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Auditions: Lucky Stiff

February 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Empress Theatre

The Empress Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for;
“Lucky Stiff”

Based on the novel, The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo by Michael Butterworth, Lucky Stiff is an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds and a corpse in a wheelchair. The story revolves around an unassuming English shoe salesman who is forced to take the embalmed body of his recently murdered uncle on a vacation to Monte Carlo. Should he succeed in passing his uncle off as alive, Harry Witherspoon stands to inherit $6,000,000. If not, the money goes to the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn… or else his uncle’s gun-toting ex!

Featuring a tuneful Flaherty and Ahrens score, an ensemble cast of zany characters and small rock combo orchestra, Lucky Stiff is an audience charmer.

Please come prepared with 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. Please prepare a minus track or provide an accompanist.
No a capella singing will be permitted.

Please also come with a list of conflicts from February 13th to May 19th. No conflicts will be permitted after April 23rd 2018.

Creative Team

Producer: Jamie Victor

Direction By
Nanny McKenzie

Assistant Direction by
Ty Whiting

Choreography by
Wendy Brown

Music Direction by
Stacy Mayren

Stage Manager
TBA

Harry Witherspoon
A shy, sweet-natured, and insecure shoe salesman from England. He feels incapable of taking risks and tries to change that all with a very special trip.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Annabel Glick
A no-nonsense representative for the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn. She is a proactive citizen with an attentive and aggressive personality, and becomes the unexpected love interest of Harry Witherspoon.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Rita La Porta
Vinnie’s high-strung sister with poor eyesight. Impulsive, erratic, and very insecure.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Vinnie Diruzzio
Rita’s mild-mannered brother who is dragged into her mess. He is an optometrist with predictably conservative tendencies.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 40
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A#2

Luigi Gaudi
Luigi is a mysterious, boisterous Italian who wears a beard and an eye patch. Tony is Rita’s lover from New Jersey.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: B2

The Body Of Tony Hendon
The body of a man believed to be “Uncle Anthony,” who Harry brings with him on a very special trip. Doubles as Commuter on Train.
Gender: Male
Age: 45 to 60

Dominique du Monaco
A voluptuous singer interested in diamonds, money. The eventual love interest of Vinnie.
Gender: Female
Age: 27 to 40

There are several opportunities for ensemble members to play multiple characters.

Details

Date:
February 13, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1174524622683421

Venue

The Empress Theatre
9104 W 2700 S
Magna, UT 84044 United States
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