November 12, 2020

AUDITION NOTICE: Tribute to Broadway NYC!

A Very NYC Christmas: WRT’s Tribute to Broadway
Shows: Dec. 11th @ 7pm and Dec. 12th @ 3:30pm and 7pm
Location: Miss Chantel’s Star Dance Academy, Meriden, CT
Purpose: To provide a showcase of Broadway musicals set in New York City. Due to COVID-19, many families will not take a holiday trip to Manhattan this year for a Broadway show. This show pays homage to The Great White Way, celebrating musicals set in the Big Apple.
If you haven’t been involved with a White Rabbit Theatre (WRT) show before, please email with the following info:
Name, Phone, Email, Town, Vocal Range (be as exact as possible), Previous Roles, Special Skills, Attach Resume if you have one
All Auditioners: Please Confirm that you can meet for the following dates:
•2-3 rehearsals in November & December, TBA based on actor availability.
•December 11th, 5:30pm-9:00pm (7pm Show)
•December 12th, 2:00pm-9:00pm (3:30pm and 7pm Shows)
*If you’re only available for one performance, you can still audition! Each of the 3 performances will be customized.
•Please let us know if there are any songs in particular you prefer. Also, note if there are any you prefer NOT to perform.
•Please confirm that you can sell at least (2) tickets to the show.
*Note that due to limited space and safety, actors will be kept in a “green room” during the show. We will try to hook up the tv so performances can be viewed.
•The event is indoors, so we will follow the strict guidelines provided by the state of Connecticut. We will be required to be social-distanced from ALL audience members plus cast members. Masks will be mandatory except when performing. Mics will need to be sanitized between acts. Confirm that you will adhere to these guidelines, and let me know if you have questions/concerns.
•Songs will be accompanied on keyboard by Scott Mayfield, and mics/speakers provided by Tory Summers
Song Options to Audition With:
Please sing a minimum of 16 bars each for (2) songs from the list below. Send your video to Deadline is one week from today: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17th. If you want to audition with a “New York-set” Broadway song not listed, run it by me first.
*None of these songs are guaranteed to be in the show. The repertoire will be determined based on auditions.
Funny Girl: People, Don’t Rain on My Parade
Guys and Dolls: Fugue for Tinhorns, The Oldest Established, I’ll Know, A Bushel and a Peck, Guys and Dolls, I’ve Never Been in Love Before, Luck Be a Lady, Sue Me, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat
In The Heights (seeking individuals of Latino heritage): In the Heights, Breathe, It Won’t Be Long Now, When You’re Home, No Me Diga (You Don’t Say), When the Sun Goes Down
A Chorus Line: At the Ballet, Nothing Dance 10 Looks 3, What I Did For Love
Mame: Open a New Window, My Best Girl, We Need a Little Christmas
Thoroughly Modern Millie: How the Other Half Lives, Only in New York, Gimme Gimme
On the Town: New York New York, Come Up To My Place, Lucky to be Me
Hair: Aquarius, I Got Life, Going Down, Hair, Easy to be Hard, Where Do I Go?, Walking in Space, Flesh Failures/Let the Sunshine In
Annie: Tomorrow, Little Girls
Ragtime: Wheels of a Dream, Back to Before, Make Them Hear You
42nd Street: The Lullaby of Broadway
*Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York”
The Producers: We Can Do It, When You Got It, Flaunt It
Newsies: Seize the Day
Little Shop of Horrors: Suddenly Seymour, Skid Row
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