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The Drowsy Chaperone Auditions-Portland, OR - Casting ID # 1574928
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Portland, OR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-29-18
Audition Date 10-23-18 Submission deadline 10-21-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight. ingredients for an evening of madcap

Role # 1 Man In Chair
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Musical theatre aficionado who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show as he listens to the record on vinyl. (Leading pivotal role with much monologue-ing)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Mrs. Tottendale
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The air-headed, proper, and bossy host of the wedding.
Vocal range: Alto character voice (G3-Db5)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Underling
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Tottendale\'s savvy butler who is thrifty and stiff yet has an understated sense of humor. Vocal range: Tenor character voice (Ab2-G4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Robert Martin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The dashing, ever-cheerful groom; played by matinee-idol at the time, Percy Hyman. Actor playing Robert must feel comfortable tap dancing and have some facility on roller skates. Vocal range: Tenor (C3 – Ab4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 George
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Robert\'s anxious, dim-witted best man who has Robert\'s best-interest always at heart. Actor playing George must feel somewhat comfortable with tap dancing.
Vocal range: Tenor (F3-Bb4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Feldzieg
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Broadway producer who is desperate for his star to return to his show; played by famous comic actor of the time, Jack Adler. Vocal range: Baritone (Db3-Db4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Kitty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Feldzieg\'s dim-witted companion who has hopes of being a star; played by famous comic actress at the time, Sadie Adler. Vocal range: Soprano comedic belt (Bb3-F5)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Gangsters
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Posing as pastry chefs, this duo is intending to collect from Feldzieg; played by the vaudeville duo Tall Brothers. Actors playing these roles should be comfortable with broad humor and comic timing. Vocal range: Tenor (Db3-Gb4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Aldolpho
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

European self-proclaimed \"ladies man\"; played by former silent movie star of the time, Roman Bartelli. Vocal range: Bass/Baritone + great falsetto (A#2-G4)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Janet Van De Graaf
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The famous bride. Glamorous and talented star of Feldzieg\'s Follies; played by rising star of the time, Jane Roberts. Vocal range: Alto with big belt (G3-E5)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 The Drowsy Chaperone
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Janet\'s alcoholic confidante and friend; played by well-established stage actress of the time, Beatrice Stockwell. Vocal range: Alto with strong belt (F3-D5)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Trix the Aviatrix
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The brave and brash female aviator who, by chance, is recruited to preside over the wedding. Vocal range: Alto (Ab3-Eb5)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Tottendale’s Staff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Tottendale’s Guests
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Reporters/dancers
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Photographers
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Magic Assistants
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Monkey Dance
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Slave Girls/Boy
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Wedding Singers
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Seeking for an aspiring and versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -