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Theater announces auditions

September 4, 2013
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Broadway Palm Theater is holding open auditions for adults and children for productions in its upcoming 21st season

On Sept. 14, ages 7-17 will audition at 10 a.m. Ages 18 and up will audition at 1 p.m.

Auditions are on a first-come, first-served basis. A sign-up sheet will be available at 9 a.m. for 7-17 and at noon for 18 and older.

No appointments will be taken.

The auditions will be held at 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.

The following are the productions and roles that are available for ages 7-17:

"Swingin' Christmas," plays Nov. 28 to Dec. 25

- Small Boy to play Mr. and Mrs. Clause's grandson. Must sing well.

- Small Girl to play Mr. and Mrs. Clause's granddaughter. Must sing well.

"South Pacific," plays Dec. 28 to Feb. 15

- Small Boy to play the role of Jerome. Looking for Asian, African American or Hispanic ethnicities. Must sing well.

- Small Girl to play the role of Ngana. Looking for Asian, African American or Hispanic ethnicities. Must sing well.

"Les Miserables," plays Feb. 20 to April 12

- Gavroche, boy, strong singer. Age 9-12.

- Cosette, girl, strong singer. Age 7-9.

"The Music Man," plays April 17 to May 24

- Boys and girls of River City. Ages 7-17. Must sing well.

The following are the productions and roles that are available for ages 18 and up:

"South Pacific," plays Dec. 28 to Feb. 15

- Ensemble seabees and nurses.

"Les Miserables," plays Feb. 20 to April 12

- All roles

"The Music Man," plays April 17 to May 24

- All roles

This show travels to Dutch Apple, Pa., June 12 to Aug. 9, so all adults must be available for that production as well.

"Mid-Life The Crisis Musical," plays May 29 to June 21

- Three men and three women. Age 40 plus. Must sing well.

Also casting for The Off Broadway Palm Theatre productions of:

"Nana's Naughty Knickers," plays Jan. 16 to March 15

"Dixie Swim Club," plays March 20 May 11

- Male and female actors. Ages 25-60. Please have a comic monologue prepared for your audition.

Anyone interested in auditioning should bring a current headshot and resume and be prepared to sing 16 bars in the proper key that best shows off your vocal range.

Please bring sheet music in the proper key, an accompanist will be provided - no recorded music is accepted.

After the vocal audition actors/actresses may be asked to attend a dance and/or reading audition after the singing audition.

Please allow yourself enough time to be seen and possibly be called back to read and/or dance.

Broadway Palm and The Off Broadway Palm are professional theatres.

Productions require a two-week rehearsal process with rehearsals daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tech rehearsals are the three days prior to the opening date with selected hours between 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Anyone interested must be available for the two-week rehearsal process and all performances.

Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings with selected matinees on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday. We do our best to work around school hours for children.

All children's roles are double cast and will alternate performances. Performance schedules are at: www.BroadwayPalm.com.

For more information, visit: www.BroadwayPalm.com.

 
 

 

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