Auditions for Mamma Mia!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 5-6:30 PM
AND Saturday, March 16, 3-4:30 PM
RFA Lakeside Theater
Have the time of your life on March 13 and 16th– As RFA holds Open Auditions for 2019’s Production of “Mamma Mia!”
Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show!
All are invited to an open call for actors/singers/dancers that want to be involved in the RFA’s live theater production of MAMMA MIA!. This is the full length Broadway Musical. Production dates are June 28, 29, 30 and July 1. Sunday, June 30 is a 4:00 PM Matinee, all other shows are at 7 PM. This production will be directed by Sonja Johnson. TRY SOMETHING NEW!
You will find Performance Practice Tracks and a Character List below:
DONNA SHERIDAN (late 30s – late 40s but ideally able to play early 40’s) – the mother of a 20 year old girl. Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a taverna on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side. Must be able to move well. Principal role. Mezzo-Soprano, Alto.
SOPHIE SHERIDAN (18-25) A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. She is 20 and has a wild, zany spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Pop soprano. Must be able to move well. Principal role. Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano.
TANYA CRESHAM-LEIGH (early 40s – early 50s) A former singer in the “Dynamos”. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Must be able to move well. Supporting Principal role. Mezzo-Soprano, Alto.
ROSIE MULLIGAN (late 30s – late 40s) Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, bit of a clown. Actress who sings. Must be able to move well. Supporting Principal role. Alto
LISA (18-25) Sophie’s friend who arrives to be a bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Should sing and dance well. Featured Ensemble role. Mezzo-Soprano.”.
ALI (18-25) Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie. Should sing and dance well. Featured Ensemble role. Mezzo-Soprano
SAM CARMICHAEL (40-55) May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Supporting Principal role. Baritone.
HARRY BRIGHT (40 – 50) May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Supporting Principal role. High Baritone/ Tenor.
BILL AUSTIN (40 – 55) May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, comedic actor. Should be able to move well. Supporting Principal role. Baritone.
SKY (late mid to late 20s) Sophie’s fiancé. Athletic, attractive – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie. Featured Ensemble role. Tenor, Baritone.
PEPPER (20s) Sky’s friend. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be a good mover/dancer. Acrobatic skills a plus. Featured Ensemble role. Baritone/Tenor
EDDIE (20s) Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Also a mover/dancer role. Featured Ensemble role. Baritone/Tenor
FATHER ALEXANDRIOS (middle age to senior citizen) Local priest who officiates the planned wedding.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE (18+) Females with pop voices, comedic skills and move well to be in the ensemble and potentially understudy various female roles. Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano & Alto.
MALE ENSEMBLE (18+) Males with pop voices, comedic skills and move well to be in the ensemble and potentially understudy various male roles. Tenor, Baritone, & Bass.
Come join us in the fantastic adventure of creating the “magic of theater” on the RFA Lakeside Theater stage this summer. At auditions we will sing and dance to “Mamma Mia” – learn the song HERE.
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