Saturday, January 30, 2016

audition notice – 9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL – Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre - February 7


Director: Cambrian James
Music Director: Elizabeth Spencer
Choreographer: Cambrian James

Audition Call:   2/7/2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Call Backs:  2/21/2016, 7:00pm

Rehearsals Begin: 02/22/2016
Performance Dates: 04/08/2016 – 05/08/2016

Synopsis
Three women — an overworked office manager, a jilted wife, and an objectified secretary — conspire to depose their smarmy boss and begin making woman-friendly changes in the workplace. Based on the 1980 hit movie with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.

Character Breakdown:

Violet
The company's Head Secretary and Mr. Hart's Administrative Assistant, she is a single mother and
typically stands up for what she believes in. Attractive, strong, ambitious.
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: D5 - bottom: F3

Doralee
A young, sexy spitfire who works at Mr. Hart's office. She is proof that there is more to a woman than just her looks.
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5 - bottom: G3

Judy
The "new" girl at the firm, she has been burned by her husband's affair and is searching for personal
empowerment. Insecure, determined, and hopeful.
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: F5 - bottom: Ab3

Franklin Hart
One of the firm's executives and a notorious chauvinist. He is capable of faking charm but usually shows his true colors as an arrogant, self-absorbed boss.
Age: 45 to 50
Vocal range top: Gb4 - bottom: C3

Roz Keith
The attentive office gossip queen and snitch. She has an unrequited love for Mr. Hart and will do
anything she can to win his approval.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: C5 - bottom: G3

Joe
A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet.
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G4 - bottom: B2

Dwayne
Doralee's attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits.
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: G4 - bottom: E2

Josh
Violet's awkward teenage son.
Age: 15 to 18

Missy
Franklin Hart's wife, clueless to her husband's true nature.
Age: 20 to 35

Maria
A young and vibrant secretary in Hart's office.
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D5 - bottom: F4

Dick
Judy's soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.
Age: 35 to 45

Kathy
A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to gossip.
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: D5 - bottom: G4

Margaret
A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to drink.
Age: 30 to 40

Tinsworthy
Franklin Hart's boss and Chariman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart's ways than he lets on.
Age: 50 to 65

Ensemble
Office employees, police officers, hospital employees.

To Prepare:
• Schedule your audition time by emailing auditions@desertstages.org

• Audition forms will be available at the audition.  Please arrive in sufficient time to complete it.

• Prepare and bring with you:

o Headshot
o Theatrical Resume
o 16-32 bars of a song - BRING SHEET MUSIC (a capella singing and karaoke-style tracks will not be accepted for this performance.)
o Calendar of all rehearsal conflicts from February 22 - April 7.

 Rehearsals are generally from 7-10pm Mon-Thursday and 6:00-9:00pm Sunday.
 Longer rehearsals will be required for Tech Week, April 3 - April 7.
 All conflicts must be declared at the time of audition.
 Rehearsal exceptions requested after auditions are not guaranteed to be approved.
 Show conflicts MUST be declared at the time of rehearsals.

Audition Details
Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre
4720 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

Appointment Contact
Karen Rhoads
auditions@desertstages.org

Audition Dates and Times:
Feb. 7th, 7:00-9:00pm

Callback Dates and Times: (Dance Call and reading, come dressed to dance)
Feb. 21, 7:00-9:00pm

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