ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS FOR "ANYTHING GOES!" at the OJAI ART CENTER THEATER.
Directed by Tracey Williams Sutton, Music Direction by Andy Street, Choreography by Janet McNeil, Vocal Direction by Jaye Hersh, Produced by Bill Spellman and Lin Coleman. AUDITIONS ARE APRIL 28 from 5-7, APRIL 29 from 5-7, with callbacks on May 1at 5 p.m.
It's a madcap musical featuring songs by the legendary Cole Porter! ANYTHING GOES plays on the weekends from July 14 to August 13. Show times are 7:30 on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING ROLES and ENSEMBLE!
Reno Sweeney - A smooth-talking, sexy and lovable lounge singer turned evangelist. Must sing incredibly well. Some tapping required.
Billy Crocker - A funny and charming young Wall Street broker, in love with Hope. Must sing and move well.
Moonface Martin - Public Enemy Number 13, a "wanna-be" gangster. Comedic character role, must sing and move well.
Bonnie - Moonface's sidekick, a gangster's "moll." Must sing very well and tap dance. Character role.
Elisha J. Whitney - A Wall Street executive and notorious drunk, character role.
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh - Hope's wealthy and very stuffy English fiancee. Comedic character role.
Mrs. Harcourt - A wealthy, snobby American matron, Hope's haughty and overbearing mother.
Hope Harcourt - Daughter of Mrs. Harcourt, lovely ingenue. Must sing well. Soprano.
The Captain - Serious but humorous head of the ship.
The Angels: Chastity, Virtue, Charity, Purity - Reno's "girls." All must tap dance and sing well.
Two Chinese converts: Luke and John. Comedic roles.
Ensemble Sailors and Girls (as well as Steward, Reporter, Cameraman, FBI agents, etc.) Need singer/dancer/actors for the ensemble (the ensemble will double as roles onboard the ship as well as sing and tap dance in the big numbers). Not everyone needs to tap dance well, but there are several tap numbers. Seeking at least four male sailors that tap dance, and the four "Angels" that tap well.
Please prepare 16 bars from a Broadway show (no rock or pop, please). Please bring CD's with backup tracks, or backup recordings on your phone. There is no accompanist provided. You may also sing a cappella. Everyone will be required to sing initially. Some reading and dancing may take place during the initial audition, time permitting.