Audition and Casting Information

Auditions for 1776 and Nine

May 2nd and 3rd from 9:00 am to 10:30pm

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Audition Notice 1776

1776 – Directed by Mickey Tennenbaum, Choreographer Carissa Bellando  & Musical Director Matthew Hosmer

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Vocal call: Prepare sixteen bars of music that demonstrates your ability to create character and also demonstrates your musicality and vocal range.  Your song may come from a wide variety of musical theatre literature but steer clear of ultra-contemporary and pop/rock. You may sing from the show you want to be cast in. Please have a second selection prepared in case the Directors or Music Directors want to hear something else.

Dance Call: Woman in character heels and dance clothes & Men should wear character shoes for their call.

John Adams Delegate from Massachusetts. Opinionated, passionate, and a bit boisterous. Starving for independence from England.  Gender: Male  Age: 41 Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: C3

Stephen Hopkins  Delegate from Rhode Island. Hopkins’ drinking has led to an appearance befitting of the 2nd oldest in the Continental Congress.  Gender: Male  Age: 70 Vocal range top: Eb4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Roger Sherman  Delegate from Connecticut. A coffee drinker with a penchant for hyperactivity.  Gender: Male  Age: 55  Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: C3

Robert Livingston  Delegate from New York. Recently a father, Livingston’s disposition has become one of humility and graciousness.   Gender: Male  Age: 30 Vocal range top: F4  Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Benjamin Franklin  Delegate from Pennsylvania. Franklin is intelligent, well-traveled, and pleasantly cunning. A jolly and admirable fellow with whom one would desire to have a friendship.  Gender: Male Age: 60 Vocal range top: Eb4 Vocal range bottom: Ab2

John Dickinson  Delegate from Pennsylvania. A thin, hawkish gentleman. Gender: Male  Age: 44 Vocal range top: E4  Vocal range bottom: A2

Col. Thomas Mckean  Delegate from Delaware. McKean is florid and likable with a charming, yet commanding, Scottish Brogue.  Gender: Male  Age: 42  Vocal range top: Eb4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Richard Henry Lee  Delegate from Virginia, Lee is a willowy aristocrat.  Gender: Male  Age: 45  Vocal range top: G4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Thomas Jefferson  Delegate from Virginia. Jefferson is mild-mannered, intelligent, and articulate.  Gender: Male  Age: 33 Vocal range top: G4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Edward Rutledge  Delegate from South Carolina. Somewhat haunting.  Gender: Male  Age: 26  Vocal range top: A4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Abigail Adams  Intelligent, quick-witted, and talented with a pen. Every bit as bright as her husband.  Gender: Female Age: 32  Vocal range top: F5  Vocal range bottom: Db4

 Martha Jefferson  Joy radiates from her.  Gender: Female  Age: 27 Vocal range top: D5  Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Courier  The message runner between General Washington’s army and the Continental Congress. He has witnessed the hardships of war firsthand, although his innocent disposition and appearance may imply otherwise.  Gender: Male  Age: 15 to 20  Vocal range top: Db4  Vocal range bottom: C3

THERE ARE 13 ADDITIONAL, SUBSTANTIAL MALE ROLES. 

Cast total – 24 men, 2 women

Audition Notice Nine

Nine   Directed by Gregg Wiggans, Choreographer Carissa Bellando & Musical Director Lauri Young

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Online signup now closed, see the stage management team 8:30 Tuesday to sign up

Vocal call: Prepare sixteen bars of music that demonstrates your ability to create character and also demonstrates your musicality and vocal range.  Your song may come from a wide variety of musical theatre literature but steer clear of ultra-contemporary and pop/rock. You may sing from the show you want to be cast in. Please have a second selection prepared in case the Directors or Music Directors want to hear something else.

Dance Call: Woman in character heels and dance clothes & Men should wear character shoes for their call.

GUIDO CONTINI –   Baritone
LUISA CONTINI –  Mezzo Soprano

CARLA ALBANESE –  Alto
CLAUDIA NARDI – Mezzo Soprano
GUIDO’S MOTHER
LILIANE LA FLEUR – Mezzo Soprano
LINA DARLING –  Mezzo Soprano
STEPHANIE NECROPHORUS – Soprano
OUR LADY OF THE SPA   Soprano
MAMA MADDELENA – Soprano
SARRAGHINA –  Mezzo Soprano

Casting 10 to 15 in the chorus.

 

 

 

 
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