//
9/24 Forum and Tommy at THAC

Town Hall Arts Center announces combined auditions for:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Directed by Bob Wells
Musical Direction by Donna Debreceni
Rehearsals begin December 1, 2011
Opening January 13, 2012 – February 5, 2012

AND

The Who’s TOMMY
Directed by Nick Sugar
Musical Direction by Donna Debreceni
Rehearsals begin March 1, 2012
Opening April 6, 2012 – May 6, 2012

Auditions are being held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 11am – 5pm

Actors can be cast in both productions at Town Hall without rehearsal or performance conflicts.

Please prepare appropriate music for the shows you are interested in.
24 – 36 bars of up-tempo Musical Theater
24 – 36 bars of up-tempo Rock/Pop

Must provide: sheet music for piano accompanist in the correct key (no CD’s or a cappella singing will be accepted), a current headshot and theatrical resume.

Actors age range 18 – 60

Call backs for shows will be the following Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and 27th from 6-10pm. You will be notified if selected for a call back.

Character breakdown for FORUM:
• Pseudolus: A Roman slave, owned by Hero,
• Hero: Young son of Senex.
• Philia: A virgin in the house of Marcus Lycus.
• Senex: A henpecked husband to Domina.
• Marcus Lycus: A purveyor of courtesans.
• Domina: The wife of Senex.
• Erronius: Senex’s elderly neighbor.
• Miles Gloriosus: A captain in the Roman.
• Hysterium: The chief slave in the house of Senex.
• Gymnasia: A courtesan from the house of Lycus.
• Tintinabula: A jingling, bell-wearing courtesan in the house of Lycus.
• Vibrata: A wild, vibrant courtesan in the house of Lycus.
• Geminae: Twin courtesans in the house of Lycus.
• Panacea: A courtesan in the house of Lycus.
• Proteans: Play multiple roles (slaves, citizens, soldiers, and eunuchs).

Character breakdown for TOMMY
• Tommy: Age 18-25, An embittered young genius. Tenor.
• Captain Walker: Age 25-35, Tommy’s guilty father. Tenor.
• Mrs. Walker: Age 18-30, Tommy’s weary mum. Pop mezzo soprano.
• Young Tommy: Age 6 – 12 (Please see below)
• Cousin Kevin: Age 18-20, Tommy’s evil babysitter. A young, loutish nuisance. Baritone.
• Uncle Ernie: Age 30-45, Tommy’s perverted uncle. A lecherous bachelor. Tenor .
• The Lover: Age 25-30, Mrs. Walker’s boyfriend, killed by Captain Walker. Tenor.
• The Hawker: Age 20-50, An unsavory street man. Baritone .
• The Acid Queen: Age 20-35, A drug dealer and prostitute.
• The Specialist: Age 30-50, A very modern doctor who has new theories on how to cure Tommy. Baritone.
• Sally Simpson: Age 18-20, A typical teenybopper. Soprano.
• Ensemble roles playing several characters.

Young Tommy auditions will be held at a later date (to be announced). If interested in this role, please submit headshot and resume to:

Town Hall Arts Center
2450 W. Main Street
Littleton, CO 80120

All auditions are by appointment only. Please contact Janet Murray at jmurray@townhallartscenter.com (303-794-2787 x 211) for an audition time.

Thank you for your interest in performing at Town Hall Arts Center.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Tell us what YOU SAID!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

“Like” He Said/She Said!

Top Recent Posts

Follow us on Twitter

Enter your email and receive alerts of new posts.

Join 2,394 other followers

%d bloggers like this: