AUDITIONS: Mack & Mabel
Location: San Diego, CA
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:
CAST OF CHARACTERS:
Age Range: 35-50 yrs.
– A gruff, workaholic movie director, baritone.
Age Range: 20’s-30yrs.
– A deli delivery girl who becomes a movie star.
Mack reluctantly becomes romantically involved with her, mezzo-soprano.
Age Range: 20-40 yrs.
– An actor/writer, and later a director, baritone.
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.
Age Range: 40-50yrs.
– An accountant.
Age Range: 30’s-50yrs.
– Kleiman’s partner.
Age Range: Any
– A piano player (will double in other chorus roles).
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