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AUDITIONS FOR FUN HOME

This play has been cast. Please see the show page for the cast list.

This play has been cast. Please see the show page for the complete cast list.

TBR’s Young Actors Program
Auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie
 
DIRECTOR: Jack Lampert
MUISC DIRECTOR: Beth Nash Bordelon
CHOREOGRAPHY: Leea Russell
 
Vocal/Dance Auditions will be Saturday May 19th or Sunday May 20th beginning at 1PM.

 

Callbacks will be Monday May 21st from 7 – 10PM.

 

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of but not from the show. Young Actors will do a short dance call after their vocal audition, so they should be dressed in comfortable clothing.

 

Auditions are by appointment only! Please call 225.924.6496 to schedule.
 
Auditions are open to young actors between the ages of 8-18.
 
Rehearsals will begin June 25th. Rehearsals will be Mondays – Thursdays (7-10) and Saturdays (10-2).
 
Performances will run August 16 – 19, 2018 on TBR’s Main Stage.

 

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment.

 

CAST NEEDS:

Millie Dillmount. (Mezzo Soprano) -  spunky modern woman in 1922 trying to make it in New York.

 

Jimmy Smith (Tenor) - a suave city slicker, who falls I love with Millie

 

Mrs. Meers (Mezzo Soprano/Alto) -  Former actress turned human trafficker pretending to be a Chinese woman who oversees the Hotel Priscilla

 

Miss Dorothy Brown (Soprano) -  A naive wealthy girl who moves to New York to change her lifestyle. Becomes Millie's roommate and confidant

 

Ching Ho (Baritone) and Bun Foo (Tenor) - Chinese brothers working to bring their mother to the US. Both sing and speak in Chinese.

 

Trevor Graydon (Baritone) - Executive of the Sincere Trust insurance company and the object of Millie's intentions

 

Miss Flannery (Mezzo Soprano) - Office Manager at Sincere Trust Insurance Co.

 

Muzzy van Hossmere (Mezzo Soprano/Alto) Glamorous actress and nightclub singer

 

Ruth, Gloria, Rita, Cora, Lucille, Ethel Peas (Sopranos and Altos) – Mille’s friends from the hotel (will also be doubled as ensemble members)

 

LARGE ENSEMBLE will require both MALE and FEMALE singers and dancers!

 

 

 

 

**Auditions are open to young actors between the ages of 8-18, and are by appointment only! Please call 225.924.6496 to schedule.

 

Scripts are available for rent ($20 CASH REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT) from the TBR Box Office. Please call to request a copy.

 

 

 

FUN HOME AUdITIONS
 
DIRECTOR: Bill Martin
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Jamie Leonard-Brubaker
CHOREOGRAPHER: Hayley Paige Westphal

 

AUDITION DATE: Saturday May 19th: 10am –5pm
Sunday May 20th: Dance at 5pm, Callbacks at 7pm
 
FUN HOME runs in the TBR Studio, September 7-16th
 
REHEARSALS will begin July 22, 2018

 

Actors must prepare 32 bars in the style of the show but not from the show.  MUST provide sheet music for accompanist.  No A Cappella auditions.  Please have music bound in a book, binder, or folder.

 

AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – Please call the TBR Box Office at 225.924.6496 to schedule an appointment.

 

FUN HOME was the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book and the finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant one of a kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.

 

CAST NEEDS:

 

Alison Bechdal: 40ish, Graphic cartoonist. Strong singer who can move seamlessly in vocal quality from speech to song.  Range= low E to light belt C sharp, Mezzo-Soprano

 

Bruce Bechdal: 40-55, Alison's father. Strong singer who can move seamlessly in vocal quality from speech to song. Range= B to G, Baritone

 

Helen Bechdal: 40-55, Alison's mother. Strong singer who can move seamlessly in vocal quality from speech to song. Range- A flat to strong mixed E, Mezzo-Soprano

 

Medium Alison: 18-23, College freshman. Strong singer who can move seamlessly in vocal quality from speech to song. Range= low E to light belt C sharp, Mezzo-Soprano

 

Small Alison: 8-12, Alison as a child. Strong singer who can move seamlessly in vocal quality from speech to song.  Natural sound.  Range=B to B,  Alto

 

Christian Bechdal: 8-12, Alison's brother

 

John Bechdal: 6-10, Alison's brother

 

Joan: 20-25, College student, Alison's girlfriend. Must be comfortable with harmony singing, alto lines.  Alto

 

Roy, Mark, Pete, Bobby, Jeremy: 23-30 (various characters played by same

Actor). Singer with a strong, clean 70's pop sound.  Range: to a B, Tenor

 

** Ages are meant as guides, not necessarily your literal age. You only

need to be able to portray a given age convincingly.**

 

AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – Please call the TBR Box Office at 225.924.6496 to schedule an appointment.

Scripts are available for rent ($20 CASH REFUNDABLE deposit required) – Must call the box office to request copy. 225.924.6496

 

Audition sides will be available as of May 5 by contacting the TBR office.

 

 

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