The CM Performing Arts Cenrer will be holding Auditions for PHANTOM at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre on Monday August 20th and Tuesday August 21st at 8PM. Please prepare 16 bars of music either from or in the style of the show. See below for a list of Performance Dates

 

 Director: Ashley Nicastro

 

 

 

 Musical Director: Matthew W. Surico

 

 

 

 Choreographer: Ashley Nicastro

 

 

 

 Stage Manager: Amanda Wenchel

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHANTOM/ERIC (Male, 20s) Elegant, charming and yet – deeply disturbed. Lived for almost his whole life in the opera house. He is obsessed with Christine, which leads him onto a path of revenge and murder in her name. Baritone. Any ethnicity.

 

CHRISTINE DAAE (Female, teens-20s) Beautiful, kind-hearted and naive young opera singer. She feels a true kinship and affection for Eric, despite his troubles. Lyric Soprano. Any ethnicity.

 

CARLOTTA (Female, 30s-40s) A demanding diva, willing to go as far as to poison Christine when she becomes a threat to her soprano reign. Legit Mezzo-soprano. Any ethnicity.

 

GERARD CARRIER (Male, 40s-60s) The former manager of the opera house. Eric’s father. Baritone. Any ethnicity.

 

COUNT DE CHANTON/PHILLIPPE (Male, 20s-30s) The handsome and self-confident opera benefactor. In love with Christine. Legit tenor. Any ethnicity.

 

BELLADOVA (Female, 30s) Phantom/Eric’s loving mother. Eric’s attraction to Christine begins because her voice reminds him of his mother’s. Warm, rich soprano. Any ethnicity.

 

CHOLET (Male, 40s-50s) The new manager of the opera house. Carlotta’s husband and comically deceitful. Any ethnicity.

 

JEAN-CLAUDE (Male, 40s-50s) The stage manager. Featured role. Any ethnicity.

 

INSPECTOR LEDOUX (Male, 40s-50s) Inspector of the Paris police. Any ethnicity.

 

ENSEMBLE: Seeking a diverse group who are capable of Singing, Ballet Dance, as well as Character Acting abilities.

 

Showtimes

 

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The CM Performing Arts Center will be holding Auditions for Annie at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre on Monday September 17th and Tuesday September 18th. Kids will be seen at 7:00PM. All Orphans MUST BE 7-12 and be comfortable with dogs. All Orphans will be Double Cast. Adults will be seen at 8:30PM Please prepare 16 bars of music either from or in the style of the show. If you can not attend the Audition dates, please email video submissions along with resumes to Amanda@cmpac.com. See below for a list of Performance Dates. 

 

Director – Patrick Grossman

 

Choreographer – Ashley Nicastro

 

Musical Director – Matthew W. Surico

 

Stage Manager – Amanda Wenchel

 

 

 

 

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

Sandy (Lead): Dog

Golden/White Color - Medium to Large size Dog. Must be good with children.

 

Annie (Lead): Female 

Must be able to appear age 11.
Energetic and optimistic orphan who never gives up hope that better days are ahead. Sings “Maybe” and “Tomorrow”. (Voice Range: Low A to High F.) VERY STRONG SINGER/ACTRESS. Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Oliver Warbucks (Lead): Male 40-65

A powerful billionaire, who always has his mind on business, but has a kind heart looking for someone to love. Sings “Something Was Missing” and “I Don’t Need Anything But You”. (Vocal Range: Baritone to a high F.) Must be able to sing and act. Move a little.

 

Grace Farrell (Lead): Female 25-35

Loyal and intelligent private secretary to Oliver Warbucks. She brings Annie and Warbucks together. Sings “I think I’m Gonna Like It Here”, “NYC”, “You Won’t Be an Orphan For Long” and “I Don’t Need Anything But You”. (Vocal Range: Soprano to high G). Must be able to sing, act and dance.

 

Miss Hannigan (Lead): Female 35-55

Incredible character/comedic actress needed. Desperate and unhappy with her lot in life, she is the alcoholic orphanage matron who is Annie’s nemesis. Sings, “Little Girls” and “Easy Street”. (Vocal Range: Alto A to D) Must be able to sing 

 

Lily St. Regis (Supporting): Female 20-35

Shady, floozy girlfriend of Rooster. Sings “Easy Street”. (Vocal Range: Soprano up to a high G) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Rooster (Supporting): Male 20-45

Character actor who can play a limber, slimey con artist. He also plays Mr. Mudge, a simple man to con Warbucks. Miss Hannigan’s greedy and dishonest brother. Sings “Easy Street” (Vocal Range: Tenor to high G). Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt (Supporting): Male 40-65

The President of the United States of America, who takes an immediate liking to Annie and her optimism. Must be able to imitate Franklin Roosevelt and be able to sing and act. Sings “Tomorrow Reprise” and “New Deal For Christmas.” 

 

Duffy (Supporting): Female

The oldest girl in the orphanage. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life”, “Never Fully Dressed Reprise”, and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F). Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

July (Supporting): Female

The quietest girl in the orphanage. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life”, “Never Fully Dressed Reprise”, and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Kate (Supporting): Female

The second to youngest orphan. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life” and “Never Fully Dressed Reprise”, and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Molly (Supporting): Female 

One of the youngest orphans. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life”, “Never Fully Dressed Reprise”, and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Pepper (Supporting): Female

The toughest girl in the orphanage. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life” and “Never Fully Dressed Reprise”, and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Tessi (Supporting): Female 

This is the crybaby of the orphanage. Sings “It’s A Hard Knock Life”, “Never Fully Dressed Reprise” and “New Deal For Christmas.” (Voice Range: Low A to High F) Must be able to sing, act, and dance.

 

Bert Healy (Supporting): Male 30-60

A popular radio announcer. Sings “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile”. (Vocal Range: Tenor to F#) Also used in the ensemble.

 

Lt. Ward (Supporting): Male 20-60

NYPD officer who is suspicious of Annie. Sing and move well. Also used in the ensemble.

 

Bundles McClosky (Supporting): Male 20-60

The laundry man who flirts with Ms. Hannigan and aids Annie’s attempt to escape. Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Jimmy Johnson (Supporting): Male 20-55

Silly radio personality on Bert Healy’s radio show. Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Fred McCracken (Supporting): Male 20-55

Puppet wrangler. Uses a dummy on Bert Healy’s radio show. Baritone. Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

The Boylan Sisters (Supporting): Female 20-40

Singing group that sing back up to Bert Healy. Must be able to sing well and harmonize. (Vocal Range: Requires 1 Alto, 1 First Soprano, 1 Second Soprano.) Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Harold Ickes (Supporting): Male 20-60

An associate of President Roosevelt. (Must be able to sing harmony.) Also in ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Frances Perkins (Supporting): Female 20-60

An associate of President Roosevelt. (Vocal Range Mezzo Soprano) Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well

 

Cordell Hull (Supporting): Male 20-60

An associate of President Roosevelt. (Must be able to sing harmony.) Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Henry Morganthau (Supporting): Male 20-60

An associate of President Roosevelt. (Must be able to sing harmony.) Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Louis Howe (Supporting): Male 20-60

An associate of President Roosevelt. (Must be able to sing harmony.) Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Star to Be (Supporting): Female 15-25

Aspiring Broadway actress who sings during NYC. Mezzo. BIG BELT NEEDED. Very charismatic, tons of energy, and hopeful. Also used in the ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Adult Ensemble (Featured): Men and Women 16+

Townspeople who appear in “Hooverville”, “NYC”, and may appear as servants at Warbuck’s Mansion. Must be able to sing, act, and dance. Additional songs may include “I think I’m Gonna Like it Here”, “You Won’t Be An Orphan For Long”, “I Don’t Need Anything But You” and “New Deal For Christmas.” 


Cecille and Annette: Must be able to appear age 20-60, Female. Maids at Warbucks’ home. Sing and move well. 

Drake: Must be able to appear 25-60, Male. Head butler in the Warbucks’ home. Also in ensemble. Sing and move well.

Mrs Greer: Must be able to appear 25-60, Female. Oliver Warbuck’s head housekeeper. Also in ensemble. Sing and move well.

Mrs Pugh: Must be able to appear 25-60, Female. Oliver Warbuck’s cook. Also in ensemble. Sing and move well.

 

Showtimes - Please look over all performance dates and times

*Please note there is a possibility of an added daytime perforance on either November 30th or December 14th at 10:30AM.

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