Auditions Announced for THE MUSIC MAN at La Comedia Dinner Theatre

LAC_logoLa Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio will be holding OPEN CALL local auditions for their upcoming production of THE MUSIC MAN on Saturday January 29, 2022 at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio.

9:00 AM – Children & Teenagers 7-17 Years Old
10:00 AM – Adults (Men and Women 18+)

SEEKING
MEN:

  • Harold Hill (25-45) Charming, articulate actor, sings & dances. Baritone to F
  • Marcellus Washburn (30-50) Comic Actor who sings & dances. Tenor (G to High A)
  • Mayor Shin (40-60) Comic Character Actor
  • The Quartet Dynamic and full of personality. All types. Must be able to hold harmony under any circumstances and must be comfortable with Movement
  • Jacey Squires High Tenor (D to High C)
  • Ewart Dunlop Tenor (C# to High A#)
  • Oliver Hix Baritone (Low A to G)
  • Olin Britt Bass (Low G to High F#)

WOMEN:

  • Marian Paroo (20-30) Accomplished actress, legit voice, minor dancing. Soprano to High A
  • Mrs. Paroo (30-60) Character woman who sings, light Irish accent. Mezzo (A-flat to E-Flat)
  • Mrs. Eulalie Mackecknie Shin (30-60) Comic Actress. Comfortable with movement. Alto (D-D)

YOUNG ACTORS

  • Tommy Djilas (15-17) Teenager. Sings & dances.
  • Zanetta Shinn (15-17) Teenager. Sings & dances.
  • Amaryllis (9-14) Marian’s young piano student. Alto
  • Winthrop Paroo (9-14) Marian’s lisping baby brother.
  • Gracie Shinn (9-14) Mayor Shinn’s younger daughter

ENSEMBLE

  • River City Townspeople Singers who move and Dancers who sing to fill various townspeople and understudy principals.

Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a Musical Theatre song.
Please provide sheet music in your key, a current headshot and resume.
Adults should be prepared to dance.

Rehearsals begin March 21, 2022. Rehearsals are Mon-Sat 10-6.

Children rehearse 4-6 Mon-Fri and 10-6 Saturdays. Will miss some school for tech rehearsal & matinees.

Performances April 7 – May 22, 2022. Thurs-Sun matinees and evenings.

Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser.

Questions call Kris Byerly (937)746-4554 ext 241 or email productionmanager@lacomedia.com
Non-Equity.

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