TheaterWorks Auditions Scheduled
Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, August 3 between 11am and 1pm and Sunday, August 4 between 1pm and 3pm in the Black Box Theatre for the TheatreWorks Community Players production of Lend Me a Tenor, a comedy by Ken Ludwig.
Plot synopsis: A famous tenor known as "Il Stupendo" is to sing in the opera Otello, but chaos ensues when he receives a "Dear John" letter and accidentally takes a double dose of tranquilizers. What follows is a chain reaction of mistaken identity, farcical plot twists, and mayhem. The Broadway production won 3 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards.
The following parts will be cast: (this is not a musical)
Henry Saunders -Opera's general manager. Often loses his temper
Max - Saunders' long-suffering assistant, who is forced to take Tito's place in the opera
Maggie Saunders - Saunders' daughter, and Max's girlfriend
Tito Merelli - The world's most renowned opera tenor, and notorious ladies' man
Maria - Tito's wife with an "Italian temper"
Diana- The opera's seductive ingenue soprano
Julia - "grande damme" chairwoman of the Opera Guild
The Bellhop- An obnoxious opera fan who keeps showing up at the wrong moment
For those interested in auditioning can come prepared with a one minute monologue or just show up and be given something to read. Email email@example.com to schedule an audition time or just come to the theatre and they will work you in. The Black Box Theatre is located at 44 Franklin Street in Uptown Martinsville. Performances are September 5-8 and 12-14, 2013. For more information, visit www.twcp.net.