Friday, October 21, 2011

OPEN AUDITIONS SEEK DIVERSE CAST FOR MUSICAL ABOUT 60S “GIRL GROUPS”

Open Auditions:

svpLEADER OF THE PACK
Directed by Jak Prince

WHEN: November 7 and 9, 7:30 PM
Callbacks: November 12, 1:00 PM
WHERE: Somerset Valley Players, 689 Amwell Rd./Route 514, Hillsborough

Performance Dates: January 20 through February 5, 2012, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM

CAST: 

  • Males: 2 principals, 4 chorus/dancers - Ages 21-35
  • Females: 9 principals, 2-4 chorus/dancers - Ages 21-35
    • 1 White Female - Age 40-50 (Older Ellie)
    • 1 Black Female - Age 40-50 (Darlene Love) - Must have R&B and jazz singing experience

Special Notes for Auditioners: Bring with you and be prepared to sing 32 bars of music in the style of the show. Accompanist will be provided.

SVP is seeking an ethnically diverse cast of actors who can sing and dance and represent the classic "girl groups" of the era. Male characters represented include Jeff Barry, Phil Spector and Neil Sedaka.

Synopsis: Classic songs of the swinging 60's bring fabulous fun to the SVP stage in this true-to-life musical rags-to-riches tale of the songwriter who penned many top-of-the-chart hits we love and adore. Your feet will be tapping to such pop-hits as “Chapel of Love,” “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “And Then He Kissed Me,” as you watch the rise of a musical genius as she navigates through the highs and lows of artistry and romance on the inside of the record-making world.

For further information: Visit the website at www.svptheatre.org or call 908.369.7469.