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BRISTOL RIVERSIDE THEATRE 2ND HALF 2016-17 SEASON - Bristol Riverside Theatre Auditions

Posted: October 12, 2016

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Bristol Riverside Theatre 2nd Half of 2016-17 Season - Bristol PA EPA

Bristol Riverside Theatre | Bristol, PA


Monday, November 07, 2016
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1 to 2


$476/week minimum


Equity actor/singers for various roles in the 2nd Half of the 2016-17 Season Shows. See breakdown.


Prepare EITHER a) two contrasting 1-minute monologues OR b) a brief song (appropriate for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR) OR c) a brief
song and a 1-minute monologue. If singing, bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided, but may not transpose. Please bring a photo and resume, stapled back-to-back.


Bristol Riverside Theatre Rehearsal Studio 201 Cedar Street
Bristol, PR 19007


Producers: Amy Kaissar/Susan Atkinson ; Artistic Director/Stage Director: Keith Baker


Season Runs: September 27, 2016 to May 28,
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

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.


Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Director: Keith Baker
Musical Director: Douglass Lutz Choreographer: Stephen Casey
1st Rehearsal: February 28, 2017
Opens: March 21, 2017
Closes: April 16, 2017

Jesus Christ – Tenor (A2-G5) Title role, leader of 12 disciples, a man called the “Son of God” and “King of the Jews.”

Judas Iscariot – Tenor (D3-D5) one of the twelve apostles of Jesus; concerned for the poor and the consequences of Jesus’ fame.

Mary Magdalene – Mezzo-soprano (F3-Eb5) a female follower of Jesus who finds herself falling in love with him.

Pontius Pilate – Bari-tenor (A2-B4) Governor of Judea who forsees the events of Jesus’ crucifixion from beginning to aftermath in a dream and finds himself being presented with that very situation.

Caiaphas – Bass (C#2-F4) one of the main antagonists of the show. High Priest who sees Jesus as a threat to the nation.

Annas – Countertenor (G2-D5) One of the main antagonists of the show. Fellow priest at the side of Caiaphas who is persuaded by Caiaphas into seeing Jesus as a threat.

Peter – Baritone (A2-G4) one of Jesus’ twelve apostles; denies Jesus three times upon the night of Jesus’ arrest to save himself.
Simon Zealotes – Tenor (G3-B4) one of Jesus’ twelve apostles; urges Jesus to lead his followers into battle against the Romans.

King Herod Tenor (C#3-G4) the King of Galilee; Jesus is brought to him for judgement after first being taken to Pilate.

Ensemble (15+ members) – Men and women of all types and ages who play a variety of roles in the show including but not limited to Apostles, soldiers, citizens, priests, etc.
by Agatha Christie
Director: Susan D. Atkinson Associate Director: Amy Kaissar
1st Rehearsal: April 18, 2017
Opens: May 9, 2017
Closes: May 28, 2017
Sir Wilfred Robarts: (middle aged/elderly) Queens Counsel. Very able, kindly. Leonard Vole: (30-40) Nice looking, friendly, likable.
Romaine: (mid-30s) Leonard’s “wife,” foreign, stately, somewhat reserved, a bit daunting. Must be good with accents. THIS ROLE IS PRECAST

Mr. Myers: (middle aged/elderly) Q.C. Lawyer for the prosecution in Leonard’s trial. Very precise, determined he’s right.
Mr. Carter: (middle aged) Carter is a bit of a fuss budget, Sir Wilfred’s chief clerk. Justice Wainwright: The Judge is very dignified, a bit acerbic, knows his law.
Mr. Mayhew: Mayhew is the solicitor Leonard consults. He assists Sir Wilfred in pre-trial questioning. Nice man, very particular, good knowledge of the law.

Mr. Clegg: Mr. Clegg is an assistant in the forensics lab, thinks of himself as pretty clever, could have a regional accent.

Janet Mackenzie: (50s-60s) A dour Scotswoman, the murdered woman’s housekeeper. Hates Leonard and not afraid to show it. Scottish accent a must.
Inspector Hearne: (30s/40s) Tall, dignified, good looking.
Greta: (young) Sir Wilfred’s secretary, cute blonde, a bit ditzy, unjustifiably full of herself. Dr. Wyatt: (middle aged) Female pathologist giving testimony in court.

The Other Woman: (young) Strawberry blonde, very pretty.

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