MAN OF LA MANCHA - Compass Rose Theater Auditions

Posted: January 11, 2019

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MAN OF LA MANCHA - Annapolis MD Auditions by Appointment
Compass Rose Theater

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
5:00 pm (EST)

APPOINTMENTS
For Audition Appointment, please email audition@compassrosetheater.org Questions - please call 443-534-9033. Leave short message or text.

CONTRACT
Special Appearance TBD

SEEKING
AEA and non-AEA Actor/singer for all roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare 16 bars of two songs, one upbeat and one ballad. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. No a cappella auditions. There will also be cold readings from the script/songbook. Bring headshot and resume printed. Student actors need photo – no headshot required.

LOCATION
Compass Rose Theater
1623 Forest Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401
Parking and entrance in rear, Second floor

PERSONNEL
Written by David Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion

Stage Director – Lucinda Merry-Browne
Music Director – Anita O’Connor
Company Manager – Mary Ruth Cowgill

OTHER DATES
1st rehearsal: February 9, 2019, Runs March 1 – March 30, 2019 Thursday - Saturday evenings, Saturday and Sunday matinees and evenings select weekday matinees)

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of 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.

BREAKDOWN
Description: The classic tale of dreams and visions pursued, and the paradox of failure and fulfillment. This musical story is one of passion and pragmatism, corruption and truth, loyalty and deception. Requires actors who can act, sing, and move.
Don Quixote/Cervantes – Male, 35-55 – Dreamer, poet, seeker of truth

Aldonza – Female – 25-40 – Kitchen wench with passion and hidden nobility

Sancho – Male – 30-50 – Loyal, simple, funny, following Don Quixote

Dr. Carrasco/The Duke – Male 25-55 – Antonia’s Fiance. Loves money and power.

Padre – Male – 25-55 Religious leader, weak but with good intentions

Antonia – Female – 20-40 – Quixote’s niece and Carrosco’s fiancé. Sweet but selfish.

Other roles in Ensemble – Singers, dancers, ages 20-30


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 audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


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