Open Auditions for Presentation College Mixed Choir’s “The Music Man” (Closed)

Production Company: Presentation College Mixed Choir

Seeking: M/F Actors/Singers/Dancers (12-18 y/o) (See Character breakdown)

For: Presentation College Mixed Choirs 35th Musical Theatre Production

Title: “The Music Man” 

Synopsis: “When Harold Hill, a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives the money. Librarian Marian Paroo suspects Harold is a fraud, but holds her tongue since her moody brother, Winthrop, is excited about the band. As Harold begins to develop feelings for Marian, he faces a difficult decision about skipping town

Format: Live Audition

Audition Date:  Wednesday 30th September 2015

Time:  3pm- 6pm

Location:  Presentation College, San Fernando’s Music Room

Preparation:

SIGN UP: ALL Interested persons are required to register online. Click HERE to complete registration form.

VOICE: Prepare a song preferably  for the role you are auditioning for. You may also prepare any other song that you are comfortable with and that shows off your range.

MOVEMENT: Come with comfortable clothes and shoes that do not restrict your movement.

ACTING: Further instructions will be given at the audition.

Character breakdown:

Professor Harold Hill – smooth talking con man with plenty of charm.

Marian Paroo – Considered the “spinster” town librarian although she may be in her mid-twenties to early thirties. She is highly suspicious of “Professor” Hill.

Marcellus Washburn – Harold’s old friend, no longer a con man, who now lives in River City

Mayor George Shinn – Blustery and self-important polititian. He takes himself very seriously.

Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn –  Is as self-important as her husband. Leading citizen of River City.

Mrs. Paroo – Irish mother of Maid Marian and wants her to “stop foolin around with all them hi-falutin books and settle down and get married”

Winthrop Paroo –Young boy of 6-7yrs. and brother to Marian and son of Mrs. Paroo. He is still dealing with the loss of his father; must be able to lisp.

The School Board (Barbershop Quartet) – Four bickering businessmen united by Hill (Olin Britt, Oliver Hix, Ewart Dunlop and Jacey Squires)

Pickalittle Ladies – Eulalie’s four gossipy friends (Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires, Ethel Toffelmier and Maud Dunlop)

Tommy Djilas – The town’s trouble-maker; secretly seeing Zaneeta Shinn

Zaneeta Shinn – The mayor’s oldest daughter; secretly seeing Tommy Djilas

Charlie Cowell – Anvil Salesman and competitor of Harold Hill

Constable Locke – The town sheriff

Amaryllis – Marian Paroo’s young piano prodigy; slightly bratty

Associated Personnel:

Musical Director: Mr. Peter Lockhart

Producer: Ms. Cynthia Lee Mack

Director: Dexter Crawford

Choreographer: Triston Wallace

Contact Info: dcrawford@rsatt.com (868) 760-9946

Production Opens: March 2016 at Naparima Bowl

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