Auditions: Beauty and the Beast

January 9, 2018
6:00 pm

AUDITIONS: Beauty and the Beast
MUSIC BY ALAN MENKEN LYRICS BY HOWARD ASHMAN AND TIM RICE
BOOK BY LINDA WOOLVERTON
Directed by Carol Damgen, Musical Direction by Jubel Obien
Choreography by Malcolm Leon

WHEN: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6PM
WHERE: California Theater, 562 W 4th St, San Bernardino, CA 92401 There is pay.

Auditions will consist of three phases:

  • Cold read from the script: No monologues. Actors will be asked to read sides from the script.
  • Singing: 16-32 bars of a Broadway-style song that best shows off your vocal style and strengths. Piano accompanist will be available; No CDs please.
  • Movement: Be prepared to learn and perform a musical theatre dance routine.

THE ROLE OF BELLE HAS BEEN CAST.  ALL OTHER ROLES ARE OPEN:

Beast: A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior. Male, 30 to 40. Vocal range F4-A2

Gaston: The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest. Male, 30 to 40. Vocal range E4-A2

Maurice: Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world. Male, 55 to 65.

Vocal range: Db4-Bb2

Cogsworth: A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough. Male, 40 to 55. Vocal range: E4-A2

Mrs. Potts: A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful. Female, 45 to 55. Vocal range: G5-F#3

Lumiere: A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant. Male, 35 to 45.

Vocal range: F#4-F#2

Chip: An enchanted teacup and Mrs. Potts’ darling little boy. He is innocent, playful, and bright-eyed.

Male, 7 to 10. Vocal range: F5-A3

Babette: A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere’s affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid. Female, 25 to 35. Vocal range: F5-C4

Madame De La Grande Bouche: A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality. Female, 40 to 55. Vocal range: D5-C#4

Lefou: Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.

Gender: Male, 25 to 35. Vocal range: F#4-B2

Monsieur D’arque: The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle. Male, 35 to 55. Vocal range: A4-D3

Ensemble: Wolves; Enchanted Objects; Townspeople

Beauty and the Beast Performances Date: March 16-18, 2018

Rehearsal Times: Monday through Friday, 6-10PM, Saturday 10-4, three weeks plus tech week

NOTE: Tech week rehearsals may involve 10/12 days.

Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Dates: February 19 -March 15, 2018

For information contact Paul Jacques: jacques22@earthlink.net

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