"Thoroughly Modern Millie" Needing Male Singers who Move
Location: New Britain, CT
Ethnicity: All ethnicities
Auditions for "Thoroughly Modern Millie".
Run Dates: 5/5/17 - 5/21/17.
Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East; her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage; and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name - or so he tells her.
Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon-lady of a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. From explosive tap numbers to a Fred and Ginger routine on a window ledge this is the perfect show for theatres looking to show off the dance skills of their performers. In Millie Dillmount, musical theatre has found a new heroine for the ages in Thoroughly Modern Millie!
We are casting principle roles and many featured/ensemble roles for adults. We are looking for a diverse cast. Actors will be seen in order of arrival.
Prepare 16-32 bars from the classic musical theatre songbook, no songs from the score, please. Please bring sheet music in your key, your resume and a headshot if you have one. An accompanist will be provided. All must sing first and, will be asked to attend a dance call each evening. A call back audition, if needed, will be held on Wednesday February 22nd, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Those auditioners who the director wishes to see further will be invited to the call back audition.
Jimmy Smith: (Male mid 20s-40s) Self-assured, quick-witted, and charming with a good sense of comedic timing. Tenor with solid high A. Good mover; dancer a plus.
Trevor Graydon: (Male 30s-40s) Handsome and debonair, Trevor is an executive at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company; a strong leading man. Comedic in his "straight man" role. Baritone A2 to G4. Good mover.
Ching Ho & Bun Foo: (Adult males, age open) Brothers; immigrants from China. Will be speaking in Cantonese and singing in Mandarin. Must sing and be good movers.
Male Tappers: (20s-30s) Looking for 2 to 4 tap dancers with strong voices
Male Ensemble to play multiple roles: All must sing and be excellent movers, tap dance a plus.
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