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Open Auditions

The Kelsey Theatre invites you to . . .
OPEN AUDITIONS -

Anyone can audition, you do not have to be a student at MCCC.

NOTE: Auditions will be held on the Mercer County Community College Campus unless otherwise stated. Check the Kelsey Theatre for room location signs.

All performances will be held at Kelsey Theatre, located on the West Windsor Campus of Mercer County Community College 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550 unless otherwise stated.

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ANYTHING GOES (BEAUMONT)

PRESENTED BY:  M&M STAGE PRODUCTONS

DIRECTOR: Mike DiIorio  

MUSIC DIRECTOR: Pam Sharples  

CHOREOGRAPHER: Laura Murey Ghaffoor

 

The S. S. American is sailing from New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers: Reno Sweeney, nightclub singer and former evangelist, her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street broker who has come to try to win the favor of his beloved Hope Harcourt (who is engaged to another passenger, Sir Evelyn Oakleigh), and a second-rate conman named Moonface Martin, aka “Public Enemy #13.” Song, dance, and farcical antics ensue as Reno and Moonface try to help Billy win the love of his life.

AUDITION DATES:

Wed, March 23 & 30 ~ 7pm-10pm

Fri, April 8 ~ 7pm-10pm

Sat. April 9 ~ 12pm-5pm

 

ALL ROLES OPEN

 

AUDITION PREPARATION:

The audition will consist of singing, reading and dance.

Bring the audition form and an updated picture and resumé with you

Song must be from the show.

The readings will be from the script.

         NOT ALL WHO AUDITION WILL BE GIVEN A READING. 

For the dance audition please bring both jazz and tap shoes. 

         (If you do not have tap shoes, bring well-fitting shoes with hard soles.)

Everyone will be taught some dance movements so please wear comfortable clothes for movement.

There will be a tap audition for those who wish to tap in the show.

Extended tap, waltz and Broadway style are featured in the show.   

APPOINTMENTS AND QUESTIONS:

To schedule an audition time, download audition forms and for additional cast and show info, please visit: auditions@mandmstage.com

 

 

PRINCIPAL ROLES

Reno Sweeney: (Lead, Mezzo/Belt) Evangelist turned nightclub singer; brassy; quick comic timing; must dance well. Tap a plus. (mid-twenties-30s)

Billy Crocker: (Lead, Baritone) Charming, energetic, go-getter. Hopeless romantic, great, comic timing, must dance well. Tap a plus. (mid 20s+)

Hope Harcourt: (Mezzo/Lyric) Young NY debutante new to society. Engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh to appease her mother, but has fallen in love with Billy Must dance well. (20s+)

Moonface Martin: (Baritone) Comic lead. Public Enemy #13 who stows away on ship to hide from FBI. Vaudville type with great comic timing. Must move well. Tap a plus. (30+)

Lord Evelyn Oakleigh: (Baritone) Awkard with noble upbringing. Has a scandalous secret and is somewhat naive. A goofball. Should move well. (20s-30s)

Evangeline Harcourt: Hope’s overbearing and crazy mother. Afraid family fortune will dry up. Wants to marry Hope off to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Comedic. Only sings with the chorus. (late 40’s+)

Erma: (Soprano) Unrefined, quirky gangster’s girlfriend who stowed away with Moonface. Comedic and flirtatious (especially with the sailors). Must dance well. (20s -30s)

Elijah Whitney: (A to C) A major player on Wall Street and Billy’s boss. He can’t see a thing without his glasses and drinks a little too much. Comedic. (late 40’s+) 

The Captain: (Baritone) Not the sharpest tool. Comedic. Sings “Public Enemy Number 1”. (40+)

The Purser: (Tenor) Captain’s right hand man. Keeps ship running smoothly. Must move well. (30s+)

Luke & John: Two Christian converts from China traveling with the Reverend Dobson. They revert to their old vices when the Reverend is removed from the ship. Must dance well. Comedic. (Any age)

ENSEMBLE

Angels: (4 to 6 angels) Reno’s back-up chorus girls. Beautiful, sexy and flirtatious.

Must dance extremely well. Tap a plus. (Any)

Sailors: Ensemble men who must dance well. Some may be used for the quartet. Some need to tap. (Any)

Passengers (Ensemble): (any age) Men, women and children traveling on ship. Should all sing and move well. Those that tap are a plus. There are featured ensemble roles that can be non-singing)    

SHOW DATES:

Friday, 7/29 & 8/5 @ 8pm

Saturday, 7/30 & 8/6 @ 8pm

Sunday, 7/30 & 8/7 @ 2pm

 

 

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