Auditions


Upcoming Auditions

WHAT: Open Auditions For
Company
Book by George Furth
Music & Lyrics Stephen Sondheim
Director: Vincent Orduña
Music Director: Paul Linnes
WHEN: Saturday 11 March 2017, 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Sunday 12 March 2017, 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM
Callbacks are Sunday 19 March 2017 at 12:00 PM
WHERE: Auditions, callbacks, most rehearsals, and all performances will take place at:
Renton Civic Theatre
507 South Third Street
Renton, WA 98057-2009
ROLES:
Character Background Gender Age Range Vocal Range (Top) Vocal Range (Bottom)
Robert The story's protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness. Male 30 — 35 G5 G3
Sarah Harry's hyper critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love. Female 30 — 40 A5 A3
Harry Sarah's husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages. Male 35 — 45 A5 A3
Susan A delicate southern belle. Peter's wife and ex–wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert. Female 30 — 40 A5 A3
Peter Susan's husband. The perfect husband and ex–husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships. Male 30 — 40 A5 A3
Jenny Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time. Female 30 — 40 A5 A3
David Jenny's husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return. Male 30 — 40 A5 B3
Amy A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soulmate. Female 25 — 35 A5 G3
Paul Amy's fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same. Male 30 — 40 A5 B3
Joanne Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband. Female 40 — 50 B5 G3
Larry Joanne's husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife's behavior but knows when to put his foot down. Male 45 — 55 A5 B3
Marta A girlfriend of Robert's. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City. Female 20 — 30 A5 A3
Kathy An old girlfriend of Robert's, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving. Female 25 — 35 A5 A3
April A girlfriend of Robert's. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable. Female 25 — 35 A5 A3
SHOW DATES: 9 June 2017 — 24 June 2017
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
  • Please prepare:
    • An appropriate one–minute contemporary comedic monologue (no accents required)
    • An excerpt of a song from a musical not to exceed one minute in length. For the purposes of this audition, a Sondheim song not from Company is acceptable.
  • Please bring:
    • Headshot & Resume
    • Your sheet music in the appropriate key. Be aware:
      • The accompanist will not transpose on sight
      • No CD or a cappella singing will be allowed
      • Please choose material that reflects your range and be prepared to act the song.

To schedule an audition time, email your requested time to auditions@rentoncivictheatre.org. There will be a cost reimbursement for the actors of this show.

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Auditions at Renton Civic Theatre

Renton Civic Theatre is a semi–professional venue. We generally use non–equity actors in our productions and pay a stipend that helps cover expenses. Auditions are announced in the Seattle Times, the Seattle PI, at tpsonline.org, and the Renton, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, and Seatac community newspapers three weeks to a month before the actual audition dates. As we get close to the 6 to 8 week window for rehearsal, a specific announcement about the auditions will be placed on this website as well. When specific audition dates have been set, call the box office at 425.226.5529 to make an appointment or email auditions@rentoncivictheatre.org

Individuals interested in directing at Renton Civic Theatre can submit resumes and head shots to:

Bill Huls
auditions@rentoncivictheatre.org
Renton Civic Theatre
507 South Third Street
Renton, WA 98057