Auditions for Frank Loesser's MOST HAPPY FELLA' and
Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
September 1st, 2nd and 3rd - 6:30 to 10:30
Most Happy Fella
Please prepare 16 bars of Golden Age Broadway repertoire (i.e. 1940’s to 1960’s). making strong acting choices in the direction of the character you would like to play. It is recommended that you have two contrasting 16 bar cuts prepared even though may only sing one. Some of the character parts require a legit sound and others a musical comedy belt.
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast - Many featured roles, Older Role(s), Showcases trained singers, Star Vehicle - Female, Star Vehicle - Male, Strong/Large Chorus Dance requirement: Standard (Musical Staging/Some Dance/Optional) Casting notes:
Tony understudy – (will play matinees) – An Italian grape farmer. He is warm and genuine but also insecure at times. Battles with a short temper. Spirited, passionate, respect, and boisterous. Male, 55-70 yrs old Range: C#3 - G4 (
Rosabella – A woman who is lost in love and work, she is in desperate need to experience and explore her dreams of romance. Jaded by the city life and by insensitive men. Female, 25-35 yrs old Range: C4 - E5
Cleo – Non-plussed, comic, brassy, self-confident waitress and best friend of Rosabella. A true friend with a strong personality and a calculating mind. Female, 25-35 yrs old Range: Gb3 - A5
Joe – The foreman of the vineyard. He is unable to settle down and is more interested in random connections than true romance. Handsome, masculine, hardworking. Male, 25-35 yrs old Range: Bb2 - F4
Marie – Tony's possessive, domineering younger sister who is against change. She will fight to protect her brother at all costs. Female, 40-50 yrs old Range: B3 - F5
Herman – The likable happy-go-lucky ranch hand. He is easy-going, the "good guy," and not easily rattled. Male, 30-40 yrs old Range: E4 - A5
Ensemble – Vineyard Workers; Townspeople – 9 women 9 men
Information on Tempest auditions:
Please prepare a 2 min monologue form Shakespeare's works.