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Mozart, about 1780. Detail of Mozart family po...

Mozart (Public Domain Image via Wikipedia)

The Town Players of New Canaan are having open auditions for Amadeus by Peter Schaffer.  Directed by Lynne Bolton the story is about Mozart, a carefree genius when it comes to music and Salieri, the brooding court composer who would wish that he had half the talent.


Roles:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Male actor 25-35 genius composer and musician. Versatile actor. Physical theater training a plus.

Constanza Weber: female actor, age 22-32. Mozart's wife.

Joseph II: Male actor age 45-60. Emperor of Austria.

Count Johann Kilian Von Strack: Male actor Age 50- 65, Royal Chamberlain

Count Franz Orsini-Rosenberg:  Male actor, age 45-65, Director of the Imperial Opera

Baron Gottfried Van Sweiten: Male actor, Age 45-65, Prefect of the Imperial Library

The cast also includes several silent parts as Salieri's valet, cook, wife, citizens of Vienna, venticelli and servants. These parts together will create an ensemble and chorus that together drive the action of the play.ooding court composer, who would wish that he had half the talent.


*** Please note that the audition was originally scheduled for September 6th and 7th but has been changed. ***

Audition:
Thursday, September 8th
Friday, September 9th
7:30 PM
Powerhouse Theatre
Waveny Park
679 South Avenue
New Canaan, Connecticut

For more information conctact:
Lynne Bolton: LynneBolton@aol.com


   
Meryl Streep at the 61st Academy Awards. Cropp...

Meryl Streep (Image by Phoenix Hacker via Wikipedia)

Great Hope Springs, a new film starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, and Steve Carell, is calling for extras.  They will be filming August through October at various locations around Connecticut.


The film is about a couple that attends a weekend of counseling to try to determine the fate of their 30 year marriage.

Checklist:
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • SAG or Non-SAG


Send headshot and resume' to:
greathopesprings@gmail.com

In the subject line put your name and SAG or Non-SAG

or 

Mail  headshot and resume' to:
Barbara McNamara Casting
Attn: Great Hope Springs
249 West 34th St., Suite 500
New York, NY 10001

Also, there is a casting call today for the movie:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Omni New Haven Hotel
155 Temple St.
New Haven, Connecticut


   
Aida

Photo by Koko56 via Wikipedia

The Windham Theatre Guild is holding auditions for Aida on Monday and Wednesday of this week.  It will feature a pop-rock score by Elton John and Tim Rice.

  • Male actors, singers, and dancers age 16-50+.
  • Female actors, singers, and dancers age 16-40.
  • Auditions include vocal, dance, movement, and acting.
  • Prepare musical number (30--40 seconds) for vocal audition.
  • Accompanist will be provided.

Performances will be from mid to late July.

Audition:
Monday, May 16th, and  Wednesday, May 18th
7:00 pm
Windham Middle School
322 Prospect St.
Willimantic, CT

Contact:
Laura DeBrincat LaCour
860.428.1749 

More info: