La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, will hold auditions for their upcoming production, THE COLOR PURPLE on Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m., at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio.
SEEKING – All roles are African American.
- CELIE: 20-35, strong singing voice with belt. A woman from Georgia whose character drives the story, vulnerable, mischievous, sense of humor.
- SHUG AVERY: 30-50, bluesy singing voice. Dynamic, powerful, Mister’s long time love, a singer from Memphis.
- SOFIA: 30-50, strong singing voice with belt. Powerful woman, physically bigger, beautiful. Harpo’s wife, needs to have strong sense of comedy.
- NETTIE: 20-40, strong singing voice with belt. Celie’s younger sister, attractive, adventuresome, feisty, educated.
- CHURCH LADIES: Trio of ladies who are busybody types and gossip about the townspeople, narrate through the story.
- MISTER: 30-50, commanding voice, handsome, dynamic, powerful.
- HARPO: 20-40, strong tenor, vulnerable, Mister’s good-hearted son, tries to control wife Sofia.
- PA: Strong baritone singer, commanding actor.
- ENSEMBLE: African American men and women to play multiple roles as well as understudy principals.
Sing 16 bars of a song stylistically appropriate to the show.
Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser
Rehearsals begin February 5, 2018. Performances February 22 – April 15, 2018.
Questions call Joe at (937) 746-4537.