Auditions

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AUDITIONS

Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16, 6pm – 9pm.

Information Night: Wednesday, February 10, 6pm – 7:30pm.

Community Players Studio, 435 Josiah Bartlett Rd., Concord NH

Callbacks: Wednesday, February 17, 6pm.

Director – Karen Braz

Musical Director – Tony Bonjorno

Actors should prepare 32 bars of a memorized, comic song, which can be performed with an instrumental CD, or bring sheet music for the audition pianist.

There will also be sides available to read beforehand.

All roles are available; non-traditional casting will be considered.

The Pirates of Penzance is one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular comic light operas. However, actors are encouraged to focus on showcasing

themselves as real people, rather than traditional musical comedy or stylized, operatic characters. There is no need to attempt English accents.

ROLES

Major-General Stanley (age 50 – 60) comic baritone Bb2 to F4

The Pirate King (age 30 – 45) bass-baritone F#2 to D#4

Samuel – his Lieutenant (age 30 – 40) baritone Eb2 to F4

Frederic – the Pirate Apprentice (look age 21) tenor D3 to A4 (Bb4)

Sergeant of Police (age 30 – 50) bass (F2) G2 to C4 (E4)

Mabel, daughter of Major-General S.(looks late teens) soprano D4 to Db6

Edith, Kate and Isabel – wards of Major-General Stanley (should look late teens to early 20s) soprano or mezzo-soprano Ab3 to E5

Ruth – Pirate Maid-of-all-work (look 45) contralto G3 to F#5

Chorus of Pirates, Police, and General Stanley’s wards (late teens to 40’s)

Questions? Call Karen Braz at k.braz@comcast.net or (603) 496-8417

Rehearsals: Sunday3 1-4 (starting 2/28), Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 – 9.

Show Dates: May 6, 7, 8, 2016