Wednesday, January 6, 2016
audition notice - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE - Desert Foothills Theater - January 30th
The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
Directed by T.A. Burrows & Damon J. Bolling
Please prepare 32 bars of two contrasting songs for the audition. There will be some movement, so please come dressed appropriately.
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AUDITIONS: Sat., Jan. 30, 4 - 7:30PM
CALLBACKS: Sun., Jan. 31, 1PM
Character descriptions for Smokey Joe's Cafe
For the purposes of this script, the characters are identified by the names of the actors who created the roles in the original Broadway production. In subsequent productions they should be identified by the names of the actors playing the roles.
Ken - the smoothie who, along with Victor, Adrian, and Fred, makes up a quartet modeled on The Drifters
Adrian - the slow one of the quartet
Frederick - the implacable bass of the quartet
Victor - the preening bad-boy who gets most of the comedy
Michael - genuinely suave and impressive, evokes the memory of Elvis
Brenda - a combination of savvy, wit, brains and beauty
B.J. - inspired by the titanic rhythm and blues shouter Big Mama Thornton
Pattie - the throaty voice of experience
DeLee - suggests the innocence of teenage girls, but with a wild streak