NUNCRACKERS A-MEN! - Uptown Players Auditions

Posted: September 7, 2019

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Nuncrackers a-MEN! - Dallas EPA

Uptown Players

AUDITION DATE
Sun, Sep 22, 2019
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (CDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Audition appointments strongly encouraged. For appointment, request online at www.tinyurl.com/UptownAuditions or call 214-219-2718

CONTRACT
LOA LOA/LORT Agreement pending. Previous minimum - $369/wk

SEEKING
See breakdown. Local hires preferred.

PREPARATION
Please prepare short cuts of two contrasting selections in the style of the show. You must bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. A headshot and resume are required at auditions.

LOCATION
Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219-5502
Free Parking lot at theater. Check in at theater lobby

PERSONNEL
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Dan Goggin
Directed by Dennis Canright, Music Direction by Adam Wright & Michael Ptacin, Choreography by Trevor Wright

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals begin November 14, 2019. Production Opens December 6 and closes December 15, 2019 with 4 shows a week.

OTHER
www.uptownplayers.org
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
Sister Mary Regina (Reverend Mother age 45+) is the Mother Superior of the Little Sisters of Hoboken. She tries to be strict and keep order, but things often get out of her control. She grew up in a circus family, and her “showbiz” background and sense of humor always shine through her attempt at creating a tough exterior.
Sister Mary Hubert (age 30+) is the Mistress of Novices. She is second in command to Mother Superior. She wanted to be a nun all her life and at times finds it difficult to deal with problems she firmly believes are created by Mother Superior’s ineptness. She is very practical. She and Mother Superior have a healthy and humorous rivalry.
Sister Robert Anne (age 25+, also voices the puppet nun, Sister Mary Annette) is a streetwise nun from Brooklyn, New York. She is one tough cookie but has a heart and soul of gold. The students love her because she “speaks their language.” She feels she has real theatrical potential and is constantly frustrated by Reverend Mother’s refusal to let her “star” in the show
Sister Mary Paul (age 20+, also known as Amnesia) was hit on the head with a crucifix and for a long period didn’t remember who she was. Now, everyone knows she is Sister Mary Paul, a country singer who jump-started her recording career as the first nun to appear at the Grand Ole Opry. Even though she has her memory back, she always seems to be a “little vacant” but innocently endearing.
Father Virgil Manly Trott (age 30+, baritone/tenor) is Sister Mary Leo’s “real-life” brother. He is a Franciscan Father of Fort Wayne and grew up in the Mississippi Delta where he and his sister were part of the Trott Family Singers. He now has his own radio show, and the sisters invited him to participate in the Christmas program because they knew he could give them pointers on presenting a good show.


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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