Auditions Announced for A NEW BRAIN at Dare to Defy Productions

D2D_logoDare 2 Defy Productions is thrilled to announce auditions for our upcoming production of the musical A NEW BRAIN, directed by Philip Drennen.

The show will run October 17-19, 2019 at the new PNC Arts Annex with a tentative first rehearsal of September 2, 2019.

Auditions/callbacks will be held on August 11, 2019 starting at 6:00 pm. You will not need to prepare your own songs, we will only be working material from the show.

To receive callback materials, please send your headshot/resume to norgaard@dare2defy.org. Audition location will be emailed back.

All roles are available. All Ethnicities and ages 18+ are encouraged to audition. These are paid non-union contract positions.

Please see casting breakdown below.

  • Gordon Schwinn: A lovable but sarcastic composer, working on music for Mr. Bungee’s TV show Male Tenor (G2-G4)
  • Mr. Bungee: The slightly tyrannical director/producer/star of his own children’s TV show; a frog Male Baritone (B2-G4)
  • Mimi Schwinn: Gordon’s loving yet slightly unstable mother Female Mezzo/Alto (F#3 – C#5)
  • Rhoda: Gordon’s agent and best friend Female Mezzo/Soprano (A3 to E5)
  • Roger Delli-Bovi: Gordon’s charming and affectionate boyfriend Male Baritone (A2 to G4)
  • Richard: A kind and compassionate nurse Male Baritone (G2 to G4)
  • Homeless Lady: Intelligent, caring, yet rough around the edges Female Mezzo Belt (F3 to Eb5)
  • Dr. Berensteiner: An unsympathetic doctor Male Baritone (G2 to E4)
  • Priest: A somewhat clueless man of the cloth at the hospital Male Tenor (C3 to A4)
  • Waitress/Nancy D: The waitress is overbearing; Nancy is a mean nurse Female Soprano (A3 to G5)

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