Playhouse on the Square

Audition

Memphis, TN USA
Audition
Deadline: 12/01/2021

Demographics

Company/TheatreMusical TheatreYoung ArtistEmerging ProLeadVoiceVolunteer

Description

ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS FOR SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE – ROLES OF ADRIAN & KEN

Playhouse on the Square is seeking video submissions to fill the roles of ADRIAN and KEN in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE.

ADRIAN is the lead of the male quartet and sings “Young Blood”, “Love Me/Don’t”, “There Goes My Baby”, and “Love Potion #9”

KEN is the baritone of the male quartet and sings “Dance With Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Loving You”, and “Spanish Harlem”.

Members of this Black Indigenous Men of Color quartet need to be very strong part singers who move well (dance experience a plus). Please note the director of this project is actively seeking a Black/African-American actor to play this role.

TO SUBMIT: Please visit the Google Drive link below containing the sheet music and accompaniment tracks for “Young Blood” & “Poison Ivy” – Please prepare the song(s) and film yourself in landscape position. Video submissions are due by December 1st, 2021.

Please send videos to courtney@playhouseonthesquare.org. An in-person callback with the other members of the quartet will also take place at a future date to test blending and voice placement.

SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE is directed and choreographed by Resident Company Member, Daniel Stuart Nelson. Rehearsals will begin on March 15th, 2022 with performances running April 29th – May 29th, 2022.




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