Theater: Musicals

'Gypsy'

Casting notice expires: January 5, 2014

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Company

Inland Valley Repertory Theatre
Frank Minano, dir.; Patrick Copeland, music dir.; Dawnellen Ferry, choreo.; Hope Kaufman, AD-casting dir.

Production Description

Casting "Gypsy," book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical has been referred to as the greatest American musical by numerous critics and writers, among them Ben Brantley ("what may be the greatest of all American musicals...") and Frank Rich. Rich wrote that "'Gypsy' is nothing, if not Broadway's own brassy, unlikely answer to 'King Lear.'"

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin Jan. 25, 2014 (Tues. & Thurs. evenings and Sat. & Sun.); performs April 9-23, 2014 (Tues.-Wed. 7:30 p.m., matinee April 23 at 2:30 p.m.) in Claremont, CA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Small stipend provided.

Auditions

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Breakdown

OPEN CALL FOR FEATURED PERFORMERS

Sunday, Jan. 5 at 10:30 to 1:30

Taylor Hall 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont

(just north of Claremont High School)


Come prepared with an upbeat Broadway tune of 16-32 bars. Bring sheet music – accompianist will be provided. Please NO CD’s or singing without the provided accompianist. Be prepared to move and bring resume and headshot.



June (older version of Baby June 18-28 year olds to play 15-16 years old with a belt of A flat to D)

Louise (older version of Little Louise, 18-28 year olds to play 16-17 years old, who grows from shy girl to a confident classy stripper of Gypsy Rose Lee. Lots of charisma with a range of C sharp to E flat).

Tessie Tura-ballet stripper and burlesque performer with a range of C# to D Flat)

Mazeppa-trumpet stripper and burlesque performer with a range of G(below middle C) to B flat.

Electra-lightbulb stripper and burlesque performer with a range of B Flat to D.

(5) Male Teens (18-28 year olds to play play approx 15-18 years old) with a range of G to G. Must sing and dance with lots of personality. Roles: L.A., Yonkers, Angie, Tommy, Junior

(5) Female Teens (18-28 year olds to play approx 15-18 years old) with a range of G to G. Must sing and dance with lots of personality. Roles: Agnes, Marjorie May, Dolores, Thelma, Gail.

(2) Showgirls (must be at least 5’ 10” with lots of charisma)