ALT Announces Auditions for “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”

 Announcing Auditions for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN…

 

 

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks

Directed by Henry Avery; musical direction by HB & William W. Williams

*Saturday, July 13, 2013:
Vocal auditions–11 am – 3 pm, by appointment*
Dance auditions–3:30 pm – 5 pm

*Sunday, July 14, 2013:
Vocal auditions–1 pm – 3 pm, by appointment*
Dance auditions–3:30 pm – 5 pm

*Monday, July 15, 2013:
Callbacks, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

*To schedule a vocal audition, please send an email to stagemanager@abqlt.org.

IT’S ALIVE! From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers, comes this monster new musical comedy. With such memorable tunes as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” Young Frankenstein is scientifically-proven, monstrously good entertainment…and the only place you’ll witness a singing and dancing laboratory experiment in the largest tuxedo ever made!

*Rehearsals will begin Monday, August 19.

*Production dates: October 11 – November 3, 2013
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:00 pm
plus Thursdays on October 24 & 31 at 7:30 pm

*Character Descriptions:

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 20s/30s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to G above middle C.

The Monster – Male, age indeterminate. Played by a bigger man – the bigger the better. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Vocal range: Ab one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Also must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Knowledge of tap dancing a plus.

Igor – Male, age 20s/30s. Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend–with a hunchback. Vocal range: D below middle C to F above middle C.

Inga – Female, age 20s. Frederick’s bubbly, not-so-bright young assistant. Sexy, attractive. A resident of Transylvania. Vocal range: G# below middle C to A above the treble staff. Yodeling is a plus.

Elizabeth Benning – Female, age 20s/30s. Self-loving, “madcap”, boisterous fiancé of Frederick. Vocal range: F# below middle C to F#, top line of the treble staff.

Frau Blücher – Female, age 40s/50s. Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate. Former lover of Victor Frankenstein. Vocal range: F## (G natural) below middle C to B, third line treble staff.

Inspector Hans Kemp – Male, age 40s/50s. Head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg. Justice-driven. A one octave below middle C to F above middle C.

Blind Hermit – Lonely, poor, blind town hermit longing for a friend. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to Db just above middle C.

Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein – Male, age 40s/50s. Frederick’s infamous grandfather. Vocal range: C# below middle C to G# above middle C.

Ziggy – Male, age 30s. Well-intentioned village idiot. Vocal range: F below middle C to F above middle C.

ENSEMBLE: 8 male and 8 female, with plenty of featured roles, lots of juicy lines and singing, including a barbershop quartet. We are looking for people with strong dance/movement training. This group will portray gravediggers, villagers, medical students, passengers, mad scientists and various supporting roles.

All roles are open and available!

 

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