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

Thank you to everyone who attended our auditions and call backs. 

More info: 415.383.1100, [email protected]

Fill out and print this Audition Application: 2020 Audition Application
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, 20, and 21

AUDITION LOCATION

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

Character List

DOLLY LEVI The Matchmaker, a survivor who is determined to bring life and love into her own life and everyone she touches; a widow but determined not to remain once, a creative and endearing meddler, strong stage presence, strong comic chops with the ability to be very vulnerable as well. Stage age: 35-50, Vocal Rage: Alto-Soprano G5-G3
HORACE VANDERGELDER The “well-known half-a-millionaire” and a very funny miser to prove it, widower, owns the Feed Store, gruff, but covering some vulnerability; strong comic chops. Stage age: 40-60, Vocal Range: Baritone E4- B2
CORNELIUS HACKL Vandergelder’s chief clerk, innocent wide-eyed, energetic, enthusiastic. Stage age: 30-35, Vocal Range: Baritone F#4 – B2
BARNABY TUCKER Assistant to Cornelius, naive, even more innocent than Cornelius, boyish.  Stage age: 17-20, Vocal Range: Baritone Ab4 – C3

IRENE MOLLOY Millineress with a hat shop, widow, smart, fun-loving. Stage age: 30-35, Vocal Range: Soprano A3-D5
MINNIE FAY Irene’s assistant, naive, straight-laced. Stage age 17-20, Vocal Range: F5-D4
ERMENGARDE Niece of Horace Vandergelder, wants to marry Ambrose, naive, cries loudly. Stage age: 17-20, Vocal Range: G#5-E4
AMBROSE Young artist seeking to marry Ermengarde, earnest and serious, but good-natured. Stage age: 19-23, Vocal Range: Tenor G#4-E3
ERNESTINA Eccentric and coarse; wild-mannered, strong comic chops. Stage age: 20-50 (May also be in ensemble)
RUDOLPH Strict chief steward of the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant, proper, commanding. German accent. Stage age: 40-60, Vocal Range: Bass (May also be in ensemble)

Speaking Characters who come from Ensemble
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
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
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
Musical Direction by JUSTIN PYNE

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
Ladislav Sipos: PATRICK BARR
Ilona Ritter: CHELSEY RISTAINO
Steven Kodaly: ANTHONY MAGLIO
Georg Nowack: MAX KLIGMAN
Mr. Maraczek: RON DRITZ

Amalia Balash: MARAH SOTELO
Detective Keller: MICHAEL WALRAVEN
Busboy: ALEX MUNOZ
Ensemble:
MACKENZIE CAHILL, DANA CHERRY, SOPHIE DE MORELOS & KATIE ROSE

Casting Notice

Seeking video submissions for She Loves Me

ENSEMBLE

Strong choral singers able to play multiple characters

To audition please submit a completed AUDITION APPLICATION and a video of one of the following sides to [email protected] 

MUSIC SIDES:

Ensemble Music Sides for Video Audition

The below application includes the potential rehearsal schedule- please review. Rehearsals begin Monday September 30th

Audition Application

Auditions for the 2020 Mountain Play are underway!

 

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