May 6, 2018
SUBMISSIONS - The Drowsy Chaperone - Singers
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Seeking:Man in Chair: 40-50. Musical theater aficionado who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show as he listens to the record on vinyl. Non-singing role, must have incredible comic timing. Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role. Janet Van de Graaff: 30s. Follies star who is conflicted about giving up her life on the stage to marry Robert Martin. Attractive, vivacious, loves being the center of attention. Must be a true triple threat performer. Vocal range: Alto with big belt (G3-E5). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role Robert Martin: 30-40. Dashing groom-to-be. He is the token matinee idol of the time--debonair, dashing, ever-cheerful. He is cheesy, and optimistic. Must be able to tap dance. Vocal range: Tenor (C3-Ab4). The Drowsy Chaperone: 40s-50s. Janet’s alcoholic confidante and friend. Carefree, often because she is drunk. An experienced “woman of the world” who couldn’t care less what the world thinks. Great comedic role. Vocal range: Alto with strong belt (F3-D5). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role. Adolpho: 40s. Latin ladies man. very impressed with himself, and a swarthy buffoon. Must have great comic timing. Vocal range: Bass/baritone plus great falsetto (A#2-G4). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role. Mrs. Tottendale: 45-60. A wealthy widow and host of the wedding. Charming, flighty, eccentric, often times forgetful, and funny. Oblivious to the confusion her behavior generates in other people. Vocal range: Alto character voice (G3-Db5). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role. Underling: 50s-60s. Mrs. Tottendale’s unflappable butler and manservant. He is stoic, dry and sarcastic. Vocal range: Tenor character voice (Ab2-G4). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role Mr. Feldzig: 40s-50s. Harried producer who will do anything to stop the wedding in order to keep Janet in the Follies. Vocal range: Baritone (Db3-Db4). Kitty: 30s. Mr. Feldzieg’s dim-witted companion, a chorus girl with aspirations to be a leading lady. Vocal range: Soprano comedic belt (Bb3-F5). George: 30s-40s. Robert’s anxious best man, looking out for Robert’s interests his top priority so that the wedding will come off without a hitch. Must be able to tap. Vocal range: Tenor (F3-Bb4). Gangsters 1 & 2: 30s-40s. Two jovial gangsters who are posing as pastry chefs. Good comic timing and dancing skills required. Vocal range: Tenor (Db3-Gb4). Especially seeking brother song-and-dance teams. Trix the Aviatrix: 35-50. The brave and brash female aviator. She presides over the wedding. Vocal range: Alto (Ab3-Eb5). Especially seeking all ethnicities for this role.