Auditions in Sydney Australia for Musical of Musicals: The Musical!

07/05/2019

4x Actors Required for Musical of Musicals: The Musical!

Location: Sydney

Type: Theater

We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to audition for our upcoming show, The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!

The Show

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals! In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim.

The basic plot: June is an ingenue who can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her evil landlord. Will the handsome leading man come to the rescue?

The variations are: a Rodgers & Hammerstein version, set in Kansas in August, complete with a dream ballet; a Sondheim version, featuring the landlord as a tortured artistic genius who slashes the throats of his tenants in revenge for not appreciating his work; a Jerry Herman version, as a splashy star vehicle; an Andrew Lloyd Webber version, a rock musical with themes borrowed from Puccini; and a Kander & Ebb version, set in a speakeasy in Chicago.

Characters
We are currently on the hunt for the perfect performers to play the following roles:

The villain, “Jitter” – Male, the landlord figure of each musical who demands the rent be paid or another form of recompense offered.
The hero, “Billy” – Male, the leading man and romantic interest who, in the end, valiantly offers to pay the rent, whether he can or not.
The ingenue, “June” – Female, the leading lady who cannot pay her rent.
The matron, “Abby” – Female, the older woman to whom June turns for advice, always with the words “Thank you Abby, that was so helpful”.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To submit your audition, please complete the form at https://citytheatre.com.au/auditions/

Or email auditions@citytheatre.com.au including a link to an audition video. This video should include you performing as you would on stage to the camera a 16-20 bar snippet from 2x songs, each from a different composer from the list below.

– Rodgers & Hammerstein
– Stephen Sondheim
– Jerry Herman
– Andrew Lloyd Webber
– John Kander & Fred Ebb

Please also provide your full name, contact number, the role/s you would like to be considered for, a link to your audition video, a headshot, your vocal range, which evenings of the week you are available for rehearsals and a brief summary of previous theatre experience.

Show Information

The first round of auditions is to be submitted by video, any required subsequent auditions will be held in person at an available date.

Please note that this is an unpaid production, any and all profits will be reinvested into the show and future productions.

If you have any questions regarding this casting announcement, please don’t hesitate to contact auditions@citytheatre.com.au

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Sydney
Please submit to: auditions@citytheatre.com.au by 2019-07-14

This casting notice was posted by: City Theatre



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