Auditions for Rivertown Theaters’ Mainstage Production of The Musical “Oliver” are Sunday, Oct. 6
NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Rivertown Theaters is seeking OLDER TEEN & ADULT actors, singers, dancers and movers for their January 2020 production of OLIVER.
VOCALS & DANCE/MOVEMENT CALL:
When: Sunday, Oct. 6
Time: Dance/movement call at 4:00pm, vocal audition slots begin at 5:00pm
Where: ***Encore Studio, 1999 Hickory Ave., Harahan***
What to prepare – 32 bars of a musical theatre piece in the style of the show. A selection from the show is acceptable. Please bring sheet music in proper key, an accompanist will be provided.
A dance/movement combination will be taught.
When: Monday, Oct. 7
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Where: ***Rivertown Theaters*** – 325 Minor St. in historic Rivertown, Kenner LA
What to prepare: sides will be provided
Strong actors, strong singers and movers/dancers needed for the following roles:
Ensemble – townspeople, tavern folk, aristocrats, magistrates, street entertainers, males & females (ages 16 – mature adult)
Bill Sikes – Villain in his prime and Nancy’s brutal boy-friend. Most evil man you could ever meet, about 30-50 (Vocal Range: Baritone “C” to “E” above middle “C”)
Mr. Bumble – Self-righteous, self-appointed beadle, oversees the operations of the work house where Oliver lives as a child. Preaches morality, but behaves without compassion, about 45-65 (Vocal Range: Tenor “D” below middle “C” to “A” above middle “C”)
Mrs. Corney – Domineering workhouse mistress. Sharp-tongued, domineering widow, doubles in ensemble – about 45-65 (Vocal Range: Soprano “D” above middle “C” to High “A”)
Mr. Sowerberry – The Undertaker, stern, doubles in ensemble about 40-60; (Baritone)
Mrs. Sowerberry – The Undertaker’s overseer, loud, stern, doubles in ensemble about 40-60 (Alto)
Mrs. Bedwin – The Brownlow’s kind-hearted, motherly housekeeper, doubles in ensemble – about 45-65 (Soprano)
Mr. Bronlow – (non-singing role, does not double in ensemble) An older gentleman of wealth & breeding (ages 55-70). If interested in this role only, and you do not consider yourself a singer, you can attend the callback only on Oct 7.
Charlotte – (non-singing role, doubles in ensemble) The Sowerberry’s saucy young daughter (ages 16-25)
Noah Claypole – (non-singing role, doubles in ensemble) Mr. Sowerberry’s apprentice, a bully (ages 16-25)
Mr. Grimwig – (non-singing role, doubles in ensemble) A Doctor. (ages 30-50)
Featured Soloists: The Rose Seller (alto); Strawberry Seller (soprano); Milk Maid (soprano);
Knife Grinder (baritone)
Nancy – submissions for the role of Nancy will be considered at a future date
Fagin– this role has been cast
Director: Kelly Fouchi
THEATER CONTACT: Box Office: (504) 461-9475. www.RivertownTheaters.com