Audition Notice: Comedy of Errors

Event Details

Vancouver

Directed by: KAYT ROTH

Show Run Dates: Thursday to Saturday, October 03 to October 19, 2019
Sunday matinees are October 06 and October 13

When: Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18 at 7:00pm

Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Characters Needed: 3-female; 5-male

HENRY SAUNDERS – (45-55) – Concert Producer. Former mayor of Cleveland.
Stressed with a temper as he tries to produce a concert that’s falling
apart. American accent.
MAX – (30s) – Saunders’ former assistant, now a working tenor in
Henry’s concert. Nervous as his wife (who is Henry’s daughter) is
expecting their first child. American accent.
MARIA MERELLIS – (45-55) – Tito’s long-suffering wife. Hot headed but
loving. Understands that her daughter needs to have a life. Italian accent.
TITO MERELLIS – (50-60) – Dual role. Tito is the world’s premiere
tenor, a hot headed Italian who feels threatened and forgotten as the opera
world embraces a new young star. Beppo is a hotel bellhop who is the
spitting image (and voice) of Tito. Italian accent.
MIMI MERELLIS – (25) – the Merellis’ daughter. An aspiring actress
who went to boarding school in the States. American accent.
CARLO NUCCI – (30ish) – Mimi’s boyfriend. Tenor. The opera world’s
rising star, and Mimi’s boyfriend. American accent.
TATIANA RACÓN – (40-50) – famous soprano. Sexy and sophisticated,
having everything in her life but love. Russian accent.
JACQUES – (30+) – Concert announcer (voiceover only). French accent.

All actors auditioning for tenor roles will need to sing the first verse
and chorus of La Traviata: Brindisi acapella

Callbacks: Thursday, June 20

Rehearsal period: late July through until opening night

Requirements: Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director
will choose which scenes the group will read. Sides available upon request.
All actors auditioning for tenor roles will need to sing the first verse
and chorus of La Traviata: Brindisi acapella

Resume and Headshots: you may bring these with you to the audition, or,
email your résumé and head shot to https://metrotheatre.com/auditions/

Notes: This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are
Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served
basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may
be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.

Contact: Director, Kayt Roth at rhodalexington@shaw.ca

 

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