GYPSY

Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS
Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Music by JULE STYNE
Directed by ZOË SWENSON-GRAHAM

The mother of all musicals! The jewel of Broadway’s Golden Age, Gypsy boasts an incomparable score, a brilliantly conceived book, and one of the greatest leading roles ever to grace the Broadway stage.

Auditions – Submit video & supporting materials by Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10 p.m.
Callbacks by invitation – In person – Saturday, August 6, 2022


Please prepare, record (each recording should include both audio & video) and provide via email:

1) Recording: 1-2 minute monologue of your choice
2) Recording: One 32 bar cut of a musical theatre song similar in style to the score of Gypsy.
3) Completed audition application
4) Headshot
5) Resume

Please return all of the above to [email protected] by Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10 p.m.
Send completed audition application, headshot, resume and recording to [email protected] by Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10 p.m.

Audition application: CLICK HERE 

Rehearsals begin Monday, October 3, 2022
Performances (23): Thurs thru Sun; preview Nov. 10, 2022; open Nov. 11, 2022; close Dec. 18, 2022
All performances are located at the Barn Theater on the grounds of the Marin Art & Garden Center.

All non-AEA roles are paid $15 per hour unless otherwise required by law. Guest Artist AEA possible.

Character Breakdown:

The show has no dedicated chorus. Doubling will be employed.

Principals

Rose — the Mother; Range: F to C
June — Rose’s daughter; Range: Ab to D
Louise — Rose’s other daughter, later Gypsy Rose Lee; Range: C# to Eb
Tessie Tura — ballet stripper; Range: C# to Db
Mazeppa — trumpet stripper; Range: G (below middle C) to Bb
Electra — lightbulb stripper; Range: Bb to D
Herbie — candy salesman and Rose’s manager; Range: Baritone
Tulsa — farm boy, etc. (with others); Range: Tenor/F to G

Supporting

Uncle Jocko — vaudeville master of ceremonies
Georgie — Jocko’s assistant
Balloon Girl — auditioning child; non-speaking
Clarinet Boy (Clarence) — auditioning child
Baby June — Rose’s baby daughter
Baby Louise — Rose’s other baby daughter
Pop — Rose’s father
Rich Man — driver of a touring car; non-speaking
Rich Man’s Son — driver’s son; non-speaking
Tap Dancing Urchin — roadside kid; non-speaking
Little Boy Scout — another roadside kid; non-speaking
Weber — theater manager in Los Angeles
L.A. — farm boy, etc. (with others)
Yonkers — farm boy, etc. (with others)
Angie — farm boy, etc. (with others)
Kringelein — hotel manager in Akron
Mr. Goldstone — representative of the Orpheum Circuit
Miss Cratchitt — secretary at Grantziger’s Palace
Agnes — Hollywood Blonde
Marjorie May — Hollywood Blonde
Dolores — Hollywood Blonde
Thelma — Hollywood Blonde; non-speaking
Gail — Hollywood Blonde; non-speaking
Cigar — theater manager in Wichita
Pastey — stage manager in Wichita
Offstage Announcer — introducing Gypsy across the country
Renée — Louise’s maid
Phil — Louise’s press agent
Bourgeron-Cochon — photographer