Auditions for Promises , Promises (a Musical) @ Spotlight Theatre, Swarthmore [from 20 to 21 August]

Auditions for Promises , Promises (a Musical)

20 - 21
15:00 - 19:00

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Spotlight Theatre
129 Park Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
Audition Start Times:
Sunday, August 20th @ 3:00pm
Monday, August 21st @ 7:00pm

Show Dates:
Jan 26, 27 Feb 2, 3, 4, 9 & 10, 2018

New York City, mid 60’s. This musical follows a young, ambitious accountant, Chuck Baxter, who works for a New York insurance company. Chuck climbs the ladder by allowing the firm's executives to use his midtown apartment for extramarital love affairs. Trouble occurs when Chuck discovers that the object of his own love, Fran Kubelik, is having rendezvous at his place with Chuck's manager, J.D. Sheldrake. (We will be presenting the 2010 revival version which includes 2 added musical numbers.)

Please be prepared to sing a selection that highlights your vocal style. Preferably from the show. An accompanist will be present. You will also be asked to read from the script. All parts are available.
There will be some basic dance moves required for the show, but no dancing is needed for the audition.

Cast Needed:
Chuck Baxter – 25-30 baritone – Chuck is an ambitious younger man getting ahead by lending out his apartment to married executives. He is in love with Fran Kubelik, a waitress in the company cafeteria.

J. D. Sheldrake – 40-50 – Baritone –Sheldrake is the head of Human Relations at Consolidated Life. He is having an affair with Fran Kubelik. Sheldrake is the heavy in this story.

Fran Kubelik – 20-30 — Alto — Fran is the sweet, naive love interest of both Sheldrake and Chuck.

Mr. Dobitch – 40-55 – Dobitch is the first executive to borrow Chuck’s apartment. He doesn’t have to have a great singing voice, just be able to carry a tune.

Sylvia Gilhooley – 20-35 – Switchboard Operator — Dobitch’s Mistress.

Mr. Kirkeby – 40-50 – Another Executive. Public Relations
Ginger – 20-35 – Kirkeby’s Mistress.

Mr. Eichelberger – 40-55 – Another executive in the Research department.

Vivien – 20-35 — Eichelberger’s Mistress.

Dr. Dreyfuss – 50+ — Comedic role – Chuck’s next door neighbor.

New Yorker – with a Yiddish accent.

Mr. Vanderhoff – 40-55 — Another executive in the Claims Investigation department.

Miss Kreplinski- 20-35 – Dental Nurse — Vanderhoff’s extramarital love interest.

Office Nurse/Singer 1- Alto/Soprano

Miss Olsen – 30+ — Sheldrake’s Secretary, and former mistress.

Waitress/Singer 2 – Alto/Soprano

Miss Della Hoya/Singer 3– Alto/Soprano

Night Watchman/ Eddie (Bartender)/Office Doctor

Margie McDougal – 25 – 35-Alto – Barfly – Comedic role. Chuck’s rebound pick-up.

Carl Kubelik – Fran’s large brother.

Young Man – 20’s

For more information call 610-328-1079 or email [email protected]
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