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Dancers/Singers Sought for Production of "Curtains"

Raleigh, NC, United States
ID: 230836Exp: 6/12/2023

The company is seeking performers for its upcoming production of" Curtains", please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage, the entire cast and crew become suspects. It is up to a local fast-talking detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan, to save the show, solve the case, and maybe even find love, all without getting killed. Packed with glorious tunes from the legendary songwriting team of Kander & Ebb, Curtains is a witty and hilarious musical whodunit that you won’t want to miss! Additional info: Audition Information Session: June 7 from 7-8 pm on Zoom. Callbacks: June 14 (Wednesday) at 7-10 pm Cast List: June 16 by 5 pm Rehearsals: Mondays – Fridays 7-10 pm, Sundays 1-5 pm June 19, 2023 – August 4, 2023 Tech rehearsals: August 5 – 10, 2023 Performances: August 11 –27, 2023 All auditionees should arrive at 7:00 p.m. on the day they sign up for and be prepared for a dance audition from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Auditionees will then be called in for vocal auditions in groups of 10 or less. Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of or from the show. All those auditioning should bring sheet music in the correct key – an accompanist will be provided. Please download and fill out the paperwork from the attachment, to bring with you to the auditions Plase apply, if interested.

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15 roles

LIEUTENANT FRANK CIOFFIBoth genders40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Local Boston detective who is also a musical theatre aficionado. Aside from being exceptionally good at his job, he has also aspired to be a musical theatre performer his entire life. He falls in love with Niki. male presenting

NIKI HARRISBoth genders20-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Pretty, naïve ingénue. Niki is a chorus girl/understudy in the chorus of the show-within-the-show during its Boston tryout. She aspires to make it as a performer on Broadway. She meets and falls in love with Dt. Frank Cioffi who is investigating a murder at the theatre. Actress must have legit Soprano and good comic timing. female presenting

GEORGIA HENDRICKSBoth genders30-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Female half of our songwriting team. She ends up taking on the leading lady role. She must sing and dance well. female presenting

CARMEN BERNSTEINBoth genders45-65 y.o.All ethnicities

Brassy Broadway producer. She is a terrific comedic actress who sings well. female presenting

AARON FOXMale40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

The composer of the show-within-the-show. His songwriting partner, Georgia, is also his wife from whom he’s separated. He’s a sexy, charming ladies man. male presenting

SIDNEY BERNSTEINBoth genders56-65 y.o.All ethnicities

The producer of an out of town flop. Sidney is tough and self-serving. Actor should have good comic timing. male presenting

CHRISTOPHER BELLINGBoth genders40-60 y.o.All ethnicities

English director. Very camp. Very funny. Requires a good comic lead actor. male presenting

BAMBI BERNÉTBoth genders20-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Performer in the chorus and daughter of Carmen, the lead producer. Hungry to work her way up to leading performer, many think she was only hired because of her mother. Bambi is a good dancer/comedienne who sings well. female presenting

DARYL GRADYBoth genders30-39 y.o.All ethnicities

A Theatre critic for the local Boston newspaper, he enjoys using the power he has to make or break shows during their out of town tryouts. male presenting

JOHNNY HARMONMale40-59 y.o.All ethnicities

The Stage Manager of the show-within-the-show. Johnny is a character man who is gruff but lovable. He keeps the company in line and on their toes throughout the rehearsal process. male presenting

OSCAR SHAPIROBoth genders45-65 y.o.All ethnicities

The general manager. He is an agreeable if slightly gruff man. He is always looking for any angle to find money. Requires a good comic actor who sings. male presenting

BOBBY PEPPERBoth genders20-34 y.o.All ethnicities

The choreographer and lead dancer. He is a strong singer who dances well. male presenting

JESSICA CRANSHAWBoth genders30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Fading Hollywood star. A diva, who has no right to be one, she is a terrible singer and actress who stars in the show-within-the-show and gets murdered on its opening night. female presenting

SASHA ILJINSKYBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The show’s pit conductor. This character sings the opening song in Act II and leads the orchestra.

VARIOUS ENSEMBLE ROLESBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities