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Audition Notice -- The Shadow Box

By Michael Cristofer

Directed by Frederick Ponzlov

Auditions: Thursday January 5th,  Friday January 6th, (6:00pm – 9:00pm) Saturday January 7th (1:00pm – 4:00pm) and callbacks Sunday January 8th (6:00pm – 8:00pm)

Auditions BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:  Email shadowboxabq@yahoo.com with a preference day and role that you would like to read.

Performances: March 17th – April 9th, 2016

Adobe Theater, 9813 Fourth St NW, Albuquerque 87114, www.adobetheater.org, 505-898-9222

Auditions will consist of a 3 minute monologue of your choice and material from the script that will be sent to you before the audition.

For further information, please email Frederick Ponzlov at shadowboxabq@yahoo.com with the subject line Audition and indicate the role that you are interested in.

The Shadow Box takes place on the grounds of a hospital where in three separate cottages, three terminally ill patients are in hospice care with their respective family caregivers.  Moving and at times very funny, all three patients come to terms with their mortality and what it means to be alive.

9 roles  4 males/4 females/and one either male or female

All ethnicities are encouraged to audition

The roles:

Joe – (40’s) a blue collar man from New York

Steve – (teens)  Joe’s son.  The ability to play guitar encouraged.

Maggie – Joe’s wife from New York (40’s)

Brian- Gay man  (40’s- 50’s)

Mark – Brian’s gay former hustler, now lover (20’s -30’s)

Beverly – Brian’s former wife (40’s -50’s)

Agnes – A woman (late 40’s -50’s)

Felicity – Agnes’ mother (late 60’s  - 70s)

Interviewer – Voice, a male/female that is never seen.

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
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
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
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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