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San Diego Musical Theatre’s production of: 42nd Street

Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble | Lyrics by Al Dubin and Music by Harry Warren

Director: James Vasquez | Choreographer: Jill Gorrie | Musical Director: Don LeMaster

AUDITION INFORMATION:

Email Jill at jill@sdmt.org to schedule an audition. Specify what you will be auditioning for, if you are Equity or non-union and what time frame you would prefer if attending the singer call.

Please look over the rehearsal and performance calendar before auditioning. CALENDAR

Guest Artist Contract AEA: $445.00 weekly

Non-Equity: $1200 to $2000 for run depending on role cast in

First Non-Union Rehearsal: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

First Equity Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

First Performance: Friday, May 27, 2016

Closing: Sunday, June 12, 2016

AUDITION DATES AND TIMES:

Dance Call - Saturday, March 5 at 10am. The roles of Peggy Sawyer, Anytime Annie, Billy Lawlor, Andy Lee and the male and female dance ensemble must attend the dance call. The roles listed above do not need to attend the Singer Call. If you are kept from the Dance Call you will be asked to sing that same day.

Singer Call - Sunday, March 6 by appointment only from 11am to 6pm. Non tappers/dancers must attend the singer call as do the non-singing roles.

Invited Callback – Monday, March 7 time TBD.

Please note: You must attend one of the calls in San Diego to be considered. No video or out of state submissions accepted at this time.

AUDITION LOCATION:

SDMT Rehearsal Space located in Kearny Mesa at 4652 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA 92111.

SEEKING:

Union and Non-UnionSingers, Dancers and Actors. All thoseauditioning must be 18 years of age or older. We will consider AEA contracts for the roles of Peggy Sawyer, Julian Marsh, Dorothy Brock, Billy Lawlor, Maggie Jones and Bert Barry.

PREPARATION:

Singer Call - Prepare an old Broadway song in the style of the show, nothing contemporary. You may sing from the show. Please bring sheet music in the correct key and an accompanist will be provided. Non singing roles must attend the singer call and bring a short character-y song.

Dance Call - Be warmed up and ready to dance. Bring tap and character shoes, and proper dance attire.  Girls must wear heels.Those kept from the dance call will be asked to sing later that same day so be sure to have your book of music with you.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

Peggy Sawyer: (Lead) the All-American, genuinely talented girl, innocent, hopeful, spirited; a triple threat: she acts, she sings, and must be a spectacular tapper. Mezzo/belt. Female, ages 18-29, All Ethnicities

Julian Marsh: (Lead) a powerful and charismatic actor to play a successful Broadway director; baritone, up to an Ab. Male, ages 40-59, All Ethnicities

Dorothy Brock: (Lead) a genuine Broadway Star with a capital “S”; very elegant; must move well and possess a strong sense of comic timing; low alto to low Eb. Female, ages 40-49, All Ethnicities

Anytime Annie: (Supporting) the archetypal chorus girl; knows the ropes and is no fool; must have strong belt and great tap skills. Female, ages 18-29, All Ethnicities

Billy Lawlor: (Lead) the classic juvenile; handsome, charming; spectacular tapper and legit, soaring tenor. Male, ages 18-35, All Ethnicities

Andy Lee: (Supporting) the dance director; must be a strong actor and superb tapper. Male or Female, ages 26-40, All Ethnicities

Maggie Jones: (Supporting) half of the writing duo; must sing and move well and be able to play comedy with great warmth and charm; character alto. Female, ages 30-49, All Ethnicities

Bert Barry: (Supporting) half of the writing duo; must sing and move well and be able to play comedy with vaudeville timing; character baritone. Male, ages 30-49, All Ethnicities

Abner Dillion: (Supporting) character role; the stars “sugar daddy” from Oklahoma; a bit of a potential thug/bully; ability to sing a help but not necessary. Male, ages 30-55, All Ethnicities

Pat Denning: (Supporting) a handsome vaudeville performer down on his luck; Dorothy Brock’s true love; baritone. Male, ages 40-59, All Ethnicities

Male and Female Chorus: attractive singers and dancers who are superb tappers and sing well; must be trim and in good physical shape; some will play featured (speaking and non/dancing roles) in the ensemble. Males & Females, ages 18- 55, All Ethnicities

SIDES FOR THE INVITED CALLBACK:

(Click on the role or roles you are auditioning for to view or print the sides)

Peggy     Billy     Dorothy     Julian     Maggie     Bert     Annie     Andy     Pat     Abner     Ensemble

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