Summerstock’s GUYS & DOLLS
Original 1950 Broadway Version
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Based on “The Idyll of Sarah Brown” and characters by Damon Runyon
Directed/Choreographed by Shannon Hurleigh
Music Direction by Mariann Searle
Rehearsals Begin: Monday, May 11, 2015
Performances: June 19-21 & 26-28
AUDITION INFORMATION for Summerstock’s GUYS & DOLLS
Auditions are open to ages 7 and up!
Seeking actors of all ages, shapes and sizes, with a variety of skills and strengths! This show has it all!!!
Friday, April 10
4:00-6:00 pm: Youth (Ages 7-16) singing appointments
6:00-10:00 pm: Adult (Ages 16 & up) singing appointments
Sunday, April 12
12:00-5:00 pm- Callbacks
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition appointment.
*Please Note- the role of Nicely-Nicely Johnson is already cast.
SKY MASTERSON: Approximate age 30 to 45. Baritone B to Eflat.
Mr. Suave and Debonair and cool… Ranges from ‘I don’t need women’ to falling madly in love. Must be able to command the stage.
SARAH BROWN: Approximate age 25 to 35. Soprano to HighA
This “mission doll.” She plays straight-laced, tipsy, heartbroken and madly in love. Strong actress and singer.
NATHAN DETROIT: Approximate age 35 to 55. Baritone to HighF.
This guy is both funny and romantic. Engaged to Adelaide for 14 years. Comedic timing is a must.
ADELAIDE: Approximate age 28 to 45. Mezzo to A
Character actress with comedic timing and over-the-top articulation. Engaged to Nathan for 14 years. Strong mover/dancer.
NICELY-NICELY JOHNSON: (Already Cast)
Best pal to Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit
BENNY SOUTHSTREET and RUSTY CHARLIE: Approximate age 20 to 50. Both Baritones.
Nicely-Nicely’s pals. Open the show with Nicely-Nicely in “Fugue For Tin Horns”.
ARVIDE ABERNATHY: Approximate age45+.
Older, wiser, leader of the Save-A-Soul Mission in Times Square. Sarah Brown’s uncle.
BIG JULE: Approximate age 20 to 50.
A formidable thug in the crapshooters crew. An imposing character type with comedic timing. All sizes and shapes will be considered.
LT. BRANNIGAN: Approximate age 35+
Authoritative and slick officer that is always outwitted by the gamblers. Very New York and brash. (Non-singing role)
HOT BOX DOLLS: Good to Great Dancers, good singers.
In addition to the great Hot Box numbers, these dolls will play multiple roles in New York and Havana.
SAVE-A-SOUL MISSION DOLLS:
In addition to the Save-A-Soul Mission, these dolls will play multiple parts in New York and Havana. GENERAL CARTWRIGHT will be chosen from this group.
Strong stage presence and confidence. A variety of voices, ages and types from which will come HARRY THE HORSE, ANGIE THE OX, and the other characters. Most will multitask as tourists, waiters and many others. Many will need to be strong movers or dancers.
THE KIDDOS: (Ages 7-16)
A variety of ages, this group of young actors will play multiple parts in New York including newsies, tourists and Save-A-Soul Mission kids.