Auditions & Cast Lists


 


The Belmont Theatre Announces auditions for the musical:

SOUTH PACIFIC

A Musical on the Main Stage

Audition Dates: April 16 & 17, 2018 at 6 or 7pm
Show Dates: June 15–17 & 21–24, 2018

Director: Rene Staub
Vocal Director: Blythe Walker
Choreographer: Sarah Flynn

Please call: 717-854-5715 
or
email [email protected] to schedule your audition.
Please supply audition date, 6 or 7p.m., your age and phone number. 

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a classical musical theatre song that best shows your range. In addition to singing, you may be asked to read a scene. You will receive the scene at auditions and be given a moment to read it over. You may be asked to perform a short movement piece. Dress comfortably and be prepared to dance.

Tech Dancer Candidates: Please prepare a short ballet piece utilizing your skills.

Final cast will number around 35 cast members. There are three key female roles but enough space for up to 15 ladies. There are nine key male roles but enough space for up to 20 men. In addition, there are two children that will need to sing in French.

ROLES

There are a few non-singing men’s roles available.
Note ages are as characters should appear, not actual age.

Ensign Nellie Forbush: Female 19 – 27 Mezzo (a – d’’) A feisty but somewhat naive young nurse from Arkansas. Something of a tomboy with an optimistic outlook. Some dancing required.

Emile de Becque: Male 40 – 55 Baritone (A – e’) A mature, sophisticated, wealthy French planter. Good French accent required.

Lt. Joseph Cable: Male 22 – 33 Tenor (d – g’) A handsome and intelligent Lieutenant with a bright future in the US Navy.

USMC Luther Billis:
Male 20 – 30 Baritone (G – g’) A lovable character who provides his fellow Marines with much needed comic relief. Does not respect authority. Stubborn.

Bloody Mary: Female 30 – 55 Mezzo (g – f’’) A shrewd merchant native to the island, who makes a fortune from the sailors. Full of local character. Mother of Liat. To play Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Liat: Female/Tech Dancer/Ballet/ age: 14 - 22 Spoken A beautiful Polynesian girl who steals the heart of Joe Cable. Bloody Mary’s daughter 

Capt. George Brackett, USN: Male 35 – 60 Spoken Commanding Officer on the island. Slightly pompous but not without a soft side.

Cmdr. William Harbison, USN: Male 28 – 50 Spoken Brackett’s right hand man. Can be hot- headed, especially where Billis is concerned

“Stewpot” George Watts: Male 18–30 Baritone Male 25–40 Carpenter’s Mate Second Class

Professor: Spoken Male 25–45 Spoken

Henry: Emile’s native servant

Ngana: Female 8 – 13 Mezzo Emile’s daughter (Hawaiian/Pacific) 

Jerome: Male 6 – 10 Mezzo Emile’s son (Hawaiian/Pacific)

ENSEMBLE

We need a large ensemble

There are plenty of additional roles to fill. The show requires a strong and vibrant ensemble of singers and dancers 15 and over. There is also a large selection of other supporting roles within the show. There are many parts for an active ensemble, including:

LT. BUZZ ADAMS
YEOMAN HERBERT QUALE
RADIO OPERATOR
BOB McCAFFREY
SEABESS
SAILORS
MARINES
SHORE PATROLMAN
NURSES
ENSIGNS
ISLANDERS
NUNS
OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS
TECH DANCERS

Cast List for THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

 

ANNE FRANK

Syvia Weiskopf

OTTO FRANK

Jack Hartman

EDITH FRANK

Joan Crooks

MARGOT FRANK

Michaela Monticchio

MR. VAN DAAN

Rich Mehrenberg

MRS. VAN DAAN

Jen Reider

PETER VAN DAAN

Randy Kerr

MR. DUSSEL

Robert Eisenhour

MIEP

Kelly Warren

MR. KRALER

Frank Jarrell

FIRST MAN

Dan Griffin

SECOND MAN

Jens Rutkowski

THIRD MAN

Dan Gilbert

 

 

 


SOUTH PACIFIC
A Musical on the Main Stage
Audition Dates: April 16 & 17, 2018 at 6 or 7pm
Show Dates: June 15–17 & 21–24, 2018

THE RAT PACK LOUNGE
A Musical in the Bon-Ton Studio
Audition Dates: June 4 & 5, 2018 at 6 or 7pm
Show Dates: August 10–12 & 16–19, 2018