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A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - Berkshire Theatre Festival Auditions

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A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - E.Perf.Auditions by Appt

Berkshire Theatre Festival|Stockbridge, MA


Date of Audition:
2/25/2014





Call Type
Equity Chorus

Time(s)
Equity Performer Auditions (principal and chorus)

Wednesday, February 25, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$753/week (for 1st 3 wks); beginning 6/30: $812/wk

Location – CORRECT ADDRESS
Berkshire Theatre Festival's Colonial Theatre
111 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01203


Seeking
Equity actors who sing, men and women, for principal roles and ensemble.

Casting Director's Statement: Please note that we are extremely interested in multi-ethnic casting.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Please prepare a brief monologue and 16 bars of a Broadway song.
Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together

Other Dates
1st rehearsal: 6/9/14. Runs: 7/5 - 7/19/14

EPA 2/24, 10 to 6, at Pearl 500 8th Ave.
ECC/Singers 2/25, 10am male singers, 2:30pm female singers, at Pearl 519 8th Ave.

Personnel
by Steven Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
Casting Director: Alan Filderman
· A monitor will

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

Appointments
Corey Cavenaugh at 413-448-8084 ext. 102. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

PRINCIPAL ROLES:

Frederik:
40s-50’s, baritone, a successful lawyer currently undergoing a mid-life crisis. Both emotional and intellectual. Strong libido.

Count Carl Magnus:
30s, baritone, a dashing military man. Handsome, haughty, full of himself.

Countess Charlotte:
30s, alto, dry, sarcastic. Hopelessly in love with her husband, despite his infidelity. Elegant and put together.

Anne:
Early 20s, soprano, Fredrik’s new, pretty, virgin wife. Scared of having sex but is subconsciously attracted to Henrik. Girlish and naive.

Henrik:
Early 20s, tenor, Angsty, broody and intellectual. Takes himself and his pain very seriously. Tries to suppress his roiling passion for Anne.

Madame Armfeldt:
Late 60s-early 70s, alto, imperious, wealthy, old-school and formal but also romantic and spiritual. Used to be a real looker.

Petra:
20s, alto/belt, Anne’s saucy maid. Sexy and she knows it.

The role of Desiree has been CAST. Those auditioning may also be considered for possible replacements if needed.



ENSEMBLE/CHORUS PARTS

ENSEMBLE SINGERS:
Men and women, 30 - 50. Very strong, trained singers with a good ear for harmony. Functions as a floating Greek chorus. Elegant, attractive, sexy, and full of humanity.

Special chorus parts include:

The Liebeslieder Singers
Mr. Lindquist: baritone
Mr. Erlanson: Tenor
Mrs. Anderssen: alto
Mrs. Segstrom: mezzo
Mrs. Nordstrom: soprano


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