Rockwall Community Playhouse

AUDITIONS: MAMMA MIA!

RCP kicks off the 25th Season with 

MAMMA MIA!

Music and Lyrics by
BENNY ANDERSSON
BJÖRN ULVAEUS


And some songs with STIG ANDERSON

Book by CATHERINE JOHNSON
Originally Conceived by JUDY CRAYMER

AUDITIONS:  July 20 at 1pm or July 21at 6pm

Director:  Darlene Singleton

Music Director: Paul Burnam
Choreographer:  Erin Ragsdale
Assistant Director:  Clair Williamson

Performances:  Sept 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, Oct 4, 5, 6 ~ 2019
(Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm)

Casting all ages (15+), races, genders, shapes, and size.

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show!  ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.  

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS & NOTES:

  • Bring a headshot & resume to the audition.
  • Be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a musical theater song with sheet music.  (Accompanist will be provided – please provide the sheet music)  .
  • Be prepared to dance. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (sneakers or jazz shoes).
  • The listed character ages are suggested. Actors older or younger may be considered, depending on physical appearance.
  • All ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
  • Bring all rehearsal/performance conflicts for July 22 through October 6, 2019 -- all conflicts must be listed on audition form. Actors are expected to be at every mandatory rehearsal and at every performance. No exceptions.
  • Auditions are open to all. Newcomers are welcome—no experience necessary!  
  • You will be notified by email a few days after auditions whether you are cast or not. 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
All age ranges for characters listed are for reference

Sophie Sheridan- Born and raised on the island. Has a wild, zany spirit. Extremely charismatic in an earthy way. A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her Mother.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F#3

Donna Sheridan- Sophie's mother. Former lead singer of “The Dynamos” and current owner of the Taverna on the Greek island of Kolokairi. Due to her strong sense of responsibility and hard work, she has lost track of the fire inside of her that she used to embrace often and with great pride.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Moves well

Sam Carmichael- Might be Sophie's father.  He is charming, sexy, smart and a successful architectand has held regret for leaving Donna 20 years ago; he has gained wisdom and confidence in his time away and is ready to remedy his mistakes.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Bill Austin- Might be Sophie's father and is a travel writer; good-natured, kind bachelor always ready for adventure. 
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Harry Bright- Might be Sophie's father andmust deliver dialogue with an English accent.  He is a respected London banker who has left his head-banging days behind; he is polite, but attempting to reignite his spontaneous side; seeking a strong lyrical singer with a fun nervous comic timing; guitar playing is a plus.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

Sky- Sophie's fiancé.  Athletic. Romantic. Attractive. Has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to take over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Moves well

Tanya- Rich, sophisticated, sassy, acerbic, and witty.  Must have excellent comic timing and be a great mover. She is a former member of the Girl Singing Group “The Dynamo’s” so should be excellent at 3-part harmony’s and “girl group” choreography.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Moves well --- strong dancer

Rosie- Former Dynamo who now writes for a feminist press.  She has a keen sense of humor and uses comedy as a defense to hide her vulnerable and open heart; seeking a strong comic actress who sings very well.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Moves well

Lisa- Sophie’s friend who arrives to be one of the bridesmaids. Very energetic, kooky and stylish.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Moves well --- strong dancer 

Ali- Sophie’s good friend who arrives to be one of the bridesmaids. High energy and fun. Should contrast to Sophie and Lisa.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Moves well --- strong dancer 

Pepper- Barman at Taverna.  Loves women and always flirting. Handsome and in great physical shape. Sexually charged and devil may care. Featured vocal and choreographic duet with Tanya in “Does Your Mother Know” production number. 
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A4
Moves well --- strong dancer (ideally) with Acro skills.

Eddie- Good friend of Sky’s. Dry sense of humor. Laid back dude. Works at the taverna alongside Sky and Pepper and helps Sky with Water-Sports.  
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 25
Moves well --- strong dancer 

Ensemble- Consists of the Islanders, who work at Donna's, Wedding-Guests.  Males with Acro skills a plus. Male and Females with partnering skills a plus. Diverse attractive, quirky, offbeat with ability to create memorable characters.  Excellent Singers who dance with great contemporary rock/pop sensibility.
Gender: Both 

Location: RCP - 609 E. Rusk St., Rockwall, Tx 75087

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy CDT) Available Slot
07/20/2019
(Sat. 1:00pm - 1:05pm)

MAMMA MIA! Auditions

 
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07/21/2019
(Sun. 6:00pm - 6:05pm)

MAMMA MIA! Auditions

 
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