Auditions

Auditions for Funny Girl.  

The Candlelight Theatre will present Funny Girl September 16 – October 22.
Music and lyrics by Jules Styne and Bob Merrill, book by Isobel Lennart.
Director: Renee Dobson
Choreographer: Jennifer Morris Grasso

 

Monday June 19
The Rock School
1101 So. Broad St. Studio C
Philadelphia, PA  19147
6:30 sign-in, 7:00 auditions

Monday June 26 and Tuesday June 27
The Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Ardentown, DE  19810
6:30 sign-in, 7:00 auditions

Please prepare 32 bars in the style of the show and be prepared to dance (tap included).                                                     Please come with headshot and resume stapled together. Auditions will also involve reading from the script.

Rehearsals will begin approximately August 1st.  Performances September 16th – October 22nd.

Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Also scheduled: 1 Thursday evening – October 12th, 2 Wednesday matinees  – September 27th  and October 18th.

No phone calls to the theatre, please.

 

Character breakdown

Fanny Brice –  Mezzo – Low G to High F. Star of the Ziegfield Follies. Requires wide comedic and dramatic range. Assertive. Confident. 20’s-30’s.

Nick Arnstein – Bari-tenor – Low E-High E. Suave gambler. Can lose or make a fortune without ever losing his cool. 30’s-50’s.

Mrs. Brice  Mezzo  Low Ab to C. Fanny’s sharp-tongued mother. Sympathetic and supportive. 40’s-?

Eddie Ryan – Bari-tenor – Low B-High F#. A theater choreographer. Lives to dance. Fanny’s friend who is secretly in love with her. Ability to tap.

Mrs. Strakosh – Mezzo – Low B# to D#. Mrs. Brice’s friend and neighbor. Strident…nosy. 40’s-?

Florenz Ziegfeld – Owner of the Ziegfeld Follies. A legend in the business. Powerful, forceful producer.

Various supporting/ensemble roles. Ensemble must be comfortable with tap.