L.A. theater audition posted by the Director
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location: Los Angeles
SEE ROCK CITY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS
music by Brad Alexander
book & lyrics by Adam Mathias
Available roles: 4 Men /3 Women – seeking men and women with strong pop, rock and folk vocals and excellent acting skills. All must be capable of sharp characterizations and carrying a show through story-songs. Performance stipend available.
First Rehearsal: Monday, January 14, 2013
Performance Dates: Five weekends, Feb 23- March 24.
Auditions: By appointment only – January 12, 2013, 1-3PM. Please prepare a one minute contemporary comedic monologue and 32 bars of a contemporary rock tune. Piano accompanist provided. Email email@example.com to receive an appointment slot.
Musical clips available on Brad Alexander’s website: http://www.bradalexander.com/#!see-rock-city. Brad Alexander will also be involved in the production process.
SEE ROCK CITY & OTHER DESTINATIONS is a contemporary musical about connections missed and made at tourist destinations across America. With a score that incorporates pop, rock, folk and more, each story builds on the last to create a vivid travelogue of Americans learning to overcome their fears and expectations in order to connect.
Winner of the 2008 Richard Rodgers Award and the 2007 Jerry Bock Award, See Rock City & Other Destinations was produced off-Broadway by Transport Group at the Duke Theatre on 42nd Street in 2010. Winner of the Drama Desk for Outstanding Book and also nominated for Outstanding Music, Outstanding Lyrics, Outstanding Lighting, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Musical.
CHARACTERS (note: will be role doubling)
JESS – An easily-influenced twenty-something wanderer who uses travel to attempt to fill a hole in his life. Tenor with strong belt.
DODI – A small-town Carolina waitress. Self-assured, grew up too fast, never left the state. Alto with strong belt.
EVAN – A twenty-something loner. Broke, loveless, but painfully hopeful. Baritenor.
LAUREN – A thirty-year-old teacher whose singleness is starting to wear on her. Cynical about love but aware of its merits. Alto/Mezzo with strong belt.
GRAMPY – Lauren’s grandfather. Stroke sufferer, seemingly curmudgeonly but truthfully an optimist.
DEMPSEY – A thirty-something divorce lawyer whose ideas on love clash with his disheartening work.
LILY – Judy and Claire’s younger sister. The pacifist healer of the family. Alto.
JUDY – Lily and Claire’s sister. Emotional, thoughtful, sensitive. Alto/Mezzo
CLAIRE – Lily and Judy’s sister. Stoic, business-like, finds emotions make people weak. Mezzo/Sop.
CUTTER – A prep-school teen. The “bad kid” who defines himself by the risks, jokes, and attitude he proffers. Tenor.
RICK – A prep-school teen, Cutter’s best friend who puts up with too much. Still learning who he is. Baritenor.
KATE – A bride who’s terrified to tie the knot. Indecisive, well-meaning, and somewhat immature. Mezzo/Sop.
TOUR GUIDE – A tour guide. Overtly cheerful, secretly wise. Baritone with strong belt.
Job type: Paid
Casting Location: Los Angeles
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org