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Posted: February 21, 2015

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Fifth Avenue Th 15/16 Ssn-EPA/ECC Singers (3 Days)

Fifth Avenue Theatre | Seattle, WA

Date of Audition:
2/27/2015




Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Friday, February 27, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday, March 2, 2015
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Contract
WCLO
WCLO minimum - $1,057/wk

Location
5th Avenue Theatre DAT5
1308 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


Seeking
Strong singers, actors, and dancers for ALL ADULT ROLES in SOUND OF MUSIC, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES, PAINT YOUR WAGON.

Preparation
Please prepare a verse and a chorus of one contemporary musical theatre song and a verse and a chorus of one

Other Dates
EPA/ECC Singers: Mon 3/2: 11:30a-4:30p
EPA/ECC Singers: Tues 3/3: 10a-1p
ECC Female Dance: 2/27 1:30pm
ECC Female Dance: 3/2 5:30p
ECC Male Dance: 3/3 1:30p

See breakdown for additional dates.

Other
**Children will not be seen at these auditions.
www.5thavenue.org/auditions

Personnel
Kelsey Thorgalsen-Casting Associate
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will

notbe provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
By appointment only
Call206 625 1418 ext 215
Details provided with appointment
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Sound of Music: Tentative first rehearsal: Oct 28th, 2015, opening: Dec 3rd, 2015, closing: Dec 31st, 2015
How to Succeed…: Tentative first rehearsal: Dec 29th, 2015, opening: Feb 4th, 2016, closing: Feb 21st, 2016
Sleeping Beauty Wakes: Tentative first rehearsal: Feb 27th, 2016 opening: March 31st, 2016, closing: April 17th, 2016
Paint Your Wagon: Tentative first rehearsal: April 30, 2016, opening: June 9th, 2016, closing: June 26th, 2016

SOUND OF MUSIC
Captain Von Trapp- Male. Baritone. A retired naval captain. Polished and disciplined. Underneath a warm, loving man.

Maria Rainer-Female. Soprano. A postulant at Nonnberg Abbey. She is young, free-spirited, warm and kind.

Mother Abbess- Female. Legit Soprano. Strong and with authority but warm.

Elsa Schrader-Female. Mezzo Soprano. Elegant and classy. She is dignified and sophisticated.

Max Detweiller-Male. Baritenor. A charming friend to the Von Trapps.

Herr Zeller-Male. Non-singing. A stern Nazi official.

Liesl-Female. Mezzo. Reads 16 years old. Must be a good dancer. The oldest of the children.

Frau Schmidt-Female. Non-singing. The stoic housekeeper.

Rolf-Male. Tenor. Reads 17 years old. Must be a good dancer. Liesl's suitor.

Franz-Male. Non-singing. Von Trapp butler. Loyal and formal, but with spirit.

8 Male Ens/10 Female Ens

1 Male Swing/1 Female Swing

HOW TO SUCCEED
J. Pierrepont Finch-Male.18-25 yrs old. Protagonist. An irrepressible, puckish-hero. He is a window washer who applies for a job at the World Wide Wicket Company and attempts to climb the 'ladder of success.' Range: C3-G4.

J.B. Biggley-Male. 50-65 yrs old. The stuffy, President of World Wide Wicket. He appears ruthless, but a college man at heart with a passion for knitting. Range: C3-A4.

Bud Frump-Male.18-21 yrs old. Biggley's scheming nephew. Range: C3 - F4.

Mr. Twimble/Wally Womper-Male. 55-70 yrs old. A fussy, old-fashioned, loyal employee. Range: D3-E4.

Bert Bratt-Male.30-50 yrs old. A upper-business level executive.

Rosemary Pilkington-Female. 20-30 yrs old. A secretary at the company. Very interested in finding a man, and becomes Finch's love interest. Range: A3 - B4.

Hedy La Rue-Female. 25-35 yrs old. A sexy, voluptuous woman adored by all. She appears dim-witted but is very cunning. Range: C4 - Eb5.

Miss Jones-Female. 50-65 yrs old. J.B.'s uptight secretary. She is abrupt and tough, but kind to some. Range: C3-A4.

Smitty-Female 30-40 yrs old. A secretary with a painfully dry sense of humor. She is cynical and looking for a husband. Ragne: A#3 - G5.

10 Male Ens/9 Female Ens

SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES
Old Man/The King- Male. 40-60. Father of Rose. Protective and caring. pop/rock baritone/tenor

The Doctor/Bad Fairy-Female. 35-55. In the dream world, the villian. The lead doctor in the hospital. pop/rock alto

The Orderly/Groundskeeper's Son-Male. 20-35. Rose's love interest. Handsome. pop/rock baritone/tenor with strong falsetto

Leon-Male. 20s-40s, Patient at the clinic, tenor

Murray-Male. 30s-50s. Patient at the clinic. Baritone/Bass

Rose-Female. 20-30. Has been asleep for 900 years. Looking for an escape. rangy pop/rock alto/soprano with good belt

Cheryl-Female. 20s-30s. patient at the clinic. alto.

Hadara/Queen-Female. 40-60. patient at the clinic. soprano.

PAINT YOUR WAGON
Ben-Male. Bitter after his wife's death, Tennessee State senator retreats from the world and travels out west, determined to keep to himself. Marries Cayla. Gruff, country Baritone.

Jameson-Male. A Mormon man married to Cayla and Sarah. Treats his wives poorly.

Guang Li & Ming Li-Male.Chinese brothers who have traveled to America to make their fortune. Tenor & Baritone.
H. Ford-Male. African-American. A fast-talking, extremely entrepreneurial free black man from New York City heads out west, determined to make his fortune. He is a wanderer by nature, suspicious of all others since most people have let him down. Baritone.

Armando-Male. Came from a well-to-do, well-educated Mexican farming family who were mostly killed when prospectors and looters took their fifteen thousand acres from them. Befriends Ben Rumson. Dramatic tenor.

Theo-Male. Has travelled from Greece to seek his fortune out west. Has a big heart and will do anything for a friend. Baritone.

William-Male. Irish, fun-loving, although not the brightest of young men. Tenor.

Cayla-Female. Married to Jameson who treats her badly. Is sold to Ben who she marries and falls for. Pop Country Mezzo.

Wesley-Male. African-American. Jake’s half-brother, has been a house slave and seen little of the world until he is forced to travel out west with Jake. Contemporary Baritenor.

Jenny-Female. Ben’s 18 year old daughter who was shipped away to school by Ben. She appears to be very lady-like and proper but in actuality has a very spunky/sassy even irreverent sense of the world. Contemporary Mezzo.

Craig-an innocent, gullible 16 year kid from Pennsylvania whose parents tragically die of cholera on the journey out west. Tenor.

Jake-Male. a driven, manipulative second son of a well-to-do Charleston family goes out west and brings his slave, Wesley, who is also his half-brother. Baritenor or tenor.

8 Male Ens/5 Female Ens

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