Connecticut Theatre Company

Audition

New Britain, CT USA
Audition
Deadline: 08/23/2021
Date: 08/22/2021 - 08/23/2021

Demographics

Company/TheatreMusical TheatreHigh SchoolUndergraduateYoung ArtistEmerging ProLeadVoiceVolunteer

Description

All roles are open for this terrific show performed with a live band. Looking for a very diverse cast. Actors will be seen in order of arrival. Prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre or jazz or big band song in the style of the show. There will be a short dance routine taught at auditions suitable for all skill levels. Please bring sheet music in your key, your resume and a headshot if you have one. An accompanist will be provided. A call back audition, if needed, will be held on August 25, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Those auditioners who the director wishes to see further will be invited to the call back audition. Age ranges listed are stage ages. If you have any questions, please email us at info@connecticuttheatrecompany.org.

Character Breakdown:

Jim Hardy – a performer and singer-songwriter eager to leave showbiz behind for a simpler life on a farm in Connecticut, thirties (lyric baritone)

Ted Hanover – Jim’s best friend and performing partner; a charming ladies? man looking for his big break, thirties (lyric baritone)

Lila Dixon – a determined performer and Jim’s mismatched fiancée, thirties (high belt)

Danny – Jim, Ted and Lila’s agent, thirties to fifties

Charlie Winslow – a precocious bank messenger, age 9 to 12

Linda Mason – a school teacher with the hidden talents of a singer and dancer, thirties (belt/mix)

Louise – the local fix it woman; tough, no nonsense and extremely perceptive, forties to fifties (belt)

Ensemble:

Announcer

Nightly Dancers (Stanley, Daphne, Sawyer, Stella, Byron, Rose, Janie, Susie, Brenda, Hadley)

Radio Chorus

Radio Host

Radio Voice Over

Danny’s Mother (Voice Over)

First A.D.

Director

Cameraman

Sound Man

P.A.

Midville townspeople

Holiday Inn guests




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