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Monday, January 18, 2016

Audition:'Legally Blonde: The Musical' directed by Jeffrey Fiorello at The Barn in Montville


The Barn Theatre in Montville, New Jersey continues it’s 88th Season by holding open auditions on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24th for it’s upcoming production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical”, book by Heather Hach, Music and Lyrics by Lawrence O’Keefe & Neil Benjamin. 

Directed by Jeffrey Fiorello
Musical Direction by Jack Bender
Choreographed by Megan Ferentinos


Audition Dates:.
Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Performance Dates:

May 20, 2016 – June 11, 2016 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and possible Thursdays)

At the Barn Theatre 32 Skyline Drive, Montville, NJ.

Show Description: 
A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!


Legally Blonde The Musical will take you from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway's brightest new heroine (and of course, her Chihuahua, Bruiser).
Based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.
Elle Woods appears to have it all. 


Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

Preparations: 

Please prepare a song (in the style of the show), and bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided. Come prepared to dance. Headshots and resumes are not required but gladly received. 

Cast Requirements: 
15 Women, 12 Men

Characters:

Elle Woods: The quintessential Valley Girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more to offer than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality.
Gender: female. Age: 18 to 28
Vocal range: G5 to Gb2

Emmett Forrest: A smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. He is charming, quirky, loveable, and friendly.
Gender: male. Age: 20 to 28
Vocal range: A4 to B2

Paulette: A brash, caring, optimistic hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself.
Gender: female. Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range: A5 to A3

Professor Callahan: A pompous, sleezy and manipulative law professor at Harvard who is highly successful, but completely immoral.
Gender: male. Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range: F#4 to A2. 

Warner Huntington III: A good-looking but shallow and pompous guy who breaks Elle's heart and heads off to Harvard Law.
Gender: male. Age: 20 to 28
Vocal range: Ab4 to Eb3. 

Vivienne Kensington: A smart, savvy, and uptight law student and Warner's fiancee who initially dismisses Elle, but grows to be her friend.
Gender: female. Age: 20 to 28
Vocal range: A3 to F5. 

Brooke Wyndam: An exercise video mogul who is also a former sorority girl. She is energetic and charismatic, yet currently on trial for murder.
Gender: female. Age: 25 to 38
Vocal range: A3 to G5

Enid Hoops: Feminist / Lesbian Harvard Law Student. 
Gender: female. Age 18 – 28 
Vocal Range: Bb3 to F5

Serena: A delta nu sorority sister / friend to Elle. Elle’s “bestie”. Sassiest of the sisters.
Gender: female. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: G#4 – F5

Margot: A delta nu sorority sister/ friend to Elle. Very sweet, but also quite ditzy. 
Gender: female. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: G#4 – F5

Pilar: A delta nu sorority sister / friend to Elle. The 2nd “sassiest”. Supportive of Elle.
Ge
nder: female. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: G#4 – F5

Aaron Schultz: Harvard Student. Wealthy and offensively pompous. 
Gender: male. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: Tenor. 

Sundeep Padamadan / Nikos: Track: Harvard Student. Was royalty in his home country. Nikos (closeted pool boy to Brooke)
Gender: male. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: Tenor.

Kyle / Dewy / Chad: Track. Kyle – UPS worker. Very masculine with a masculine speaking voice. Dewy – Paulett’s loser x-husband. Chad – Rapper. 
Gender: male. Age 20 – 28
Vocal Range: Baritone

Kate / Chutney: Track. Kate – spunky sorority sister. Chutney – step daughter to Brooke.
Gender: female. Age 20 – 28
Vocal Range: G#4 – F5

Dad / Winthrop: Track. Dad – Elle’s father. Winithrop – dean of admissions – Harvard.
Gender: male. Age 40 - 55
Vocal Range: Baritone. 

Mom / Whitney: Track. Mom – Elle’s mother. Whitney – Harvard Student – friend to Vivienne.
Gender: female. Age 30 – 45
Vocal Range: Mezzo.

Carlos: Flamboyant Boyfriend to Nikos. 
Gender: male. Age 18 – 28
Vocal Range: Tenor

Lowell: On the Harvard Admissions Committee.
Gender: male. Age 25 – 35.
Vocal Range: Tenor

Pforzheimer: On the Harvard Admissions Committee
Gender: male. Age 25 – 35
Vocal Range: Baritone

Judge / Kiki / Manager: Track. Judge – presiding over Brook’s trial. Kiki – colorist in Paulette’s salon. Manager – of store where Elle Shops.
Gender: female. Age 25 – 35.
Vocal Range: Mezzo Belt.

Various others to play Sorority Sisters / Harvard Law Students / Court Personnel / Participants in Work out Video / Patrons and Workers in a Salon / Etc.

Actors are asked to arrive to sign in within the first hour of the auditions start time. All roles are available. Casting is open and newcomers are especially welcomed. Crew and other volunteers are also needed for the production. If interested, please contact info@barntheatre.org.

The Barn Theatre is located at 32 Skyline Drive in Montville, NJ just minutes off Route 287 (Exit 47). For more information or directions, call 973-334-9320 ext. 5, or visit www.barntheatre.org

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