Noneqiuty Auditions Announced For ORDINARY DAYS By Adam Gwon At Lakeside Community Theatre
Lakeside Community Theatre announces NONEQUITY open auditions for ORDINARY DAYS by Adam Gwon. The 80-minute musical "captures with stinging clarity that uneasy moment in youth when doubts begin to cloud hopes for a future of unlimited possibility" wrote Charles Isherwood, reviewer for the New York Times. The show is to be directed by Emily Leekha, music directed by John Norine Jr., and stage managed by Elizabeth Cantrell.
All questions should be sent via email to the director, Emily Leekha, at email@example.com.
Set in post 9-11 New York City, ORDINARY DAYS is an 80-minute musical following four people whose seemingly ordinary journeys influence one another in extraordinary ways. The musical highlights the beauty in every-day life, in finding connections, and building relationships of every kind. As these individuals are trying to find their way through NYC, they make unexpected and real connections along the way. When Deb, a grad student, loses her notes for her dissertation she unknowingly launches a series of events that affect all of the people in the play in profound ways.
AUDITIONS: February 17 & 18 at 7:30pm
Open auditions, please arrive by 7:30pm on one of the audition dates.
CALLBACKS: February 23 at 10:00am
LOCATION: 6303 Main Street, The Colony, Texas 75056
Please prepare one 32-measure cut of a song in the style of the show. Songs from Ordinary Days are acceptable. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided, tracks will not be permitted. Bring headshot and resume.
REHEARSALS: Cast meeting and read thru Thursday, February 28 / Rehearsals April 1 - April 25; typically Mon-Thurs 7:00 - 10:00pm with a Friday rehearsal April 19 and tech rehearsal Sunday, April 21
PERFORMANCES: April 26, 27, May 3, 4, 10, 11, & 17 at 8:00pm
May 18 at 3:00pm (Fridays/Saturdays).
Please be ready to provide all conflicts at auditions.
LCT PROVIDES A SMALL STIPEND TO ALL ACTORS.
All roles are open to all ethnicities.
2 M / 2 W
Warren is in his mid-20s; pathologically optimistic aspiring artist. He house-sits a cat for an imprisoned guerrilla conceptual artist who plastered flyers with fortune-cookie messages on public spaces. He meets Deb when he finds her thesis notes. He has something to say but hasn't quite figured out what it is yet. Required vocal range: baritone (G#3 - Ab4).
Deb is in her mid-20s; a cynical and defensive grad student who is struggling to find focus in her life; she meets struggling artist, Warren, when he finds her thesis notes in the street. Required vocal range: mezzo (F#3 - E5).
Jason is in his 30s; the boyfriend of Claire; a romantic at heart, he spends the bulk of the musical attempting to further his relationship, at first by moving in and then by proposing; Claire consistently resists his attempts, leading to the central conflict of their story arc. Required vocal range: tenor (E3 - G#4).
Claire is in her 30s; resistant to embarking on a new stage of her life with her boyfriend, Jason; the decision to share an apartment is the catalyst for Claire to face her past; her cathartic "I'll Be Here" provides the audience the final clue to her arc. Required vocal range: soprano (E4 - E5).