Auditions

Please scroll down for any other scheduled auditions. All roles are non-union and non-paid. A link to an audition form is at the bottom. Future audition dates follow the current audition. More information about those auditions coming.

 Audition Notices

All auditions take place at Spotlight Theatre, 129 Park Ave, Swarthmore, PA. All dates cover the same days of the week and times (unless otherwise noted): Sundays from 6-9 pm, Mondays from 7-9 pm and Tuesdays (for callbacks, if necessary) from 7-9 pm.

The Wedding Singer

Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy

Music by Matthew Sklar

Lyrics by Chad Beguelin

Based upon the New Line Cinema film

Written by Tim Herlihy

Originally produced by

Margo Lion New Line Cinema The Araca Group

Roy Furman Douglas L. Meyer / James D. Stern

Rick Steiner / The Staton Bell Osher Mayerson Group JAM Theatricals

Original Broadway production directed by John Rando

Orchestrations by Irwin Fisch

Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

Directed by Adam Young

Sunday Jan. 5, 2020, 6-9 pm

Monday Jan 6, 2020, 6-9 pm

Callbacks (if Necessary) Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020

 

Please prepare a song of your choice. A selection from the show is recommended, but not required. A show from a similar style show is also recommended, but not required. This show requires lots of energy and contains several different music styles. Bring sheet music with you, and wear comfortable shoes for a simple dance audition. Be prepared to read cold. 

This show is a comedy but also contains ADULT LANGUAGE & ADULT SITUATIONS.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Robbie Hart: (Male, 25-35). Rock Tenor B3 to Ab5. Strong Falsetto at times, High C6. The lead singer of a band. Charismatic and handsome. A “nice guy” that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer who is “in love with love”. Extremely strong singer and actor who can adapt to different styles. Great comic timing. Basic movement required. Ability to play the guitar a huge plus. If able, please bring a guitar to the audition.

Sammy: (Male, 25-35). Rock n’ Roll Baritone/Tenor D4 to G5. Holly’s ex-boyfriend. The bass player in the wedding band. Also one of Robbie’s best friends. A complete “guy’s guy” But beneath his proclaimed love of being single, he is still actually in love with Holly. Not terribly bright but well-meaning. Must have excellent comic timing. Basic movement.

George: (Male, 25-35). Rock n’ Roll Baritone/Tenor C4 to G5. The wedding band’s keyboardist and one of Robbie’s best friends. Sensitive, eccentric, and somewhat flamboyant. The opposite of Sammy’s “tough guy” attitude. The Boy George type. Strong character singer.actor who can rap and has a strong falsetto.

Julia Sullivan: (Female, 25-35). Pop Mezzo Soprano G3 to E5. Robbie’s friend and a waitress. Sweet and understanding, yet naive, and longs to get married. A strong singer and actor with good movement skills. The comedic ingenue.

Holly: (Female, 21-30). Pop Mezzo Soprano A3 to E5. Julia’s cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time, but still wants to be loved. Looks for love and romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. A cross between 80’s Madonna and Cyndi Lauper. Strong singer/dancer required. Comedic timing a must.

Glen Guglia: (Male, 25-35). High Baritone/Tenor D4 to Bb5. Julia’s Fiance. A Wall St Broker. Rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia’s love with money. A womanizer. Strong actor/singer with basic movement and dance skills.

Rosie: (Female, 60-70, but younger actor may be cast and “aged up”). Mezzo Soprano C4-C5. Robbie’s feisty grandmother who raised him. Loveable but with no shame. Motherly but adventurous. Always trys to be “hip” for her age. Strong musical theater voice, but also plus if can rap (can be taught to rap). Great comic timing. Basic movement skills.

Linda: (Female, 20-30). Alto Belt (A3 to D5). Robbie’s fiance who keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. More in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than being in love with Robbie. Hard core rocker chick, Strong belter with strong movement and flexibility.

Angie: (Female, 35-50). Alto (Bb3 to Eb5). Julia’s conservative and overprotective mother. Divorced and still bitter about it. Wants Julia to marry Glen for his money and security. Mainly acting role with a couple of solo lines.

Ensemble:  A physically and ethnically diverse group of strong singers/actors who dance or are good at movement. Also, will help with scene changes. Interested in anyone with acrobatic or break-dancing ability. Plays multiple roles including wedding guests/brides/grooms/waiters, etc. If you can perform any of these celebrity impressions, please be prepared to do so at auditions: Billy Idol, Cyndi Lauper, Mr. T, Ronald Reagan, Tina Turner, Imelda Marcos.

We look forward to seeing you there!

TO SAVE TIME: Please print a copy of the audition form from the link below, complete it (please add name of show) and bring it with you to the audition. (Copies will be available at auditions for those who are unable to print it from the website.)

Audition Form Click Here and Print

For more information call 610-328-1079 or email info@spotlighttheatrepa.org

Future Audition dates:

A Few Good Men
Directed by Jess Stinson – February 9, 10 and 11