MAMMA MIA! Auditions
Welcome to the audition signups for Stage 1 Theatre’s MAMMA MIA!
We are very excited about this show, it will be a BLAST!
Auditions: Sunday Nov 4 & Monday Nov 5 from 7-10pm; Newark Memorial High School Dance Room – 39375 Cedar Blvd., Newark.
Auditions will be vocals only. Please be prepared to sing 30 to 60 seconds of an upbeat Broadway tune or Pop song, in the style of the show. Please bring your music with you, there will be an accompanist provided. Music must be in the correct key, no transpositions or a cappella.
Please download and complete the audition forms. Bring headshot and these forms with you.
Callbacks upon invitation: 6-10pm Sunday Nov. 11th
Rehearsals: 7-10pm Mon – Thurs & 10am-4pm Saturdays starting Jan. 7th and run through March 1, 2019. (You may not be needed for all scheduled rehearsals. A detailed schedule will be available at the first rehearsal.)
Performance dates: March 2, 3*, 7**, 8, 9, 10*, 15, 16 & 17* (* = matinees curtain 2:30pm; ** = Thursday evening performance) – YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PERFORMANCES
Show Description: 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.
Director: Scott Maraj
Vocal & Musical Director: Cary Litchford
Choreographer: Kevin Hammond
Producers: Gary Ferguson & Debbie Otterstetter
Contemporary dancers and singers. Some ensemble men have dance specialties. Acrobatic skills are a plus; some ensemble men and women are featured as singers and actors. ALL SHOULD HAVE A POP / ROCK SOUND AND BE ABLE TO MOVE WELL.
DONNA: Female/late 30s-early 40s. Former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos.” A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side. Moves well.
SOPHIE: Female/18-25. Donna’s Daughter, who is determined to find romance. Pop soprano.
TANYA: Female/late 30s-early 40s. A former singer in the “Dynamos.” Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty.
ROSIE: Female/late 30s-early 40s. A former singer in the “Dynamos.” Confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress. Actress who sings and moves well
LISA: Female/18-25. Sophie’s friend who arrives to be a bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Strong dancer.
ALI: Female/18-25. Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie.
SAM: Male/35-45. May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings and moves well. Baritone.
HARRY: Male/35-45. May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his carefree, youthful self. English accent. Actor who sings and moves well. High baritone, tenor.
BILL: Male/35-45. May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man. Supporting Principal role. Moves well.
SKY: Male/late 20s. Sophie’s fiance. Athletic, attractive. Strong dance.
PEPPER: Male/20s. Sky’s friend. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be a good mover and strong dancer. Acrobatic skills a plus. Baritone/tenor.
EDDIE: Male/20s. Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Must be a good mover and strong dancer. Baritone/tenor.
FATHER ALEXANDRIOS: The minister of the island who almost marries Sophie & Sky, and ends up marrying Donna & Sam.
MALE AND FEMALE ENSEMBLE