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Looking for Actors/Singers for "Fun Home" The Musical

Knoxville, TN, United States
ID: 215878Exp: 3/31/2023
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ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. Seeking talent for "Fun Home" The Musical. Please see the details below. About the project: Tony Award-winning duo, Jeanine Tesori, and Lisa Kron, masterfully capture graphic novelist Alison Bechdel’s coming-of-age story in FUN HOME. As a father and his daughter struggle to open up to one another, they each go on their own journey of discovering love, queerness, and all of the pain and beauty that comes with such an awakening. Will their common path be something they can one day share? Additional info: Rehearsals Begin: on May 1 Performances: June 2-18 Please include 16 bars of a song in your audition video – you do not need to record a separate video. If you are interested, please apply.

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6 roles

AlisonFemale40-45 y.o.White / Caucasian

A lesbian Cartoonist. Narrator of the story, very self-aware. Witty. Wry. Able to insightfully comment on her own journey and the complex relationship with her father and his tragic death. (Range: E3-D5)

Medium AlisonFemale20-24 y.o.White / Caucasian

A Freshman at Oberlin College. Discovering herself and her sexuality. Intelligent, well read and socially awkward. Singer with a strong belt with a mix to E. (Range: G3-E5)

Bruce BechdelMale45-50 y.o.White / Caucasian

Alison’s father, a high school English teacher who is also a funeral home director. Spends his spare time on the historic restoration of his home. Brilliant, deceitful, hard to know; trapped in a life that does not suit him yet unsure about how to leave it. Loving and attentive to his children but also shows flairs of anger. Strong singer. (Range: A2-G4)

Helen BechdelFemale45-55 y.o.White / Caucasian

A gifted pianist and actress. Alison’s mother has spent her life trying to be a good mother and wife but is frustrated with her marriage and her husband’s relationships with other men. Singer. (Range: A3-E5)

Roy/Mark/Pete/BobbyMale23-26 y.o.All ethnicities

Roy, a young man Bruce hires to do yard work. Mark, a junior in high school. Pete, a mourner at the funeral home. Bobby Jeremy, the lead singer in a 70’s rock band. Sexy, youthful, appears shirtless in one scene with a strong pop voice.

JoanFemale23-25 y.o.All ethnicities

A college student. Alison’s first girlfriend whom she meets at Oberlin. Joan is a poet, feminist, and activist. Funny and Perceptive. No solo singing, but comfortable with singing. (Range: G3-G4)