Olathe Civic Theatre Association
MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL
Music by Eric Rockwell,
Lyrics by Joanne Bogart
Book by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell
Directed by Nino Casisi
Music Directed by Kevin Bogan
Saturday, Nov 8 from 12:00-4:00 pm
At Olathe Civic Theatre
500 E Loula, Olathe KS 66061
EXPECTATION and PREPARATION:
Please prepare up to 32 bars of a song in the style of one of the following: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, or Kander and Ebb to showcase your vocal range and in your key. Surely, you can sing any initial audition piece, but we would like to hear a song from the composers listed above. In either case, your audition piece should be completely memorized and please have a copy for the accompanist (whom will be provided) with your vocal part highlighted.
No A Cappella singing or music from a device (i.e. CD, I-POD, MP3, etc.)
Please, try to be familiar with the concept of the show, the characters and the music from the show; the more you are prepared, the better chances you have to get a role.
Possible short dance combo may be taught, so wear proper clothes.
Headshot/Resume (if available) and a list of conflicts (including holidays and vacations) between January 4 and March 1, 2015. No conflicts after February 2 accepted.
Invited Callbacks, Monday November 10, 7:00-10:00pm
Sunday-Thursday 7-10pm starting January 4, 2015. Weekend rehearsal possible with ample notice.
February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, March 1, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 2:00pm
All performances take place at:
Olathe Civic Theatre Assn
500 E Loula
Olathe, KS 66061
One story becomes five delightful musicals in this homage to some of Broadway's greatest composers. The timeless tale of the ingenue who can't pay her rent, the evil landlord, the heroic boyfriend and the friendly neighbor woman in the styles of Rodgers & Hammerstein (Oklahoma, Sound of Music), Stephen Sondheim (Into the Woods, Company), Jerry Herman (Mame, Hello Dolly), Andrew Lloyd Webber (Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar) and Kander & Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret).
Come and get a taste of five shows ingeniously rolled into one.
JUNE (the ingenue): Female, late teens-late 20's-sings/acts in the styles of Laurie (Oklahoma) and Julie (Carousel); Amy (Company) and Joanna (Sweeney Todd); Minnie Fae (Hello, Dolly) and Agnes (Mame); Eva (Evita); Sally (Cabaret).
ABBY (the matron): Female, late 30's-mid 60's-sings/acts in the styles of Aunt Eller (Oklahoma) & Nettie (Carousel); Joanne (Company); Dolly & Mame; Norma Desmond (Sunset Blvd); Lotte Lenya (Cabaret).
WILLY (the hero): Male 20's-late 30's-sings/acts in the styles of Curly (Oklahoma) & Billy (Carousel); Patrick (Mame); Che (Evita); and various leading men in Sondheim, & Kander/Ebb shows.
JITTER (the villain): Male late 30's-mid 50's-doubles as on-stage pianist-sings/acts in styles of Jud (Oklahoma); Sweeney; Albin (La Cage aux Folles); The Phantom; Emcee (Cabaret).
Produced with Special Arrangements with Samuel French Play Service, Inc., New York, New York
For more information, contact the director Nino Casisi at firstname.lastname@example.org
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