For Frank Loesser's
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS
(Without Really Trying)
Sunday May 21
Monday May 22
Callbacks (by invitation)
Wednesday May 24
All at 7:00 PM at St. John's Lower Hall
SummerStage at Leonia is proud to announce this year’s production: Frank Loesser’s Tony- and Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, HOW TO SUCCCED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING.
Auditions are Sunday and Monday, May 21 & 22 at 7:00 pm. Callbacks (by invitation only) are Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 pm. We hope you will consider auditioning for us!
For the past 17 years SummerStage has set the standard for excellence in community theater, prompting the Bergen Record to write, “This summer, the next best thing to the Great White Way is in Leonia.”
COME PLAY WITH US!
Unsure about auditioning? Consider the following:
Want to know more? Just reach out to us … We’d love to hear from you!
J. Pierrepont Finch
Our story's protagonist. An irrepressible, clear-eyed, almost puckish hero, he is a window washer who applies for a job at the World Wide Wicket Company and attempts to climb the 'ladder of success.' Needs a charismatic singer/actor who moves well and can carry a show.
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4 / Vocal range bottom: C3
The stuffed-shirt, philandering President of World Wide Wicket. Beneath his ruthless exterior, he is a college lad at heart with a passion for knitting. Needs a strong comic actor with an idiosyncratic presence.
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: A4 / Vocal range bottom: C3
A secretary at the company who is more interested in finding a man than advancing her career. She becomes Finch's love interest. Perky, determined. Strong singer/actress.
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: B4 / Vocal range bottom: A3
A voluptuous, sexually-charged woman adored by all of the men. She may appear dim-witted, but she knows how to manipulate men to get what she wants. Requires a great comedienne with a TERRIFIC figure. Think Marilyn Monroe … or Megan Hilty … or Christina Hendricks (Joan on “Mad Men”)
Age: 25 to 35
A secretary with a painfully dry sense of humor. She is a cynical, working woman who is on the lookout for a man. She is Rosemary’s mentor and confidante.
Age: 30 to 40
Biggly's nephew and scheming employee. He is an arrogant sycophant who tries to advance his career by exploiting his family connections. Needs a strong comic actor who can play a classic “mama’s boy.”
Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: F4 / Vocal range bottom: C3
J.B.'s stuffy secretary who is abrupt and tough, but soft and kind to those who are good to her. Requires a STRONG voice.
Vocal range top: Gb5 / Vocal range bottom: Bb3
He is a fussy, old-fashioned, yet loyal employee at the company. Supervisor of the mailroom, he believes his success is due to his lack of ambition and ability to remain unnoticed.
Age: 60 to 75
Vocal range top: E4 / Vocal range bottom: C#3
The company's Chief Executive Officer and a former window-washer.
Age: 55 to 70
Vocal range top: E4 / Vocal range bottom: D3
(Note: Typically Mr. Twimble and Wally Womper are played by the same actor.)
Scrubwomen, Executives, Secretaries … Need a bright, energetic ensemble of singer/dancers. Other supporting roles will be cast from the ensemble.
May 21-22 7PM
Callbacks May 24