Auditions for Bits of the Bard at Amelia Musical Playhouse on March 25th, 2017 at 10 am.
Performances dates: May 26 & 27, 2017 at 7:30pm
Bits of the Bard is a collection of pieces written, or inspired, by the great William Shakespeare. Actors of all ages and experience levels will be performing one or more sonnets, monologues or scenes from Shakespearean comedies and tragedies. In addition, there will be some bits that take light hearted fun at Shakespeare’s expense. Directed by Jan Cote-Merow, Assistant Director: Rosalyn Tyler, Creative Director: Alison Stewart, Producer: Lois Stewart.
Actors of all ages, including students, are encouraged to attend. Actors may bring their favorite sonnet, scene or monologue to read, if they wish. If not, readings will be provided for the audition.
Rehearsals will be flexible and actors may perform by reading their selection.
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AMP will hold auditions for 2 upcoming musicals on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Auditioners may try out for one or both musicals. You should prepare 1 minute of a song of your choice (a capella ok, may or may not be from the show). If you want a piano accompanist you must drop off your music at AMP 1 week before auditions. You may prepare a 1 minute monologue if you like. You will also read from script.
The shows are: Into the Woods, and Young Frankenstein. Details below.
Into the Woods
Performance dates: July 27 – August 12, 2017
There is no chorus for this show, it is an ensemble cast, difficult music, minimal dance.
Roles (in alphabetical order) age range/vocal range
- Baker insecure, well meaning male – 25-45 Ab2-G4
- Baker’s Wife determined and bright 25-45 F3-G5
- Cinderella sincere, mistreated 18-25 … read more
Take a look at the plays and musicals we have lined up for you so far next year.
January: THE BELLE OF AMHERST
February: 12 ANGRY MEN
March: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
April: STEEL MAGNOLIAS
May: A NIGHT IN THE THEATRE, BITS OF THE BARD
June: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, HEE HAW Y’ALL
July: 6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS
October: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
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