Call For Actors For Sondheim Production

The Marblehead Little Theater will host auditions today, Sunday, Jan. 5, and tomorrow.

Information from Susan Parker:

Marblehead Little Theatre announces non-equity auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” on January 5th at 5PM and January 6th at 7PM, Show dates are March 14 - 23.  Please come prepared with 16 to 24 Bars in the style of Company. The song selection  for the audition does not have to be from the show. Please have a two minute monologue prepared, provide your own sheet music, and in your chosen key. To schedule an appointment, please email company2014@mltlive.org. Walk-ins slots will be based on availability.

Company Character Breakdown

AMY – A sweet, frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soul mate.

Female, 25-35 yrs old                                     Range: G3 - A5

APRIL – A girlfriend of Robert’s. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable.

Female, 30-40 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

DAVID – Jenny's husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return.

Male, 35-45 yrs old                                     Range: B3 - A5

HARRY – Sarah’s husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages.

Male, 35-45 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

JENNY – Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time.

Female, 30-45 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

JOANNE – Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband.

Female, 45-55 yrs old                                     Range: G3 - B5

KATHY – An old girlfriend of Robert’s, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving.

Female, 25-35 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

LARRY – Joanne's husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife’s behavior but knows when to put his foot down.

Male, 45-60 yrs old                                     Range: B3 - A5

MARTA – A girlfriend of Robert's. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City.

Female, 20-30 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

PAUL – Amy's fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same.

Male, 30-40 yrs old                                     Range: B3 - A5

PETER – Susan's husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships.

Male, 30-40 yrs old                                     Range: B3 - A5

ROBERT – The story's protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness.

Male, 30-40 yrs old                                    Range: G3- G5

SARAH – Harry’s hyper critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love.

Female, 30-40 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

SUSAN – A delicate southern belle. Peter’s wife and ex-wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert.

Female, 30-40 yrs old                                     Range: A3 - A5

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