AUDITIONS – Local auditions for “GHOST” – Saturday, February 15th

 

 

Ghost the Musical
Book and Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin; Music by Glen Ballard and Dave Stewart

Ivoryton –EPAs by appointment
For appointment contact:  lizzy@ivorytonplayhouse.org
Ivoryton Playhouse    Ivoryton, CT

Audition Date
Saturday, February 15th, 2020
10am-6pm  (lunch break 1-2pm) 

Location
Ivoryton Playhouse Rehearsal Studio
22 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 

Personnel in attendance
Director: Todd Underwood
Musical Director: Michael Morris
Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard
Associate Artistic Director: Dan Nischan 

Other Dates
First Rehearsal:  September 1
Open: September 16
Close: October 11, 2020 

Performance schedule:
Wed and Sun 2pm/ Wed and Thurs 7:30pm/ Fri and Sat 8pm 

Contract SPT
$550 week 

Preparation
Brief ballad and brief uptempo 

Seeking:

Sam Wheat  (LEAD) In love with his long-term girlfriend, Molly; Murdered suddenly. Must come to terms with his death and find his killer. Strong actor and vocalist. Should move well and have experience in stage combat. Guitar skills a plus.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-40
Vocal Range: G# to Bb (Pop/Rock Tenor with high belt) 

Molly Jensen  (LEAD) An artist living in New York City with her boyfriend, Sam, until he’s murdered. Must help Sam avenge his death. Strong actor and vocalist with a wide range. Should move well.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-35
Vocal Range: G3 to Eb5 (pop/rock with strong belt)

Oda Mae Brown (LEAD) Spiritual advisor with a questionable background. Larger-than-life character, great comedic timing, and a big heart. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 35-45
Vocal Range:  Ab3 to F5

Carl Bruner  (LEAD) Sam’s best friend. Has hidden unsavory motives. Strong actor with a wide range.  Stage combat experience a plus. Should be comfortable with movement/dance
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-40
Vocal Range: Eb3 to A4

Subway Ghost/Orlando Jones/Ensemble  Ghost who aids Sam in learning about his powers in the afterlife. Extremely physical role that must be able to embody a large imposing force. Stage combat and physicality/movement experience preferred; experience with rap is helpful. Should be comfortable with movement/dance.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: —-

Willie Lopez/Ensemble  Hired by Carl Bruner to steal Sam Wheat’s wallet, which results in Sam’s murder. Stage combat experience a plus. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. Latino/Hispanic
Gender: Male
Age Range: 25-35
Vocal Range: —- 

Clara/Ortisha Jones/First Nun/Ensemble Sister of Oda Mae and works at her spiritual shop. Comedic actress with a strong voice. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: C4 to G5 

Louise/Officer Wallace/Ensemble  Sister of Oda Mae and works her spiritual shop, and other roles Comedic actress with a strong voice. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: F3-G5 

Mrs. Santiago/Bank Officer/Second Nun/Ensemble  Client of Oda Mae and other roles. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. Latina/Hispanic.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 35-45
Vocal Range: —-

Hospital Ghost/Lionel Ferguson/Ensemble  First ghost Sam meets following his death, and other roles. Strong actor and vocalist preferred. Should be comfortable with movement/dance.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 35-50
Vocal Range: C3 to A4

contact Lizzy@ivorytonplayhouse.org

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