MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Hippodrome State Theatre Auditions

Posted: January 16, 2019

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Gainesville FL EPA
Hippodrome State Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Feb 04, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm (EST)

APPOINTMENTS
Please email hippauditions@gmail.com for a local audition time slot. If you are unable to attend, video auditions will be accepted until 9am 1/04/19

CONTRACT
SPT Tier 8; $601/week

SEEKING
Actors for all roles in Million Dollar Quartet. Inspired by a true event, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET relives the night an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Please note that some roles require actors to play instruments.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a short 1 minute song in the style of the show. If auditioning for Elvis, Carl, Johnny, Jerry Lee, or Brother Jay, please be prepared to accompany yourself on your instrument. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Hippodrome State Theatre
25 SE 2nd Pl
Gainesville, FL 32601-6567

PERSONNEL
Director - Hugh Hysell

Interim Artistic Director and Music Director will attend the auditions

OTHER DATES
1st rehearsal: May 17 Run: May 31 – June 23
Performance schedule is Tues - Thursday 7pm, Friday 8pm, Saturday 5 and 8:30pm, Sunday 2pm

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.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
Jerry Lee Lewis: Male, 20-29 Rock ‘n’ Roll’s legendary piano prodigy and celebrated Last Standing Man (must play piano); mid 20’s; vocal range: D4 – C6.
Sam Phillips: Male, 33 the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll and founder of Sun Records; discovered Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and many others, including Roy Orbison, and B.B. King; a towering and charismatic figure in American music;does not need to sing or play an instrument; audition with a one min monologue, bring a second.
Carl Perkins: Male, 24 lead guitar player, the first poet of Rock ‘n’ Roll (must play guitar); vocal range: D3 – C6.
Johnny Cash: Male, 24 guitar player, a giant of American music at that dawn of his epic career; vocal range: D3 – G#5.
Dyanne: Female, 20-29 (any ethnicity) an aspiring singer, Elvis’s girlfriend;does not need to play an instrument; mid 20’s; vocal range: A3 – D5.
Elvis Presley: Male, 21 guitar, the first and still undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll; vocal range: A3 – C6.
Brother Jay: Male, any age – bass player (Musician with lines), brother of Carl Perkins, looking for bass play with tricks.Does not sing.
Fluke – Male, any age – drummer (Musicians with lines).Does not sing

All body types, races, & ethnicities are welcome to 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 audition.


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