AUDITIONs For the 2019 Season 

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AUDITION NOTES

Auditions for Attic Chamber Theatre's 2019 Summer Season will be:

Sunday March 3rd from 1pm - 4 pm; All shows

Monday, March 4th from 630pm - 830 pm; Enchanted April and She Loves Me

Tuesday, March 5th from 630 - 8 pm; Jeeves Intervenes

 At All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 N. Drew Street, Appleton WI 54911

Corner of College and Drew Streets.

Audition packets will be ready for perusal at area librarys beginning February 15.

If you can not make the above listed audition times please call to make special arrangements. 920-734-7887

Video submissions will be accepted although an inperson audition is in your best interest.

Video audition procedure…

- video yourself performing an appropriate monologue for the show you auditioning for - additional requirements for She Loves Me listed below.

-send video to attictheatreinc.com

Attic Chamber Theatre invites all to audition.

We practice color-blind casting.

Listed ages are the ages the actor must portray and not neccessarily the requried age of the actor or actress.

 

Character Breakdowns

Jeeves Intervenes

By Margaret Raether

Cast of Characters

Bertie Wooster,  20’s, wealthy, carefree bachelor with a talent for getting himself into pickles.

Jeeves, 40 – 60’s, Bertie’s valet and the perfect gentleman’s gentleman. Unflappable, infallible and never at a loss when faced with one of Bertie’s little difficulties.

Eustace Bassington-Bassington, 20’s,  an old school chum of Bertie’s, he is prone to sudden attacks of love, Bassy scrimps along on an allowance sent by his crusty uncle.

Agatha Spencer-Gregson, 50’s – 70’s, Bertie’s fearsome aunt, a born tyrant and a woman who, says Bertie, “gladly wears barbed wire next to her skin.” She is determined to see Bertie wed.

Gertrude Winklesworth-Bode, 20’s, a strong-minded young lady with a penchant for Nietzsche, she views Bertie as clay to be molded…by her.

Sir Rupert Watlington-Pipps, 50’s -70’s, Eustace’s short-tempered, skin-flint uncle, a former military man who is bent on forcing his disappointing nephew into becoming a man of worth. Scottish.

Audition sides for Jeeves

Actors will be asked to read from the script.

Bertie & Jeeves pp10-13

Bertie & Aunt Agatha pp23

Bertie & Rupert pp28-29

Eustace & Rupert pp34-35

Bertie & Gertrude pp38-40

Bertie, Eustace & Jeeves pp52-55

Eustace & Gertrude pp61-63

Agatha, Eustace, Bertie, Rupert & Gertrude pp72-74

 I think this gives a good overview of characters as well as plot line - Tom Stadler, Director

 Enchanted April

By Matthew Barber

Cast of Characters

Lotty Wilton, 30, a London housewife

Mellersh Wilton, 30, her husband, a solicitor(lawyer)

Rose Arnott, 30-40, a London housewife

Frederick Arnott, 35-45, her husband, a writer

Caroline Bramble, 25,  a socialite, beautiful, aloof, think Lady Mary in Downton Abbey

Antony Wilding, 25, an artist who own a villa in Italy, charming and devasting good looking.

Mrs. Graves, 70’s, A London matron think Dame Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey

Costanza, 40-60’s, the villas Italian housekeeper, sassy

This play is set in 1922, prior to the full-on Jazz age

Audtition sides for Enchanted April

Actors will be asked to read from the script


Lotty/Rose: Page 7, Lotty: “you are our “disappointed Madonna.” to Rose, page 9: “It’s the weather I’m sure”.

Mrs. Graves/Lotty/Rose: Top of Scene six to Mrs. Graves “Many for quite some time” on page 21 (Can be done with readers for Lotty/Rose)

Rose/Frederick: Scene 3 (I’ll probably only have them do part of it but as it’s a short scene I reserve the right to see the whole thing)

Lotty/Mellersh: Scene 2, to Mellersh: “Case closed, my dear. Case closed.” (Lotty boils) on page 11.

Caroline, Lotty/Rose: Page 18, Caroline: “Yes. Have you received many replies …..” to page 19, Lotty: “Grand!” (Can be done with readers for Lotty/Rose)

Wilding/Rose: pg 46 Rose: "Rome must be fascinating" to page 47 Rose "Sweet" (this can be done with a reader for Rose)

Costanza and Wilding, please read a few lines of the Italian on page 45/46 

she loves me

Auditions will consist of singing, reading from the script and movement.

Auditionees should prepare a Broadway musical song around 32 bars. You will be tested for range and ability to hold your part.

You will be asked to learn a simple dance combination and perform it. Be sure to wear appropraite shoes and clothing.

You will read sides from the script.

Musical auditions take time, pleaase be patient as we give everyone their chance.

Need to audition through video submission? Here how…

1. video yourself singing your Broadway Musical song prefer that you have accompaniment rather than accapella.

2. video yourself doing a comic monologue of your choice. doesn’t need to be memorized

3. send video to attictheatreinc.com

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Arpad Laszlo  

Delivery boy at Maraczek's Parfumerie. His exuberance is infectious and commitment to his job remarkable. He is ambitious and adorable.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 17

VOCAL RANGE: Tenor/High Baritone

Ladislav Sipos

Not the brightest employee at Maraczek's Parfumerie. A confidant to Georg, he is an optimistic family man who looks like a huggable father.

Gender: Male

Age: 45 to 55

VOCAL RANGE: Bass/Baritone

Ilona Ritter

Employed at Maraczek's Parfumerie. She is sexy and learned in the ways of romance, but longing for something more from the game of love.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 30

VOCAL RANGE: Alto/Mezzo-Soprano

Steven Kodaly

A well respected and liked employee at Maraczek's Parfumerie. Though he is considered dapper and occasionally charming, he is more of a shallow womanizer. A Cad!

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 30

VOCAL RANGE: Tenor/Baritone

 Georg Nowack  

An established employee of Maraczek's Parfumerie, he resembles a hopeless romantic. Shy, intelligent, and soft spoken.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 30

VOCAL RANGE: Broadway Baritione

Mr. Maraczek

Owner of Maraczek's Parfumerie. With a commanding presence, his dedication to the trade is rivaled only by his faithfulness to his wife.

Gender: Male

Age: 55 to 65

VOCAL RANGE: Bass/Baritone

Amalia Balash

The eager new employee at Maraczek's Parfumerie. Despite being a skilled saleswoman, she easily becomes intimated and nervous. Attractive, bright, and a lover of literature.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 25

VOCAL RANGE: Soprano, with a strong high B

Ensemble:

Vocal Range: SATB

Headwaiter

BUS BOY/ENSEMBLE   

 PRIVATE EYE KELLER/ENSEMBLE

COUPLES & CUSTOMERS






June 7th thru 15th

June 7th thru 15th

June 21st thru 29th

June 21st thru 29th

July 17th thru 26th

July 17th thru 26th

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