Audition Notice: 42nd Street

Audition Notice: 42nd Street

Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble

Lyrics by Al Dubin

Music by Harry Warren

Audition Dates:

Thursday June 14th at 7pm
Saturday June 16th at 11:30am (callbacks to follow)

Auditions open to Incoming Freshman and Up

Performance Dates:
August 16, 17, 18, 19*; 23, 24, 25, 26*

7:30pm Show Time *2:00pm Showtime 

Producer: Pat Barry
Director: Kerry White
Musical Director: Beth Moore
Choreographer: Christine Baglivio

Audition Location: Spring Lake Theatre, 3rd and Madison Ave, Spring Lake NJ

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of 42nd Street.

Please come prepared to tap dance. Bring other shoes as well. 

Character Breakdown: 

Peggy Sawyer (Lead): Female, 20-29

extraordinary tap dancer who can sing like a Broadway leading lady and play the ingenue believably; mezzo/belt.

Julian Marsh (Lead): Male, 40-59

a powerful and charismatic actor to play a successful Broadway director; baritone, up to an Ab.

Dorothy Brock (Lead): Female, 40-49

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.

Billy Lawlor (Lead): Male, 20-39

extraordinary tap dancer who can sing like an angel and still play "the juvenile" believably; soaring tenor.

Maggie Jones (Supporting): Female, 40-49

half of the writing duo; must sing and move well and be able to play comedy with great warmth and charm; character alto.

Bert Barry (Supporting): Male, 40-49

half of the writing duo; must sing and move well and be able to play comedy with vaudeville timing; character baritone.

Abner Dillion (Supporting): Male, 18-64

character role; the stars "sugar daddy" from Oklahoma; ability to sing a help but not necessary.

Anytime Annie (Supporting): Female, 30-39

one of the girls in the "chorus;" must be a first rate tap dancer and natural comedienne; big belt.

Pat Denning (Supporting): Male, 40-59

a handsome vaudeville performer down on his luck; Dorothy Brock's true love; baritone.

Andy Lee (Supporting): Male, 30-39

the dance director of the show; must be a first rate tap dancer; bari-tenor.

Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble): Males & Females, 18-64

young, energetic, and charismatic tap dancers with broad vocal range. Note: Several smaller roles and understudies will be cast from the ensemble.


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