Director:                    SARAH COMBS

Choreographer:         JUSTIN BOCCITTO
Musical Director:       ERIC THOMAS JOHNSON

Rehearsals begin:      June 3   

Performances:           June 21 - July 7

Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig

    Audition Requirements

Please prepare a short song in the style of the show for the role you are interested in

or feel free to sing from the show.  

Bring pic/res

Character Breakdown - Click name for Callback Sides

Irene

aged 30-40 . Bobby’s domineering fiancée engaged to him for 5 years. Irene follows him to Deadrock and finally accepts the fact that Bobby won’t marry her because he loves Polly. Then Irene falls madly for Lank Hawkins whom she seduces with her song “Naughty Baby.” She needs to be sexy, dance well and be an excellent comedienne.

FOLLIES GIRLS–singing and tapping girls including Tess and Patsy. All must be good singers and dancers. 

NOTES:

Three Equity Contracts available for the following roles only. 

POLLY

BOBBY

ZANGLER

No unofficial lists will be honored.

Those people auditioning for Ensemble tracks must attend the dance call.  

 

Sides/Music provided are for callbacks only.  However, due to the short time between preliminary calls and callbacks, feel free to print and familiarize yourself with the material on the chance you are asked to come back.

 

For the February 12 Dance call, please be warmed up and ready to dance when the call begins. All those auditioning should have tap and character shoes.  Women’s shoes should have a heel. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Please prepare 16 bars of a song appropriate for the season. Bring other selections, as a contrasting song may be requested. Accompanist provided.

 

For the February 13 audition, Please prepare a short song and/or monologue appropriate for desired role.

49 Amenia Road, Sharon, CT, CT 06069
Administration: 860-364-7469
Sharon Playhouse is a 501(c)3 corporation.
Alan M-L Wager, Artistic Director
Robert Levinstein, Managing Director