NUREMBERG - The Nuremberg Community Players will be holding open auditions for ages 16 and up for their upcoming musical, “The Wedding Singer” starting next Sunday.
Auditions will be held at the home of the Nuremberg Community Players, 283 Hazle Street, Nuremberg. Auditions will be July 7, 8, and 9 at 6pm. Shows will be presented on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 16, 17 and 18.
Rehearsals will be 3 nights a week (tentatively Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday) from 6-9pm, and every night during Tech Week (August 11-15) from 6-10 pm.
The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey. A wannabe rock star (aka a professional wedding singer) is left at the altar and finally changes his tune. “The Wedding Singer” takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, “The Wedding Singer”'s sparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in twenty years.
It's 1985, and rock star wannabe, Robbie Hart, is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and, unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.
The Wedding Singer features a large chorus with many featured roles for actors who sing, and dancers who act. The cast is comprised of the following characters:
ROBBIE HART – The lead singer of a band. Handsome and charismatic. A truly 'nice' guy that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer. In love with love until Linda leaves him at the altar and breaks his heart. Gender: male. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: C6. Vocal range bottom: B3
SAMMY – The bass player in the wedding band and one of Robbie's best friends. A total guy's guy, but beneath his pretending to love being a bachelor he is actually in love with Holly. Gender: male. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: C4
GEORGE – The wedding band's keyboardist and one of Robbie's best friends. He is sensitive and somewhat flamboyant. The foil to Sammy's super guy attitude. Gender: male. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: C4
JULIA SULLIVAN – Waitress. The pretty "girl next door" in looks and personality. Engaged to Glen but falls in love with Robbie and is conflicted as to who to choose. Empathetic, caring, and brave. Gender: female. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3
HOLLY – Julia's cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time, but wants to be loved and is looking for romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. She is in love with Sammy. Gender: female. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: E5. Vocal range bottom: A3
GLEN GUGLIA – Julia's fiancé. A Wall Street broker. He is rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia's love with money. He is a bit of a womanizer. Gender: male. Age: 30 to 45. Vocal range top: B5. Vocal range bottom: D4
ROSIE – Robbie's grandmother who raised him. Motherly but adventurous and always trying to remain "hip" despite her age. Gender: female. Age: 60 to 80. Vocal range top: C5. Vocal range bottom: C4
LINDA – Robbie's fiancé who leaves him at the altar. Keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. Is more in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than she actually is with Robbie. Gender: female. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: D5. Vocal range bottom: A3
ENSEMBLE - Couples (Harold & Debbie, Shane & Donatella, Crystal & Mookie); Wedding Guests; Stockbrokers; Impersonators
Those auditioning should be prepared to sing a song of their own choosing. They can bring their own music on their phone or on a CD to be played through our sound system (music only, no vocals please), or they can sing their song a capella. Anyone interested in auditioning for the show or anyone willing to help with the production in any way is encouraged to attend. Please contact the director, Suzanne Croll at 570-384-4608 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or for further information.
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