The Bodyguard: The Musical
Location: Rochester, NY
OFC Creations and the Lyric Theatre announce auditions for the Rochester premiere of:
THE BODYGUARD: THE MUSICAL
Musical soundtrack features Whitney Houston’s greatest hits, based off the iconic 1992 film.
Auditions will be held:
Sunday, February 3 at 11AM and Thursday, February 7 at 6:30PM
at the Lyric Theatre, 440 East Ave (pick one of two days)
Performances will be May 3-12 on the Lyric Theatre Main Stage
Rehearsals will begin mid-March. Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and occasionally other dates –
will increase closer to performances.
Auditioners should be prepared to dance first then vocal auditions.
Please prepare one 32-bar cut of a contemporary musical theatre or pop song, please bring sheet music with you. Accompanist will be provided.
Synopsis: Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller and West End smash hit, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible classics including “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “So Emotional,” “How Will I Know,” “I’m Every Woman,” “Saving All My Love,” “Run to You,” “I Have Nothing,” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time – “I Will Always Love You.” Based off the 1992 film of the same name starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner.
Artistic Director: Eric Vaughn Johnson
Vocal Coach: Judith A. Ranaletta
Choreographer: Terri Filips Vaughan
Assistant Choreographer: Jessica Young Carbonel
Production Manager: Andrea Gregoire
Stage Manager: Beverly Bauman
Music Director: David Curry
?Auditions are open for ages 16 and up (with the exception of Fletcher).
Adult actors ages 21 and up will be paid.
The roles of Rachel Marron and Nicki Marron have been cast.
?CASTING FOLLOWING CHARACTERS:
Frank Farmer – The Bodyguard. Non-singing.
Fletcher – Black, age 11. Rachel’s young son. Minimal singing.
The Stalker – Our villain. Ages 20+ Minimal singing.
Sy Spector – Rachel’s uptight publicist. Age 40+ Non-singing.
Bill Devaney – Rachel’s manager. Age 30+ Non-singing.
Tony Scibelli – Rachel’s security. Age 20+ Non-singing.
Ensemble – Casting 10-12 strong dancers and vocalists. Roles may double as featured parts with lines throughout production. (Additional roles include: Klingman, Assassin, Rory, Douglas, Ray Court, DJ, Backup Vocalist, College Girls, Jimmy, Stage Manager, Host)
City or Location of call: Rochester, NY
Please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2019-02-07
This casting notice was posted by: Meghan Halley, OFC Creations Office Manager