San Diego Community Theater

12/02/2015

AUDITIONS: Mack & Mabel

Location: San Diego, CA

Type: Theater

MACK & MABEL by Jerry Herman, Michael Stewart, Leonard Spigelgass. A musical directed by George Bailey & Kirsten Giard. Produced by Mark Loveless.

This is a musical by the composer/lyricist of “Mame,” “Hello Dolly,” and “La Cage Aux Folles.” This is a true story is about the complex relationship between Max Sennett, a temperamental, workaholic film director and Mabel Normand, a waitress who became one of his biggest stars.

In a series of flashbacks, Sennett recalls the time he discovered Mabel back in 1911, her rise to stardom and their love affair, until when she leaves him to work for the “serious” director W. D. Taylor.

PERFORMANCE DATES: March 11 – April 10, 2016, Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00pm, Sundays @ 2:00pm.

AUDITION DATES: Monday, December 14, 2015 @ 7:00pm & Tuesday, December 15, 2015 @ 7:00pm at the theater.
Call backs, if necessary, will occur on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 8:30pm

Auditions will be held at the theater.
5915 Severin Drive, in La Mesa

Bring a CD backing track of the song you’re going to sing for the audition. Keep the song to under 2 minutes. Bring tap shoes to the audition and wear comfortable clothing you can easily move in.

Please also bring a current head-shot and resume. If you need further information, please e-mail:
cageomdgeo@gmail.com

Mack & Mabel San Diego community theater

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

MACK SENNETT
Age Range: 35-50 yrs.
– A gruff, workaholic movie director, baritone.

MABEL NORMAND
Age Range: 20’s-30yrs.
– A deli delivery girl who becomes a movie star.
Mack reluctantly becomes romantically involved with her, mezzo-soprano.

FRANK WYMAN
Age Range: 20-40 yrs.
– An actor/writer, and later a director, baritone.

LOTTIE AMES
Age: Range: 30-40yrs.
– A silent movie star, mezzo-soprano. Must belt and be able to tap dance.

WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR ***Non-Singing Role***
Age Range: 40-50yrs.
– A “serious” director, and rival for both Mabel’s acting talents and her affections.

MR. KLEIMAN
Age Range: 40-50yrs.
– An accountant.

EDDIE
Age Range: 30’s-50yrs.
– Kleiman’s partner.

ELLA
Age Range: Any
– A piano player (will double in other chorus roles).

FATTY
Age Range: 20’s-30’s.
– Silent film actor. Tenor. (Not required, but supposed to be Fatty Arbuckle.)

4 Chorus girls – Must be able to tap dance. Age Range: 20’s-30’s
2 Chorus boys – Age Range: Any

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: San Diego, CA
This casting notice was posted by: Lamplighters Community Theatre



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