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Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to announce AUDITIONS for RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, June 11 and 13 at BPA. Inspired by Shakepeare's “The Tempest,” this musical is packed with rock ‘n’ roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations, and Gloria.
Run dates are October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview October 11. Rehearsals extend August 18 through October 10, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:40 – 9:40 p.m. plus Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D’Illyria where a sci-fi version of “The Tempest” set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by a sinister scientist, Dr. Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates; and an uncontrollable monster, the product of Prospero’s Id, whose tentacles penetrate the space craft.
Character Breakdown / Project Needs
RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET includes roles for 12 actors, ages 18 and up – CAPTAIN TEMPEST: A stardust Captain, square-jawed “Boy’s Own” paper hero and pipe smoker • DOCTOR PROSPERO: A Mad Scientist • MIRANDA: Would-be Homecoming Queen • ARIEL: A soft hearted Robot • COOKIE: The ship’s cook, a hopeless romantic • SCIENCE OFFICER (GLORIA): A woman with a mysterious past • BOSUN ARRAS: All-round good guy • NAVIGATION OFFICER: A woman who knows where she’s going • Damage Control Crew: AXEL DENT, DEE TERGENT, ANDY SCEPTIC • and CUTIE CULL.
Monday, June 11 & Wednesday, June 13 @ 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Callbacks will be held Monday, June 18, by invitation.
Those auditioning are requested to prepare a one to one-and-a-half-minute monologue and 32 bars of a Rock or Rock-style song. An accompanist will be provided but you must bring sheet music – clearly marked and in a three-ring binder. All roles are open to audition.
BPA AUDITIONS for RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET added May 9, 2018, 6:23 pm
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