New Jersey Stage

Friday, November 12, 2010

Auditions For "Funny Girl - In Concert"

(BLOOMFIELD, NJ) -- The 4th Wall Theatre is holding auditions for "Funny Girl - In Concert" on Saturday, November 13 at 4:00 and Sunday, November 14 at 6:00 pm at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts, 593 Bloomfield Avenue (corner of Broad Street) in Bloomfield, NJ. Sign-up starts half an hour prior to the start of auditions, please do not arrive before then. Callbacks will be held on Monday, November 15 beginning at 7:00 pm at the same location.

FUNNY GIRL - IN CONCERT

SEEKING 7-8 women and 7-8 men to perform in a concert version of FUNNY GIRL (book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill), directed by Josh Penzell and music directed by Markus Hauck.

The role of Fanny, who sings more than half of the score, will be shared among several of the women in the show; when not playing Fanny or Mrs. Brice, the women will play other parts and sing in the ensemble. Similarly, the men, when not playing specific parts, will sing as ensemble.

PRODUCTION DETAILS
The cast will rehearse music for two weeks in December (approximately Dec 4-Dec 18) and learn staging in January (approximately Jan 3-20). The show will run only one weekend, Jan 21-22 at 8pm and Jan 23 at 2pm.

AUDITION DETAILS
Auditions will be held on Saturday, November 13 at 4:00 and Sunday, November 14 at 6:00 pm at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts, 593 Bloomfield Avenue (corner of Broad Street) in Bloomfield, NJ. Sign-up starts half an hour prior to the start of auditions, please do not arrive before then. Callbacks will be held on Monday, November 15 beginning at 7:00 pm at the same location.

Auditioning actors and actresses should prepare their own song (NOT from the show) that is appropriate to the role(s) for which they want to be considered; please bring legible sheet music in your key. Callback material (songs and sides) will be provided at the audition. Auditioners are encouraged to become familiar with the show or film in advance. All roles are open, and adult actors of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

Non-union/small stipend paid. Please bring a headshot and resume stapled together if you have them, and be prepared to provide a list of any conflicts you might have during the rehearsal process.

For more information and cast breakdown - http://www.4thwalltheatre.org/shows/audition.html