Not So Common Players Auditions for “And the World Goes Round”

OPEN AUDITONS!!!! ALL ROLES ARE AVAILABLE

Saturday, January 6 at 6pm (5:30 sign in) and Sunday, January 7 at 2pm (1:30 sign in).  CALLBACKS will be held on Sunday, January 7 at 6 pm

At the NOT SO COMMON PLAYERS STOREFRONT LOCATION, 17 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065 (Near Toys R Us in Clifton Park)

The NOT SO COMMON PLAYERS presents

AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND – The Songs of Kander and Ebb

Music by John Kander
and Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson
Directed by Marc Christopher
Produced by Amy Clark
Music Direction by Maria Germain
Choreography by Kristal Crandall

Enter the world of the distinguished and celebrated writing team, Kander and Ebb, And the World Goes Round is a stunning revue of the songbook the
multi- Tony award winning team.  Filled with humor, romance, drama, and nonstop melody this title is a thrilling celebration of life and fighting spirit that keeps us all going.  9 individual find themselves careening through the world of love, loss, and gin.  Set in a nightclub enjoy music from Cabaret to Chicago, the nonstop hit parade feature unforgettable gems, including Mr. Cellophane, Maybe This Time, Cabaret, and New York, New York.

Please bring current photo/headshot and resume. Please prepare 16-32 bars of a Kander and Ebb song or a song in the style of the show. Please bring
your sheet music. A cappella auditions will not be accepted.  Accompanist will be provided. Please be prepared to dance. Please bring or wear proper
dance attire. (dance shoes, comfortable clothing, etc.)

PERFORMANCE DATES:
April 27, 28, and 29 – May 3, 4, 5, and 6

REHEARSALS WOULD BEGIN FEBRUARY 28th

ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE EMAIL THE DIRECTOR, Marc Christopher at marcchristopher87@gmail.com

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN Please Note- Casting is subject to change depending on auditions.  Show is originally written for 3 women and 2 men.   I rearranged the plot to accommodate 5 women and 4 men.

Woman 1, The Club Singer, Female- She is brassy and confident. She has seen it all. She dreams of how things used to be. Strong Singer with good
mix and belt who can move well.
Sings- The World Goes Round, Colored Lights, Ring them Bells, Isnt it Better, and featured in the group numbers.

Woman 2, The Starlet, Female- She is beauty and talent. She has it all, but she still feels like shes missing something in her life.  Strong singer with good mix and belt who can move well.
Sings- All That Jazz ,How Lucky Can You Get, The Grass is Always Greener and featured in the group numbers

Woman 3, The Other Woman, Female-  A performer in the club.  She falls in love a man who is involved with her friend and fellow performer. A Strong
Singer and a Strong Dancer.
Sings- Coloring Book, Class, Maybe This Time, the featured dancer is Kiss of the Spiderwoman and featured in the group numbers.

Woman 4, The Housewife, Female- She lives life day to day as an average housewife, but breaks out of her norm by going to the nightclub to meet
another man.Strong Singer and Strong Dancer
Sings- Arthur in the Afternoon, The Grass is Always Greener, and featured in the group numbers.

Woman 5, The Dancer,  Female- Another performer at the club, She is genuine and sweet but she can be tough if she needs to be.  She has eyes
for the clubs bartender. Strong Dancer with some singing.
Sings- A Quiet Thing, Class, Dance duet with M4, and featured in the group numbers.

Man 1, The Lover, Male- He is a suave club singer.  He is a strong Bari-tenor with some dancing. He is charismatic and attractive with a sweet
tooth for the opposite sex.  Strong Singer who can move well.
Sings- I Dont Remember You, Kiss of the Spider Woman, We Can Make it, and featured in the group numbers

Man 2, The Clown, Male- He is an old vaudeville type performer with good
comedic chops. A Strong Singer who can move well.
Sings- Sara Lee, Mr. Cellophane, and featured in the group numbers

Man 3, The Lonely Man, Male- He is a heart broken patron of the club.  He is often seen drinking alone in his misery.  Strong Singer and can move well.
Sings: Sometimes a Day Goes By and featured in the group numbers.

Man 4, The Bartender, Male- He is observant and is usually a patrons therapist. Strong Dancer with some singing.
Sings- Marry Me, featured Dancer is Arthur in the Afternoon, and the Dance Duet with W5 and featured in the group numbers.

 

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