Auditions Announced for MY FAIR LADY at Dayton Playhouse

DPH_logoMY FAIR LADY directed by Brian Sharp

July 23 & 24 at 7pm

Dayton Playhouse
1301 E Siebenthaler Ave
Dayton, Ohio 45414

When Lerner and Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY opened on Broadway, it collected six Tony Awards including Best Musical. The film version took home eight Oscars including Best Picture. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, MY FAIR LADY is the tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into a lady. The musical features some of the best-known tunes including “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, and “Get Me to the Church on Time.”

Production dates are Sept. 14 – 30

Please prepare 16-32 bars of music marked with all cuts and legible. Accompanist will be provided.

The following are the cast requirements:

Eliza Doolittle – cockney, British, headstrong, brazen, opinionated, determined
Adult – Female
Lead Role
Some movement
Soprano – A3 to G5

Henry Higgins – British, brilliant, crotchety, professional bachelor, upper class
Mature Adult – Male
Lead Role
Non Dancer
Baritone – B2 to E4

Colonel Pickering – elegant, refined, gentleman, worldly, thoughtful, British
Mature Adult – Male
Lead Role
Non Dancer
Baritone – C3 to D4

Mrs. Higgins – British, mother, opinionated, refined, society woman
Mature Adult – Female
Supporting Role
Non Dancer
Spoken

Mrs. Pearce – British, housekeeper, strong, servant manager
Mature Adult – Female
Supporting Role
Non Dancer
Mezzo Soprano – E4 to G4

Professor Zoltan Karpathy – Hungarian, pompous, self important, bearded
Adult – Male
Supporting Role
Dancer
Spoken

Alfred P. Doolittle – cockney, working class, drunkard, comedian
Mature Adult – Male
Supporting Role
Dancer
Baritone – G3 to E4

Freddy Eynsford-Hill – British, romantic, silly, dreamer, aristocrat
Young Adult – Male
Supporting Role
Dancer
Tenor – C3 to F4

Mrs. Eynsford-Hill – British, mother, upper class, society lady
Mature Adult – Female
Featured Supporting Role
Non Dancer
Spoken (may be a used as a chorus voice)

Queen of Transylvania – queen, royalty (this role has been pre-cast)
Mature Adult – Female
Featured Supporting Role
Dancer
Spoken

Lord and Lady Boxington – British, upper class, aristocrats
Adult – Male and Female
Dancers
Spoken

Flower Girl –
Child/Teen – Female
Dancer
Spoken

Staff –
Butler, Footmen (3), Steward (2), Servant (6), Busker (3), Maid (3),

Others –

Bystander, Costmongers (4), Selsey Man, Hoxton Man, Harry, Jamie, Mrs. Hopkins, George

Some ensemble roles may double/triple up.

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