Matilda – Marietta, GA EPA (02.10.20)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Marietta, GA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LOA
$454/ week

PERSONNEL
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Book by Dennis Kelly

Expected in attendance at Audition:
Director- Bethany Okie
Choreographer- Ricardo Aponte
Music Director- Amanda Wansa Morgan
Artistic Director- Mary Nye Bennett

OTHER DATES
Callbacks TBA
First rehearsal: May 18, 2020
Opening: Friday June 12, 2020
Closing: Sunday June 28, 2020

OTHER
An Equity Stage Manager has already been hired for this production. To be considered for future Stage Management jobs please submit resume to Spolhemus@atlantalyrictheatre.com. Company manager, Stephanie Polhemus, will be in attendance at the audition.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

SEEKING
Equity Actors/singers for various roles. See breakdown

www.atlantalyric.com

BREAKDOWN

Matilda Wormwood- An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched. Age: 6 to 10

Miss Agatha Trunchbull- The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children. Gender: Any. Age: 35 to 55.

Miss Honey- Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull. Age: 25 to 40.

Mr. Wormwood- Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman. Age: 35 to 45.

Mrs. Wormwood- Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer. Age 35- 45.

Michael Wormwood- Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents. Age:

10 to 15.

Bruce- Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull. Age: 7 to 14

Lavender- Matilda’s classmate and friend. Age: 7 to 10

Mrs. Phelps- A nice librarian.

The Escapologist- A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination.

The Acrobat- A character in a story Matilda tells to Mrs. Phelps who comes to life in their imagination. Rudolpho- Mrs. Wormwood’s ballroom dance partner.
Doctor- Mrs. Wormwood’s Doctor when she goes into labor with Matilda.
Children’s Entertainer- A party entertainer at the start of the show.

Ensemble-Cook, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, Kids (Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy), Parents.

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members may make an appointment by emailing auditions@atlantalyrictheatre.com. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
548 S Marietta Pky
Marietta, GA 30067

WHEN
Monday, February 10, 2020
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Break 3:30 to 4:30

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a musical theatre song in the style of the show. You are welcome to sing a song from Matilda if you so choose. Bring your sheet music in your key. Accompanist provided. No Video Submissions. You may be asked to dance- please bring appropriate dance attire.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult