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.
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
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