Towle Theater seeks strong singer/actors for its upcoming Musical Daddy Long Legs by Paul Gordon & John Caird. All ethnicities strongly encouraged to audition. Performance Dates are May 1-3, 8-9, 15-17, 2020. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater in Hammond, IN.
Audition Date: Saturday, February 15 from 10:00am-2:00pm
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. South side of Belmont, between Lakewood and Racine. Located just a few blocks west of the Belmont Red/Brown/Purple stop also accessible via the #77 Belmont bus.
Callbacks and Local Auditions:
Sunday, February 16 at 11:30am local auditions and 12:00pm callbacks at the Towle Theater-5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320. Attendance at call backs is ideal but not necessary for casting.
A heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor, based on the treasured novel that inspired the classic 1955 film. Daddy Long Legs is a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, The Bronte Sisters and "Downton Abbey." Daddy Long Legs features music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist, Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre), and Tony-winning librettist/director, John Caird (Les Miserables), and is a "rags-to-riches" tale of newfound love.
Jerusha (Female 20-30) - the oldest orphan in the John Grier Home. Witty and intelligent, received funding for college from an anonymous benefactor whom she dubs Daddy Long Legs. (G3- Bb5)
Jervis (Male 25-35) Jerusha's anonymous benefactor. A shy, highly educated East Coast aristocrat. (G3- G#4)
Company meeting Early March. Rehearsals will begin Late March.
Performances are May 1-3, 8-9, 15-17, 2020.
Material To Prepare:
Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary Broadway Song. Have a contrasting piece ready if asked. Song should not be from the show. Provide sheet music in the correct key. No acapella or taped accompaniment. You may be asked to sing from the score and/or read from the script.