Auditions Announced for THE WEDDING SINGER at Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre

GHCT_logoDirector Brett Parr and Producer Carrie Rusche are thrilled to announce auditions for the October 2018 production of “The Wedding Singer”! Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5, 6 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7. All performances are at Parrish Auditorium on the Miami University Hamilton campus, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton.

Auditions will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7 and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8. Callbacks will be at 6 p.m. Monday, July 9. Auditions, callbacks, and rehearsals will be at the Creative Center at the Palace, 215 S. Third Street, Hamilton, Ohio 45011. Those who audition are asked to prepare 32 bars of a song, preferably a pop/rock show tune. An accompanist will be provided. Please come dressed to dance. Those auditioning are asked to sign-up for an audition time. Online Sign-ups will open on June 7, 2018. Check the website for the sign-up link then.

SHOW SYNOPSIS:
The year is 1985, where the hair is big and the collars are popped. This musical comedy follows wannabe rock star Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, on a trip down the aisle we’ll never forget.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

Seeking a cast of energetic and strong triple-threats, ages 16 and older. All roles are open.

  • JULIA: Waitress at the “House of Class,” falls in love with Robbie. Vocal Range: A below the staff to fourth space E.
  • HOLLY: Julia’s sexy cousin, fashions herself as a cross between Madonna & Cyndi Lauper. Vocal Range: B below the staff to fourth space E.
  • ROSIE: Robbie’s Grandmother, an old lady with a lot of spunk. Must be able to rap. Vocal Range: Middle C to third space C.
  • LINDA: Robbie’s Fiancée, leaves him at the altar, a hard core Rocker Chick, will also perform with Ensemble. Vocal Range: A below the staff to fourth line D.
  • ANGIE: Julia’s mother, wants her to marry Glen for his money, will also perform with Ensemble. Vocal Range: D below the staff to fourth space E.
  • ROBBIE: The Wedding Singer, a lovable guy, that you can’t help smile at. Guitar Playing Skills a plus.. Vocal Range: B below the staff to A above the staff.
  • SAMMY: Robbie’s best friend, plays guitar in the band. Vocal Range: C below the staff to fifth line F.
  • GEORGE: A “Boy George” wannabe, plays with the band. Vocal Range: C below the staff to A above the staff.
  • GLEN: Julia’s fiancée, very pompous and conceited, a true lady’s man. Vocal Range: C below the staff to fourth line D.
  • IMPERSONATORS: Billy Idol, Mr. T, Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, Imelda Marcos. Impersonators will also be Ensemble Members.
  • ENSEMBLE: Servers, waitresses, accountants, retail employees, wedding guests, bridesmaids,etc. Seeking strong dancers and sharp pop/rock vocals. Ensemble members will play various roles.

This musical is sponsored by Community First Solutions

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