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Auditions for GUYS & DOLLS

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Footlite Musicals is excited to announce open auditions for its production of GUYS AND DOLLS. Auditions will take place on Sunday, September 18th at 6:30pm and Monday, September 19th at 7pm. Callbacks are scheduled for September 20th.
The auditions will be held at Footlite Musicals in the Hedback Theatre- 1847 N. Alabama St.. Indianapolis, IN 46202. You only need to attend one audition date. We are seeking a cast that is racially, ethnically, and physically diverse as well as inclusive of all gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities. Rehearsals are scheduled to begin on September 25th, 2022.
Please come prepared to sing 16-32 bars from a song that shows off your vocal talent, with sheet musical in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided.
Production dates are November 18th- December 4th, 2022. At auditions, you will be asked to provide a list of all known conflicts. No conflicts are allowed during the production dates.
Please note that the entire cast is required to have received the Covid-19 vaccine and will be required to show proof of vaccination if cast.
For questions, you may contact the director, Donna McFadden, at mcfaddendonna831@gmail.com.
Character Breakdown:
Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Just like his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan’s loyal friend and lackey.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Benny Southstreet
Nathan’s right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan’s best interest at heart.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Sarah Brown
A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually lets go.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Arvide Abernathy
The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah’s loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Harry The Horse
A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. Brings Big Jule into Nathan’s craps game and backs his cheating but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Lt. Brannigan
A New York police officer who is on to Nathan’s illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 55
Nathan Detroit
A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Miss Adelaide
Nathan’s fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Sky Masterson
A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Big Jule
A big-time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough looking. A bit of an oaf.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Ensemble: Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers

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Date:
September 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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