Auditions

 

AUDITION - ACTORS - NEPTUNE THEATRE - HALIFAX, NS
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Halifax Auditions

Audition day 1: October 27, 2017
City: Halifax

Audition day 2: October 28, 2017
City: Halifax

Halifax Auditions, Deadline to submit: October 13th, 2017, 5pm

 

Toronto Auditions

Audition day 1: November 11, 2017
Principle auditions

Audition day 2: November 12, 2017
Principle and supporting auditions

Audition day 3: November 13, 2017
Toronto, Day 3

Toronto Auditions, Deadline to submit: October 27th, 2017, 5pm

 

Mamma Mia!

Music and Lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus Benny Andersson
and some songs with Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson

 

Casting team in attendance:
Jeremy Webb, Incoming AD/Director
Choreographer Ray Hogg,
Musical Director Paul DeGurse

 

Email applications to: info@neptunetheatre.com
Contact name: Janice Creelman
Contact email:
info@neptunetheatre.com
Contact phone: 902-429-7300
Engager website:
neptunetheatre.com

 

Agreement: CTA

 

Rehearsals Start:  March 19th, 2018
First Preview: April 10th, 2018
Closing: June 3rd, 2018
Possible Extension: June 25th, 2018

 

Neptune Theatre is committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to age, disability, ethno-cultural identity, gender, or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated. And we mean it.

 

Additional information:

APPLICATIONS: Please email a pdf of headshot and resume, marked with your lastname_firstname.pdf and include in the subject line “Mamma Mia Audition - HALIFAX (role)” with the role you would like to be considered for. For those auditioning for the ensemble, simply put (Emsemble).

For Toronto's submissions, please use subject line “Mamma Mia Audition - TORONTO (role)” along with the role you would like to be considered for.
 

 

PRINCIPAL ROLES

DONNA – PRINCIPAL ROLE - CAST

(late 30s-early 40s – the mother of a 20 year old girl) Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side.

Note: This role is cast. Seeking understudy.

 

SOPHIE (18-25) A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has a wild, zany spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Pop soprano.

 

SUPPORTING ROLES

SKY (late 20s) Sophie’s fiancé. Athletic, dynamic – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie.

 

TANYA (late 30s-early 40s) A former singer in the “Dynamos”. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty.

 

ROSIE (late 30s-early 40s) Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, bit of a clown. Actress who sings.

 

SAM (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Baritone.

 

HARRY (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. High baritone, tenor.

 

BILL (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man.

 

FEATURED ENSEMBLE ROLES

LISA (18-25) Sophie’s friend who arrives to be a bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Should sing and dance well

 

ALI (18-25) Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie. Featured ensemble role.

 

PEPPER (20s) Sky’s friend. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be a good dancer. Acrobatic skills a plus. Baritone/tenor.

 

EDDIE (20s) Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Also a dancer role. Baritone/tenor.

 

ENSEMBLE ROLES (18-30)

**All Ensemble Actors must be exceptionally strong actors/singers who move extraordinarily well and are confident and adept at creating fully realized, strong, textured characters. The ensemble plays a wide variety of roles. We are seeking full range of male & female voices including excellent low-reaching Altos, experienced Mezzos and Sopranos, Basses, Baritones & Tenors*

 

Performers should prepare one pop song/contemporary musical theatre song and one monologue. Musical Sides to be sent with confirmations. All candidates will be asked to attend a dance call. Only successful applicated will be contacted to arrange an audition.

 

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract.

CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

 

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