The Media Music Theatre Company, located in The Media Theatre, will hold auditions for its upcoming holiday musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Tuesday September 17 at 6pm. The production is directed by Artistic Director Jesse Cline and choreographed by Dann Dunn.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber family musical is based on the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers with a score that includes the well-known songs “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door”. High energy choreography is a highlight of the production that is perfect for the holidays. The Media Theatre is producing the Mega-Mix version which features an edge-of-your-seat dance after the finale combining each of the songs in a rousing routine.
The audition is an AEA performers call in which non-union performers will be seen as time permits. Those attending should be prepared to sing and to move. Prepare music in the style of the show or sing from the show’s score. Please have sheet music prepared and properly edited for the music director (Tom Fosnocht).
Seeking the following roles: Joseph—a bari-tenor in his 20’s to 30’s, sensitive, soulful singer, excellent physique and charisma; The Narrator—20’s to 40’s, male or female, strong belt, good story telling skills.
Also seeking: The Brothers—20’s to 30’s, various types and musical styles, must move well; Potiphar—30’s to 60’s, baritone, powerful, good character actor; Mrs. Potiphar—20’s to 40’s, soprano two, beautiful, good dancer; Jacob—40’s to 60’s, baritone, solid character actor, larger than life presence; The Pharoah—30’s, bari-tenor, handsome, Elvis-style persona, comedic, sexy.
And seeking The Ensemble—men and women of various ages and types to portray character roles, wives, Ishmaelites, back up vocalists, etc.
All ethnicities are encouraged to attend the audition on Tuesday September 17 at The Media Theatre for “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 6pm. Upon entering the lobby, a sign up will be available where monitor is stationed. Please do not arrive before 5:30pm. No phone calls please. If questions, email Roger Ricker at email@example.com.
Rehearsals for “Joseph” musical begin first week of November 2013 with the show having its first performance on November 20. The production closes January 5, 2014. Note that the musical rehearses and/ or performs on or near Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwaanza, and New Year’s holidays. The Media Music Theatre Company operates under an LOA referenced to LORT.