Dreamgirls Audition Announcement
Landmark Community Theatre holds auditions for DREAMGIRLS
at the Thomaston Opera House.
Auditions: Sunday, July 31st 2016
at 6:00pm & Monday,
August 1st 2016 at 7:00pm
Call Backs: Thursday,
August 4th 2016 at 7:00pm
Location: Arts Center Theatre (Level 2), Thomaston
Opera House, 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT
LCT will be holding auditions
for its fall production, DREAMGIRLS
on July 31 & August 1, 2016 in the Arts Center Theatre on level 2 of the Thomaston
Opera House. Auditions will be on a first come first served basis. Foster Reese
will direct and choreograph the show, with music direction by AJ Bunel. The
show will open on October 15 and run through October 30, 2016 for a total of 8
CHARACTERS: African American
cast including a few Caucasian roles.
4 Women, 5 men & ensemble (up to 9 females/12
- EFFIE WHITE – African
American woman, 20-30. Vibrant young woman who is as oversized in talent
as she is in person. Effie should be full-figured, and her size carries
with it a true sense of sexuality. Must have a huge gospel belt voice.
Must move very well.
- DEENA JONES – African
American woman, 20-30. The young, thin, beautiful member of the dreams.
Mezzo, big full belt. Must move very well.
- LORRELL ROBINSON – African
American woman, 20-30. The third member of The Dreams. Soprano, on top of
most triad harmony, big full belt. Must move very well.
- CURTIS TAYLOR, JR. – African
American man, 30-40. Handsome, and very sexy. Slick car salesman who becomes
the Dreams’ manager. Baritone. Must move well.
- JAMES “THUNDER” EARLY –
African American man, 30-40. James Brown-like R & B star.
Rock and R & B tenor. Must
- C.C. WHITE – African American
man, 20-30. Effie’s songwriter brother; writes all the dreams hit songs. High
baritone. Must move well.
- MICHELE MORRIS – African
American woman, 20s. Effie’s replacement in The Dreams. Mezzo soprano, big
belt. Must move well.
- MARTY – African American man,
30-45, street savvy, long-time manager who oversaw Jimmy’s career and later
oversees Effie’s comeback. Baritone. Should move well.
- WAYNE - African American man,
30-45, Record Producer, sings “Steppin’ to the Bad Side” quartet.
- 1 caucasian man and 2
caucasian women - Strong singers who move well to play Dave and The Sweethearts
(Pat Boone singer and his backup girls who sing the all American pop
version of “Cadillac Car.” Will dance and play other ensemble roles such
as reporters, press agents, etc.
male and female (African American/Muticultural/Caucasian) singer/dancers
to play various supporting roles: must be strong singers and move very
well. All ensemble members should possess unique and vivid personalities
and have the ability to play a wide variety of characters. Stepp Sisters,
Lil’Albert and the Tru-Tones, and Tiny Joe Dixon will be cast from this
All roles are open for
Please prepare 32 bars of music to perform.
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A young female singing trio gets their big break at an amateur
competition as 1960s Motown music becomes popular with both white and black
audiences. But things begin to spin out of control when their opportunistic
show business promoter demotes the overweight lead singer in favor of one of
the more glamorous backup singers.