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AUDITIONS - THE WEDDING SINGER 

The City of Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department and The Art Park Players will be holding open auditions for their next production of THE WEDDING SINGER, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, Tuesday, April 24, beginning at 7 pm, Callbacks will be on Wednesday, April 25 if necessary.

Prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. There will be NO accompanist. You must bring a CD with an accompaniment, or have a digital file (flash drive/or mobile) provided it is edited and cued correctly. A résumé and 8”×10” headshot is requested, but not required. Please also wear or bring comfortable dance attire, as all who audition will be required to learn a short dance/movement combination.

Bring a list of all potential conflicts including travel, etc. Any conflicts with the posted schedule must be discussed with the Producer and agreed to by the Director before casting can be confirmed. THE WEDDING SINGER will be directed by David Eck with choreography by Heather Steele, musical direction by Alex Musgrove, and technical direction by Joe Piper.

Auditions will be held at the Theatre/Courts Building at 1302 Center Street, Deer Park, TX 77536.

Performances Dates: July 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20 and 21

Rehearsals will begin on May 12th. Rehearsals will be Monday through Friday 7-10 pm and Saturdays 11 am - 2 pm (subject to change)

To be considered for all roles, you must be able to commit to all rehearsals during the tech weeks June 25 - through opening night on July 6th.

ROLES TO BE CAST: (All roles are open)

ROBBIE HART

The lead singer of a band. Handsome and charismatic. A truly 'nice' guy that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer. In love with love until Linda leaves him at the altar and breaks his heart.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: C6

Vocal range bottom: B3

SAMMY

The bass player in the wedding band and one of Robbie's best friends. A total guy's guy, but beneath his pretending to love being a bachelor he is actually in love with Holly.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: C4

GEORGE

The wedding band's keyboardist and one of Robbie's best friends. He is sensitive and somewhat flamboyant. The foil to Sammy's super guy attitude.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: C4

JULIA SULLIVAN

Waitress. The pretty "girl next door" in looks and personality. Engaged to Glen but falls in love with Robbie and is conflicted as to who to choose. Empathetic, caring, and brave.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: G3

HOLLY

Julia's cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time, but wants to be loved and is looking for romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. She is in love with Sammy.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: A3

GLEN GUGLIA

Julia's fiancé. A Wall Street broker. He is rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia's love with money. He is a bit of a womanizer.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: D4

ROSIE

Robbie's grandmother who raised him. Motherly but adventurous and always trying to remain "hip" despite her age.

Gender: Female

Age: 60 to 80

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: C4

LINDA

Robbie's fiancé who leaves him at the altar. Keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. Is more in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than she actually is with Robbie.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Ensemble

Couples (Harold & Debbie, Shane & Donatella, Crystal & Mookie); Wedding Guests; Stockbrokers; Impersonators

Please contact David Eck 281-478-2048 if you are unable to make auditions and would like to schedule a private appointment, or have any additional questions.