Casting/Auditions

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for The Western Stage!

Before you begin, please read the following so that you are familiar with our process:

Roles still available in our 2017 season!

To be considered, please contact Casting Coordinator, Malinda DeRouen for more information.

 

Born Yesterday, by Garson Kanin

Studio Theater / First rehearsal: April 22, Performances: June 10- July 2, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown

Roles Needed:
A Bootblack

The roles of Billie Dawn, Harry Brock, Paul Verall, Ed Devery, Eddie Brock, Senator Norval Hedges, Mrs. Hedges, The Assistant Manager, Helen, A Bellhop, Another Bellhop, A Manicurist, A Barber and A Waiter have been cast.

 

Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, book by Alex Timbers, music & lyrics by Michael Freidman

Mainstage Theater / First rehearsal: May 20, Performances: July 8-29, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown

Roles Needed:
Lyncoya  Male Featured Spoken Child of playable age 5-8
Ensemble – Males & females, 17+. Double as other roles. Strong pop voices

The roles of Andrew Jackson, Rachel Jackson, The Storyteller, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren, Jame Monroe, Black Fox, and the female and male soloists have been cast.

 

In The Heights, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Mainstage Theater / First rehearsal: July 8, Performances: August 26- September 16, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown.

Roles Needed:
Vanessa – Female Lead Mezzo-Soprano MUST be strong dancer, high belter (to E5)
Abuela ClaudiaFemale Lead Alto Spanish speaking a plus; belter (F#3 to C5), no required dancing
Ensemble  –  Singers and dancers, any ethnicity, any Gender

The roles of Usnavi, Nina, Kevin, Camila, Carla, Daniela, Sonny, Graffiti Pete, and Piragua Guy have been cast.

 

The Boondawgle Estate, by Peter McDonough

Studio Theater / First rehearsal: August 5, Performances: September 22 – October 8, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown

Roles Needed:
Entrance Overhill – Male, mid-30’s,  (aka ‘Enty’)Edwards nephew and executor of his estate. Caring but also clever and controlling.Newlywed
Tess Overhill – Female, late 20’s, Enty’s “new” wife. Vibrant, energetic, and positive.Newlywed who desires to be accepted by the family
Captain Agelford – Male, mid-30’s, Edward’s patient. A handsome military man. Confident but unequipped to tangle with the Boondawgle family

The roles of Exit, Mabel, Gertrude, Victoria, Mr. Fornby, and Edna have been cast.

 

Picasso at the Lapin Agile,  by Steve Martin

Studio Theater / First rehearsal: September 9, Performances: October 28 – November 18, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown

Roles Needed:
Freddy – Male, 30’s – 40’s. Owner/bartender of the Lapin Agile. He is a dreamer and supporter of the arts. Loves a good discussion/debate. Has been Germaine’s boyfriend for a number of years, yet has not asked her to marry him. Longs to be “more” than he is
Gaston – Male, 60’s, Connoisseur of women, now past his prime but still trying. Humorous, wise, and utterly French
Albert Einstein– Male, mid 20’s – 30’s, The not-yet famous scientist, currently a patent clerk, approximately one year before publishing The Special Theory of Relativity. Has the energy and excitement of someone about to prove himself
Sagot – Male, 30’s – 60’s, Picasso’s art dealer. Warm, funny if a bit blunt. He has an intuitive sense of what will sell and what won’t. Negotiates art sales with killer precision, but is not without a heart
A Visitor – Male, 25 – 40, He wears blue suede shoes and has a very distinctive way of swinging his hips. A good Southern gent that will be a famous crooner. Has a tendency to wear rhinestones and should be readily recognizable to our audiences

The roles of  Picasso, Schmendimen, Germaine, Suzanne, Female Admirer and The Countess have been cast.

 

Young Frankenstein, book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, music & lyrics by Mel Brooks

Mainstage Theater / First rehearsal: September 23, Performances: November 11 – December 9, 2017
Read the synopsis and character breakdown

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 30’s – 40’s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor, and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to G above middle C.

Are you interested in being considered for future shows? You can always send us headshot and resume. Contact the Casting Coordinator for more information. Thank you for your interest in being a part of The Western Stage!

 

 

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