December 23, 2009
Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Auditions for the Musical
Auditions for Pioneer Theatre Company’s 2009-2010 season finale, the dance extravaganza 42ND STREET, will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2010 and Friday, January 15, 2010, from noon to 5:00 p.m. each day. Callbacks will be Saturday, January 16, 2010; that time will be announced.
Audition slots from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January14 and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15 are for Actors’ Equity members only. Audition slots from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, and from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15 are open to all auditioners.
Non-AEA auditioners must come in to sign up on the callboard in Room 325 at the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. AEA members may contact Elizabeth Williamson at email@example.com to sign up, as early as Thursday, January 7, 2010. (This feature is available for Actors’ Equity members only, and only as early as one week prior to auditions.)
The sign-up sheet will be posted by noon on Friday, January 8, 2010. Auditions will be held in Room 245 at the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Scripts and/or scores will NOT be available for checkout.
The first audition will be singing only. Auditioners should prepare a song from the show or in a similar Broadway style. An accompanist will be provided, but auditioners should bring their own sheet music and/or scores (neither will be provided by the theatre). A photo and resume are recommended. The callback audition will involve dancing and reading from the script as well.
Rehearsal dates for the production are Monday, March 29, 2010 – Thursday, April 22, 2010; performance dates are April 23, 2010 – May 8, 2010. PTC Artistic Director Charles Morey will direct the production, Patti D’Beck will choreograph, and Michael Rice will be the musical director.
All roles are currently available.