Audition Info

Auditions can be a learning experience and when the creative folks at the theater are looking for budding talent, this is the page to come to.

Please note that the Box Office staff typically do not have any information about auditions. We politely request you not call the box office as we need to keep these lines free for our guests to purchase tickets.

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LOCAL AUDITIONS (JACKSONVILLE)

Casting Call Notice

“Come Blow Your Horn”
Neil Simon

Call Type:

Local Equity Principal Call

Date of Audition:

Monday, December 5, 2016

Location:

Alhambra Theatre
12000 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32246

Time:

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Personnel:

Producer/Director – Tod Booth

Contract:

Dinner Theatre, Alhambra Agreement
$629.00/week, Equity minimum

Seeking:

All roles open.

Preparation:

Please read the show prior to auditioning. Also, proved a headshot and resume.

Other:

Housing is available for a limited number of actors.
*Non-union actors will be seen if times permits.

 

NEW YORK AUDITIONS

Call Type:

Actors’ Equity Chorus Call/Singers and Dancer -ECC

Date of Audition:

Friday, December 2, 2016

Location:

Pearl Studios
500 8th Avenue
New York, NY

Time:

9:30 am – Male Singers who move
11:00 am – Female Singers who move
2:00 pm – Male Dancers who sing
3:30 pm – Female Dancers who sing

Personnel:

Alhambra Theatre & Dining
Producer/Director – Tod Booth
Choreographer – James Kinney

Contract:

Dinner Theatre, Alhambra Agreement
$623.00/week, Equity minimum

Seeking:

Equity performer for chorus members. Equity procedures are in effect.

Preparation:

An Equity Monitor will be provided. Singers prepare a brief (16-bar) traditional musical theatre selection. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Headshot and resume, stapled.

Special Notes:

1. All roles are open
2. Housing is available for a limited number of out of town actors.
3. Audition selections may be chosen from our season.
4. Dancers, please be warmed up, ready to go. Wear jazz shoes and dance attire.

Shows/Rehearsals/Run:

2017 Season
Show Boat (Goodspeed) – Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, 2/15/17 – 4/2/17
DreamGirls – Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen, 4/3/17 – 5/21/17
Annie – Martin Charnin, Charles Strouse, 6/19/17 – 8/13/17
The Addams Family – Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice, 9/25/17 – 11/22/17
Christmas Carole – Bruce Allen Scudder and Janie Nowell, 11/13/17 – 12/24/17

 

 

NEW YORK AUDITIONS

Call Type:

EPA

Date of Audition:

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – Thursday, December 1, 2016

Location:

Actors’ Equity Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Time:

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Personnel:

Alhambra Theatre & Dining
Producer/Director – Tod Booth
Choreographer – James Kinney

Contract:

Dinner Theatre, Alhambra Agreement
$623.00/week, Equity minimum

Seeking:

Equity performer for principal roles. EPA procedures are in effect.

Preparation:

An Equity Monitor will be provided. Please prepare a musical theatre song or a monologue for the plays. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged. Bring sheet music in the correct key. Always bring your AEA membership card. An accompanist will be provided. Headshot and resume, stapled together.

Special Notes:

1. All roles are open
2. Housing is available for a limited number of out of town actors.
3. Audition selections may be chosen from our season.

Breakdowns:

Come Blow Your Horn – A comedy by Neil Simon

Director: Tod Booth

Rehearsals: 12/26/16

Opens: 1/4/17   Closes: 1/22/17

Alan Baker: 30 year old male, a man about town, handsome
Peggy Evans: Beautiful young lady in her 20s
Buddy Baker: Alan’s 21 year old brother. naive
Mr. Baker: In his 60’s, hard-working, business owner
Connie Dayton: Beautiful young lady in her 20s
Mrs. Baker: In her late 50s, a housewife, manipulative with her sons
Woman: In her 50s

Show Boat (Goodspeed) – A Musical by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein

Director: Tod Booth
Choreographer: James Kinney
Musical Director: Cathy Murphy Giddens

Rehearsals: 2/15/17

Opens: 2/22/17    Closes: 4/2/17

Captain Andy: Plays from 40 years old up, character singer, engaging character
Parthy Ann Hawks: Andy’s wife, ages during show, strong character actress, sings
Magnolia: Beautiful soprano, ages from teen to mature woman, strong actress
Gaylord Ravenal: Handsome baritone, definitive classical leading man
Julie: Beautiful mature soprano of mixed race
Frank and Ellie: Dancing/singing couple, evenly matched, comic relief abilities
Joe: Baritone/Bass, African American who sings “Ol Man River”
Queenie: Opposite Joe, African American, sings and dances, vocally an alto

DreamGirls – A Musical by Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen

Director: Tod Booth
Choreographer: James Kinney
Musical Director: Cathy Murphy Giddens

Rehearsals: 4/3/17

Opens: 4/12/17   Closes: 5/21/17

All principal actors are African Americans.
Effie White: Overweight leader of the tro, big belt, dynamic force, vulnerable, dancer,
Deena Jones: Beautiful trio member, good mix, strong actress, dancer
Lorrell Robinson: Third member of trio, vocally strong, adds comic relief, dancer
Curtis Taylor, Jr.: Strong baritone/tenor, a hustler, aggressive, dancer, 30s
James Thunder Early: A James Brown character, singer/dancer, strong falsetto, 40s
CC White: Effie’s younger brother, tenor who sings and dances, smart and young
Marty: Curtis’s partner in his 30s, singer/dancer, strong actor, baritone
Michelle: Trio want to be, good singer/dancer, clever

Steel Magnolias – A Comedy by Robert Harling
Starring Dawn Wells as Ouiser

Director:  Tod Booth

Rehearsals:   5/15/17                    Opens:  5/24/17               Closes:  6/25/17

M’Lynn: Shelby’s mother, 40 to 50, very strong actress
Clairee: Mayor’s wife, older in 60 or 70s, sweet
Truvy: Shop owner, strong, opinionated, tough, but sweet, a good friend
Shelby: M’Lynn’s daughter, beautiful, sweet, very vulnerable, good actress, early 20s
Annelle: Young 20s, streetwise, had a rough life, defensive, but sweet deep down

Annie – A Musical by Martin Charnin, Charles Strouse, Thomas Meeham

Director: Tod Booth
Choreographer: James Kinney
Musical Director: Cathy Murphy Giddens

Rehearsals:  6/19/17
Opens:  6/28/17   Closes:  8/13/17

Miss Hannigan:  Singer/Dancer/Actress, in her 40s or 50s, cleverly funny, strong presence
Daddy Warbucks:  In his late 40s, Tall, bald, baritone/tenor, strong presence
Grace Farrel:  Beautiful, soprano with belt, efficient assistant,  in her late 20s or early 30s
Rooster: Miss Hannigan’s younger brother, con man, bari/tenor, strong dancer, comedic
Lillie St. Regis:  Rooster’s partner in crime, pretty, dumb, singer with belt, dancer
FDR: A lookalike, tenor, big  voice
Annie: Will be cast locally

Dixie Swim Club – A Comedy by Jones, Hope, and Wooten
Starring Morgan Fairchild as Lexie

Director:  Tod Booth

Rehearsals: 8/7/17
Opens: 8/16/17   Closes:  9/24/17

Sheree: The athlete, plays 40 to 60, organizer strong presence
Dinah: The Lawyer, plays 40 to 60, drinks too much, realist
Jeri: The former Nun, plays 40 to 60, enters pregnant, comedic
Vernadette: The white trash loser, very funny, strong comic relief

The Addams Family – A Musical by Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman, and Rick Elice

Director:  Tod Booth
Choreographer:  James Kinney
Musical Director:  Cathy Murphy Giddens

Rehearsals: 9/25/17
Opens: 10/4/17    Closes:  11/12/17

Gomez Addams: Strong actor/singer, 50s
Morticia Addams: Strong singer/dancer, 40s
Uncle Fester: Strong singer/dancer, 50s
Grandma: Older character actress who sings
Wednesday Addams: The daughter, young lover, age 18, strong singer/dancer
Pugsley Addams:  The son, Wednesday’s younger brother.
Mal Beineke: Lucas’s father, opposite of Gomez, 50s, sings, comedic
Alice Beineke: Lucas’s Mother, opposite of Mortivia, 40s, sings, comedic
Lucas Beineke: Wednesday’s boyfriend, early 20s

Christmas Carole – A Musical by Bruce Allen Scudder and Janie Nowell
Starring Tony Triano as Scrooge

Director: Tod Booth
Choreographer: Shain Stroff
Musical Director: Cathy Murphy Giddens

Rehearsals: 11/13/17
Opens: 11/22/17    Closes: 12/24/17

Scrooge:  Strong performer, bari/tenor, 60s, irascible, strong comedic skills
Nephew Fred: Narrator, tenor, warm and friendly
Marley/Ghosts: Strong bass/baritone, versatile actor in 50s, eerie
Bob Cratchit: High Tenor, dances, fatherly, early 30s
Dorothy Cratchit: Sweet soprano voice with good mix, pretty,  mid/late 20s
Belle: Beautiful in her 20s, lyric soprano, moves well
Lizzie: Strong comedic belter to an E, dances well, comedic
Children will be cast locally

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