Upcoming Audition Dates
August 9, 2018 – “My Fair Lady”
September 20, 2018 – “It’s A Wonderful Life!”
November 1, 2018 – “Prodigal Son”
December 6, 2018 – “Phantom of the Opera”
January 17, 2019 – “Pilgrim’s Progress”
March 7, 2019 – “Treasure Island”
April 18, 2019 – Disney’s “Mary Poppins”
May 30, 2019 – “Les Miserablès: A New Drama”*
July 11, 2019 – “Cinderella”
Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater
Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age and bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a Polaroid picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.
Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue around one minute in length.
Auditions for “My Fair Lady”
Auditions for the musical “My Fair Lady” will be Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 6pm – 9pm at LifeHouse Theater.
Eliza Doolittle: A cockney flower girl from Lisson Grove, Eliza works outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become “a lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering. Soprano. (middle C to high G)
Henry Higgins: A British, upper class professional bachelor, Higgins is a world-famous phonetics expert, teacher, and author of “Higgins’ Universal Alphabet.” Baritone
Colonel Pickering: A retired British officer with colonial experience, Pickering is the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.” Baritone
Alfred P. Doolittle: Eliza’s father, Doolittle is an elderly but vigorous dustman. Baritone.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: An upper class young man, Freddy becomes completely smitten with Eliza. Tenor/Baritone
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Eynsford-Hill is Freddy’s mother.
Mrs. Higgins: Henry’s long-suffering mother.
Bartender: George works the Tottenham Court Road Pub.
Harry: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle. Bass/Baritone
Jamie: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle. Tenor
Mrs. Pearce: Henry Higgins’ housekeeper. Alto/Mezzo
Mrs. Hopkins: A cockney woman of Tottenham Court.
Queen of Transylvania
Prof. Zoltan Karpathy: A bearded Hungarian, Karpathy is a former phonetics student of Henry Higgins who fancies himself impossible to dupe when it comes to identifying the origin of anyone’s speech patterns.
First Cockney, Second Cockney, Third Cockney, Fourth Cockney: Four men who form a Cockney quartet. (T/T/Br/Bs)
Butler: Henry Higgins’s household employee.
Footman: Henry Higgins’s household employee.
Lord Boxington: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Boxington is an Ascot race patron.
Lady Boxington: The wife of Lord Boxington.
Footman: An embassy employee
Selsey Man: A bystander outside Covent Garden
Various Servants, Maids, Stewards, Etc.