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CAPE PLAYHOUSE SEASON - Cape Playhouse Auditions

Posted: January 24, 2015

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Cape Playhouse Season - NYC EPA

Cape Playhouse | Dennis, MA

Date of Audition:
2/11/2015




Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
COST
Tier 2; $652/week

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Studio B


Seeking
Equity actors who sing for various principal roles in the 2 Season Musicals:

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
MY FAIR LADY

see breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare a brief classic musical theatre song in the style of the show you are auditioning for. If you are auditioning for The Drowsy Chaperone you may sing a standard from the 1920's.

Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring picture/resume.

Other Dates
ECC/Singers 2/10, at Nola Studios: 9:30 male singers, 11:30 female singers, 2pm male dancers, 4pm female dancers

EPA 2/11, 9:30 to 5:30, at AEA

Personnel
Casting: Elissa Myers Casting
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

2015 Season Musicals:


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

Book by: Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Music and Lyrics by: Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Artistic Director: Mark Cuddy
Director: Pamela Hunt
Musical Director: Michael Rice
Choreographer: Shea Sullivan
Casting Office: Elissa Myers Casting
Casting Director: Paul Fouquet
Casting Associate: Karie Koppel

First Rehearsal: June 15, 2015
Opens: June 30, 2015
Closes: July 11, 2015

Seeking:

MAN IN CHAIR
(Male, Mid 40’s-60) - Musical Theatre aficiando who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show. Speaking role but must be able to carry a tune.

ROBERT MARTIN
(Male, 25-35, Tenor, Vocal range C3-Ab4) Cheerful, dashing, leading man of the 20s who is engaged to Janet Van de Graff. He is the token 1920’s leading man. Must be able to tap dance well and roller skate.

JANET VAN de GRAFF
(Female, 25-35, Alto with big belt, Vocal range G3-Eb) Vivacious, outgoing, star of the Follies who is engaged to Robert Martin and is conflicted about giving up her career for him. She loves being the center of attention and is the consummate 1920’s starlet. Must be able to dance well including, tap, ballet, and special skills.

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
(Female, 40-Mid 50’s, Alto with strong belt, Vocal range C3-Ab4) Confidante and chaperone/friend of Janet who is always intoxicated and melodramatic. An experienced “woman of the world” who couldn’t care less what the world thinks. A true diva.

GEORGE
(Male, 35-50, Vocal range F3-Bb4) Robert’s side kick, anxious friend, and none too bright. Must be able to tap well.

ADOLPHO
(Male, 35-45, Baritone with a great falsetto, Vocal range A#2-G4) Your typical latin lothario. A womanizing cad who is very impressed with himself. He is confident, vigorous and a buffoon. A former silent film star. Vaudeville- style acting and fake Spanish/Italian accent required. Must have great comic timing.

MRS. TOTTENDALE
(Female, 50’s-60’s, Alto, Vocal range G3-Db5) A wealthy widow and host of the wedding. Air headed and eccentric, but very proper. She is absolutely charming, bubbly and oblivious to the confusion her behavior generates in other people. Dazed and confused.

UNDERLING
(Male, 35-60, Tenor, Vocal range Ab-G4) Mrs. Tottendale’s smart, savvy butler. He is stoic, dry-humored and sarcastic.

MR. FELDZIEG
(Male 40’s-50’s, Baritone, Vocal range Db3-Db4) Harried producer of the follies who will do anything to stop the wedding. He’s nervous, overbearing, insensitive and sarcastic.

KITTY
(Female, 30’s-40’s, Soprano with belt, Vocal range Bb3-F5) Dim witted companion of Feldzieg’s who longs to become a star. Basically, she’s a chorine. Must dance well.

TRIX
(Female, 25-40, Alto, Vocal range Ab3-Eb5, African American) Brash, brave, female aviatrix who ends up performing the wedding. She is a sassy, sleek, take charge kind of gal.

GANGSTER ONE
(Male, 30-45, Vocal range Db3-Gb4) A comedic actor who is a team with Gangster Two. They pose as pastry chefs as they try to collect from Feldzieg. Must have good comic timing and be able to dance and tap.

GANGSTER TWO
(Male, 30-45, Vocal range Db3-Gb4) A comedic actor who is a team with Gangster One. They pose as pastry chefs as they try to collect from Feldzieg. Must have good comic timing and be able to dance and tap.


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MY FAIR LADY

Book and Lyrics by: Alan Jay Lerner
Music by: Frederick Lowe
Artistic Director: Mark Cuddy
Director: Hunter Foster
Musical Director: Nick De Gregorio
Choreographer: Lorin Latarro
Casting Office: Elissa Myers Casting
Casting Director: Paul Fouquet
Casting Associate: Karie Koppel

First Rehearsal: July 13, 2015
Opens: July 28, 2015
Closes: August 8, 2015

Seeking:

ELIZA DOOLITTLE
(Female, 20s-30s, Caucasian) A Cockney flower girl working outside Covent Garden. Feisty, streetwise and loud, but she is also beautiful, smart and quite passionate when she puts her mind to something. Eliza is a woman who dreams of a better life filled with chocolates and a warm room. Must have the ability to play a lower class flower girl who blossoms into a woman full of grace and dignity. Soprano.

HIGGINS
(Male, 30s-50s, Caucasian) British upper class professional bachelor and famous phonetics expert. Stubborn, elitist, sexist, petulant and quick to point out the pitfalls of love and marriage. Despite his harsh nature, there is something loveable and charming about him. His relationship to Eliza brings out the best in him. Baritone.

PICKERING
(Male, 50s-60s, Caucasian) Retired British officer. Upper class. Sidekick to Higgins with a loveable carefree nature. Baritone.

ALFRED DOOLITTLE
(Male, 50s-60s, Caucasian) Father to Eliza. Street-smart, crusty, with a bit of danger to him. Loves his drink and women. Not much of a father. Philosophical, wise and a leader among the drunks around town. Baritone

FREDDY
(Male, 20s-30s, Caucasian) Upper class young man who becomes smitten with Eliza. Not necessarily handsome but has a youthful chemistry with Eliza. In many ways, he has underlying desire to break free from the pomp and circumstance of the upper class. High Baritone or Tenor.

MRS. HIGGINS
(Female, 60s, Caucasian) Henry Higgins' long suffering mother. Wise, centered, respectable, with a wonderful sense of humor and a witty manner. Has seen it all but still finds life an irresistibly fascinating parade. A warm heart and generous nature allow her to both baby her son and make him toe the mark as no one else can.

MRS. PEARCE
(Female, 40s-60s, Caucasian) Higgins’ housekeeper. A no-nonsense, strong woman who despite being his servant, is quick to offer her opinions about Higgins’ behavior. She is a by-the-book woman who is strict with Eliza.


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