Porchlight Music Theatre announces NON-UNION AUDITIONS for MEMPHIS, Porchlight Revisits staged reading productions: They're Playing Our Song & Do Re Mi.
All roles (Memphis, Do Re Mi), the roles of Vernon & Sonia's inner voices (They're Playing Our Song)
Director, Daryl Brooks (Memphis) Music Director, Jermaine Hill (Memphis) Choreographer, Chris Carter (Memphis) Director/Choreographer, Chris Carter (They're Playing Our Song) Director/Choreographer, Chris Pazdernick (Do Re Mi) Artistic Director, Michael Weber
Huey Calhoun - young white radio DJ, tenor
Felicia Ferrell - young African-American club singer
Delray Ferrell - Felicia's protective older brother, nightclub owner, baritone Ensemble They're Playing Our Song
*The roles of Vernon and Sonia have been cast. We are looking to cast the characters of their inner voices.
Do Re Mi Hubert Cram - baritone
John Henry Wheeler - tenor
Tilda Mullen - soprano
Kay Cram - alto
Porchlight Music Theatre is committed to diversity and engages in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Porchlight Music Theatre encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend auditions.
Auditions will be held at 4200 W. Diversey Chicago, IL 60639 Free parking in fenced lot and on street. #76 Bus pulls up in front of building.
"Memphis" rehearsals: Start week of March 20, 2018
1st performance: April 19, 2018
Anticipated close: June 3, 2018
The following productions are staged readings on the "Porchlight Revisits" series: They're Playing Our Song Rehearsals begin week of February 19, 2018 3 Performances: March 6-8 Do Re Mi Rehearsals begin the week of May 7, 2018 3 Performances: May 22-24
Material To Prepare:
32 bars of a song best shows off your voice. If you are auditioning specifically for "Memphis," please prepare a song in the style of the show. Have a second song ready in the event you are asked. An accompanist will be provided. Please have sheet music, no a capella.