A COMEDY OF TENORS - Rover Dramawerks Non Equity Auditions

Posted: July 30, 2019
Audition Location: Plano, TX

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A COMEDY OF TENORS
by Ken Ludwig
directed by Penny Elaine

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Auditions:  
Saturday, August 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Callbacks, if needed, will be Monday, August 19.

Appointments are required.  For an appointment time, please email audition14@roverdramawerks.com.

Auditions will be at Rover Dramawerks, located at 221 W. Parker Road, Suite 580 in Plano, at the northwest corner of 75 and Parker Rd. in the Ruisseau Village Shopping Center. 

Brief Synopsis:
One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. It’s an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight. Ken Ludwig’s hilarious sequel to Lend Me a Tenor!

 

Roles available for 4 men, 3 women
Saunders, male, 50s-60s. High-strung American producer; he's had success but worked very hard for it and it shows.

 

Max, male, 30s-40s. Rising American opera singer and former assistant to Saunders; smart, level-headed, and quick with a joke; should also sing well.

 

Maria, female, early 50s, Italian. Stunning wife to one of Italy's most famous opera singers; big personality, explosive temper. Italian accent.

 

Tito/Beppo, male, 50s, Italian. Tito is one of Italy's most famous opera singers; regal in appearance, fiery in nature; has a bit of a diva complex and is a horribly jealous person. Italian accent. The same actor plays Beppo, a bellhop - joyous and full of life, as down to earth as Tito is regal. Strong tenor.

 

Mimi, female, 20s, Italian-American. Bright-eyed star hoping to be discovered; she is the daughter of Tito and Maria and, while they still think of her as their little girl, she is definitely coming into her own. American accent.

 

Carlo, male, 20s, Italian. Dashing, young opera impresario who is in love with Mimi but seen as a threat to her father's career; speaks English very well. No detectable Italian accent and must be a strong tenor.

 

Racón, female, late 40s-50s, Russian. Famous Russian opera singer, former lover to Tito, a very intense and passionate woman. Russian accent; must also sing well.

 

All ethnicities will be considered for all roles. All roles are available.


Other information:
- Email audition14@roverdramawerks.com for an appointment time, and access to a script will be made available to you. Be familiar with the script before coming to auditions.
- Be prepared to read scenes from the script. 
- Please bring a resume and head shot.
- References may be required.
- Actors and technicians will receive stipends.
- Rehearsals will be in Plano starting around the week of September 29. All conflicts must be noted at time of audition.
- Please visit the website at www.roverdramawerks.com or call (972) 849-0358 for more information.  

A Comedy of Tenors will run November 7-23, 2019 at Rover Dramawerks - 221 W. Parker Rd., Suite 580, Plano 75023.

 

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