Our production of this darkly American Sondheim musical will feature a live band and a five person ensemble. Although these characters are based on historical figures, we're looking for strong singers and actors of all races, gender identities, body types, and abilities to bring these characters to life. Director: Daniel K. Williams Music Director: Pat D'Amato
To sign up please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a time slot. Audition requirements: All auditioners are asked to prepare two 32 bar song selections. One should be in the style of the show, while the other should be a contrast in either style or character. Songs from the show will be accepted. Auditioners should also prepare a short dramatic monologue, 2-3 minutes in length that is not from Assassins. If possible, songs and monologues should be memorized. You must provide music for the accompanist, even if singing from the show. Call backs will be via invitation on Wednesday, June 15th from 7-10pm.
Call back materials will be sent Monday night after auditions and may include song and scene selections from the show. You should also be prepared to do cold readings or learn additional musical material from the show.
Rehearsals will be held three times per week (Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday evenings) plus tech week starting in July. The show will run for 8 performances Sept 9-18. Rehearsals and performances will be at Footlighters Theater - 58 Main Ave, Berwyn, PA. CW/TW: Please note that this production will include simulated violence, racial slurs, profanity, suicide, executions, murder, discussion of cults/brainwashing. All firearms in this production will be non-firing replicas. Character Descriptions: All roles are open and Footlighters strongly encourages performers of all ages, genders, abilities, body types, etc, to submit for whatever role(s) they desire, regardless of type or similarity to the historical figure or original broadway cast. Please note that due to licensing requirements, all characters must be portrayed as the gender originally intended as well as sung in the key as originally written.
Footlighters of Berwyn is a volunteer, membership based organization, all roles are open and non-paid. If cast in this production, you must be willing to become a member of Footlighters Theater (due: $25.00 adult/ $15.00 senior\child\student). Membership Benefits Include voting rights in the annual Board elections. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns. * ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING: ACKNOWLEDGE THE CONTAGIOUS NATURE OF THE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 AND THE INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE THAT EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE WHERE PEOPLE ARE PRESENT; AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ANY AND ALL PROTOCOLS OF FOOTLIGHTERS, CDC, STATE, AND LOCAL ENTITIES DESIGNED TO MITIGATE THE RISKS OF INFECTION BY COVID-19; VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF EXPOSURE TO OR INFECTION BY COVID-19 AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE AUDITION AND REHEARSAL PROCESS AS WELL AS PERFORMANCES; AND RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY FOOTLIGHTERS (AND ITS GOVERNORS, MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS) FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO EXPOSURE TO OR INFECTION BY COVID-19 OR SIMILAR DISEASE WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE AUDITION AND REHEARSAL PROCESS AND PERFORMANCES.
All roles are open and Footlighters strongly encourages performers of all ages, genders, abilities, body types, etc, to submit for whatever role(s) they desire, regardless of type or similarity to the historical figure or original broadway cast. Please note that due to licensing requirements, all characters must be portrayed as the gender originally intended as well as sung in the key as originally written.
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But we have good news! The cast, crew and theater volunteers have rallied around this production and all four shows WILL be performed THIS coming weekend, May 27, 28 and 29!!
ALL Pre-Purchased TICKETS for this past weekend have now been reassigned to the same respective day and time for this coming weekend.
In other words, if you purchased tickets for Friday night, May 20th, at 8:00 pm, your tickets are now valid for Friday night, May 27th, at 8:00 pm. If your pre-purchased tickets were for the Saturday matinee, May 21st, at 2:00 pm those tickets are now valid for the Saturday matinee, May 28th