Auditions for "Ragtime".
"RAGTIME" is an epic musical that paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America. Three distinct stories intertwine to poignantly illustrate history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and love and hate. With a score that is as diverse as the melting pot of America, RAGTIME - draws upon traditional Jewish folk sounds to color the haunting music of the European immigrants, borrows from Vaudevillian styles to capture the spectacle of Anglo-American upper-middle-class society, and utilizes Joplin and Jazz to invoke the enlivened spirit and rhythms of African-American, working class Harlem.
Cast breakdown: a Multi-Ethnic/Multi-Racial cast of about 60+ adults, including all ages, and races. The entire ensemble sings. (Non-singing actors may be considered for non-singing featured roles).
LEAD AND FEATURED ROLES: (ages listed are based on history and/or author recommendations, and should not be taken literally)
Sarah: African-American female. Late teens-early 20's (lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff)
Mother: Anglo-American female. 30+ (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) gentle, compassionate, optimistic
Emma Goldman (historical): Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant female/ Anarchist. 40+, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff)
Evelyn Nesbit (historical): Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian "girl on the swing". 18-25 (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff) intense dance.
Sarah's Friend: African-American female. 18 - 30. (Gospel lyric-soprano or alto range: low G to stratosphere scat top note)
Performances are February 10th to the 19th. Rehearsal will begin on Monday January 2nd. Our normal rehearsal process is Sunday afternoons 2pm to 5pm and Monday through Thursday evenings 7pm to 10pm.
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