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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.

KELSEY THEATRE AUDITION HOTLINE - (609) 570-3582

Sign up to receive audition notification via Email -
http://kronos.mccc.edu/mailman/listinfo/kelsey-auditions

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MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

DIRECTOR: Kristy Davis

MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Pat Masterson

CHOREOGRAPHER: Laura Murey Ghaffoor

 

DATES OF AUDITIONS: 

Saturday, April 26, 12pm to 5pm

Sunday, May 4, 1pm to 5pm

 

DATE/LOCATION OF SHOWS: 

Fridays, July 18 & 25 at 8pm

Saturdays, July 19 & 26 at 8pm

Sundays, July 20 & 27 at 2pm

 

NEEDED: 

Adults ages 18-60+

Children and Teens Ages 6-17

                

REHEARSALS: 

Monday and Wednesday nights from 7-10pm

Sunday afternoons from 2-6pm

During the last 2 weeks prior to opening night (July 6 – 17), we will rehearse on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Download an audition form at www.yardleyplayers.com

Bring a recent photo of yourself, a resume and a prepared song

Required songs for each role are listed below

Wear comfortable shoes for a dance/stage movement audition

 

APPOINTMENTS AND QUESTIONS:

AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED TO KEEP WAITING TO A MINIMUM.

PLEASE E-MAIL KRISTY DAVIS with preferred date and time frame:  directorkristydavis@gmail.com or call at 215-913-6391.

 

ROLES  AVAILABLE-ALL PARTS ARE OPEN

ROLES-Leads and Supporting, AGE RANGE

Mr. Smith-lead, singer/actor, lawyer, father, 40+

Mrs. Smith-lead, singer/actress, loving mother, 40+

Lon Smith-lead, singer/actor, some dance, Princeton freshman, 16+

Rose Smith-lead, singer/actress, dance, chic daughter, 16+

Esther Smith-main lead(Judy Garland part) strong singer, dancer, actress, lively personality, 16+                                                 

Agnes Smith-daughter-singer/actress, tomboy personality, 12+

Tootie Smith-singer/actress, bright outspoken personality, 7+

Grandpa-Mrs. Smith’s father, Civil War vet, kindly person, 60+

Katie-singer, actress/Irish cook, housemaid, 50+

John Truitt- singer, actor/athletic boy next door, 17+

Warren-Rose’s Beau from a rich family, 17+

 

Supporting Characters:

Eve-Lon’s date for his party, ensemble singing, dancing, 16+

Postman-middle-aged/Irish

Motorman-Trolley driver

Clinton-young man

Peewee-young man

Sidney-young man

 

Ensemble: (Adults, Teens, and  a few Children)

Trolley passengers

Party Guests

Ballroom couples

Carolers

 

SONGS TO PREPARE

Mr. and Mrs. Smith                                 

Wasn’t It Fun  (D flat) or Meet Me in St. Louis (B flat)

Lon/ Rose/ Warren                                 

Skip to My Lou (F-A FLAT) or Meet Me in St. Louis (B flat)      

Esther                                                  

The Boy Next Door (D FLAT) or Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (G)

John Truitt                                           

You Are For Loving (D FLAT) or Meet Me in St. Louis (B flat)

Katie                                                     

Touch of the Irish (F-A flat) or Meet Me in St. Louis (B flat)

Agnes/ Tootie                                      

Under the Bamboo Tree (F) or Skip to My Lou (F)

Grandpa                                              

Meet Me in St. Louis (B flat)

Supporting Characters

And Ensemble                                     

Meet Me in St. Louis (F) or Skip to My Lou (F)

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (G)

 

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M&M Stage Productions presents 

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Director: Matt South             

Choreographer: Laura Murey-Ghaffoor

AUDITION DATES/TIMES:

Sat. May 17 & Sun. May 18, 12– 5 pm

SHOW DATES/TIMES:

Fri. Aug.1 & 8, Sat. Aug. 2 & 9 @ 8PM, Sun. Aug. 3 & 10@ 2PM

APPOINTMENTS & QUESTIONS:

E-mailing Mike DiIorio at auditions@mandmstage.com or calling 609-828-6567

ABOUT THE SHOW:

As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li’l Abner by catching him in the traditional race in Dogpatch, USA. A senator tells the residents that their town is to be used as an atomic bomb testing ground, unless they can find “something” necessary about the town. Meanwhile, Earthquake McGoon wants to marry Daisy Mae who wants to marry Li’l Abner, who wants to fish. Mammy’s Yokumberry Tonic must be the answer to everyone’s prayers, but General Bullmoose wants the tonic and tries to trap Abner into marrying his attractive, but ditzy secretary, Appassionata. Daisy pledges herself to Earthquake in exchange for rescuing Abner from Bullmoose. In the end, Yokumberry Tonic saves the day.    

PREPARE:

  • Everyone auditioning will be taught some choreography.
  • Please wear clothes and shoes that you can dance and move in.
  • You will also sing a song in the style of the show.
  • Bring sheet music, An accompanist will be provided. 
  • Bring updated resume and headshot.

---CAST AND VOCAL RANGES---

All Roles are Open.

LI’L ABNER YOKUM (Tenor/Baritone) – Beefy, strong, sincere, not not-so-bright stud

DAISY MAE (Mezzo) – Abner’s devoted girlfriend. Innocent, shapely.

MARRYIN’ SAM (Tenor) – Loud and good-natured marriage broker.

EARTHQUAKE McGOON (Bass) – Abner’s rival

GENERAL BULLMOOSE (Baritone) – An evil “entrepreneur”

DR. FINSDALE (Baritone)

DR. SMITHBORN (Baritone)

DR. KROGMEYER (Baritone)

DR. SCHLIEFETZ (Baritone)

APPASSIONATA VON CLIMAX – Bullmoose’s shapely girlfriend

MAMMY YOKUM – Abner’s domineering mother

PAPPY YOKUM – Abner’s henpecked father

STUPEFYIN’ JONES –  Drop-dead gorgeous. Any male who glimpses her freezes.

LARGE CHORUS OF TOWNSFOLK

APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE AUDITION

OR YOU CAN DOWNLOAD ONE AT: mandmstage.com

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