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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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SEPTEMBER AUDITIONS

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ZOMBIE PROM

Kelsey Theatre Players and Tomato Patch Performing Arts Workshops

Directed by Dan Spalluto

Musical Direction by Elizabeth Rzasa

Choreographed by Rachel Tovar

 

Kelsey Theatre and Tomato Patch invite you to audition for the quirky, satirical 1950's style musical Zombie Prom

 

 

Audition Dates:

Saturday September 12, 2015 from 11am-4pm

 

Age Requirement:

Must be Ages 12 (by February) and up.

 

Prepare:

Please prepare 16 bars of music in the style of the show.  Wear clothes you can comfortably move in, for a short dance combination.

Call backs will take place Monday September 14, 2015, additional singing, dancing and readings of sides from the script may be asked of you. 

 

Appointments and Questions:

Appointments are highly encouraged

E-mail Jackie Robinson at KelseyZombieProm@gmail.com

 

Synopsis: 

This girl loves ghoul rock and roll Off Broadway musical is set in the atomic 1950s at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal. Pretty senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy. Family pressure forces her to end the romance, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. He returns glowing and determined to reclaim Toffee's heart. He still wants to graduate, but most of all he wants to take Toffee to the prom. The principal orders him to drop dead while a scandal reporter seizes on him as the freak du jour. History comes to his rescue while a tuneful selection of original songs in the style of 50s hits keeps the action rocking across the stage.

 

Character Descriptions:

DELILAH STRICT: Female, 35-50 (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, G33-A5)
School Principal; icy and hard on the outside with a heart of gold. Should have good comic timing - think Carol Burnett or Bette Midler.

TOFFEE: Female, HS Student (Range: Soprano Belt, F3-E5)
Good girl from the right side of the tracks. Hopelessly in love with Jonny. Sweet and funny - think Gidget or Sandra Dee.

CANDY: Female, HS Student (Range: Mezzo Belt, F3-G5)
Nervous and hyper. Always chewing her nails. Think a young Marge Simpson.

COCO: Female, HS Student (Range: Soprano Belt,  F3-G5)
Coco isn't bad, she's just drawn that way. Think Jessica Rabbit with a dry wit.

GINGER: Female HS Student (Range: Soprano Belt, F3-G5)
Class nerd, sweet and means well but she verges on annoying. Think comedic Emma Stone, Amy Schumer, or Kristen Wiig

JONNY WARNER: Male, HS Student (Range: Rock Tenor, C3-C5)
Good kid from the wrong side of the tracks.  Sincere and funny. Think Ross from "Friends."

JOEY: Male, HS Student (Range: Tenor, E3-F4)
Class Jock. Big, handsome and dumb. Think "duh..."

JOSH: Male, HS Student (Range: Tenor, E3-Eb4)
The class geek.  Aspiring journalist. Think Pee Wee Herman without the weird voice.

JAKE: Male, HS Student (Range: Rock Tenor, E3-F4)
Probably voted the most popular.  He's sweet and personable and is deeply in love with Candy. Think Cory from "Boy Meets World."

EDDIE FLAGRANTE: Male, 35-50 (Range: Baritone, D3-Ab4)
Newspaper Journalist; opportunistic tabloid reporter who roots for the underdog and "justice" in the end. Think Geraldo Rivera but with Kevin Klein's comic appeal.

CHORUS (SATB)
Covered from within the cast: Assorted Parents, Secretaries, Copy boys, TV Floor Workers and Singers.

 

Rehearsals:

Rehearsals are scheduled for Saturdays from Sept 26-Dec 26. From 10am-2pm. January will begin some weekday rehearsals.

(Note: Not everyone will be called to all rehearsals)

 

Show Dates:

February 5 & 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm, Feb. 6 & 7 at 2:00 pm

 

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August: Osage County

A PinnWorth Production

Directed by LouJ Stalsworth

Costume and Set design by Kate Pinner

Light and Sound design by Robert Terrano

 

Audition Dates:

Saturday, September 12 at 1:00pm

Sunday, September 13 at 1:00pm

 

Callbacks:

Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 pm

 

First Rehearsal:

September 28 at 7:00pm

 

Prepare:

A 2-3 minute monologue, not from the show, that reflects the character for which you are auditioning.

 

 

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact

August_osagecounty@yahoo.com

Facebook: PinnWorth's "August: Osage County" Auditions

 

Please let us know which day works best for you.

 

The Cast:

Beverly Weston, 69
Violet  Weston, Bev’s wife, 65
Barbara Fordham,  Bev and Violet’s daughter, 46
Bill Fordham, her husband, 49
Jean Fordham, their daughter, 14

Ivy Weston, Bev and Violet’s daughter, 44

Karen Weston, Bev and Violet’s daughter, 40

Mattie Fay Aiken, Violet’s sister, 57
Charlie Aiken, Mattie Fay’s husband, 60
Little Charles Aiken, their son, 37

Others:
Johnna Monevata, housekeeper, 26
Steve Heidebrecht, Karen’s fiancé, 50
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau, 47

Show Dates:

Jan 8-10, 2016 and Jan 15-17, 2016

 

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