Saturday, September 7, 2019

OPERA AUDITIONS for “Die Fledermaus” at LONJ


Auditions for our upcoming February 2020 production of

by Johann Strauss
Producer: William Corson
Stage Director: Reegan McKenzie
Music Director & Conductor: Jason Tramm

To be sung in English.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 7 - 9:30 pm; Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 am - 12:30 pm. Auditions are BY REGISTRATION ONLY
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge

Email to register for one of the above dates. Please include your head-shot, resume and home town.

Accompanist will be provided.

Performances and Rehearsals will be in Basking Ridge, NJ. All positions paid.

Performance Dates: February 21, 22, 27 and 29, 2020 

ROSALINDE (high lyric soprano) - A gay, charming lady married to Eisenstein; fond of mild flirtation, aware of her attractiveness to men.

GABRIEL EISENSTEIN (tenor or high baritone) - A gentleman of independent means; an incorrigible, irresponsible philanderer, but very likeable.

ADELE (lyric coloratura) - Rosalinde's maid; has a cunning sense of humor; fancies herself as a charmer and actress.

DR. FALKE (lyric baritone) - Notary, friend of Eisenstein; elegant, smooth-talking, sly-minded practical joker; rather sinister.

ALFRED (lyric tenor) - Italian opera singer of high C's; former flame of Rosalinde; hoping to reignite their relationship behind her husband's back; flamboyant and melodramatic.

FRANK (lyric baritone) - Prison warden; stolid, but inclined to silliness when persuaded to have a night out.

PRINCE ORLOFSKY (mezzo-soprano) - A blasé, bored Russian millionaire who gives lavish parties; broad-minded; kindly at heart.

IDA (soprano or mezzo-soprano) - Sister of Adele, whom she aids and abets; a ballerina; fond of a good time.

DR. BLINT (buffo tenor) - A none-too-competent fuddy-duddy lawyer; confused and foolish.

FROSCH (comic non-singing) - A drunken jailer.  

Ensemble of party-goers and servants at Prince Orlofsky's (all voice parts).

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