San Diego – Musical Theater

01/07/2013

Auditions for “Mack & Mabel” – a musical
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location: San Diego, CA

Category: Theater

Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 1:00-4:00pm & Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 1:30-3:30pm

Performances: March 15 – 31, 2012 (Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00pm, Sundays @ 3:00pm)
Possible Preview Performances: March 8, 9, & 10, 2013.

“Mack & Mabel” is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. The plot involves the tumultuous romantic relationship between Hollywood director Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand (transformed from an artist’s model to a waitress from Flatbush, Brooklyn for the musical), who became one of his biggest stars. In a series of flashbacks, Sennett relates the glory days of Keystone Studios from 1911, when he discovered Normand and cast her in dozens of his early “two-reelers”, through his creation of Sennett’s Bathing Beauties and the Keystone Cops to Mabel’s death from tuberculosis in 1930.

Cast of Characters:
Mack Sennet – male baritone 40 – 60 lead
Mabel Normand – female mezzo 28 – 38 lead
Frank Wyman – male baritone 24 – 36 supporting
Lottie Ames – female mezzo 28 – 38 supporting
William Desmond Taylor – male spoken 40 – 60 supporting
Mr. Kleiman – male spoken – cameo
Eddie – male spoken 30 – 55 cameo
Ella – female 25 – 33 cameo
Charlie – male 24 – 32 cameo
Fred – male 24 – 32 cameo
Several ensemble roles available

Please provide your own cd accompaniment, head-shot and resume. Contact George Bailey: cageomdgeo@yahoo.com to set up an audition time. Be prepared for a short dance routine (it will be essentially easy – we just want to see how well you move.)
Be prepared to sing!

This rarely produced musical by Jerry Herman (composer of such Broadway hits as “Hello, Dolly!”, “Mame,” and “La Cage Aux Folles.”)

Directed by: George Bailey & Kristen Fogle – Choreography by: Marco Puente

Job type: Non Paid

Casting Location: San Diego, CA
Contact email: cageomdgeo@yahoo.com

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