Theater: Musicals

Music Theatre of Connecticut

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Company

Music Theatre of Connecticut
Kevin Connors, exec. dir.; David Wolfson, music dir.; Jeri Kansas, choreo.

Production Description

Casting two shows for the Music Theatre of Connecticut's season. Season includes "The World Goes Round" (Rehearses Oct. 23-Nov. 6; runs Nov. 7-23) and "Little Shop of Horrors" (Rehearses Apr. 7-16, 2015; runs Apr. 17-May 10, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in Norwalk, CT.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $375/wk; Equity SPT Tier 5 Contract. NYC actors commute daily and travel is paid by the theatre.

Auditions

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Full Character Breakdown

THE WORLD GOES ROUND
By Kander/Ebb
DIRECTOR: Kevin Connors
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: David Wolfson
CHOREOGRAPHER (WORLD): Jeri Kansas

All rehearsals and performances are in Norwalk, CT - one hour on Metro North from Grand Central station.

All must dance or move extremely well
Seeking:

MAN 1:
A bit of a ham. At times he is lonely, dejected, and shy. Just as easily emboldened to action. Sincere, loving, comedic, and charming. To play 30s/40s. Baritenor

MAN 2:
Nostalgic, very handsome, lonely. Stern and demanding with a commanding voice. To play 20-40. Baritenor to A, dances very well

WOMAN 1:
Tough, strong leading lady, impassioned, has been hurt and knows the world but remains hopeful. To play 40s/50s. Belter

WOMAN 2:
Independent, zany, bawdy and brassy but also reflective and poised. Killer dancer. To Play 30s/40s. Belt

WOMAN 3:
Young leading lady, adventurous, hopeful, confident and sexy, but hesitant in regards to love. To play 20s/30s. Soprano/belt


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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
By Ashman/Menken
DIRECTOR: Kevin Connors
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: David Wolfson
CHOREOGRAPHER (WORLD): Jeri Kansas


All rehearsals and performances are in Norwalk, CT - one hour on Metro North from Grand Central station.

Seeking:

Seymour Krelborn:
A menial laborer at Mushnik’s Flower Shop, 30’s, bari-tenor, nebbish-like and insecure naïve, sweet/well-meaning, improbable hero of the story

Audrey:
25 – 30, belter, gum-snapping, bleached-blond secret love of Seymour’s life, lacking in education and self-esteem, she suffers from feelings of hopelessness at her situation in life

Mr. Mushnik:
45 – 55, baritone, owner of Mushnik’s Flower Shop, a failing business on Skid Row, a man who seldom smiles and often yells

Orin Scrivello:
Audrey’s dentist boyfriend, 30s/40s, baritone, motorcycle-riding black leather jacket-wearing tough-guy, tall, dark, handsome, and sadistic. Also doubles Patrick Martin, Radio Announcer, Bernstein, Narrator

Audrey II:
Voice of the wise-cracking anthropomorphic cross between a Venus flytrap and an avocado with teeth, Audrey II is Seymour’s favorite and soon-famous plant. Barry White sound.

Crystal, Ronette, and Chiffon:
late 20’s - 40’s, sexy female street urchins in the style of The Ronettes, great singer/dancers with strong harmonic skills

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Music Theatre of Connecticut is an Equity Theatre is now located in a newly constructed theatre center in Norwalk, CT. Currently in its 28th Season, the company has won numerous "Best" awards and Connecticut Crtitics' Circle Award Nominations, including the prestigious Killen Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Theatre, joining Long Wharf, Hartford Stage and the Westport Playhouse.