AUDITIONS: "Rock of Ages" & "The Music Man (In Concert)"

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AUDITIONS: "Rock of Ages" & "The Music Man (In Concert)"
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ROCK OF AGES

REGIONAL PREMIERE
Book by CHRIS D’ARIENZO
Arrangements & orchestrations by ETHAN POPP
Directed by JOANNA MAY HUNKINS
Music Directed by JORDAN COOPER

“ROCK OF AGES” PERFORMANCE DATES/TIMES: JUNE 8-25, 2017
Cain Park’s Alma Theater
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7 pm, Sundays at 2 pm
REHEARSALS begin May 8 and usually occur weekday evenings and weekend day/evening hours at the Cleveland Heights Community Center. Thursday will be Equity day off.

THE MUSIC MAN (IN CONCERT)

Book, Music & Lyrics by MEREDITH WILLSON
Story by MEREDITH WILLSON and FRANKLIN LACEY
Directed by JOANNA MAY HUNKINS
Music Directed by JORDAN COOPER

“THE MUSIC MAN In Concert” PERFORMANCE DATES/TIMES
August 5-6, 2017
Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater
Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm
“THE MUSIC MAN In Concert” evening rehearsals are July 31-August 4
in the Cleveland Heights Community Center.

AUDITION DATES/TIMES

• Friday, March 3 (BY APPOINTMENT) 6-11 pm EQUITY* & NON-EQUITY

• Saturday, March 4 (BY APPOINTMENT) 10 am-6 pm EQUITY* & NON-EQUITY
*Equity actors unable to attend auditions on March 3 or 4 but who would like to be considered for a role in either production, should call 216-291-5796.

• Sunday, March 5
10 am-12 pm (BY APPOINTMENT) Children 4-17 years old for “The Music Man In Concert”
12-3 pm “The Music Man In Concert” Adult Callbacks
4-10 om “ROCK OF AGES” Callbacks (singing, reading from the script, and movement

CASTING NEEDS — ALL ROLES OPEN
Casting will be multicultural and non-traditional. Actors will be cast solely on the basis of talent, except in cases where age, race or physical ability is essential to a role. For ROCK OF AGES character breakdowns, click here. For “THE MUSIC MAN In Concert” character breakdowns, click here.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
1. 18 years and older for “ROCK OF AGES” • Ages 4 & older for “The Music Man In Concert”
2. ADULTS: Memorize/prepare ONE 32-bar cut in the style of the show you are auditioning for. Have alternate selections prepared if needed. Actors auditioning for both shows are permitted to sing two short selections showing both styles. NOTE: Rock/non-musical theater songs are acceptable if auditioning for “ROCK OF AGES.”
3. CHILDREN 4-17 AUDITIONING FOR “The Music Man In Concert”: Memorize/prepare one short song not to exceed 2 minutes that shows personality.
3. Bring sheet music in the proper key (accompanist is provided). NO TAPED MUSIC ALLOWED. Please note…you will not be allowed to audition without sheet music.
4. Bring your current resume and ONE current headshot, which will be retained by Cain Park.
5. Check your calendar for any conflicts before auditioning (see performance dates and rehearsal dates above).

COMPENSATION
AEA contracts are available for both shows.  EMC (Equity Membership Candidate) is available for “ROCK OF AGES.” Non-Equity actors appearing in “ROCK OF AGES” will be paid a modest stipend. Non-Equity actors cast in the production also may be eligible for college credit: call 216-291-5796 for details.

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