Joliet, Illinois Theater

11/07/2013

Madrigal Dinner

Joliet Illinois Theatre Stage

Location: Joliet, Illinois

Type: Theater

JOLIET DRAMA GUILD
MADRIGAL DINNER
BILLIE LIMACHER BICENTENNIAL PARK THEATER

Producer: Marty Kaspar
Author: Jake Thomas
Artistic Director: Melissa Locher
Managing Director: Marty Kaspar
Director: Nicole Kaestner

Rehearsals Start: between Nov. 18 and performances, varies

Performance Dates: December 20, 21, and 22

Casting Company: Joliet Drama Guild
Casting Director: Marty Kaspar
Casting Associate: Jake Thomas
Casting Coordinator: Nicole Kaestner

Audition Dates: November 10 and 11, 2013

Pay Rate: eating well at the performances

Phone: 8775341933
Email: auditions@jolietdramaguild.org

Submissions Due By: 11/11/13

Open Auditions: Madrigal Dinner auditions are Sunday, November 10th from 6-8 PM, and Monday, November 11th from 7-9 PM. Auditions will be inside the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park.

What to Prepare: go to http://www.jolietdramaguild.org/auditions.htm for more info

Project Notes: A madrigal dinner is basically dinner theater in period costumes, with music and acting. It is a typical Christian celebration of Christmas.

King Quincy III – Lead / MALE / 20 TO 50

Jester – Lead / MALE OR FEMALE / 20 TO 50

Bernard the Baron of Basingstoke – Co-Star / MALE / 30 TO 50

Roderick the Hunchback – Co-Star / MALE / 20 TO 50

Minstrel – Featured / MALE OR FEMALE / 15 TO 70
Required Skills – Musical Instruments: Classical Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele

Juggler – Featured / MALE OR FEMALE / 15 TO 60
Required Skills – Performance Skills: Juggling

Magician – Featured / MALE OR FEMALE / 15 TO 60
Required Skills – Performance Skills: Magic
Singers – Featured / MALE OR FEMALE / 15 TO 60
We are specifically looking for:
— 16 singers for the head table
— 7 actors for King Quincy III, Triboulet The Jester, Bernard the Baronet of Basingstoke, Roderick the Hunchback, the Head Wench, a wandering minstrel, and the beggar woman.
— Jugglers, Magicians, Pages and Wenches (Chorus)
— Brass players (and other period musicians)

Story Line: New king throws a feast, wants to impress a girl so she’ll say yes when he proposes, which he has to do soon to stay king. Evil Uncle, next in line, tries to sabotage the feast.

Payment: Other

City or Location of call: Joliet, Illinois
Please submit to: auditions@jolietdramaguild.org by 2013-11-11

This casting notice was posted by: Joliet Drama Guild



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