Auditions for "The Who's Tommy" Musical
Performances: February 2 through 18, 2017
Rehearsals begin: November 28.
No appointments are needed. Just show up and you will be seen in the order you arrive. Of course, if you're asked to stay to read and/or dance, you may be around a while. If auditioning for a musical, prepare a brief song in the style of the show and have sheet music in the proper key. Also, bring proper footwear to dance in if needed.
CASTING (All roles available / non-union only)
Captain Walker: Male, 30-40
A former soldier with lingering guilt. He murders his wife's lover after coming back from a POW camp, resulting in Tommy's trauma-induced blindness, deafness, and dumbness. Father to Tommy and husband to Mrs. Walker. Range: F3-C#5.
Cousin Kevin: Male, 18-25
A bully with sadistic tendencies. Tortures his cousin, Tommy, when they're young and later seizes the opportunity to profit from Tommy's success. Range: Ab2-B4.
Ensemble: Males 18+
To play Soldiers, Harlots, Lads and Lasses, Guards, and Reporters.
The Specialist: Male, 30-45
A doctor with modern ideas about how to cure Tommy. Tommy's parents hire him in their desperation to find any cure for their son. Range: G#3-F4.
Tommy/Narrator: Male, 18-25
An embittered young genius stricken deaf, dumb, and blind after a childhood trauma. Tommy discovers that he is a natural master of pinball, and later becomes a cult-like hero figure to masses enthralled by his story. Captain Walker and Mrs. Walker's son. Range: Db3-B4.
Uncle Ernie: Male, 30-45
A lecherous, drunken bachelor. Ernie molests a young Tommy and later runs a children's camp seeking to profit from Tommy's popularity. Mrs. Walker's brother and Tommy's uncle. Range: G2-Bb4.
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