The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is holding Auditions for “Chicago, the Musical” on Saturday, February 9 from 11:00AM – 6:00PM. The production will be directed & choreographed by Russell Garrett, well known to the Arts Center for directing “Smokey Joes Cafe” and “Beauty and the Beast” among others.
Rehearsals for CHICAGO, THE MUSICAL begin on May 28, and performances run from June 19 – July 28, 2013. Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances.
Auditions are by appointment only. Performers should prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show. If you dance, please bring in character shoes men and women. Please wear clothing that shows off your figure.
Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. A monitor is not provided. Character descriptions are attached. For more information about roles and to schedule an appointment, call Gail Ragland at 843-686-3945 ext. 236 or email her at GRagland@artshhi.com.
33 – 45 An innocent with the ability to murder; sexy; funny. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.
30 – 45 Sarcastic, extremely sexy, tough, funny murderer with a keen eye for publicity. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.
38 – 60 Suave, educated lawyer who can talk and wheedle and persuade anyone to do anything - - his clients literally get away with murder. Sexy, handsome, charming, masculine. Actor must have a wonderful baritone voice and move well.
38 - 58. Charming, funny, vulnerable milquetoast of a man, so in love with his wife that he would mortgage anything to pay for her outrageous extravagances. Actor must sing well and be physically adept; a comic-sad character actor.
Matron “Mama” Morton:
37 - 55, any ethnicity. Role requires a great belt voice and a sexy, funny, powerful and tough character actress.
Any age, any ethnicity. Male soprano or countertenor who can sing LEGITIMATELY up to a high B flat. Acts like a good natured talk show hostess, but is actually a high-powered gossip columnist. Actor must be a good comedian and a GREAT legit singer.
(23 – 35) Men & women. Singers and dancers. All Ensemble members must sing and dance.