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


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.



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