Auditions Announced for ASSASSINS at Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre

GHCT_logoASSASSINS
Directed by Matt Neal
​Produced by Meggorie Haven

Audition time and date:

  • 7 p.m. Thurs., June 21
  • 7 p.m. Fri.,  June 22

Callbacks: If needed, callbacks will be 2 p.m. June 23. Actors will be asked to attend callbacks per request at auditions.

Location: Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton

Character needs: All ages, ethnicities, and genders sought

Preparation:

  • Auditioners should prepare 1 to 1.5 minutes of a musical theatre selection that shows vocal and acting range.
  • Headshots appreciated but not required.
  • Contact: matthewdouglasneal@gmail.com

ASSASSINS will be performed at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, in the Fitton Family Theater. This is a Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre show — the organization is working in collaboration with the Fitton Center in honor of its 25th anniversary.

Performances: Sept. 20-23, 2018

​Other: Video auditions will be accepted if auditioners cannot make the above dates. Tickets to this show will be available via the Fitton Center at www.fittoncenter.org and (513) 863-8873 ext. 110

CASTING THE FOLLOWING ROLES
(Note: Actors of all races and genders considered for ALL roles.)

  • American Ensemble: Greek chorus of 4-6 strong character actors/singers to play 100+ roles from every American time period. Seeking performers of all voice types capable of strong characterization and comedic timing. Dance ability or special talents/instrument playing a plus.
  • The Proprietor: Male or Female. Vocal range top- F4, bottom- Gb2. Ageless. Mysterious. Seductive. Charisma of a circus ringmaster.
  • The Balladeer: Male or Female. Age 18-35. Vocal range top- G4, bottom- C3. The American everyman. Narrator of the action. Youthful. Witty.
  • John Wilkes Booth: Male. Age 25-40. Vocal range top- G4, bottom- F2. The American pioneer of assassination. Vainglorious. Charismatic. Proficient with genteel southern accent a plus.
  • Charles Guiteau: Male or Female. Age 30-55. Vocal range top-Ab4, bottom- A2. Charming. Friendly. A murdering madman.
  • Leon Csolgosz: Male. Age 25-45. Vocal range top-G4, bottom-G#2. Angry. Brooding. Poverty worn-radical.
  • Giuseppe Zangara: Male or female. Age 25-45. Vocal range top- A4, bottom- B2. Enraged. Frantic. Driven to insanity by chronic pain. Proficient with Italian accent a plus.
  • Sam Byck: Male or female. Age 35-55. Vocal range top- G4, bottom-D3. Strong actor/improviser. Comedic timing and turn on a dime temper tantrums.
  • Sara Jane Moore: Female. Age 30-55. Vocal range top-Eb5, bottom- F3. Frazzled. Medicated. In her own reality. Comedic timing a must.
  • John Hinckley: Male. Age 18-35. Vocal range top-G4, bottom- A2. Depressed. Delusional. Desperate for affection.
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