Wednesday, April 13, 2016

audition notice - LEND ME A TENOR - THE MUSICAL - Fountain Hills Theater - May 7 & May 10

Audition for the Southwest Premiere of "Lend Me a Tenor - The Musical"

The riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony award nominated play. It’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, the Opera Director’s sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him? With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingenue, a jealous wife, and the Cleveland Police department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must always go on.

Audition Dates: Saturday, May 7th at 2:00pm and Tuesday, May10th at 7:00pm
Callbacks: Wednesday, May 11th if needed

Production dates: Friday, June 24th - Sunday, July10th
Performances: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm

**Click Here To Register for an Appointment**

or call (480) 837-9661 x3

Auditioners should prepare:
- 16 to 32 bars of a song that best shows off their voice
- Bring sheet music in appropriate key. No CD’s
- Dress to move for dance audition.
- Headshot and resume if available
- List of possible rehearsal conflicts

CASTING:
Bernie Guter: stage manager of the opera house
Opera Guild Lady #1: lady of the Opera Guild, 50s-60s  (Julia)
Opera Guild Lady #2: lady of the Opera Guild, 30s-40s  (Julia)
Opera Guild Lady #3: lady of the Opera Guild, 20s-30s  (Julia)
Tito Merelli: the international opera star, mid/late 40s
Maggie Saunders: Saunders’ daughter, mid 20s
Otello Cast Members
Reception Committee
Reporter
Photographers
Mayor of Cleveland
Harry
Bellhops
Housemaids
Mickey
Joe
Gala Guests

Please be advised that the following roles have already been cast:
Max:  Michael Stewart         Saunders:  Roy Hunt      
Diana:  Janine Smith            Maria: Amy Powers

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