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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Auditions:"And The Winner Was..." at Bergen County Players

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Bergen County Players of Oradell,
winner of NJACT's 2015 Community Theatre of the Year award, will hold
open auditions for "And The Winner Was...", an original musical revue
celebrating the shows that have won the Tony Award for Best Musical.
When:
Auditions will be held Monday, December 4th, Tuesday, December 5th
and Monday, December 18th, all at 7:30 pm. Callbacks, by invitation
only, will be on Tuesday, December 19th at 7:30 pm.
Where:
Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ
Production Dates:
March 24 - April 21, 2018 (no performances March 30-31 and April 1)
Summary:
A musical revue featuring songs from musicals that have won the Tony
Award as Best Musical. Over 30 songs will be featured in original,
musically imaginative ways that highlight the talents of the
individual singers. While the content of this casual show with a
cabaret-like vibe is still in development, one thing is certain:
audiences (and performers!) can expect the unexpected.
Roles:
We are seeking a company of 8 - 12 strong singer/actors.
Requirements:
* Strong singing voice...we nned cabaret-level performers, not just
people who can "carry a tune."
* Ability to learn music quickly
* Ability to "take stage" and deliver a song
* Ability to harmonize and blend into an ensemble when necessary
* Dance/movement skills are a plus!
* Flexibility, patience and a sense of humor! (We are, after all,
creating a brand new show from "scratch"!)
Preparation:
* 32 bars (maximum!) of a song which shows your vocal range and acting
ability. We should see the "real you"!
* Standard Broadway repertoire only, please. No rock, folk or country
selections.
* An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music in the correct key.
* Wear of bring comfortable clothes/shoes in case you are asked to
learn some musical staging.
Upon being cast, any non-members will need to become members of the
Bergen County Players; details will be provided at auditions. No
equity members will be cast for this production.
For more information, please contact the director, Ray Yucis, at njray@aol.com
Further information can be found at www.bcplayers.org.

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