Missed the Boat Theatre
Missed the Boat Theatre is holding auditions for Catholic Young Adults: The Musical, a new musical by Fr. Kyle Kowalczyk and Br. John Marmion Villa, directed by Mary Shaffer. The musical will perform at Helen Houle Auditorium at Saint Agnes School (St. Paul) for at least 6 shows from Nov. 15-24. For more info see cyamusical.com.
Audition Location: St. Clement’s Social Hall: 901 24th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
6-9:30pm, Fri, Aug 30th
9am to 5pm, Sat, Aug 31st
Callbacks: 5pm-10pm, Mon, Sept 2nd (Labor Day)
We are casting 8 principals (4 men and 4 women), 4 supporting roles (3 men and 1 woman), and an ensemble of 6-12 members. We seek actors of all races/ethnicities to play ages 18-35 for women and 18-50 for men. All roles require singing ability. Some roles require dance ability. Stipends will be provided for principal roles commensurate with experience. Actors do not need to be Catholic, but must be okay with working with lots of Catholics who love being Catholic, and performing for a largely Catholic audience.
For the Audition:
Please bring a headshot (photo clearly showing your face); a resume is optional. We will audition groups of 6 in 30-minute slots; plan to be available the entire 30 minutes. Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to fill out an audition form (or fill out form in advance by downloading here). Please prepare a 32-bar excerpt from the musical; sheet music and audio samples can be found here. An accompanist will be provided. You will also read from the script. If you’re unable to be present at auditions, please contact us about submitting a video audition.
About the Show:
At Catholic Beer Night, the CYAs hear a rumor that St. Stephen’s is closing! Can they rally together to find a way amidst the chaos of their own dating novenas, come-and-sees, and lust for Latin to beat the odds and do what no one ever expected a band of millennials to do… save the parish? Fr. Kyle Kowalczyk’s new musical distills the essence of Catholic Young Adult subculture in an uncomfortably accurate, unexpectedly poignant, and reverently hilarious brew.
For detailed role descriptions, click here.
Paulus: The Dorky Latin Guy, 34ish
Billy: The Clandestine Non-Catholic, 22ish - dance skill needed
Maggie: The Pragmatic Feminist, 22ish
Vianney: The Controlling Friend/Brother/Husband, 28ish
Tyler: The Mannerless Seminarian, 30ish - dance skill needed
Gemma: The Hopeless Discerner, 21ish - dance skill needed
Vicky: The Barren Wife, 28ish
Mary Faustina: The Religious Life Dropout, 30ish - dance skill needed
Roger: The Not-So-Young Adult, 45?
Lucy: The Hopeless Romantic, 30ish
Tom: The Catholic Player, 25ish
Fr. Strickland: The Busy Priest
Rehearsal and Performance Dates:
St. Clement's Social Hall
Rehearsals begin with a readthrough on Sept. 26th through tech week Nov. 11-14.
Rehearsals are generally Mon-Thurs 6:30-9:30pm.
We may rehearse some Fridays and weekends.
It is not permitted to miss a rehearsal during tech week Nov. 11-14.
You must be available for all of the following possible performance dates:
Friday, Nov. 15th 7pm
Saturday, Nov. 16th 2pm, 7pm
Thursday, Nov. 21 7pm
Friday, Nov. 22 7pm
Saturday, Nov. 23 (possible 2pm), 7pm
Sunday, Nov. 24 (possible 2pm)
901 24th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
|| Erika Zabinski