Theater Auditions in Nashville for Show “The Marvelous Wonderettes”

06/14/2022

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Location: Nashville, TN

Type: Theater

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave. Franklin, TN, will be holding auditions by appointment for The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and created by Roger Bean. The production will be directed by Victoria Reed.

This smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! Featuring over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane!

Audition dates: Saturday, July 9 – 1:00-3:00pm; Monday, July 18 – 5:30-7:00pm

ROLES

Cindy Lou (18-28) knows she is the prettiest girl at Springfield High. She knows she will be named Prom Queen and acts out against her best friend Betty Jean when things don’t go her way. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano Belt: E3–F5.

Missy (18-28) is the over-achiever of the group. Very controlled, very concerned that everything at the prom turns out wonderful and perfect. Head of the Prom Decorations Committee, and absolutely smitten with her music teacher. Her best friend is Suzy. Vocal Range: Soprano: G3–A5.

Betty Jean (18-28) is the class clown and tomboy, always vying for attention with Cindy Lou, her best friend. Vocal Range: Alto with strong low range: D3–E5.

Suzy (18-28) is the gum-chewing, happy-go-lucky, go-along girl. Super-best friends with Missy, Suzy is always a little giddy and a little silly, and finds great pleasure in everything she does. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Alto with both sweet and soulful voice: G3–E5.

AUDITION INFORMATION

For an audition appointment, please email wcpactn@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. Include a headshot and resume if you have them. You will be emailed an appointment. Prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show (’50s/’60s girl group). You may sing from the show. You may be asked to read or move. An accompanist will be provided.
We will also accept video submissions in lieu of in-person auditions. Please submit by Friday, July 8, 2022.

Individuals of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Rehearsals begin October 1st (nights and weekends required). Performances: Friday, November 4th at 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Saturday, November 5th at 2:00pm & 7:00pm and Sunday, November 6th at 2:00pm.

Actors will be paid a $500 stipend.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Nashville, TN
Please submit to: wcpactn@williamsoncounty-tn.gov by 2022-07-08
For an audition appointment, please email wcpactn@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. Include a headshot and resume if you have them. You will be emailed an appointment. Prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show (’50s/’60s girl group). You may sing from the show. You may be asked to read or move. An accompanist will be provided. We will also accept video submissions in lieu of in-person auditions. Please submit by Friday, July 8, 2022.

This casting notice was posted by: Williamson County Performing Arts Center



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