SCP PRESENTS THE REGIONAL PREMIERE OF
Auditions will be held for the South Jersey regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 2 pm to 5 pm at Dances by Diane’s at 201 Broadway, Westville, NJ. Please prepare 32 bars of an uptempo song in the style of the show and be prepared for a short tap audition. Rehearsals will be held Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting in early May. The role of Nick Bottom is cast, all other roles are open and described below. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an audition time.
Performances: July 24-August 1st
South Camden Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden, 08104
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: 20s-30s, Male.
Over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time. He is the renaissance James Brown. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well. Strong rock belt to A. Must Tap.
NIGEL: Early 20s to 30s, Male.
A writer. Nick’s younger brother. Sweet and a little awkward. He is in love with Portia. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well. Light, easy tenor to A.
THOMAS NOSTRADAMUS: Ideally 40s to 50s, Male.
A soothsayer. He predicts that Nick and Nigel will write a musical. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well. Big belt to G#.
BROTHER JEREMIAH : Ideally 40s-50s, Male.
A Puritan. The father of Portia. He despises Nick and Nigel. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well. Sings to G.
SHYLOCK/ LORD CLAPHAM: An older Jewish man. Nick and Nigel are in debt to him. He becomes an investor in their musical. Seeking a great comedic actor. Clapham is a patron of the Bottoms. Extravagant.
BEA: 20s-30s, Female.
Nick’s wife. She loves Nick despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well.
PORTIA: 20s-30s, Female.
A quirky, pretty passionate and puritan woman that Nigel meets on the street. She has golden hair and loves poetry. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well. Light soprano to F.
MINSTREL: 20s to 40s, Male.
Must have tons of charisma and an amazing sense of comic timing. Will be part of the ensemble. Soaring pop tenor to C. Must tap dance very well.
MALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS: mid teens to 30s, Male.
All ethnicities, strong tap dancers who sing very well. Must be comedic and inventive. Will portray various character parts throughout the show and will understudy principal roles. This is a tap heavy show, there are several consecutive tap numbers.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS: mid teens to 30s, Female.
All ethnicities, strong dancers who can tap very well and sing very well. Will portray various character parts throughout the show and will understudy principal roles.
Director: Patricia Mangano
Choreographer: Jason Mangano
Vocal Director: Helen Stanley
To schedule an audition, send an email to: email@example.com