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AUDITION INFORMATION

THE WEDDING SINGER
May 17-18-19 6:00 to 8:00
St Paul Lutheran Church -- Glenwood

Those interested in a major role, should bring a prepared piece of music. There will be an accompanist provided.

A large cast is needed.

*If you can perform any of the Impersonator roles, be prepared to do it at auditions.

Show Details
THE WEDDING SINGER
July 23-25, 2015
John L. Johnson Auditorium
7:30
 
Director                   W. Taylor Moyer
Assit. Dir                 Kim Dietrich
Choreographer       Anna Murcko
Vocal Director        Janet Lyne
Music Director       Jim Murcko
Producer                 Ken Neuenschwander

CHARACTER LIST (in order of appearance)
ROBBIE HART ‐ Rock Tenor, low B to high A to high C (optional strong falsetto) Age Range 20‐30. Strong singer, ability to play guitar preferred but not an absolute requirement. Great comedic timing. Basic movement required. A musician and lead singer for a trio that plays for weddings. Very charismatic, yet insecure with a “puppy dog” appeal.

SAMMY ‐ Baritone, to high F, Age Range 20‐30. Singer, ability to play guitar preferred but not an absolute requirement. Basic movement required. Robbie’s friend and guitarist for the trio, not terribly bright but means well and is supportive.
Sammy is a typical man’s man, rock star wannabe.

GEORGE ‐ Baritone, to high F (strong falsetto), Age Range 20‐30. Strong character singer who can rap and has good falsetto. Plays keyboard for the trio. Boy George type.

HAROLD AND DEBBIE FONDA‐ the first bride and groom in the show.

DAVID FONDA‐ drunk brother of the groom at the first wedding; gives the worst speech ever.

JULIA SULLIVAN ‐ Soprano, low G to E, Age Range 18‐25. Strong singer, with good movement ability. The role is to be played sweet and innocent, she is a waitress who longs to be married and live the perfect married life.

HOLLY ‐ Pop belt to middle E, Age Range 20‐25. Must have good dance ability and be a strong actor with comedic timing. Holly is Julia’s cousin, very uninhibited and forward. Based on Madonna of the 80’s.

GLEN GUGLIA ‐ Baritone, to high G, Age Range 20‐35. Strong acting skills and requires singing and basic movement. Julia’s fiancé, a calculating, money‐loving Wall Street type. Probably a former frat bro. Slimy.

ROSIE ‐ Mezzo Soprano that can rap, Age Range 60+. Must have great comic timing and a singing voice that suits both classic musical theatre and rap. Basic movement required. Robbie’s sweet and spicey, but totally loveable Grandmother.

PRIEST‐ Priest at Robbie and Linda’s wedding

LINDA ‐ Rock belt, to middle D. Age Range 20‐25. Strong voice and movement required. Robbie’s trashy, oversexed
girlfriend. Pat Benatar type.

ANGIE‐ Julia’s mom. Divorced and still bitter about it. Age: 45‐50. Good singer.

CRYSTAL AND MOOKIE‐ a stereotypical Jersey guy and girl. Mookie is very macho and Crystal loud and pushy. Crystal should have a good singing voice.

TIFFANY AND DONNIE‐ another couple who gets engaged at the restaurant. Tiffany should sound like Janice from “Friends.”

FIRST WAITER AND SECOND WAITER‐ Waiters at the restaurant where Glenn proposes to Julia.

DONATELLA AND SHANE MCDONNOUGH‐ bride and groom at the second (disastrous) wedding. Donatella speaks in an obnoxious baby‐talk voice.

DONATELLA’S MOTHER‐ A very assertive woman

BAD HAIRCUT GUY, SIDEBURNS LADY, LOSER GUY, LARGE LADY‐ solo lines in “Casualty of Love”

SALES CLERK‐ works at the mall. Good singer.

GLEN’S SECRETARY, JUNIOR SECRETARY, SECOND SUIT‐ work at Glen’s Wall Street office. Obsessed with making money.

RICKY‐ the bartender. Good singer.

BUM‐ hangs out at the bar. Good singer.

AGENT‐ works at the airline counter.

BILLY IDOL IMPERSONATOR

CYNDI LAUPER IMPERSONATOR‐ good singer.

MR. T IMPERSONATOR

RONALD REAGAN IMPERSONATOR

TINA TURNER IMPERSONATOR‐ good singer.

NANCY REAGAN IMPERSONATOR

IMEDLA MARCOS IMPERSONATOR

ENSEMBLE‐ plays wedding guests, suits, shoppers at the mall, dancers at the club, etc.