Auditions for MEMPHIS.
Prepare 16 bars of music from the show. Diversity is encouraged and all ethnic groups are welcome to audition. For add'l info, call or visit website by following the link.
Show Dates: Sat, Jan 14, 21, Feb 4 at 8pm; Sun, Jan 15, 22, 29 at 2pm; Fri, Jan 20, 27, Feb 3 at 8pm; Wed, Jan 25 at 2pm; Wed, Feb 1 at 7:30pm.
DELRAY - African American man, 25-35. Felicia's older brother. Owns the club on Beale Street where she sings. Realistic, cautious, protective, and aware of the realities of the segregation that exists in Memphis and the world beyond. Baritenor with great pop/rock/r&b voice.
GATOR - African American man, 20s-30s. Bartender at Delray's - hasn't spoken since age five, when he saw his father killed. As the story progresses, Gator finds his voice again. Requires an excellent actor and singer (great r&b Baritenor); comic timing a plus.
BOBBY - African American, 30s-40s. Janitor at Mr. Simmons' radio station. Full of personality and heart. Great gospel voice. Role requires an actor who is comfortable with physicality, as he has a dance break in his show-stopping number ''Big Love"; comic skills a plus.
MR. SIMMONS - Caucasian, 40s-60s. Conservative owner of the radio station where Huey gets his start. The strong, Southern, commanding businessman becomes willing to take a chance on Huey when he realizes the audience Huey reaches and the money he can command. Great actor who is comfortable singing.
MALE ENSEMBLE - All ethnicities, 20s-40s. Male dancers who sing very well, to play various ensemble characters. Seeking excellent, athletic dancers who sing.
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