One Audition - 2 Productions.

AUDITIONS for Mamma Mia will be combined with auditions for our 3rd production of the season, “The Sensational 60’s”.
Please read the following AUDITION information for both shows below. Individuals will only need to vocally audition one time for both productions. If you are interested in being in both productions, your Mamma Mia or Sensational 60’s audition selection is totally acceptable.

MAMMA MIA! and THE SENSATIONAL 60’s

Audition Information for Mamma Mia!

Audition Dates:

  • Sunday, June 16, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm
  • Monday, June 17, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm
  • Auditions will be held in the Playhouse Annex. Vocal and Readings will be held in the first floor choral room.
  • Choreography Auditions will be held on the 2nd floor Dance Room.

Rehearsal days:

  • First Cast Meeting for Mamma Mia: Monday July 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm call
  • Rehearsal Schedule: Normally Monday thru Thursday, 6:30 pm
  • Choreography: Normally on Sundays at 6:00 pm
  • MANDATORY ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED 2 WEEKS BEFORE OPENING.

Show Dates:
Mamma Mia: Preview Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Friday Sept. 20, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Saturday Sept. 21, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Sept. 22, 2019 - 2:00 pm

            Thursday Sept. 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Friday Sept. 27, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Saturday Sept. 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Sept. 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm

            Friday Oct. 4, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Oct. 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Audition Requirements:

You must be 16 by first rehearsal – Please note age concepts in character descriptions below

Casting all ages (16+), races, genders, shapes, and sizes with excellent singing abilities – see below

Acting:You will be asked to read from the script (no need to memorize). Sides will be available at the auditions.

Dance:All those auditioning will learn an audition dance combination. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you can dance in. Gymnastic abilities a plus.

Music: 32 Bars from a Musical of Mamma Mia musical style. No accompanist will be available. Please bring CD, iPhone or other type of pre-recorded music. Music with lyrics is not recommended.

Casting:
Six principal roles, six featured and supporting roles, plus numerous ensemble/chorus parts for women and men. For a full list of parts, vocal ranges and age ranges, please scroll down.

Things to know:

  • Open auditions for all roles begin promptly at the times noted above.
  • Doors open 30 minutes early. Plan to arrive early to fill out an audition form.
  • Please write clearly, especially your contact information. Headshots and resumes are not required, but always appreciated.
  • Please bring your calendar and provide a complete list of your conflicts through October 6, 2019.
  • Please prepare a song in the style of Mamma Mia! that best showcases your vocal range and fits the style of character you are interested in auditioning for. Limit your selection to 1 minute, or about 32 bars.
  • Please dress comfortably and be ready to move and dance as stated above.
  • Any questions, please email Larry Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Individuals with too many conflicts may not be considered for a part. MANDATORY ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED 2 WEEKS BEFORE OPENING.

Character Descriptions: 

DONNA: Free spirited single Mom (to Sophie) with strong pop rock vocals. Resides on remote Greek Island where she runs a Taverna. Has her hands full preparing for her daughter’s wedding and looking forward to having her girlfriends back on the island. Former lead singer of The Dynamos. Moves well. Age: late 30’s-40’s.

SOPHIE: Free spirited daughter of Donna, on a secret quest to discover her Father’s identity so he can walk her down the aisle. Moves well. Basic guitar skills a plus. Script defines her as 20 years old.

TANYA: Former Dynamo. Enjoyably between Husbands. Well off. Wry sense of humor. Moves well.

ROSIE: Former Dynamo. Author and chef. Fiercely independent. Quick wit. Moves well.

SAM: Effortlessly dashing. Successful architect. Divorced with 2 kids. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. 

HARRY: Banking executive from London in a high stress position. Takes pride in his impeccably tailored designer suits. Was a bit of a hippie back in the day. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. Basic guitar skills a plus.

BILL: Carefree rugged outdoorsman who never settled down. Journalist. Great sense of humor. Former flame of Donna and possibly Sophie’s father. 

SKY: Left the corporate world to live full time on the Island where he met and got engaged to Sophie. Helps Donna run the taverna by upgrading their operations. Moves well.

ALI: Visiting her BFF, Sophie, on the island for the wedding. Super excited. Strong dancer.

LISA: Also visiting her BFF, Sophie, on the island for the wedding. Super excited and super responsible. Strong dancer.

PEPPER: Extremely confident. Loves a good time. Fancies himself a charming lady’s man. BFF with Eddie. Works for Donna at the taverna. Strong dancer.

EDDIE: Also loves a good time. Has a great sense of humor and swagger. BFF with Pepper. Works for Donna at the taverna. Strong dancer.

ENSEMBLE: Seeking energetic triple threat performers to portray the population of the intimate island as well as visiting wedding guests. This score requires strong vocals and harmony skills. Everyone will dance. Gymnastics a plus.

Mamma Mia! Synopsis

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show!

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

Audition Information for The Sensational 60’s

Audition Dates:

  • Sunday, June 16, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm
  • Monday, June 17, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm
  • Auditions will be held in the Playhouse Annex. Vocal and Readings will be held in the first floor choral room.
  • Choreography Auditions will be held on the 2nd floor Dance Room.

Show Dates:

The Sensational 60’s: Preview Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Friday Jan. 24, 2020- 7:30 pm

            Saturday Jan. 25, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Jan. 26, 2020 - 2:00 pm

            Thursday Jan. 30, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Friday Jan. 31, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Saturday Feb. 1, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Feb 2, 2020 - 2:00 pm

            Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Saturday Feb. 8, 2020 - 7:30 pm

            Sunday Feb. 9, 2020 - 2:00 pm

           

Audition Requirements:

You must be 16 by first rehearsal.

Casting all ages (16+), races, genders, shapes, and sizes with excellent singing & dancing abilities.

Dance:  All those auditioning will learn an audition dance combination. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you can dance in. Gymnastic abilities a plus.

Music: 32 Bars from your favorite 60’s artist. No accompanist will be available. Please bring CD, iPhone or other type of pre-recorded music. Able to sing 3- and 4-part harmonies is a plus. Music with lyrics is not recommended.

Casting:
The ensemble will be limited in size and numbers. This production is a total music and dance review with some comedy skits. Each number must be memorized and will be combined with choreography. Special solos, duets, trios and small ensemble singing will be included. Special featured dancers will also be considered.

Things to know:

  • Open auditions for all roles begin promptly at the times noted above.
  • Doors open 30 minutes early. Plan to arrive early to fill out an audition form.
  • Please write clearly, especially your contact information. Headshots and resumes are not required, but always appreciated.
  • Please bring your calendar and provide a complete list of your conflicts through February 9, 2020.
  • Please prepare a song in the style of the 60’s that best showcases your vocal range. Limit your selection to 1 minute, or about 32 bars.
  • Please dress comfortably and be ready to move and dance as stated above.
  • As previously stated, this is a Music and Dance review with some comedy skits included. All music must be memorized, and each song will include choreography.
  • Rehearsals for THE SENSATIONAL 60’s may begin early because of the volume of music to be learned and memorized.
  • Any questions, please email Larry Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Individuals with too many conflicts may not be considered for ensemble. MANDATORY ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED 2 WEEKS BEFORE OPENING.

The Sensational 60’s: The decade of the Sixties was a time of cultural upheaval, change and conflict, but it also produced some of the most vibrant and lasting music of the 20th century! With dance crazes, folk rock, soul music, surf music and the legacy of the Beatles, singers and audiences of all ages will enjoy the artists who shaped our pop music history. This musical/dance revue includes music of Motown, The Beach Boys, The Supremes and Bandstand Boogie, and includes hits like The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Locomotion and Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.

Larry A. Williams

Vice President of Production/Artistic Director

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