Auditions

AUDITIONS

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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT:

“THE ODD COUPLE” BY NEIL SIMON

 

Directed by Kent Whites

 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 beginning at 7pm

 

Granbury Opera House

 

133 East Pearl Street (Use Artist Entrance in back of building)

 

 

You may prepare a monologue, otherwise materials for a cold reading will be provided. 

 

For more information and to schedule an audition time contact Stage Manager Michele Rodriguez at  gtc.stgmngr@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

This Neil Simon classic tells the story of Oscar and Felix, two friends turned roommates after Felix gets thrown out by his wife. Hilarity ensues when they both see just how different they are.

 

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

 

Oscar Madison: A slovenly, recently divorced sportswriter.

 

Felix Ungar: A fastidious, hypochondriac news writer whose marriage is ending.

 

Murray: An NYPD policeman, one of Oscar and Felix’s poker buddies.

 

Speed: One of the poker buddies. Gruff and sarcastic, he often picks on Vinnie and Murray.

 

Vinnie: One of the poker buddies. Vinnie is mild-mannered and henpecked, making him an easy target for Speed’s verbal barbs.

 

Roy: One of the poker buddies. Oscar’s accountant. Roy has a dry wit but is less acerbic than Speed.

 

Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon: Oscar and Felix’s upstairs neighbors, a pair of British sisters. The former is a divorcée, the latter a widow.

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Announcing Auditions For

It’s A Wonderful Life

Saturday October 18 

meetme.so/GTC_WonderfulLife

 

It’s A Wonderful Life  -  Audition Notice

Granbury Theatre Company announces auditions for its upcoming production of It’s A Wonderful Life. The production will be performed in the newly renovated Granbury Opera House and will open and run November 28 thru December 23. Performances are held on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, with additional weekday performances in December. These dates will be available at auditions.

 

The show will be directed by Kent Whites with stage management by Michele Austin Rodriguez.

Please be prepared to for cold reading from the script, sides will be provided that day. Please be prepared with your calendar to provide any potential conflicts.

 

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held Saturday Oct. 18 from 10am-1pm and will be held at the Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX. A callback audition, if needed will be announced that day. Audition appointments can be made by clicking the following link.

meetme.so/GTC_WonderfulLife

About the show-

It’s A Wonderful Life: The saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. This faithful adaptation has all your favorite characters: George and Mary Hatch, Clarence, Uncle Billy, Violet, and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter. This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play and the love and support of one’s family and community will be rewarded.

 

Announcing Auditions For

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Saturday July 26

http://www.meetme.so/GTC_LegallyBlonde

 

Granbury Theatre Company announces auditions for its upcoming production of LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. The production will be performed in the newly renovated Granbury Opera House and will open and run during the month of September. Performances are held on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays.

The show will be directed by Kent Whites and stage management by Suzanne Loy.

Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song in the style of the show, and accompanist will be provided. Cold readings may be asked for and sides will be provided that day.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held Saturday July 26 from 10am-2pm and will be held at the Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX . A callback audition, if needed will be announced later. Audition appointments can be made by clicking the following link.

http://www.meetme.so/GTC_LegallyBlonde

About the show-

Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery. –

A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!

Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.

Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

This musical is relatively new to the theatre world, catering to the present-day’s generation and culture. LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL is perfect for high school and community theatre, featuring a large ensemble and several big song-and-dance numbers.

Character Breakdown

BROOKE WYNDAM- An exercise video mogul who is also a former sorority girl. She is energetic and charismatic, yet currently on trial for murder. Female, 25-35 yrs old Range: A3 –

G5 ELLE WOODS- The quintessential Valley Girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more to offer than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality. Female, 18-25 yrs old Range: Gb2 – G5

EMMETT FORREST-  A smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. He is charming, quirky, loveable, and friendly. Male, 20-25 yrs old Range: B2 – A4

PAULETTE-  A brash, caring, optimistic hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself. Female, 35-45 yrs old Range: A3 – A5

PROFESSOR CALLAHAN-  A pompous, sleezy and manipulative law professor at Harvard who is highly successful, but completely immoral. Male, 45-55 yrs old Range: A2 – F#4

VIVIENNE KENSINGTON-  A smart, savvy, and uptight law student and Warner’s fiancee who initially dismisses Elle, but grows to be her friend. Female, 20-25 yrs old Range: A3 – F5

WARNER HUNTINGTON III-  A good-looking but shallow and pompous guy who breaks Elle’s heart and heads off to Harvard Law. Male, 20-25 yrs old Range: Eb3 – Ab4

ENSEMBLE GREEK CHORUS; STUDENTS; DELTA NU MEMBERS

 

 Is He Dead?  

By Mark Twain

 

Audition Appointments Made Online

http://www.meetme.so/GTC_IsHeDead

 

Saturday June 7th from 9am – 1pm 

Monday June 9th 6 – 8pm 

 

Granbury Theatre Company announces open auditions for Is He Dead? by Mark Twain and adapted by David Ives. The production performed in the newly renovated Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury, TX.

Directed by Jamie Long

Stage Management Suzanne Loy

Auditions will be held by appointment only on Saturday June 7th from 9am-1pm and Monday evening June 9th 6-8pm with call backs on Tuesday June 10th at 7PM.  Rehearsals will be held M, T, & W 7-10 and Saturdays 9-1 at the Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX.

Please use the following link to schedule your appointment.

http://meetme.so/GTC_IsHeDead

Performances are Friday – Sunday : August 1 – August 24

 

About the show:

Jean-Francois Millet, an artist who paints masterpieces but doesn’t sell any, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous art-dealer, Bastien Andre. Millets friends suggest that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as only dead artist achieve fame and fortune. With their assistance Millet fakes his own death but in order to assure he makes his fortune he has to pass himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou.  Now he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie. Written by Mark Twain in 1898, discovered in 2003 and produced on Broadway in 2007 this is its Southwestern Regional Premier. 

List of Characters (All Parts Available)

 

Agamemnon Buckner- (Chicago) Mid 20s a Young Artist

Hans Von Bismarck – (Dutchy) Mid 20s.  A Young Artist, heavy Germanic accent. 

Marie LeRoux – Mid 20s Sweetheart of Millet

Cecile LeRoux – Mid 20s Sister of Marie

Papa LeRoux - 50s+ Head of LeRoux Family

Jean-Francois Millet – (Widow Daisy Tillou) Mid 30s.  French Artist who must transform himself as a woman

Dastien Andre – Art Dealer and general scoundrel, Mid 40s+

Madame Bathilde – 40+ Local French gentlewoman

Madame Caron – 40+ Local French gentlewoman

Phelim O’Shaughnessy- 29 art student

Basil Thorpe – 40-50 A Rich English Merchant

Claude Riviere – 30s A Reporter from “LE FIGARO’

Charlie – Mid 20s, the helpful Flunkey.     

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ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS FOR 1776 

Audition Appointments Made Online

http://booknow.so/GTC_1776

 

Saturday May 24, 2014 from 9am-1pm, Granbury Theatre Company is holding auditions for their upcoming production 1776 The Musical, to be performed in the newly renovated Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX.

1776 is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone. The story is based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It focuses on the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and to sign the document.

The show will be directed by Luke Hunt (Column Award Winner) with Stage Management by Suzanne Loy(Column Subscriber).

Rehearsals will be held 3-4 evenings during the week from 7-10 and Saturdays 9-1pm.

The production will run:
Thurs June 26 7:30
Friday June 27 7:30
Saturday June 28 3:30, 7:30
Sunday June 29 2:00
Wednesday July 2  7:30
Thursday July 3  7:30
Friday July 4  2:00, 7:00
Saturday  July 5  3:30, 7:30
Sunday July 6  2:00

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held Saturday May 24 from 9am-1pm and will be held at the Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX . A callback audition, if needed will be announced later. Audition appointments can be made by clicking the following link.

http://booknow.so/GTC_1776

Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song in the style of the show, an accompanist will be available. Additionally, a cold reading may be requested.

Character List-

John Adams
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
John Dickinson
Edward Rutledge
Richard Henry Lee
Dr. Lyman Hall
Stephen Hopkins
James Wilson
Caesar Rodney
Col. Thomas McKean
George Read
Charles Thomson
Andrew McNair
Doc. Joshua Bartlett
Roger Sherman
Lewis Morris
Robert Livingston
Rev. John Witherspoon
Samuel Chase
Joseph Hewes
Martha Jefferson
Abigail Adams
Courier

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Previous Auditions

 

A Christmas Carol Auditions

 October 12, 2013  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This will be the FIRST PRODUCTION in the newly renovated Granbury Opera House! 

Granbury Theatre Company – 133 E. Pearl St, Granbury, TX

Auditions are by appointment only. Audition appointments can be made by calling the Granbury Theatre Box Office at 817-579-0952. The audition will be held at Theater Dormitory at 116 S. Houston Street.

The show will be directed by Andrew Barrus
Musical Direction by Soni Barrus
Choreography by Brooke Wilson
Stage Management by Stephanie Grizzard.

AUDITION INFORMATION
Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to sing 32 bars of music in the style of traditional Christmas Carols that will best display their vocal ability. An accompanist will be provided. Additionally, auditioners will be asked to read cold from the script during the initial audition. The directors will spend around 5 to 10 minutes with each individual auditioner at this initial audition. A call back audition will be held on Tuesday October 15th from 7 to 10pm. Those auditioners who the Directors wish to see further will be invited to the call back audition, which may last up to 4 hours time.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
The production will play on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Saturday afternoons opening on November 29th and playing through December 21st. Rehearsals will commence on October 19th and take place Monday thru Friday evenings and Saturday mornings till opening.

SHOW INFORMATION
Granbury Theatre Company’s bi-annual production is sure to open up the newly renovated Opera House in style. You’ll thrill to our original adaptation of this majestic story of change and forgiveness as the cantankerous Scrooge sees his life from the past, present and future. A wonderful holiday event for the whole family!

ABOUT THE THEATRE
Granbury Theatre Company performs in a 309-seat proscenium theatre located at 133 E. Pearl Street, in Granbury Texas. The Company produces 11 shows a year usually in the style of comedies, dramas and musicals. Granbury Theatre Company opened in November of 2011 and is currently producing its 14th show.

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Noises Off Auditions

October 19, 2013  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Granbury Theatre Company – 133 E. Pearl St, Granbury, TX

Auditions are by appointment only. Audition appointments can be made by calling the Granbury Theatre Box Office at 817-579-0952. The audition will be held at Theater Dormitory at 116 S. Houston Street.

The show will be directed by Robert Shores
Stage Management by Suzanne Loy.

AUDITION INFORMATION
Auditioners will be asked to read cold from the script during the initial audition. The director will spend around 5 to 10 minutes with each individual auditioner at this initial audition. A call back audition will be held on Tuesday October 22nd from 7 to 10pm. Those auditioners who the Director wishes to see further will be invited to the call back audition, which may last up to 4 hours time.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
The production will play on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Saturday afternoons opening with two performances on December 31st and playing through January 25th. Rehearsals will commence on October 30th and take place Monday thru Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings till opening.

SHOW INFORMATION
The action takes place on the theatrical set of a fictional British farce entitled ‘Nothing On’ which is in rehearsal to go out on tour. The actors all play dual roles; as the characters in ‘Nothing On,’ and as the British actors who are portraying those roles. As the play unfolds, it reveals the ups and downs of putting on a show, the amorous inter-relationships amongst the players and the director, and everything that can go wrong with both. Act One is seen in the front of the scenery, Act Two is performed with the scenery flipped backwards and Act Three is in front of the scenery again – ten months into the disastrous tour of ‘Nothing On.’

ABOUT THE THEATRE
Granbury Theatre Company performs in a 309-seat proscenium
Granbury Opera House located at 133 E. Pearl Street, in Granbury Texas. The Company produces 11 shows a year usually in the style of comedies, dramas and musicals. Granbury Theatre Company opened in November of 2011 and is currently producing it’s 15th show.

For further information about character descriptions visit https://www.facebook.com/events/397545983701530/

 

 

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