Sunday In The Park With George
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Matt Starika-Jolivet
Inspired by the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat, Sunday In The Park With George, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's stunning masterpiece merges past and present into beautiful, poignant truths about life, love and the creation of art. One of the most acclaimed musicals of our time, this moving study of the enigmatic painter Georges Seurat won a Pulitzer Prize and was nominated for an astounding 10 TONY Awards including Best Musical.
Produced by Middleton Players Theatre at Middleton Performing Arts Center, Middleton High School, 2100 Bristol Street, Middleton
Performances: June 24 - July 3, 2016
Performance Times: TBA
Ticket Prices: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors, $15 Students
Call 303-515-1086 for reservations or more information.
Auditions will be held on the following days:
Middleton Players Theatre will be holding early auditions for Sunday In The Park With George in preparation for its 2016 season. (Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar and Seussical The Musical will be held in early 2016). MPT is looking to cast Sunday for the availability of advanced coaching on music material before general rehearsals begin. Coaching sessions for those who are cast will be scheduled on an individual basis.
OPEN AUDITIONS: Friday, October 2nd, 7:30pm - 10:30pm and Saturday, October 3rd, 10:30am - 12:30pm
CALL BACKS: Saturday, October 3rd-- 1:00pm
STEPS TO AUDITION:
1.) SIGN UP: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C084FA8A62EA0F49-sunday
To audition for Sunday In The Park With George, simply choose a time slot that will work with your schedule. Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time slot to sign in, warm up, and fill out the audition form and conflict calendar.
2.) WHAT YOU NEED TO PREPARE: Anyone auditioning needs to prepare 1 whole song from a Sondheim show. (Yes, a whole song, not a standard audition cutting.)
3.) COME TO YOUR AUDITION: Auditions will be held at Clark Street Community School. 2429 Clark Street, Middleton, WI 53562. HERE IS THE MAP
4.) IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR A CALLBACK: You will be given cuttings from the show to prepare for callbacks the following day. Callbacks will be at Clark Street Community School.
There will be no dance call for this show. Please dress nice, but comfortable for your audition.
If you have any other questions, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
DOT/MARIE--- As Dot, George's headstrong mistress and occasional model so discontent with their relationship that she eventually leaves him. As Marie, George's elderly wheelchair-bound grandmother who helps him connect to his artistry through her grammar book notes.
Female, 20-40 yrs old
Range: E3 - D5
OLD WOMAN/GEORGE'S MOTHER--- A cranky and rather demanding fixture in the park. She is able to find solace in nostalgia, and inspires George to find order in his art. Optional Doubling as BLAIR DANIELS.
Female, 60-80 yrs old
Range: F#3 - Eb5
THE NURSE--- She is calming and assertive. Optional Doublings include HARRIET PAWLING and MRS.
Female, 40-60 yrs old
Range: G3 - F4
JULES--- A rival artist. Callous, critical, and ultimately shallow. He forces Frieda to engage in extramarital affairs. Optional Doubling as BOB GREENBERG.
Male, 25-45 yrs old
Range: G2 - F4
YVONNE--- Jules' pampered wife. She is as snippy and snooty as her husband. Optional Doubling as NAOMI EISEN.
Female, 25-35 yrs old
Range: E3 - Eb5
Boatman A surly blue-collared laborer, simple-minded and slovenly. Optional Doubling as CHARLES REDMOND.
Male, 35-60 yrs old
Range: Eb2 - Eb4
CELESTE #1--- A young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as A WAITRESS.
Female, 18-30 yrs old
Range: B3 - G5
CELESTE #2--- Another young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as ELAINE.
Female, 18-30 yrs old
Range: A3 - G5
LOUISE--- Jules and Yvonne's spoiled little girl. She faces neglect and abuse from her parents, despite being honest. Optional Doubling as BOY.
Female, 8-12 yrs old
Range: G3 - Eb5
FRANZ--- Jules's German coachman and Freida's husband. Disgruntled with his job. Has a bit of a temper and secretly yearns for the Nurse. Optional Doubling as DENNIS.
Male, 30-50 yrs old
Range: B2 - G4
FRIEDA--- Jules and Yvonne's cook and Franz's wife. Caring and positive as a surrogate nanny to Louise. Forced by Jules into an affair. Optional Doublings include BETTY and YOUNG MAN.
Female, 35-55 yrs old
Range: G3 - F5
THE SOLDIER--- A French military man, polite and gentlemanly. Close with his companion, though he yearns for a separation. Optional Doubling as ALEX.
Male, 20-35 yrs old
Range: A2 - F4
LOUIS--- A baker who Dot starts seeing to make George jealous. Kind, friendly, and very popular, but a bit dull. Optional Doublings include BILLY WEBSTER and MAN.
Male, 35-55 yrs old
Range: B2 - A4
PLEASE NOTE: The role of George has already been cast.