mid-30s, the hostess of the Reefer Den.

RALPH WILEY - a denizen of the Reefer Den, formally a fraternity man, his college days ended long ago due to his reefer habit. (Doubles as Sally's Baby, Switch-Puller, Uncle Sam)

SALLY - a sexy and seductive resident of the Reefer Den, she possesses the libidinous soul of Mae West combined with the rat-a-tat moxie of vintage Barbara Stanwyck. (Doubles as Lady Liberty)

PLACARD GIRL/ FEATURED ENSEMBLE - throughout the play she reinforces the warnings of the Lecturer by holding large signs that clearly state the moral of what we've just seen. (Doubles as Five-and-Dime Kid, Police Officer)

ENSEMBLE - Mixed gender group to represent Reefer Zombies, Kids at the Five-and-Dime, Jungle Orgy dancers, Angels, and patriotic background chorus in the Star-Spangled finale.

 

REEFER MADNESS is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.

 

ABOUT THE PRODUCER:

Double Dog Theatre is a small and versatile company of artists with a shared interest in creating daring theatre that has personal, societal, and universal significance. The company is built upon a production based profit-sharing model, which gives each actor, designer, and team member shared ownership of every play that Double Dog produces. The mission of Double Dog Theatre is to produce excellent and daring theatre that artists want to make and that audiences want to see.

www.doubledogtheatre.com

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