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Auditions for The Adobe Theater’s Production of

Gilbert & Sullivan’s

“The Mikado”

Directed by Jane & Cy Hoffman


Production Dates: April 21 – May 14, 2017
Auditions: (at the Adobe Theater): Sat. 2/11: 12:30 PM-5 PM & Sun. 2/12: 6-9 PM
ROLES:
Men (6) :
THE MIKADO of JAPAN (Bass) Must project a regal mien with an understated sense of humor. Doubles as citizen of Titipu in Act 1.
NANKI-POO (Tenor) The Mikado’s son, disguised as an itinerant musician, secretly in love with Yum-Yum.
KO-KO (Baritone): A comic role. The Lord High Executioner of Titipu, betrothed to Yum-Yum. Must sing and move well and have good comic timing.
POOH-BAH (Bass-Baritone): The Lord High everything else. Very haughty, with a dry sense of humor.
PISH-TUSH (Baritone) A noble Lord. Sings a solo, also in a trio
ENSEMBLE (High-baritone): Will sing in many ensemble songs and fill in several small roles.
Women (5): Note: All women fill in as men for the first part of Act 1.
YUM-YUM (Soprano) A young ward, engaged Ko-Ko; secretly in love with Nanki-Poo.
PITTI-SING (Mezzo) A ward of Ko--Ko, sister of Yum-Yum. Must be a good comedic actress.
PEEP-BO (Soprano) Also a ward of Ko-Ko, and sister of Yum-Yum and Pitti-Sing.
KATISHA (Alto) A lady in The Mikado’s court, betrothed to Nanki-Poo. A fierce, frightful person.
ENSEMBLE (Mezzo) Will sing in many ensemble songs (including some as a man).

Operatic voices NOT required. We are happy to work with different kinds of voices.

Auditions will consist of singing & movement plus cold readings from the script.

Prepare a short song & bring music for the accompanist.

Please no a capella and nothing from this show.

Contact Jane Hoffman to reserve a 30-minute time slot

jhoffman9@comcast.net; 822-0849(h); 505 690-1345 (c)

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