NEW REPERTORY THEATRE 2016-17 SEASON MUSICALS - New Repertory Theatre Auditions

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New Repertory Theatre 16-17 Musicals - MA EPA

New Repertory Theatre|Watertown, MA


Date of Audition:
4/15/2016





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT

Friday, April 15, 2016
1:00PM-5:00PM
.
Appointments will be made in 5 minute time slots.

Contract
NEAT
$413/week

Location
Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA


Seeking
Equity actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming 2016-17 Season Musicals.

See breakdown

Preparation
You have three minutes to audition.
Prepare material of choice (including, if you wish, selections from the season’s repertoire). For those who wish to perform a scene, a reader will be available. State your starting and stopping places. Accompanist provided.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
Theatre will also be attending Stage Source AEA Auditions on 4/11. You can get more information at www.stagesource.org

EPA for Plays on 4/14, 9am to 1pm, at Arsenal Center for the Arts

Other
Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day as time permits.

Personnel
Artistic Director Jim Petosa and Associate Artistic Director Bridget Kathleen O’Leary will be in attendance at the EPA
· A monitor will

not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
AEA members contact Bridget Kathleen O’Leary at (617) 923-7060, x 8204 or email auditions@newrep.org. Office hours: Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

All scripts available at the StageSource offices (88 Tremont Street, Suite 714, Boston, MA 02108).

Available roles in the musical productions of New Rep’s 2016-17 season are listed below. No understudies are being cast.

For any role that has been CAST, actors may be considered for possible replacement.

CHARLES MOSESIAN THEATER:

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Dir: Austin Pendleton
Music Dir: TBD
Choreo: Kelli Edwards
1st reh: 11/11/16. Runs 12/2-12/24/16 (possible ext. to 1/1/17)

Tevye:
Role CAST. M, 45-60. The likeable, hard-working, pious dairyman who always tries to see the positive side of life. He is a proud patriarch and father of five daughters, closely raised according to the old scriptures.
Vocal range top: F5/ Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Golde:
F, 40-50.) Tevye's strong-willed wife who wishes for her daughters to have good husbands and easier lives than she and Tevye
Vocal range top: Eb5/ Vocal range bottom: A3

Tzeitel:
F, 18-25. Tevye's eldest daughter, who has been in love with Motel since childhood. She is loyal to her family but typically challenges the town's traditions.
Vocal range top: D5/ Vocal range bottom: B3

Hodel:
F, 18-23. Tevye's second eldest daughter, who falls in love with Perchik. She
eventually leaves Anatevka to join Perchik in Siberia.
Vocal range top: E5/ Vocal range bottom: B3

Chava:
F, 18-23. Tevye's middle daughter who loves to read. Falls in love and elopes with Fyedka, a Russian soldier.
Vocal range top: D5/ Vocal range bottom: B3

Shprintze:
F, 9-13. Tevye's fouth eldest daughter. Takes lessons with Perchik.
Vocal range top: D5/ Vocal range bottom: B3

Bielke:
F, 8-12. Tevye's youngest daughter. Takes lessons with Perchik.
Vocal range top: D5/ Vocal range bottom: B3

Yente:
F, 50-60. The meddling matchmaker. She is a widow and village busybody who knows all of the town gossip.
Vocal range top: F5/ Vocal range bottom: F3

Motel:
M, 18-25. The poor and meek tailor who shares a deep love with Tzeitel. Sensitive and nervous, but sincere and friendly.
Vocal range top: F#4/ Vocal range bottom: E3

Perchik:
M, 40-50. The outspoken student and visitor to Anatevka, who constantly challenges the traditions of the town. He eventually falls in love with Hodel.
Vocal range top: E4/ Vocal range bottom: B2

Lazar Wolf:
M, 40-50. The feisty, brawny butcher and the town's wealthiest citizen who wishes to marry Tzeitel.
Vocal range top: F#4/ Vocal range bottom: C3

Avram:
M, 40-60. Runs the local bookshop and keeps the town advised of all the news in the area.
Vocal range top: Eb4/ Vocal range bottom: D3

Grandma Tzeitel
F, 60-75. Golde's deceased grandmother, who endorses the marriage between Tzeitel and Motel.
Vocal range top: D5/ Vocal range bottom: C#4

Fruma-Sarah:
F, 35-45. Lazar's Wolf's deceased first wife. She becomes enraged when her husband plans to wed Tzeitel.
Vocal range top: Eb5/ Vocal range bottom: C4

Constable:
M, 35-45. Russian military official stationed near Anatevka who is friendly with Tevye.

Fyedka:
M, 20-25. A strong, young Russian soldier who sees past his military obligations and
falls in love with Chava.

The Fiddler:
M or F, 13-20. Represents the town’s attachment to its traditional values. Plays the violin.

Ensemble: Villagers, Russian Soldiers

BLACK BOX SEASON:

BRECHT ON BRECHT
by Bertolt Brecht, arranged by George Tabori
Dir: Jim Petosa
1st reh: 1/17/17. Runs 2/4-3/5/17

This music/theatre revue showcases Bertolt Brecht’s personal writings and political ideologies alongside excerpts from his most popular artistic collaborations.

There are four roles available: 2 men and 2 women of any age.

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