The Adobe Theatre
Jane and Cy Hoffman, dirs.; Loretta Robinson, music dir.
Casting "My Favorite Year," a musical comedy by the award-winning musical team of Ahrens and Flaherty ("Lucky Stiff," "Ragtime," "Seussical"). The musical is based on the successful movie of the same name. Benjy Stone is a first-year writer on the “King Kaiser Comedy Cavalcade” TV show. The guest host for this week is Allan Swann, an over-the hill drunken, swashbuckling movie star. Benjy writes the script for a Three Musketeers sketch, is ordered to keep Swann sober and under control, and ultimately convinces Swann to reconcile with his estranged daughter.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Performances run Feb. 21-March 16, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Benjy Stone (Supporting):
Male, 20-29, All Ethnicities
eager, alert, freshman writer on "King Kaiser's Comedy Cavalcade", Tenor/High Baritone.
Alan Swann (Lead):
Male, 40-59, All Ethnicities
handsome, well-traveled, Hollywood leading man, a star for more than thirty years, not necessarily British, Baritone.
King Kaiser (Supporting):
Male, 30-39, All Ethnicities
a big bear of a man, physical, loud, used to be a Catskills comic, now he's the host of America's number one TV show (think Sid Caeser), Bar...
Sy Benson (Supporting):
Male, 30-39, All Ethnicities
head writer on the "Comedy Cavalcade", dyspeptic, bullying to all except King, Baritone.
Alice Miller (Supporting):
Female, 35-64, All Ethnicities
writer on "Comedy Cavalcade", a dry, comedic role, former Catskills comic, has no problem going toe-to-toe with King (or anybody else for th...
Herb Lee (Supporting):
Male, 35-64, All Ethnicities
writer on "Comedy Cavalcade", rumpled, silent but extremely expressive, communicates through Alice, a great physical actor role, will double...
K.C. Downing (Supporting):
Female, 20-29, All Ethnicities
assistant to the producer, a bright, attractive career girl with a secret, the only straight man in a world of funny people, pretty, high Al...
Leo Silver (Supporting):
Male, 50-74, All Ethnicities
gray-haired, well-dressed, antacid-chewing producer of the "Comedy Cavalcade", doubles in several ensemble singing/dancing roles, Baritone.
Belle May Steinberg Carroca (Supporting):
Female, 50-64, All Ethnicities
Benjy's mother, a substantial beacon of Brooklyn society, generous of nature and proportion: loud and a bit overbearing, Mezzo (belter).
"Rookie" Carroca (Supporting):
Male, 40-64, All Ethnicities
Belle's husband, Benjy's step-father, a Filipino in his forties who loves to cook, held the bantamweight boxing title, comedic role, will do...
Female, 18-22, All Ethnicities
Swann's estranged daughter, very pretty, Grace Kelly sort of teen, doubles in several ensemble singing/dancing roles.
Uncle Morty (Supporting):
Male, 50-64, All Ethnicities
Benjy's uncle (Belle's brother), loud comedic role, doubles in several ensemble singing/dancing roles, Baritone.
Seeking submissions from: Albuquerque, NV
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