Auditions in D.C. for Production of ‘The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief’ by Johann Strauss Jr.

VLOC announces AUDITIONS for ‘The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief’ — July 12th & 13th

Location: Washington, DC

Type: Theater

VLOC is thrilled to announce auditions for our September semi-staged with full orchestra concert production ‘The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief’ by Johann Strauss Jr.

When : July 12 & 13, 2019 7pm-9:30pm
Where : Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7611 Clarendon Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
PLEASE PREPARE: One verse of a song in English. Auditions will include an acting adjustment from the director.
**All roles are open and unpaid.**

September 6 & 7, 2019 at 8pm
September 8, 2019 at 2pm


The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
Rockville Civic Center
603 Edmonston Dr. Rockville, MD 20851

THE STORY: The story centers on a supposed adventure of the poet Cervantes. The under-aged King of Portugal is kept away from both affairs of state and from his young Queen by the regent, Villalobos, who is plotting a coup, but the poet Cervantes and his sweetheart Irene, first lady to the queen, work together to further the interest of the young rulers.

Cervantes (high baritone or tenor)
The King of Portugal (tenor or mezzo-soprano)
The Queen (soprano)
Don Sancho (tenor)
Donna Irene, confidant of the queen (soprano)
Count Villalobos, prime minister (high baritone or tenor)
Marquise de Villareal (mezzo-soprano)
Antonio (speaking role)

Ministers of the Regency (various voices and small parts), Dancing Master (tenor, small role), and additional small roles will be pulled from
the chorus


Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Washington, DC
Please submit to: See above by 2019-07-10

This casting notice was posted by: The Victorian Lyric Opera Company

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