(Beach Haven, NJ) -- Surflight Theatre will hold local auditions for Principal, Ensemble members and the role of Susan Waverly in Irving Berlin's White Christmas on Saturday, October 12 from 10am-6pm at Surflight Theatre. The breakdown is from 10am-12Noon vocal auditions; 1pm-2pm dance (jazz and tap); and 3pm-5pm callbacks.
Christmas, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by David
Ives and Paul Blake, will be directed and choreographed by Norb Joerder.
Rehearsals begin November 11 in Beach Haven with matinee and evening
performances from November 29 through December 22.
Based on the
1954 smash hit Paramount movie, White Christmas tells the story of two
showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and find
their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, laughter and some
of the greatest songs ever written, White Christmas promises to be a
merry and bright theatrical experience for the entire family. The show
features classic Irving Berlin hits such as "Blue Skies," "Sisters,"
"Happy Holiday," "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "I Love a
Piano" and the unforgettable title song, "White Christmas."
are open, no need to call for appointment. All actors (16 +) must act,
sing, and move well. An accompanist will be provided. Those auditioning
should bring headshot and resume and prepare 16 bars of music in the
appropriate key you will sing. No transposing available. Dancers will
be invited back in the afternoon (bring tap and jazz shoes). All
ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Auditions for the role of Susan Waverly will also be held on October 12.
Waverly - (9-12 years old, to play 9 years old) The General's
granddaughter, Susan is a lovable and outgoing real kid. She is very
smart, wise beyond her years, and cares deeply about her grandfather.
Once bitten hard by the showbiz bug, she demonstrates everything that is
winning in the ultimate child performer. She must have an excellent
belt voice, and be able to move well.
Sings reprise of "Let Me Sing and I'm Happy."
For audition information visit www.surflight.org or call 609-492-9477x208.