Directed By: Bryan Childe
Assistant Director: Katelyn Johnson
Musical Director/Conductor: Mariano Garcia IV
This Show will be Performed with a Live Band
Audition Dates: October 9th, 2021 10:00 AM Registration/ 12:00 PM Start
Callback October 10th, 2021 Call-Backs Begin at 7:00 PM
To Be Considered For This SHOW YOU MUST BE AT AUDITIONS ON SATURDAY
PLEASE FAMILARIZE YOURSELF WITH THIS SHOW BEFORE AUDITIONS!!!
The Barn Theatre is looking for a diverse cast of 15-17 people, ages 18+
To audition, YOU MUST sing a song from the SHOW for the character you wish to audition for. If you are auditioning for multiple roles, please pick a character song from the show listed below that best shows off your vocal range for the production team. A piano accompanist and a CD player will be available as well as Bluetooth device. NO ACAPELLA WILL BE ALLOWED!!
If you are requested at CallBacks on Sunday you will be given a song to sing from the show again! That information will be given to you when you speak to a member of the production staff.
Nobody is precast!
Everyone must audition. You MUST be available for ALL performances. No exceptions!
Audition Songs per Character will be listed Below in the character Description
Rehearsals will be Monday-Thurs 7:00 PM-10:00 PM & Sundays 2:00-6:00 PM
NO FRIDAY OR SATURDAY REHEARSALS UNTIL TECH WEEK IF NEEDED!!
This Show is Theatre at it's BEST- Exuberant, passionate & Joyous
Cast Of Characters & Audition Songs Listed Below:
*ANGEL DUMOTT SCHUNARD: The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom's Lover. (Male 20-30)
Audition Song For ANGEL: I'll Cover You
* BENJAMIN COFFIN III: The landlord of Mark & Rogers Apartment Building. A former roommate in the loft. Benny trained in his personal morals for power and wealth. (Male 25-35)
Audition Song For Benny: You'll See
*MARK COHEN: Filmmaker and video artist. Knee-deep in his own soul searching. Mark is a typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd. (Male 20-30)
Audition Song For Mark: Halloween
*JOANNE JEFFERSON: A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. Carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen.
Audition Song For Joanne: Take Me Or Leave Me (Measure 64-85)
*MAUREEN JOHNSON: An unpredictable zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and use to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne. (Female 20-30)
Call-Back Song for Maureen: Take Me or Leave Me (Measures 9-58)
*MIMI MARQUEZ: An HIV positive stripper with drug addictions. Slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job at the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.
Audition Song For Mimi: Out Tonight
*ROGER DAVIS: A struggling musician and former drug addict. He is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-Positive. (Male 20-30)
Audition Song For Roger: One Song Glory
*Tom Collins: A computer genius and a liberal professor. He is nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-Positive. (Male 25-35)
Audition Song For Tom: I'll Cover You (Reprise)
*Ensemble: Minor Characters: Ensemble is HUGE In This Show! You are on stage A LOT!!
Mrs. Cohen: (Female 18-30)
Alexi Darling: (Female 21-30)
Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson: (Male & Female 21-35)
Mrs. Davis (Female 21-30)
Mrs. Marquez: (Female 21-30) *Singing in Spanish a plus
Mr. Grey: (Male 21-25)
The Man: (Male 21-30)
Paul: (Male 21-25)
Gordon: (Male 18+)
Steve: (Male 18+)
Ali: (Female 18+)
Pam: (Female 18+)
Sue: (Female 18+)
Waiter: (Male 18+)
Preacher: (Male 18+)
Homeless Woman: (Female 18+)
* ALL NAMES LISTED ABOVE ARE ENSEMBLE MEMBERS AND WILL BE PLAYED IN VARIOUS ROLES.
* If you are only auditioning for an ensemble role please sing Seasons Of Love
The Director will Cast 7 Ensemble Members