Auditions – MY FAIR LADY

Over Due Theatre Company

Over Due Theatre Company is holding AUDITIONS for their spring production of “MY FAIR LADY”.

Directed by Janet Maneikis, the production will run April 24-26, 2020 and May 1-3, 2020.

 

AUDITIONS:  Sunday, February 9 from 12-5pm & Monday, February 10 from 6:30-9:30pm.

CALLBACKS:  Tuesday, February 11 from 6:30-9:30pm.

These will be held at the Olivette Community Center, 9723 Grandview Dr, Olivette, MO 63132.

Please sign up for an audition slot at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E49A9AF22A1F49-myfair

Once you have signed up for a slot, please email Janet Maneikis – myfairladyODTC@gmail.com with the role or roles you are interested in (see below). You will then receive a song selection to prepare for auditions. Any questions or additional inquiries may be directed to Janet – myfairladyODTC@gmail.com

This will be a smaller ensemble show – we are looking to cast 14 individuals. We would like this to be a very intimate production spotlighting the characters and their relationships with less focus on the spectacle around them. As such, we are looking for strong and versatile singers and actors. The whole ensemble needs to have tight harmonies.

ELIZA, HIGGINS, PICKERING, and DOOLITTLE will be stand-alone roles.

The rest of the cast will include 5 MEN and 5 WOMEN. Those individuals will perform in multiple roles and posses the ability to speak in multiple accents.

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN

 

CAST

ELIZA DOOLITTLE – Mezzo G5

HENRY HIGGINS – Baritone E4

COLONEL PICKERING – Low Baritone D4

ALFRED P. DOOLITTLE – Baritone E4

 

5 WOMEN – multiple doubling

WOMAN 1 – Alto G4​(Mrs. Pearce-Housekeeper, Ascot Lady, Opera Lady, Mrs. Stephanos)

WOMAN 2 – Alto​(Mrs. Eynsford-Hill, Queen of Transylvania, Covent Garden Lady 1 in Act 2)

WOMAN 3 – Mezzo​(Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Hopkins-Cockney, CG Bystander 1, Angry Woman offstage)

WOMAN 4 – Soprano​(Higgins’ Cook/Maid, Mrs. Higgins’ Maid, Lady Boxington, Lady Tarrington, Covent Garden Lady 2 in Act 2)

WOMAN 5 – Soprano​(Higgins’ Chambermaid, Ascot Lady, Opera Lady, Flower Girl, Flower Seller-Act 2)

 

5 MEN – multiple doubling

MAN 1 – Lyric Tenor F4​(Freddy Eynsford-Hill, George-Bartender, Angry Man offstage, Embassy Ball Footman)

MAN 2 – High Tenor​(Zoltan Karpathy, Costermonger Quartet 2, Busker 2, Selsey Man, Charles-Chauffeur, Angry Man 2, Covent Garden Man 2 leaning forward in Act 2)

MAN 3 – Baritone​(Queen’s Consort, Higgins’ Valet, Costermonger Quartet 3, Ascot Man, Covent Garden Man 1 at fire in Act 2)

MAN 4 – Bass​(Higgins’ Butler, Costermonger Quartet 4, Harry in Doolittle Trio, Lord Boxington, Ascot Man, Sir Reginald)

MAN 5 – Tenor​(Higgins’ Footman, Jamie in Doolittle Trio, Busker 1, CG Bystander 2, Constable, Ascot Steward, Costermonger Quartet 1, Dr. Stephanos)

 

“MY FAIR LADY” is a musical adapted from Bernard Shaw’s book and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion,” with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from Professor Henry Higgins, a phonetician, so that she may pass as a lady.

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