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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Auditions: Light Opera of New Jersey Strauss' Die Fledermaus (English)

Auditions for our upcoming February 2020 production of
Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS  
to be sung in English.
 
Producer: William Corson
Stage Director: Reegan McKenzie
Music Director & Conductor: Jason Tramm
Audition DatesWednesday, October 23, 2019 from 7 - 9:30 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 am - 12:30 pm
 
Auditions are BY REGISTRATION ONLY  
Email info@LONJ.org to register for one of the above dates.  Please include your head-shot, resume and home town.
 
Auditions will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church140 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.  Accompanist will be provided. 
 
Performances and Rehearsals will be in Basking Ridge, NJ. All positions paid. 
 
Performance Dates: February 21, 22, 27 and 29, 2020  
 
ROLES
ROSALINDE (high lyric soprano) - A gay, charming lady married to Eisenstein; fond of mild flirtation, aware of her attractiveness to men.
 
GABRIEL EISENSTEIN (tenor or high baritone) - A gentleman of independent means; an incorrigible, irresponsible philanderer, but very likeable.
 
ADELE (lyric coloratura) - Rosalinde's maid; has a cunning sense of humor; fancies herself as a charmer and actress.
 
DR. FALKE (lyric baritone) - Notary, friend of Eisenstein; elegant, smooth-talking, sly-minded practical joker; rather sinister.
 
ALFRED (lyric tenor) - Italian opera singer of high C's; former flame of Rosalinde; hoping to reignite their relationship behind her husband's back; flamboyant and melodramatic.
 
FRANK (lyric baritone) - Prison warden; stolid, but inclined to silliness when persuaded to have a night out.
 
PRINCE ORLOFSKY (mezzo-soprano) - A blasé, bored Russian millionaire who gives lavish parties; broad-minded; kindly at heart.
 
IDA (soprano or mezzo-soprano) - Sister of Adele, whom she aids and abets; a ballerina; fond of a good time.
 
DR. BLINT (buffo tenor) - A none-too-competent fuddy-duddy lawyer; confused and foolish.
 
FROSCH (comic non-singing) - A drunken jailer.   
 
Ensemble of party-goers and servants at Prince Orlofsky's (all voice parts). 
 
 
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