Audition for:

HELLO, DOLLY!
Mountain Play 2020

Book by MICHAEL STEWART
Music and Lyrics by JERRY HERMAN
Based on the play THE MATCHMAKER by THORNTON WILDER
Directed by JAY MANLEY
Musical Direction by MARK DIETRICH
Choreography by NICOLE HELFER

Auditions: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. AND Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.by appointment
Callbacks: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 by invitation

  • Bring completed audition application, sheet music in your key, resume & headshot to your audition.
  • All actors will cold read and sing.
  • Prepare 16 bars (no more) of a musical theater song.
  • Bring sheet music in your key and with proper support; do not bring loose-leaf sheet music.
  • An accompanist is provided but will not transpose. No CD’s or a capella auditions are permitted.

All positions are paid. AEA Guest Contracts possible.
Please see list of characters at the bottom of this page.

We anticipate a full multi-ethnic/multi-cultural cast.
Actors who will be a minimum age of 14 by the first rehearsal on April 13, 2020 will be considered.

AUDITION DETAILS AND SIGN-UPS

Click link for your audition application and rehearsal schedule: 2020 Audition Application

Monday, 9/23/2019: By appointment 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.;
CLICK HERE to schedule your MONDAY appointment
Each person will be scheduled for a 3 min read & sing audition.

or

Sunday, 9/29/19: By appointment 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
CLICK HERE to schedule your SUNDAY appointment
Scheduled as a 3 min read & sing audition.

Any conflicts to above schedule should be directed to
Executive Director/Artistic Producer Eileen Grady at [email protected]

Rehearsals begin Monday, 04/13/2020

2020 Performances: May 24, 31, June 7, 13, 14, and 21

AUDITION LOCATION

Drake High School Theatre
1327 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Anselmo, CA 94960

More info: 415.383.1100, [email protected]

HELLO, DOLLY! Character List

MRS. LEVI     Dolly Gallagher Levi is an indefatigable meddling matchmaker; a widow in her middle years
VANDERGELDER     Horace Vandergelder is proprietor of a hay and feed store in Yonkers, NY and a client of Mrs. Levi’s
CORNELIUS     Cornelius Hackl is Vandergelder’s chief clerk, about 33 years old
BARABY     Barnaby Tucker is an assistant to Cornelius, about 17 years old
MRS. MOLLOY     Irene Molloy is a millineress with a hat shop near 14th Street in New York City
MINNIE FAY     Is a young girl who works in Irene’s Shop
ERMENGARDE     Is the 17-year-old niece of Horace Vandergelder
AMBROSE     Ambrose Kemper is a young artist seeking to marry Ermengarde
ERNESTINA     Is a (heavy-set) girl in need of Mrs. Levi’s services
RUDOLPH     Rudolph Reisenweber is the strict chief steward of the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant
STANLEY     Is a young waiter
POLICEMEN     Several New York City officers; only one speaking
JUDGE     White-whiskered, red-nosed, New York night court
MRS. ROSE     Sells vegetables from a street cart, a friend of Mrs. Levi’s from years before
RECORDER     Court Clerk also a male chorus member
1ST COOK     Harmonia Gardens employee with a German accent
2ND COOK     Harmonia Gardens employee

Non speaking Ensemble characters

Waiters
Paper Hanger
Couples, Dancers
Coachmen

Ross Valley Players and the Mountain Play Association present

She Loves Me

Book by JOE MASTEROFF
Music by JERRY BOCK
Lyrics by SHELDON HARNICK
Based on a Play by Miklos Laszlo
Originally Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold Prince
In Association with Lawrence N. Kasha and Philip C. McKenna
Original Orchestrations by Don Walker
Adapted by Frank Matosich, Jr.

Directed by NICOLE HELFER

Rehearsals begin Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

2019 Performances: Weds through Sundays; Nov 13 to Dec 22, 2019.
Dark Thanksgiving Nov. 28.

SHE LOVES ME Cast of Characters

Arpad Laszlo: ALEX COOK
Ilona Ritter: CHELSEY RISTAINO
Steven Kodaly: ANTHONY MAGLIO
Georg Nowack: MAX KLIGMAN
Amalia Balash: MARAH SOTELO
Detective Keller: MICHAEL WALRAVEN
Ensemble:
MACKENZIE CAHILL, DANA CHERRY & SOPHIE DE MORELOS

Auditions for the Mountain Play will take place in September 2020. 

 

If you have any questions about auditions, please email [email protected]