Auditions

AUDITION NOTICE – Brigadoon and She Loves Me 

Candlelight Theatre is holding auditions for Brigadoon and She Loves Me June 4, 11, and 12.

The Candlelight Theatre will present Brigadoon September 15 – October 28, 2018 and She Loves Me November 17 – December 23, 2018.

Brigadoon – book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
Director: Bob Kelly, Musical Director: Betsy Conner, Choreographer: Jodi Anderson

She Loves Me – book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock. Based on the play, The Parfumerie, by Miklós László.
Director: Renee Dobson, Musical Director: Doug Lutz

 

Monday, June 4: 6:30PM sign-in.
The Rock School
4th floor,  Studios C and D
1101 So. Broad St.
Philadelphia PA 19147

Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12: 6:30PM sign-in.
The Candlelight Theater
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington (Ardentown), DE 19810

Sign in at 6:30. No appointments. Please prepare 16 – 32 bars showing range and in the style of the show. Those auditioning for Brigadoon should be prepared to dance. Character shoes not required, ballet shoes preferred. Please bring music in your key, an accompanist will be provided.  If you are singing for Amalia (She Loves Me), please be prepared to sing the final 32 bars of Vanilla Ice Cream. Please come with headshot and resume stapled together. All roles open and paid.  Restaurant opportunities available.

Brigadoon rehearsals will begin (approximately) July 17. Performances are September 15 – October 28 and are generally Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Also scheduled: 1 Thursday evening – October 25, 2 Wednesday matinees – September 19 and October 17.

She Loves Me rehearsals will begin (approximately) September 18. Performances are November 17 – December 23 and generally Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Also scheduled: 2 Wednesday matinees – November 12 and December 12. Wednesday evening December 19 and Thursday, December 20.

No phone calls to the theatre, please.

 

Brigadoon Character Breakdown

Fiona MacLaren –  Bright, graceful, with a gentle sense of humor. Honest and frank to the point of being disarming. Needs to move well. Strong singer. Soprano.

Tommy Albright – Disenchanted New Yorker seeking something more in his life. Fully buys into  Brigadoon.  Falls in love with Fiona. Should move well. Very strong singer.  Bari/tenor.   20’s – 30’s

Charlie Dalrymple – Resident of Brigadoon. Betrothed to Jean MacLaren. Should move well. Very strong singer. Tenor (to G)

Jean MacLaren – Resident of Brigadoon. Betrothed to Charlie. Very strong dancer. Late teens – early 20’s.

Meg Brockie – Resident of Brigadoon. Strong comic supporting role. Should move well. Full of life. Strong alto/belt role (G3 – F5). 20’s – 30’s.

Jeff Douglas – Should move well. Comic role. Skeptical of the world. Loves women and drink. Does not understand Tommy’s attraction to Brigadoon. 20’s – 30’s

Harry Beaton – In love with Jean MacLaren and learning about things beyond Brigadoon and knows he can never have either. Tragic role. Strong dancer.  20’s

Andrew MacLaren – Father of Fiona and Jean. A hearty soul. A bit pompous and gruff.  50’s -60’s.

Archie Beaton – Harry’s father. A kind man and concerned about his son. 50’s – 60’s.

Mr. Lundie – A quaint Scottish schoolmaster. Warm-hearted and emotional. The keeper of “The Miracle” A storyteller. 50’s – 70’s.

Maggie Anderson – Has an unrequited love for Harry. Very strong dancer. Ballet.  Performs the funeral dance. Late teens – 20’s.

Jane Ashton – Engaged to Tommy. New York edge. 20’s-30’s.

Bagpiper(s) – To be featured in the show with a solo of the Funeral dance.

Ensemble – Women & Men: strong actors/singers/dancers of all types. Highland dance experience a plus. Scottish accent requested.

 

 

She Loves MeCharacter Breakdown

Arpad LaszloDelivery boy at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Exuberant, ambitious, adorable. Age Range: 15-18. Vocal Range: Tenor

Ladislav Sipos –Not the brightest employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie.  Confidant to Georg. Optimistic. family man. Age Range: 35-45.  Vocal Range: Baritone

Ilona Ritter – Employed at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Sexy, fun, upbeat. Age Range: 25-35.  Vocal Range: Mezzo Belt

Steven Kodaly –Well respected employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie.  Dapper, charming, womanizer. Age Range: 20-30. Vocal Range: Baritenor

Georg Nowack- Established employee of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Sweet, shy, hopeless romantic. Age Range: 20-30. Vocal Range: Baritenor

Mr. Maraczek –Owner of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Commanding presence, father-figure to Georg. Age Range: 45+ Vocal Range: Baritone

Amalia Balash – Newest employee of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Attractive, bright, energetic. Age Range: 20-30. Vocal Range: Soprano (to high C) If you are singing for Amalia, please be prepared to sing the final 32 bars of Vanilla Ice Cream.

Ensemble Roles – Women & Men: strong singer/actors of all types.

Please prepare 16 -32 bars of a traditional Broadway song. If you are singing for Amalia, please be prepared to sing the final 32 bars of Vanilla Ice Cream.

 

The Candlelight Theatre is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com

 

No phone calls to the theatre, please.