Auditions for Showtune The Music of Jerry Herman and The Fantasticks

SAS Performing Arts Company and Studios, Inc.
NEW YORK CITY, NY 10101
US

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SHOWTUNE: Celebrating the Words & Music of Jerry Herman
Conceived by Paul Gilger, Piano & Vocal Arrangements by James Followell.

Showtune will be performed:
Friday March 27 at 7:30pm, Saturday March 28 at 7:30pm, and Sunday March 29 at 3:00pm.

First rehearsal: Wed. February 5, 2020 7-10 at a studio in midtown. Rehearsal period is 8 weeks.
Rehearsals will be 2-3 times a week, from 7-10:00pm, with occasional weekends.

The Fantasticks

Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones and Music by Harvey Schmidt

The Fantasticks will be performed:

Friday May 1 at 7:30pm, Saturday May 2 at 7:30pm and Sunday May 3 at 3:00pm.

First rehearsal: Wed. March 18, 2020 7-10pm at a studio in midtown. Rehearsal period is 8 weeks
Rehearsals will be 2-3 times a week, with occasional weekends.

Auditions are by appointment only.

Please send a current resume and headshot to company@sasperformingarts.com

SHOWTUNE ROLES:

Woman 1

An older character type. Musical numbers include “And I Was Beautiful,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “That’s How Young I Feel,” and “If He Walked into My Life.”

Gender: female

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

Man 1
An leading-man type with a strong sense of humor. Musical numbers include “Kiss Her Now,” “One Person,” “Movies Were Movies,” and “I Don’t Want to Know.”Gender: male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: G2

 
Woman 2
A woman in the prime of life, sassy and full of humor. Musical numbers include “I Am What I Am,” “Time Heals Everything,” and “I’ll Be Here Tomorrow.”

Gender: female

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: E3 
 

Man 2

A comic in the prime of life, capable of selling a drag act. Musical numbers include “A Little More Mascara” and “Song on the Sand.”

Gender: male

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: G2

 
Woman 3

An ingenue with a sprightly comic flair and tap dancing skills. Musical numbers include “Ribbons Down My Back,” “So Long, Dearie,” “Nelson,” “What Do I Do Now? (Gooch’s Song),” “Tap Your Troubles Away,” and “Shalom.”

Gender: female

Vocal range top: Bb5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

 

Man 3

A young leading man-type with strong movement and dance skills. Musical numbers include “My Best Girl” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”

Gender: male

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Man 4

A singer.
His featured musical numbers are “The Man in the Moon” and “I Promise You a Happy Ending.”

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: G2

Audition Requirements

Prepare 2 cuts of 32 bars of different songs from the character you wish to audition for. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a headshot and resume as well.

 
 

THE FANTASTICKS

Cast Type: Ensemble Cast

Dance Requirements: None

 

Character Breakdown

 

The Narrator (el Gallo)

A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

 

The Girl (luisa)

A button-maker’s young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.

Gender: female

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

The Boy (matt)

An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

The Boy’s Father (hucklebee)

A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

The Girl’s Father (bellomy)

A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Auditions are by appointment only.

Audition Requirements

Prepare 2 cuts of 32 bars each of contrasting Broadway Selections with one being from The Fantasticks. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a current headshot and resume as well.

Showtune and The Fantasticks are presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

DURATION

February 5, 2020 –

SALARY

$200

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