Saturday, September 1, 2018

CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY TO HOLD NON-UNION AUDITIONS FOR “ANNIE”

NON-UNION OPEN AUDITIONS

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directed and choreographed by Broadway, film and television veteran Michael Blevins

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, from 1PM – 7PM and Monday, September 17, from 3PM – 7:30PM. Both days of auditions will consist of two parts; a vocal audition and dance call. September 16 from 1 – 4PM (vocal call) / 4:30PM – 7:30PM (dance call). On Monday, September 17 from 3PM – 5:30PM (vocal call) / 5:30PM – 7:30PM (dance call).
WHERE
: Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue Hackettstown, NJ.

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow."

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations... and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Rehearsals will be held weekends (Friday to Sunday) beginning in October with performances running November 23 through December 9. 

For the vocal portion of the call, interested performers are welcome to

  • bring a monologue or read from sides that will be provided.
  • to prepare a 32-bar cut from a song in the style of the show (but not from Annie). 
  • bring your book and be prepared to sing from it. 
  • An accompanist will be provided.

For the dance portion of the call, performers are asked to dress comfortably; bring dance and tap shoes.

Although no appointment is necessary, interested performers should call the Centenary Stage Company box office to be placed on an audition list.

Performers will be seen on a first come, first served basis throughout the days. 

All roles are open except for Miss Hannigan.

All performers should be at least 18 years of age to audition.

Centenary Stage Company is NOT seeking child performers. Please note, performers under the age of 18 will not be seen.

For more information please visit centenarystageco.org. To schedule call the CSC administrative office at (908) 979–0900.