Audition Announcement for CATCH ME IF YOU CAN!
BOOK BY: Terrence McNally
SCORE BY: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
DIRECTOR: Noelle Marion
CHOREOGRAPHER: Jill Gorrie
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Don LeMaster
SDMT Rehearsal Space located at 4650 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA 92111
Singers, dancers and actors of all ethnicities and gender identities. You must be 18 years old to audition. There may be some housing for out of town actors, but it is not guaranteed. If you are a local actor and cannot attend the initial audition but can make the callback, please email Jill at email@example.com. We are not accepting video submissions at this time.
Please check the production calendar HERE and make sure you are available for all rehearsals and performances. You may have a few conflicts between the dates of April 28 and May 16 to be considered but it is always better to have no conflicts at all. If you have any conflicts on or past May 16 please do not sign up to audition. Thank you!
THE ROLE OF CARL HANRATTY HAS BEEN CAST
You may only sign up for one appointment, either the Singer Call or the Dance call. You can attend both, to do so, sign up for the Singer Call and then attend the dance call the next day.
SINGER CALL – Saturday, January 4 from 11a-5p (by appointment only)
DANCE CALL – Sunday, January 5 at 6p (open dance call but please sign up for a 6p appointment on January 5)
CALLBACK – Monday, January 6 from 12p-9p (callbacks are by invitation only. Should you receive a callback, you can download the sides from our website www.sdmt.org, or you can find them on Casting Manager. Sides will be posted at least one week prior to the callback)
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:
To schedule an appointment, use the following link and create a free profile on Casting Manager: AUDITION LINK
SINGER CALL: Plan on arriving 10 minutes before your appointment time to check-in. Prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show and bring one headshot and resume. An accompanist will be provided so bring sheet music in the correct key.
DANCE CALL: Strong dancers/singers to play a large number of additional supporting roles. Check-in will begin at 5p and be prepared to dance at 6p. Bring one headshot/resume and 16 bars of a song in the style of the show.
First non-union rehearsal: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
First equity rehearsal: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 6p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 11a-6p
All performances at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego.
Runs: Friday, May 29 – Sunday, June 28, 2020
Show Schedule: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7p, Fridays and Saturdays at 8p and Sundays at 2p.
Guest Artist Contract Tier 2: $498 weekly
Non-union actors: $1800-$2,700 stipend depending on role
ROLE HAS BEEN CAST
FRANK ABAGNALE, JR (male; 20-30): our story’s con-artist, protagonist. We revisit Frank Jr.’s remarkable journey and the path that led him to become one of history’s most infamous imposters. He is charming, inherently likeable, impulsive, imaginative, and cunning. He attempts to abandon his life of crime after he falls in love with Brenda. (Vocal Range: G2-C5) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
FRANK ABAGNALE, SR (male; 45-60): Frank Jr.’s father. He is the original swindler of the family and his son’s role model. He is Italian-American, optimistic, and eternally proud of his son. He is eventually driven to depression and heavy drinking following a series of financial failures. (Vocal Range: F2-G#4) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
PAULA ABAGNALE (female; 40-55): Frank Jr.’s alluring mother. She met Frank Sr. when he was in France during the war. She is beautiful, warm, compassionate, and struggling with a contentious, loveless marriage. Should have a French accent. (Vocal Range: A3-C5) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
BRENDA STRONG (female; 20-30): (Vocal Range: G3-A5) She is a dedicated and intelligent nurse who meets Frank JR while he is posing as a doctor. She is initially hesitant and insecure following a broken engagement but falls deeply for Frank JR. MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
CAROL STRONG (female; 45-55): Brenda’s conservative mother. She is from New Orleans and proud of her family lineage. She is opinionated, lively, and slightly overbearing (Vocal Range: Bb3-A5) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
ROGER STRONG (male; 45-60): Brenda’s conservative father from New Orleans. He is matter-of-fact, analytical, and surprisingly romantic. (Vocal Range: A2-A4) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
AGENT TOD BRANTON (male; 25-45): An FBI agent in the fraud division working on Frank JR’s case. He is a smart-ass. MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
AGENT BILL COD (male; 25-45): A seasoned FBI agent in the fraud division working on Frank JR’s case. He is apathetic about his work. MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
AGENT JOHNNY DOLLAR (male; 20-30): a rookie FBI agent in the fraud division working on Frank JR’s case. He is frequently teased by his coworkers. MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL
ENSEMBLE Seeking a diverse group of triple-threat performers to portray a variety of featured roles as well as commuters, assistants, stewardesses (Mindy, Cindy, Lindy, Jane, Kellie, Shellie), pilots, agents, party-goers, doctors, nurses, and interns. MUST ATTEND DANCE CALL