Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
1) A Brief monologue as described below; OR
2) A Brief song as described below; OR
3) If auditioning for both the plays and the musical, prepare a 1 minute monologue and 16 bars of a song as described below
Total audition time should not exceed 2 minutes.
For the plays: Prepare a brief monologue for ON GOLDEN POND and OUTSIDE MULLINGAR. For OUTSIDE MULLINGAR be prepared to demonstrate an Irish dialect.
For the musical: Those auditioning for THE FULL MONTY should prepare an excerpt from an up-tempo song representative of the musical’s style and energy.
Accompanist provided. Bring picture and resume.
ON GOLDEN POND
rehearsal starts June 2, 2015
79 years old, whose wry sense of humor is made sharp by his ability to reference his age with the privilege of his naturally dominant personality. This crustiness is a shell he can’t readily discard, however. As such, it is sometimes difficult for him to convey his true feelings.
69 years old. Cheerful and energetic. A nurturer. Sees right though her husband’s façade to the goodness in his heart. There is no quit in here. She is abundantly loving.
42, their daughter, divorced. Perhaps once she was simply desperate to be happy, but now she may be learning that she can take patient steps to improve her life.
45, a wealthy Los Angeles dentist. Chelsea’s fiancée. Tolerant, but with a surprising amount of strength at his core. He will accommodate, but he will not be ill-used.
13, Bill’s son. His status as a child of divorce empowers him to be on the margin of impertinence. This quality sets up a wonderful
THE FULL MONTY
rehearsal starts June 23, 2015
(27-35) an unemployed mill worker whose less than perfect past behavior has put him at risk of losing his son to his ex-wife. Tenor with strong falsetto. Role will require some nudity.
(10-14) Jerry’s son. Loves his father, but recognizes his faults.
(27-35) Jerry’s estranged wife. Mezzo
(27-35) Jerry’s overweight best friend who often finds himself caught up in Jerry’s schemes. Desperate to find meaning in his life since being laid off at the mill. Tenor. Role will require some nudity.
(27-35) Dave’s wife. Funny, energetic and madly in love with her husband, but feeling distant from him since he was laid off. Mezzo.
(40-50) Former supervisor at the mill, he has been lying to his wife about losing his job in order to allow her to continue her lavish lifestyle. Baritone. Role will require some nudity.
(30-45) Harold’s wife. Though Harold fears she loves him mostly for what he provides them, she is dearly devoted and madly in love with him. Mezzo.
(25-35) an unemployed mill worker who still lives at home with his mom. We first see Malcolm at the end of his rope having given up hope on life. He finds purpose by being a part of this group and also finds love. Tenor. Role will require some nudity.
(25-35) an unemployed mill worker with little talent except for what God equipped him with. Finds love with Malcolm. Tenor. Role will require some nudity
Noah (Horse) T. Simmons
(40-60) African-American, retired mill worker. Must be able to dance very well. Baritone. Role will require some nudity.
Buddy (Keno) Walsh
a male stripper, must have excellent physique; will play multiple roles
Pam’s new boyfriend. Will also double as a male stripper. Role may require some nudity.
an unemployed mill worker. Will also double as a male stripper. Role may require some nudity.
a Buffalo club owner. Will also double as a male stripper. Role may require some nudity.
Malcolm’s ailing mother
Jerry’s occasional girlfriend
friend of Pam and Georgie’s
rehearsal starts July 7, 2015
75. An Irish Farmer. Widower. Tightlipped with a lifetime of secrets and guilt. Lung disease.
42. Irish. Tony’s son. Dutiful. Decent and hardworking. Cannot express his emotions freely. He endures.
70. An Irish widow, neighbor to the Reillys. She struggles with heart disease but she has plenty to say before she succumbs. Plainspoken. Her issues are more urgent now that her husband has passed.
36, Irish. Like Tony, she has bottled her emotions, less stoic. Her manner inspires a question: What will happen when she has had enough?