Auditions are being held for Everyone’s Waiting, an original musical with music by Donny Codden and Book and Lyrics by Leah Miles.
This staged reading is a part of Salem Theatre Company’s Music and More Series in their Season Eight.
Auditions will be held at the First Church – 316 Essex Street, Salem, MA on Saturday, September 18th from 12pm-6pm.
Everyone’s Waiting is a folk-rock musical about a family not coping with the tragic accident of the eldest child, 18 year-old Wesley. The story is told from the point of view of the middle child, 16 year-old Clayton. As a means of holding on to his brother forever, Clayton creates a video game in which he and his deceased brother are characters.
Characters and singing parts to be cast:
CLAYTON STARKE (C – High B): 16 – 22 years old
AMELIA STARKE (Low G – D): 14 – 18 years old
WESLEY STARKE (B – High B): 18 – 25 years old
BOBBY WALSH (B – G): 14 – 20 years old
LUCILLE STARKE (Low G – D): 30-45 years old
BRIAN STARKE (Low A to G): 30 – 45 years old
MRS. PHELAN (Low G – C): late 30s to 50s
Those auditioning need to come prepared with 32 bars of up tempo and 32 bars of a ballad, standard musical theatre repertoire preferred. Be sure to bring standard sheet music marked accordingly for the accompanist. We will be unable to hear singers without sheet music.
Callbacks will be held immediately following auditions. Those called back will be informed at the time of the audition.
To sign up for an audition please email the Stage Manager, Catherine Bertrand at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, preferred email, phone number and preferred time slot from the following: 12pm-1pm, 1pm-2pm, 2pm-3pm, or 3pm-4pm. A confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours of audition request. Bring at least one headshot and resume to the audition.
Rehearsals will start October 25th and take place in downtown Salem. Performances will take place November 18, 19, 20 at the Salem Theatre Company, 90 Lafayette Street, Salem.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a paid position.
For more information about the STC visit www.salemtheatre.com