AUDITION NOTICE

 

The Athens in DeLand will hold auditions by appointment only for the Fall Season upcoming musicals:

The Wedding Singer, Jekyll & Hyde, and Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn on Sunday May 20th from 1-5pm, as well as Monday & Tuesday May 21 and 22 from 6-9pm    at the Athens Theatre.

The Athens Theatre is located at 124 N. Florida Avenue in Downtown DeLand.

 

Performances for The Wedding Singer will be held on

July 20,21,22*,26,27,28,29*, Aug. 2,3,4,5*,9,10,11, and 12* at the Athens.

All shows start at 7:30p, and Sunday *Matinees at 2:30p. 

 

Performances for Jekyll & Hyde will be held on

September 28,29,30*, Oct. 4,5,6,7*,11,12,13,14*, 18,19,20,and 21*at the Athens.

All shows start at 7:30p, and Sunday *Matinees at 2:30p. 

 

Performances for Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn will be held on

November 29,30, Dec. 1, 2*,6,7,8,9*,13,14,15,16*,20, 21,22**, and 22 at the Athens.

All shows start at 7:30p, Sunday *Matinees at 2:30p, and the final Saturday a double show day including a 2:30pm **Matinee. 

 

 

NOTES/WHAT TO BRING:  Actors may attend any date and will be asked to do the following:

·        Please prepare 16-32 bars of standard musical theatre song that showcases both range and acting ability. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key. No a capella auditions.  An Accompanist will be available.  Music from the show is permissible.

·        Typed Resume and Headshot (preferable).

 

The Wedding Singer OVERVIEW:  Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herligy
Music by Matthew Sklar and Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
.  Audience Audiences will fall head over heels with this campy musical that Variety’s reviewer called “a fizzy confection offering . . . easy enjoyment.” This rollicking nod to rock shows of the 1980s, features a pair of tuneful star-crossed love triangles which reinforce the “Awesome” lesson that while marrying because “It’s All About The Green” may look sensible, when you are “A Casualty of Love,” the best thing “Someday” when “It’s Your Wedding Day” is to marry for love (and music). Come to this show for light hearted, toe tapping, lightly romantic fun.  The Wedding Singer was nominated for the 2006 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Musical.

 

 

Jekyll & Hyde OVERVIEW: Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse & Steve Cuden.  Book by Leslie Bricusse.  Based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson.

 Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical (with its mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil) chills and thrills its audiences—a perfect, spooky treat for a tuneful delight during Halloween season.  The play was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical and was the winner of the 1997 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical. 

 

Holiday Inn OVERVIEW: Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Libretto by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge.  Based on the 1942 film, Holiday Inn – the original basis for White Christmas (minus the later film’s subplot about the retired general).

Talented performers who are star crossed lovers- some longing for stardom and some for the love and stability of a very traditional home for all holidays – provide a stage for caroling and dancing to a dazzling array of the great Irbing Berlin’s apparently endless talents.  Elyse Sommer’s review said that the show is a “trip back to sheer old-fashioned good-time entertainment”.  Holiday Favorite tunes include “Blue Skies”, “Heat Wave”, “It’s a Lovely Day Today”, “Be Careful it’s my Heart”, “Happy Holiday”, and “White Christmas”.  

 

To make an audition appointment visit: https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=bTj5pY164 .   

 

For questions please contact auditions@athensdeland.com