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A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Tacoma Little Theatre
Tacoma Little Theatre

  • A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Tacoma Little Theatre
  • Tacoma Little Theatre
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Project Begins: Dec , 2018
  • Project Ends: Mar 31, 2019
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  • Contact Person: Chris Serface
  • Primary Phone: 2532722281
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    210 N I Street
    Tacoma, WA 98403


    Prefered method of submission: Other

    Audition Location:
    210 N I Street
    Tacoma, WA 98403

    Submission instructions:
    All actors should submit their audition request through the link provided (http://castingmanager.com/audition/info/hLrLXdDaS5BpRKh)

Tacoma Little Theatre is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s classic, A Little Night Music. The production will be directed by John Munn, musically directed by Deborah Lynn Armstrong, and choreographed by Lexi Barnett.

Auditions will be held Sunday, December 9th and Monday, December 10th at Tacoma Little Theatre. Audition appointments will be set between the times of 6:00pm-9:00pm on Sunday and 7:00pm-10:00pm on Monday. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, December 12th.

Winner of four Tony Awards®, Stephen Sondheim’s glorious musical masterpiece returns to the TLT stage. In 1900 Sweden, on a magical night that smiles three times, an aging actress, a married virgin, a sex-starved divinity student, and a buffoonish count find themselves hilariously tangled in a web of love affairs. Delightful, charming and at times heartbreaking, with gorgeous, lush music, including “A Weekend in the Country,” “Liaisons” and the seminal “Send in the Clowns,” A Little Night Music is a coupling (and uncoupling) tour-de-force.

Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles are available.

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Desiree Armfeldt: Female, 40-50
a self-absorbed, once-successful actress now touring the country-side. Entangled in a love triangle with the Count and Fredrik; vocal range, F#3-Ab5, mezzo-soprano.

Madame Armfeldt: Female, 70+
Desiree's elderly mother, brutally honest and a veteran of discreet encounters with the crowned heads of Europe. Vocal range, C3-F#4, contralto.

Fredrik Egerman: Male, 35-45
successful, still dashing, middle-aged lawyer, married to his second wife, Anne, has a son, Henrik, from his first marriage. Vocal range, A2-E4, baritone.

Henrik Egerman: Male, 18-23
Fredrik's gloomy son; serious and confused, studying for the Lutheran priesthood while harboring a secret passion. Vocal range, G3-B4, tenor. Actors with cello experience preferred.

Anne Egerman: Female, 18-21
giddy and virginal; naïve at times, a breathtakingly gorgeous young bride and Fredrik's new wife. Vocal range, G#3–Ab5, soprano.

Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm: Male, 30-45+
vain, arrogant, and splendidly proportioned but ferociously jealous, a military dragoon, Desiree’s newest lover. Vocal range, G3–F#4, baritone.

Countess Charlotte Malcolm: Female, 30-40
the Count's manic-depressive, mistreated, and downtrodden wife. Vocal range, G3-F5, mezzo-soprano.

Fredrika Armfeldt: Female, 17+
to play 12-15. Desiree's witty daughter. Self-contained and formal with the precise diction of the convent-trained. Vocal range, C4-Eb5, soprano. Actresses with piano experience preferred.

Petra: Female, 20-29
Anne's earthy maid and close confidante; seizes every moment to rustle in the hay. Vocal range, F#3–F5, mezzo-soprano.

Frid: Male, 20-40
Madame Armfeldt's butler; one of Petra's conquests.

Malla: Female, 21-55
Desiree's maid, with her constantly

THE QUINTET (The Liebeslieder Singers): group of five singers that act as a Greek chorus.
Mrs. Nordstrom: Ab3-E6 (sustained) Coloratura Soprano
Mrs. Anderssen: Ab3-Bb5 Lyric Soprano
Mrs. Segstrom: Ab3-Ab5 Mezzo Soprano
Mr. Erlanson: Ab2-Bb4 Tenor
Mr. Lindquist: G2-Ab4 Baritone

Audition/Interview Dates:
December 9 & December 10

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
December 12

Audition Requirements:
Please prepare a 1-2 minute comedic classical monologue (preferably Oscar Wilde or George Bernard Shaw), and 36-48 bars or verse/chorus of a song (classic broadway or classical). An accompanist will be provided.

Monetary compensation:
All actors receive a stipend.

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