Auditions for RAGTIME

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Directed by Marilyn Langbehn
Music direction by Tania Johnson
Choreography by Allison Paraiso

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AUDITION SIGNUP

NEEDED

Needed: 5 women and 8 men, 2 boys and 2 girls. Details below.

AUDITION PREPARATION

Auditioners should prep 32 bars from a published musical and 1 monologue; total audition time 3 minutes. Bring sheet music in your key; accompanist provided.

Non-AEA only; travel stipend for performances only will be provided.

AUDITION and CALLBACK DATES

Auditions Saturday, Jan 27 and Sunday, Jan 28 from 1-4:30pm

Callbacks Wednesday, January 31 from 7-10pm

PERFORMANCE DATES

Jun 15 – Jul 22, 2018; Fri-Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm

CHARACTERS

Women’s Roles

Sarah
Age Range:18 – 30
African-American. Mezzo-soprano.
Mother
Age Range: 30 – 40
Mezzo-soprano
Emma Goldman
Age Range: 30 – 40
Russian dialect required. Alto.
Evelyn Nesbit
Age Range: 18 – 25
Mezzo-soprano.
Harlem Woman
Age Range: 18 – 50
African-American. Alto. Sings the role of “Sarah’s Friend”.

Men’s Roles

Coalhouse Walker Jr.
Age Range:25 – 35
African American. Baritone.

Tateh
Age Range: 30 – 40
Latvian or Slovak accent required. Tenor.
Younger Brother
Age Range: 20 – 30
Tenor.
Father/J.P. Morgan
Age Range: 30 – 45
Baritone.
Booker T. Washington
Age Range: 45 – 55
African-American. Baritone.
Harry Houdini/Willie Conklin
Age Range: 25 – 35

Hungarian and Irish dialects required. Baritone.

Harlem Man
Age Range: 18 – 50
African American. Baritone.

Youth Roles

 

Little Girl
Age Range: 7 – 10
Tateh’s daughter. Latvian or Slovak dialect required. Soprano.
Little Boy (Edgar)
Age Range: 8 – 12
Father and Mother’s son. Alto.
Skater
Age Range: 7 – 10
Featured dance role, and will also understudy Little Girl.
Coalhouse Walker III
Age Range: 4 – 6
Non-speaking role; appears at the end of the show. Limited rehearsals required.

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