Winter Park Playhouse holding season auditions

Here’s a general audition notice from Roy Alan at Winter Park Playhouse:

The Winter Park Playhouse will be holding its general auditions for the 2011 – 2012 season Monday, April 4, 2011 from 4 pm – 10 pm.

Auditions are by appointment only.

Seeking Equity (O.A.T. Category 3 Contract) and non-Equity musical performers.

Prepare an up-tempo song and a ballad; one minute comic monologue; bring a non-returnable resume and headshot. Dance combinations will be taught at the call-back auditions on a later date.

Auditions will be held at Winter Park Playhouse, 711-C Orange Ave. Winter Park. For an appointment call (407) 645-0145.

Breakdowns:

Completely Hollywood (Abridged)
Rehearsals begin June 20. Runs July 15-Aug. 6.

  • Three men with great comic timing and improv skills, very physical.

Musical of Musicals, The Musical
Aug. 19 -28 and Sept. 9-17. ALL ROLES CAST.

Ruthless
Rehearsals begin Sept. 19. Runs Oct. 7-29.

  • Girl to play Tina (age 10 – 12) must be a dynamite singer, dancer and actress.
  • Woman (20 – 45) to play Judy Denmark, Tina’s mother.
  • Woman (35 – 55) Lita Encore, Tina’s grandmother.
  • Woman (20 – 45) Miss Thorn, Drama teacher doubling with Miss Block, reporter.
  • Woman (20 – 30) Louise, young actress doubling with Eve, personal assistant.
  • Man to play Sylvia St. Croix, talent agent.

Anything Cole
Rehearsals begin Oct. 31. Runs Nov. 18 and 19 and Dec. 2-17. A musical tribute to Cole Porter.

  • Seeking two men and two women who sing and move very well.

I Love You Because
Rehearsals begin Jan. 2, 2012. Runs Jan. 20-Feb, 11, 2012

  • Austin Bennet (25; tenor to A): greeting card writer.
  • Jeff Bennet (28; baritone to G [optional A]): pedi-cab driver.
  • Marcy Fitzwilliams (24; soprano, strong mix to F, belt to D): photographer.
  • Diana Bingley (27; alto to D): actuary.
  • Woman (20 – 30 soprano) cocktail waitress, barrista, neighbor, Chinese food restaurant manager, NYC woman.
  • Man (20 – 30 bari-tenor) bartender, barrista, waiter, Chinese food restaurant waiter, NYC man.

The Andrews Brothers
Rehearsals begin Feb. 13, 2012. Runs March 2- 24, 2012.
Three men, one woman; intricate harmonies throughout for everyone.

  • Lawrence (baritone/bass) His Andrews counterpart is LaVerne. His 4F ailment is incredibly poor eyesight. Lots of physical sight gags, perhaps the biggest clown of the group.
  • Max (tenor) His Andrews counterpart is Maxene. His 4F ailment is flat feet – (“but only the left one!”). He is the stage manager and attempts to remain in charge in the face of total disaster. Tap solo in act two.
  • Patrick (tenor/baritenor) His Andrews counterpart is Patty. His 4F ailment is asthma. He stutters and stammers throughout act one and generally sings lead in act two — front and center as Patty. His gentle, sweet nature makes it easy for Peggy to fall in love with him.
  • Peggy (mezzo-soprano) Perhaps a cross between Betty Hutton and Betty Grable, Peggy has been branded a pin-up girl, and this show is her big chance to show everyone she’s a lot more than just another pretty face. Warm, loving and sincere. Peggy has two solo numbers in act two.

Baby
Rehearsals begin April 2, 2012. Runs April 20-May 12, 2012.

  • Alan – 48, (baritone) older man, a college administrator.
  • Arlene – 48, (mezzo) his wife with a new empty nest.
  • Danny – 20, (tenor) young idealistic musician.
  • Lizzie – 20, (soprano) young independent student.
  • Nick – 30, (bari-tenor) a coach.
  • Pam – 30, (mezzo) a coach, a bit neurotic.
  • Man – A briefly-seen narrator / a doctor / friend / townsperson.
  • Woman – A nurse / friends / townsperson.

Due to the large amount of performers who attend our auditions, we are unable to contact each actor with casting results. If you are not cast after your first audition please do not get discouraged. We often hire throughout the year and may contact you for future projects.

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One response to “Winter Park Playhouse holding season auditions

  1. I have an idea who might be cast in the September production, wink, wink. Love to all 4 TMOM folks!