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A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER and Porchlight Revisits: CAN-CAN - Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago Auditions

Posted: June 17, 2018

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A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER and Porchlight Revisits:

CAN-CAN - Chicago EPA
Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

AUDITION DATE

Fri, Jun 29, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (CDT)
Break 2-3pm.

APPOINTMENTS

Equity Members may sign up for an appointment through the Member Portal beginning Friday, June 22nd at noon.

CONTRACT

CAT GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE: CAT 2; $298.75/week CAN-CAN: Special Agreement Side Letter

SEEKING

Singing Adult Actors of all ethnicities, gender identities and ages. Local hires only. See breakdown for details. The role of ‘The D’Ysquith Family,’ as originated by Jefferson Mays, has been cast.

PREPARATION

Please prepare 32 bars of a music theatre song in the style of the show(s) that best shows off your voice. Have a second song ready if asked. Bring sheet music in your book. An accompanist will be provided. No recordings, please.

LOCATION

Porchlight Music Theatre (Rehearsal Space)
4200 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
#76 Bus to Tripp Ave. Free parking in fenced lot and on street.

PERSONNEL

PMT Artistic Director: Michael Weber
‘Gentleman’s Guide’ Director/Choreographer: Stephen Schellhardt
‘Gentleman’s Guide’ Music Director: Andra Velis Simon
‘Gentleman’s Guide’ Asst. Director/Choreographer: Aubrey Adams
‘Can-Can’ Director, Adrian Azevedo
‘Can-Can’ Music Director, Linda Madoni a
‘Can-Can’ Choreographer: Shanna VanDerwerker
PMT Casting Associate: Christopher Pazdernik

OTHER DATES

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
1 st Reh: January 1, 2019
1 st Perf: January 25, 2019
Anticipated close: March 16, 2019

Porchlight Revisits: Can Can
1 st Reh: mid-February, 2019
Performances: March 6 & 7 only

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Montague "Monty" Navarro - Legit Baritone ( A2-A4) . Clever, charismatic, vulnerable and endearing. Discovers he is in line to become the Earl of Highhurst, and intends to kill off the family that stands in his way. Early 30s to mid 40s, British accent.
Miss Shingle - Legit Soprano ( A3 - A5) . Monty's unexpected visitor. Late 40s to mid 60s, Cockney accent.
Sibella Hallward - Legit Soprano ( F#3/Gb3 - A5) The girl Monty loves; society woman. Late 20s to mid 30s, British accent.
Phoebe D'Ysquith - Soprano ( B3 - C#6/Db6) . Monty's cousin. Early 20s to mid 30s, British accent.
ENSEMBLE OF 6 (3m, 3w) - All require legit voices, each playing multiple characters parts. Late 20’s to late 50’s, British accents.
CAN-CAN
Judge Aristide Forestier - Baritone. A self-righteous judge determined to close all Parisian dance halls. 40’s - 50’s.
La Mome Pistache - Mezzo-Soprano. The proud owner of the bal du paradis dance hall. 40’s - 50’s.
Claudine - Alto, strong dancer. A laundry girl who also works as a can-can dancer. Late 20’s - 30’s.
Hilaire - Baritone. An art critic. 40’s - 50’s.
Boris Adzinidzinadze - Tenor. Claudine's cowardly Bulgarian boyfriend. 30’s.
Strong Dancing Ensemble


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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