Jun 232017

‘La Cage aux Folles’
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Lyrics and Music by Jerry Herman
Directed by Leo Bradley
Musical Director Stuart Crisp
Cast required
Georges- the owner of “La Cage” – 40-55 – Baritone/Tenor
The MC of all the shows, must sing well and have personality to spare. Comic timing a must – heart of the show.
Albin – his partner of 20 years – 40-55 – Baritone
Becomes the fabulous ZsaZsa onstage the Star at “La Cage”. Must be able to move well in a 1 ½ inch heel.
Jean Michael – George’s son – 20s – Baritone
Amusing and headstrong, must sing anddance well. No dresses or heels
M. Dindon –Ann’s father, a local politician – 40-60
Uptight, conservative, pompous. Good actor with great comic timing, sings a bit
Jacob – the Maid/Butler – 20-35
A zany comic role, the wackiest role in the show. Must move well in a 2 inch heel. Lots of costume changes
Francis – the stage manager of La Cage – 20-40
Good comic actor. Good dancer
Ann – Jean Michael’s intended – 18-20s – Soprano
Must sing and dance well. Lovely, sweet, innocent
Mme Dandon – Ann’s mother – 40-60
Starts out uptight and conservative, but softens and changes by the end of the show. Great acting role. Must sing well
Jacqueline – Owner of posh restaurant – 30+ – Alto
Sings much of “The Best of Times is Now.” Good actress, good singer
Les Cagelles – Any age – All
6 to 8 performers at ‘La Cage’, must sing and dance – several specific dances and individual performances.
Can include some women as well as men in drag – and fabulous costumes.
Townspeople – Any age – All
Male and female, also get to sing and dance, and have individual characters.
May double as ‘Cagelles’

Date: Saturday July 1st
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm (by appointment)
Appointment times: 11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00pm, 1:30 – 2:30, 2:30 – 3:30, 3:30 – 4:30pm – Cagelles

Place: The Play Shed
The Play Shed is behind Merthyr Road Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Rd New Farm; access via the path next to the church or via Amity St.

Season: September 22 – October 14

If you are interested in auditioning, please email nashtheatre4@bigpond.com with the heading ‘LA CAGE AUDITION’ and giving your NAME, CONTACT DETAILS, WHICH ROLE(S) you are auditioning for and PREFERRED AUDITION TIME.

Type of production

Company Name and Suburb
New Farm Nash Theatre Inc. New Farm