OFF THE LEASH THEATRE – AUDITIONS
tick, tick… Boom!
By Jonathan Larson
Directed by Michelle Theunissen-Scott
Musically Directed by William Yates
Production Manager Leane Gooding
Sunday, April 23rd 2017 – 11.30am to 3.30pm
Monday April 24th 2017 – 7pm to 8pm auditions & Call backs 8pm to 10pm
Venue – Dog Box, above the Warragul Municipal Band Rooms, Cnr Smith & Albert Streets, Warragul
Please call Leane on 0407 444 430 or email [email protected] to book your audition time.
Description: A musical look at the courage it takes to follow your dreams, Tick, Tick… Boom! is Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical tale of a young composer on the brink of turning 30 and falling into oblivion. Containing fourteen songs, ten characters, three actors, and a band, tick, tick… Boom! takes you on the playwright/composer’s journey that led to the Broadway blockbuster, Rent.
Preparation: Please prepare 2 Pop/Rock songs, one being from a musical (PLEASE no songs from Tick, Tick… Boom or Rent). Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Please also prepare a very short monologue (3 mins max).
If you have them, bring headshot and current resume.
Jon- Male, 25-35 years old. Tenor (Range: A2 – A4 ). A struggling composer on the brink of his 30th birthday. Michael’s roommate and Susan’s boyfriend.
Michael- Male, 25-35 years old. Baritone/Tenor (Range: Bb2 – Gb4). A former actor-turned-market research executive. He is Jon’s roommate and best friend. Character Doublings include: COUNTER GUY, DAD, and MARKET RESEARCH GUY.
Susan- Female, 20-30 years old. Mezzo (Range: A3 – D5). A dancer and Jon’s girlfriend. Confident, sexy, kind, independent. Character Doublings include: KARESSA, ROSA, JUDY, and MOM.
Rehearsals – Sundays 1pm to 5pm & Mondays 7.30 pm to 10.30pm
Performances– July 2017
Please note Off The Leash Theatre are a Warragul based company.