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Surflight 2014 Summer Season

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Surflight Theatre
William Martin, general mgr.; Hannah Hulling, asst. general mgr.; Norb Joerder, artistic dir.; Wojcik | Seay, casting.

Production Description

Casting the Surflight 2014 Summer Season. Season includes "Jekyll & Hyde" (Rehearsals begin June 3; runs June 18-July 6); "Fiddler on the Roof" (Rehearsals begin June 24; runs July 9-July 27); "Spamalot" (Rehearsals begin July 15; runs July 30-Aug. 24); and "A Chorus Line" (Rehearsals begin Aug. 12; runs Aug. 27-Sep. 14).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in Beach Haven, NJ.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $418/reh. wk. and $508/ perf. wk. Equity LOA ref. to CORST Contract.


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Character Breakdown

"Jekyll & Hyde"
Rehearsals: 6/3-6/17
Performances: 6/18-7/6


Bishop of Basingstoke
A hypocritical, sadistic man of the cloth and a member of the Board of Governors. Male, 40-60 yrs old Range: C#3 - G4

Emma Carew
The daughter of Chairman Danvers and Jekyll's beloved fiancée who is refined and desired by all of the socialite men. Female, 20-25 yrs old Range: A3 - C6

Gabriel John Utterson
Serves as Jekyll's lawyer and helpful friend. He advises the troubled doctor on personal and professional affairs. Male, 30-45 yrs old Range: B2 - F#4

General Lord Glossop
A pompous retired army man and member of the Board of Governors. Male, 50-60 yrs old Range: G#3 - C4

Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde
Jekyll is a doctor obsessed with discovering the true nature behind the good and evil in man and Emma's fiancée. After he uses an experimental formula on himself, his evil side - Edward Hyde - takes control. As Hyde, he is violent, commanding, and a sexual deviant attracted to Lucy. Male, 30-45 yrs old Range: Bb2 - A4

Lucy Harris
The gorgeous 'main attraction' at a local gentleman's club. At the bottom of her luck, she becomes the object of Hyde's obsession. Lucy is feisty and wild, but also cautious and aware. Female, 20-30 yrs old Range: G#3 - F#5

Simon Stride
The secretary of the Board of Governors and Jekyll's rival for Emma's affections. Male, 30-40 yrs old Range: A2 - G4

Sir Danvers Carew
Emma's loving father and Chairman of the Board of Governors. A charming and gentle man. Male, 60-70 yrs old Range: C3 - F#4


"Fiddler on the Roof"
Rehearsals: 6/24-7/8
Performances: 7/9-7/27


Runs the local bookshop and keeps the town advised of all the news in the area. Male, 40-60 yrs old Range: D3 - Eb4

Tevye's youngest daughter. Takes lessons at home from Perchik. Female, 8-12 yrs old Range: B3 - D5

Tevye's middle daughter who loves to read. Falls in love and runs off with Fydeka, a Russian soldier. Female, 15-20 yrs old Range: B3 - D5

Russian military official stationed near Anatevka who knows the villagers well, however he has superficial relationships with the villagers. Male, 35-45 yrs old Speaking Role

Lazar's Wolf's deceased first wife. She becomes enraged when her husband plans to wed Tzeitel. Female, 35-45 yrs old Range: C4 - Eb5

A strong, young Russian soldier who sees past his military obligations and falls in love with Chava. He challenges Tevye's imposed silence. Male, 20-25 yrs old Speaking Role

Tevye's strong-willed wife who wishes for her daughters to have good husbands and live easier than she and Tevye. Female, 40-50 yrs old Range: A3 - Eb5

Grandma Tzeitel
Golde's deceased grandmother, who endorses the marriage between Tzeitel and Motel. Female, 60-75 yrs old Range: C#4 - D5

Tevye's second eldest daughter, who becomes involved with Perchik. She eventually leaves Anatevka to join Perchik in Siberia. Female, 18-23 yrs old Range: B3 - E5

Lazar Wolf
The feisty, brawny butcher and the town's wealthiest citizen who wishes to marry Tzeitel. Male, 40-50 yrs old Range: C3 - F#4

The poor and meek tailor who shares a deep love with Tzeitel. Sensitive and nervous, but sincere and friendly. Male, 18-25 yrs old Range: E3 - F#4

The outspoken student and visitor to Anatevka, who constantly challenges the traditions of the town. He eventually falls in love with Hodel. Male, 20-30 yrs old Range: B2 - E4

Tevye's fouth eldest daughter who takes lessons at home from Perchik. Female, 9-13 yrs old Range: B3 - D5

The likeable, hard-working, pious dairyman who always tries to see the positive side of life. He is a proud patriarch and father of five daughters, closely raised according to the old scriptures. Male, 45-60 yrs old Range: Ab2 - F5

Tevye's eldest daughter, who is madly in love with Motel. She is loyal to her family but typically challenges the town's traditions. Female, 18-25 yrs old Range: B3 - D5

The meddling matchmaker. She is a widow and village busybody who knows all of the town gossip. Female, 50-60 yrs old Range: F3 - F5


Rehearsals: 7/15-7/29
Performances: 7/30-8/24


King Arthur
Late 30s-60s. The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Round Table. Great humor, Good singer.

Sir Robin
30s-40s. A Knight of the Round Table. Called Sire Robin the Brave but is actually a big coward. Good singer and dancer. Plays multiple roles.

Sir Lancelot dba Lance
30s-40s. The bravest of the knights of the round Table. Must be great with character voices and accents. Plays multiple roles.

30s-40s. King Arthur’s horse and servant. Good, funny physical mover with some tap dancing. Plays multiple roles.

Sir Gallahad
30s. A knight of the Round Table. Begins as Dennis, the mud gather, becomes Knighted and transforms into the dashing Sir Galahad. Strong Baritone singer. Plays multiple roles.

Sir Belvedere
20s–40s. A knight of the Roundtable. An inept scholar. Plays multiple roles. No solo singing.

Lady of the Lake
20s-30s. A diva. Strong, beautiful, possesses mystical powers. The leading lady of the show. Effortless singing in multiple styles is essential.

One Male Actor
20s-30s. To play NOT DEAD FRED, FRENCH GUARD, MISTREL, PRINCE HERBERT. A versatile and funny character guy. Good singer.


"A Chorus Line"
Rehearsals: 8/12-8/26
Performances: 8/27-9/14


Dynamic and charismatic director/choreographer of a Broadway show. Early 30s. Actor who moves extremely well.

Zach’s assistant. Masculine and efficient. Must be an accomplished dancer.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Athletic and masculine with a street-wise charm. Mid 20s. Tenor.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Ethnic and extremely energetic. Mid 20s. Tenor.

Accomplished actor who dances well. Italian or Hispanic appearance. Slight and sensitive with a natural grace. Mid 20s-30s. Tenor.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Boyish and likeable. Late teens-early 20s.

Accomplished dancer who sings. Wry and intelligent with a wicked wit. Mid-late 20s.

Accomplished dancer who sings. Has a quirky comedic sense, yet remains immensely likeable. Mid-late 20s.

Accomplished dancer who sings. Tough, street-wise and overtly masculine. Mid-late 20s.

'Star' dancer who sings extremely well. Dynamic and charismatic actress. Early 30s. Soprano.

Accomplished actress who dances well. Beautiful showgirl with a killer body and an even more killer wit. Early 30s. Alto.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Smart, sassy, and immensely sure of herself. Mid 20s. Mezzo.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Hispanic appearance. Warm, energetic, and extremely likeable. Mid 20s. Mezzo

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Quirky and decidedly offbeat. Mid 20s. Soprano.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Natural and unaffected – a bit of an ugly duckling. Mid 20s. Mezzo.

Accomplished dancer who sings. Quirky, comedic sensibility. Exhibits an extreme amount of nervous energy. Mid 20s. Alto.

Accomplished dancer who sings well. Likeable girl next door. Soprano with a solid mix/belt.

Accomplished Dancer who sings, Ladies man. Cool, All American guy. A bit Cocky. Baritone.

Accomplished dancer. Born in Chinatown, Lower East Side NY. Small instature. Sings about being 4’10. Alto.