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DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY - Roundabout Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: January 28, 2011

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DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY

– Equity Principal Auditions

Roundabout Theatre Company LORT $566/week minimum.

Score: Maury Yeston

Book: Peter Stone & Thomas Meehan

Dir: Doug Hughes

Casting: Jim Carnahan and Kate Boka

1st reh: 5/3/11. Runs 6/10-9/18 at the Laura Pels Theatre.

Equity Principal Auditions:

Thursday, February 10, 2011 Ripley-Grier Studios

10 AM - 6 PM 520 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor

Lunch from 1:30-2:30.New York City

Please prepare a brief musical theatre song that shows your voice at its best. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

Takes place at a villa in Italy in the early 1920s. No accents are needed.

Seeking:

Duchess Stephanie Lamberti:

AVAILABLE ROLE. 40s. Grazia’s mother. Warm. Elegant. Caring parent who is concerned for her daughter. Mezzo.

Major Eric Fenton:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Late 20s – early 30s. Pilot. Friend of the family. Handsome leading man-type. Tenor.

Corrado:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Mid – late 20s. Engaged to Grazia. Handsome and genuine. Baritenor.

Alice:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Mid – late 20s. Grazia’s sister-in-law. Attractive. A little sassy. Strong high belter with soprano up to G.

Daisy:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Seeking actress 18+ to play 16. Young, pretty, exuberant. Has a crush on Corrado. Belt with soprano up to G or higher.

Sophia:

AVAILABLE ROLE. 20s. The maid. Sexy. Must have soprano and belt.


The following roles have been cast from offers. Auditioning performers will be considered as understudies and/or as possible replacements, should any become necessary.


Prince Sirki:

CAST. Mid – late 30s. He is Death in disguise. Handsome, passionate and powerful. Baritenor.

Grazia:

CAST. Early – mid 20s. Surpassingly lovely, beautiful ingénue. Warm, giving and willing to sacrifice all for love. Soprano with mix.

Duke Vittorio Lamberti:

CAST. Late 40s - 50s. Grazia’s father. Caring parent who is concerned for his family once Prince Sirki arrives on the scene. Baritone.

Dr. Dario Albione:

CAST. 70s. The family doctor. Kind. Baritone.

Contessa Evangelina di San Danieli:

CAST. 70s. Grazia’s grandmother. Suffers from memory problems. Mezzo.

Fidele:

CAST. 40s. The butler. The Duke’s right-hand man. Baritone.

Lorenzo:

CAST. 30s. The Driver. Baritenor.

Cora:

CAST. 50s. The Housekeeper. Soprano with belt.


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