Auditions

Auditions for Annie

Seacoast Repertory Theatre is seeking versatile and dynamic singing/dancing/actors for our upcoming production of ANNIE. Seacoast Repertory Theatre is a non-union theatre.

Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Book by Thomas Meehan
Produced by Seacoast Repertory Theatre
Directed by Merrill Peiffer

AUDITIONS: September 29th from 12:30 to 5:30 (10 minute appointments) at 1 Raynes Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
REHEARSALS: Begin October 28th and will be a combination of weekday evenings 6pm-11pm and and weekend day/evenings 2pm-10pm
PRODUCTION DATES: November 29th-December 23rd

Please prepare one 32 bar cut of a song in the style of Annie. You are welcome to sing from the show. Please fill out the audition form (link below) and bring a headshot and resume to your audition appointment, and arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time.

All roles except Daddy Warbucks are open.

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS: Submit one 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Singing from the show is permitted. Please send in your headshot, resume, and link to your video to auditions@seacoastrep.org with “ANNIE VIDEO SUBMISSION” in the subject line. Submit this audition form and select “VIDEO SUBMISSION” at the bottom of the time slots. Due no later than September 29th.

Further questions can be sent to auditions@seacoastrep.org. Please only contact with questions that can’t be answered by the information already provided. Do not contact with requests for opinions on what materials to prepare.

ANNIE- A street-wise orphan; she is eventually taken in by Oliver Warbucks. Spunky, friendly, big-voiced.
WARBUCKS- A successful businessman with a warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, bullish.
GRACE FARRELL- Faithful secretary to Mr. Oliver Warbucks. Poised, sweet, gentle.
ORPHANS- The other girls in the orphanage with Annie. These girls are gritty, neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and potentially loveable. Includes Molly, Kate, Tessie, Pepper, July, and Duffy.
SERVANTS- The servants at the Warbucks mansion. Includes Drake, Mrs. Pugh, Mrs. Greer, Cecille, and Annette.
MISS HANNIGAN- The orphanage matron who hates children but is fond of liquor. Very disillusioned, bitter, and cold.
ROOSTER- Miss Hannigan’s no-good brother looking for a quick buck. A sleazy, slick con man.
LILY ST. REGIS- Rooster’s girlfriend, who is also out for a quick buck. She is considered to be a floozy and bimbo.
BERT HEALY- The ultimate radio personality. He helps Annie by broadcasting about the search for her birth parents.
ROOSEVELT- The 32nd President of the United States. A Democrat and friend of Warbucks.
ENSEMBLE- Servants (Drake, Mrs. Greer, Mrs. Pugh), Boylan Sisters, Cabinet Mambers, Hooverville Citizens

PAPA Youth and Teen auditions can be found here.

Auditions for Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Seacoast Repertory Theatre’s award winning Red Light Series in Portsmouth NH is currently seeking non-equity submissions for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH to be performed December 28, 29,30, 31 2018.

Directed and designed by The Mad Men Of Oopsy Daisy Inc!

Rehearsals begin mid November (to be finalized – subject to the availability of the talent and the directors)

Both the roles of HEDWIG and YITZHAK are open. All ages/sexes/ethnicity’s considered.

Audition requirements: Two contrasting pop/punk/rock song in the style of the show – songs from the show welcome.

In person, local auditions to be held Sunday October 14th from 6pm-10pm.
Video submissions welcome.

To schedule an audition or to submit an audition video please email:
themadmen@seacoastrep.org

These are paid roles.

HEDWIG: (Male/Female, 20s-40s) East German rock singer and front woman of The Angry Inch. Formerly Hansel, a slip of a girly boy who grew up in communist East Berlin, fell in love with an American GI, became Hedwig and underwent a botched sex change operation in order to marry and move to the States. Glamorous, charismatic and always commanding even when at her most bitchy or vulnerable. She has had high highs and low lows. Very strong rock tenor (high to B4). Must have a convincing East German accent. Actor/Actress must be able to dexterously shift from persona to persona (Hedwig’s mother, husband, rock icon ex-lover, Tommy Gnosis). Actor should have terrific physical stamina and be comfortable and casual in working a crowd.

YITZHAK: Male/Female. Late 20’s – 40. Hedwig’s Croatian male husband and roadie/backup singer. He is Hedwig’s vocal sparring partner- theirs is an emotional and at times abusive relationship. The actor/actress playing Yitzhak should be believable as a butch male but one that chafes at the bonds of traditional masculinity and longs to explore his feminine, creative side. Very strong singer with rock and roll vibe. Wide vocal range a must (High belt to a G). Must have a convincing Balkan accent. The actor/actress should be able to play basic percussion instruments – tambourine; maracas, etc.

Auditions for The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris

 

CASTING CALL –

Seacoast Repertory Theatre’s award winning Red Light Series in Portsmouth NH is currently seeking non-equity submissions for the one-man show “Santaland Diaries” by David Sedaris to be performed November 15, 16, 17, 2018.

Synopsis: When a down-on-his luck wannabe actor arrives in New York City at the end of the year, the only employment he can find is at Macy’s department store — working in Santaland for the holiday season, as a reluctant, but relentlessly cheerful, elf. Newly christened “Crumpet”, our clever anti-hero shares his observations of the mayhem in front of and behind the scenes during one chaotic December, from aggressive parents and drunken Santas, to flirtatious actors, poor hygiene, and the racially charged hazards of being a “Pointer Elf.” Will Crumpet find a moment of pure Christmas spirit? Will he end up in Santa’s cottage with Snowball the elf? Will he escape with his life on Christmas Eve before being torn apart by enraged customers? Based on his beloved humorous and autobiographical essays, David Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, is a wry and witty look at the combination of retail hell and theatrical spectacle that is the holiday season, a sharp, narrowly observed dark comedy. The perfect Christmas treat for grownups, this one-man show has been an annual tradition at theaters across the United States for the past twenty years.

Directed and designed by The Mad Men Of Oopsy Daisy Inc!
Rehearsals begin late October (to be finalized – subject to the availability of the talent and the directors)
All ages/ethnicity’s considered.

Audition requirements: Readings from the script.

This is a paid position.

In person, local auditions/readings to be held Monday October 8th 2018 6:00pm-9:00pm
Video submissions welcome.

To schedule an audition or to submit an audition video please email:
themadmen@seacoastrep.org