Playhouse 22 will be having open auditions for "Sunday in the Park with George," the musical by Stephen Sondheim and directed by Jonathan Wierzbicki with musical direction by Rory Chalcraft on Sunday, January 27 at 1 p.m. and Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 7 p.m.
The show dates are April 19 - May 5, 2013. All shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Auditions will be held at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.
Questions about the production can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GEORGE- An artist, intense, passionate about his work. In Act II he plays a descendent who is a frustrated artist (Tenor)
DOT/MARIE- George’s headstrong mistress, fun, emotional/ George’s elderly grandmother (Soprano)
JULES/BOB GREENBERG- a rival artist, well known/the museum director (high Baritone)
YVONNE/NAOMI EISEN- Jules’ pampered wife/a sardonic composer (Alto)
FRANZ/DENNIS- Jules coachman, quick to temper/ a frazzled technician (high Baritone)
FRIEDA/BETTY- Franz’s wife, Cook for Jules and Yvonne/ an artist (Alto)
A BOATMAN/CHARLES REDMOND- a surly blue-collar laborer/ a visiting Texas curator (Bass/Baritone)
A SOLIDER/ALEX- a French military man/ a jealous artist (Baritone)
LOUIS/BILLY WEBSTER- A baker, simple, well intended, nice guy/ friend of Harriet (Tenor)
CELESTE #1/A WAITRESS- a young shop girl/ a caterer at the art opening (Soprano)
CELESTE #2/ELAINE- another shop girl/ George’s ex-wife (Soprano)
LOUISE/YOUNG GIRL- Jules and Yvonne spoiled daughter/ daughter of Harriet (must read 8-12 years old) (Child Soprano)
NURSE/HARRIET PAWLING- Old Lady’s attendent/ patron of the arts (Mezzo Soprano)
OLD LADY/BLAIR DANIELS- George’s cranky mother/ an art critic (Soprano)
Singers should be prepared to sing 16 bars from musical theater in the style of the show (no songs from the show — however, other Sondheim songs are permitted), No Disney show, country, pop or rock shows songs, if possible. No acapella. An accompanist will be provided. Must bring your sheet music.