DIE FLEDERMAUS - Light Opera of New Jersey Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 7, 2019
Audition Location: Basking Ridge, NJ

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Auditions for LIGHT OPERA OF NEW JERSEY'S upcoming February 2020 production of

Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS  

to be sung in English.

 

Producer: William Corson

Stage Director: Reegan McKenzie

Music Director & Conductor: Jason Tramm

 

Audition Dates
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 7 - 9:30 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 am - 12:30 pm

 

Auditions are BY REGISTRATION ONLY  

Email info@LONJ.org to register for one of the above dates.  Please include your head-shot, resume and home town.

 

Auditions will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church140 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.  Accompanist will be provided. 

 

Performances and Rehearsals will be in Basking Ridge, NJ. All positions paid. 

 

Performance Dates: February 21, 22, 27 and 29, 2020  

 

ROLES

ROSALINDE (high lyric soprano) - A gay, charming lady married to Eisenstein; fond of mild flirtation, aware of her attractiveness to men.

 

GABRIEL EISENSTEIN (tenor or high baritone) - A gentleman of independent means; an incorrigible, irresponsible philanderer, but very likeable.

 

ADELE (lyric coloratura) - Rosalinde's maid; has a cunning sense of humor; fancies herself as a charmer and actress.

 

DR. FALKE (lyric baritone) - Notary, friend of Eisenstein; elegant, smooth-talking, sly-minded practical joker; rather sinister.

 

ALFRED (lyric tenor) - Italian opera singer of high C's; former flame of Rosalinde; hoping to reignite their relationship behind her husband's back; flamboyant and melodramatic.

 

FRANK (lyric baritone) - Prison warden; stolid, but inclined to silliness when persuaded to have a night out.

 

PRINCE ORLOFSKY (mezzo-soprano) - A blasé, bored Russian millionaire who gives lavish parties; broad-minded; kindly at heart.

 

IDA (soprano or mezzo-soprano) - Sister of Adele, whom she aids and abets; a ballerina; fond of a good time.

 

DR. BLINT (buffo tenor) - A none-too-competent fuddy-duddy lawyer; confused and foolish.

 

FROSCH (comic non-singing) - A drunken jailer.   

 

Ensemble of party-goers and servants at Prince Orlofsky's (all voice parts). 

 

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