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600 Ericksen, Suite 103, Bainbridge Island (The Bainbridge Building - about a 10 minute walk from the ferry)
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge will hold auditions for the Lerner & Loewe classic musical My Fair Lady on Sunday, September 16th, from 10am-3pm. Auditions are at Ovation!'s studio at 600 Ericksen on Bainbridge Island. All parts are open. For the audition, prepare a song from musical theatre and bring piano music in your key for the accompanist. Please no pop, rock, folk or karaoke. Parts for singers, dancers and actors - all ages (8 minimum - there will be some children's parts in chorus) and experience levels.
Ron Milton, Director and Todd Hulet, Music Director. Will be presented with orchestra. Ovation!'s is celebrating 10 years in 2013 - past shows include Brigadoon, Into The Woods, Oliver, Fiddler, Pirates of Penzance, Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma, Amahl, Hansel and Gretel, Music Man, Cabaret, etc. See photo galleries on our Facebook page.
Character Breakdown / Project Needs
The My Fair Lady cast is large and includes many opportunities for actors, dancers and singers.
My Fair Lady character descriptions and vocal ranges:
Eliza Doolittle - A cockney flower girl working outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become “a lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering. Soprano. (middle C to high G)
Colonel Pickering - Retired British officer and the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.” Baritone
Henry Higgins - British, upper class professional bachelor, world famous phonetics expert, teacher and author of “Higgins’ Universal Alphabet.” Baritone
Freddy Eynsford-Hill - Upper class young man who becomes smitten with Eliza. Tenor/Baritone
Alfred P. Doolittle - Eliza’s father; a vigorous dustman. Baritone.
Harry - Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle. Bass/Baritone
Jamie - Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle. Tenor
Mrs. Pearce - Henry Higgins’ housekeeper. Alto/Mezzo
Mrs. Higgins - Henry’s long-suffering mother
This production features many ensemble and/or dancing roles – many are named and have solo lines and/or speaking lines as well as ensemble music:
Singing and Dancing Ensembles – Cockney Quarter (T/T/Br/Bs), Servants, flower girls, bar patrons, buskers, market vendors and patrons, bystanders, Lord Boxington (race patron), Mrs. Hopkins (cockney), Mrs. Eynsford-Hill (Freddy’s mother), Ascot Race patrons and employees, Embassy Ball guests including the Queen of Transylvania and her escort, Professor Zoltan Karpathy (Hungarian), the Ambassador and his wife, Dr.Themistocles Stephanos, Covent Garden scene crowd, Tottenham Court crowd, etc.
Youth Performers: There will be parts for children (8-12 years) in the production who will participate as singers, dancers and/or actors in chorus numbers, crowd scenes, etc.
September 16th, 2012 - 10am-3pm
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
September 18th, 2012 - 6pm
Prepare a song from musical theatre and bring piano music in your key for accompanist. No pop, rock, folk or karaoke. If you wish to use an opera aria that's ok but it must be in English. If interested in non-singing part you will be asked to cold-read from the script - monologue optional.
We are a volunteer organization. We do provide partial walk-on ferry reimbursement for principal roles.
Ovation! MY FAIR LADY Auditions added August 4, 2012, 11:30 pm
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