DAMES AT SEA - Show Palace Dinner Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: April 21, 2018
Audition Location: Submission,

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NOW ACCEPTING NON-EQUITY SUBMISSIONS FOR DAMES AT SEA
CONTRACT DATES: SEPTEMBER 17 - NOVEMBER 11, 2018

THE SHOW PALACE - HUDSON, FLORIDA

DAMES AT SEA is a musical "valentine," a spoof of the Golden Age of the lavish 1930's Busby Berkeley movie musicals. Actors should be familiar with the acting style of these films and although the characters may seem to be movie stereotypes of that era, they maintain a honest sense of the good-hearted innocence and optimism with which these films were infused.

RUBY - Mezzo. Plays early 20's. A wide-eyed innocent girl from Centerville, Utah. At first shy, timid and in awe of the big city. She comes to seek fame and fortune as a dancer on Broadway. Stars in her eyes, tap shoes in her suitcase and love in her heart. She is our Heroine (based on Ruby Keeler). Both legit soprano and powerful belt are required. High- level tap and dance. Strong comedy required.

DICK - Tenor. 20's-early 30's. Our Hero. A young sailor with aspirations of making it as a Broadway composer. (based on Dick Powell). All-American good looks. Strong tenor with high level tap & dance. Must match and play well with Ruby.

LUCKY - Baritone. 20's-mid 30's. Another young sailor, loves the ladies, a "cut up" and best friend to Dick. (Based on Fred Astaire & Jimmy Cagney) Former boyfriend to Joan. Bad-boy good looks and lady killer smooth. Strong tenor with high level tap & dance. Must match and play well with Joan.

JOAN - Mezzo belt. POWER BELTER A MUST! 20's. A gum-chewing, wise-cracking chorus girl with a heart of gold. High level tap & dance. Must match and play well with Lucky(Based on Joan Blondell & Ginger Rogers)

MONA – Alto belt. POWER BELTER A MUST! 30's-early 40's. The leading lady star of the show that is being produced. Ambitious and temperamental. Throws her diva weight around. (Based on Eleanor Powell & Young Ethel Merman). Strong physical comedy skills with high level of tap and dance.

HENNESY - Baritone. Mid 30's-late 40's. Tough-as-nails Broadway Producer/Director. Also plays Captain Courageous.
CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS - Baritone. Mid 30's-late 40's. The gallant captain of the battleship that Dick and Lucky are stationed on. Once had a brief tropical affair with Mona. Also plays Hennesy. Strong physical comedy skills with high level of tap and dance.

CASTING ALL ROLES. PLEASE SUBMIT A RECENT TAP REEL WITH RECENT VOCAL REEL TO JENNIFER AT PALACEGRANDMARKETING@GMAIL.COM.

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