Sonoma Arts Live Theater Company

Auditions for The Taffetas

SONOMA ARTS LIVE

 

AUDITIONS FOR THE TAFFETAS

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

 

SEEKING 

Seeking 4 women to play characters age 30-40. Must have ability to sing 4-part harmony, in 1950’s style. Such songs as: Sh-Boom, Mr. Sandman, I’m Sorry, Arriverderci Roma, Sincerely.

 

PREPARATION

Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring sheet music, in your key with cuts clearly marked.  No acapella or recorded music, please.
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PERSONNEL
Director: Michael Ross
Choreographer: LC Arisman
Musical Director: Sherrill Peterson

Stage Manager: Mercedes Rivera                           

 

Production Description

In 1950-something, four singing sisters from Muncie, Indiana, are making their national television debut on the Dumont Television Network's Spotlight on Music. The Taffetas pays tribute to the sounds of The McGuire Sisters, The Fontane Sisters and The Chordettes.

Roles

Kaye (Supporting): Female, 28-40

the level-headed one, very maternal, the group’s business-minded leader, likes to write and record all of her experiences in her diary and hopes to publish it under the title “My Life In Taffeta”.

 

Peggy (Supporting): Female, 28-40

the most studious, spends her free time studying short hand, her favorite pastimes are learning to cook all of her mother’s favorite recipes and painting by numbers, she will probably leave the group to become a secretary.

 

Donna (Supporting): Female, 28-40

looking for a guy with a Chevrolet convertible, loves to collect film star photos and - best of all - riding in the front seat of her Daddy’s dreamy two-tone Chevy Belaire convertible.

 

Cheryl (Supporting): Female, 28-40

has man trouble, is crazy about Johnny (who has dumped her), her favorite pastime is improving her Canasta game, and her spare time is spent performing her duties as president of the Mario Lanza fan club.

 

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations


Rehearsals begin 3/22/2020.  Rehearsals will be Su-W from 6:00-10:00. Performance dates are 5/1-17.  The Taffetas will perform Th-Su at Sonoma Community Center (276 E. Napa St.) in Sonoma.

 

 

Date: 09/14/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 4:05pm - 5:30pm EDT

Location: Sonoma Community Center 276 E. Napa St. Sonoma

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