Feb 102019
 

The songs of Well known 1980s artists underscore a tale of big dreams in Hollywood. Soon after hopping off a bus from the Midwest, aspiring singer Sherrie Christian immediately finds herself in trouble. Coming to her rescue is Drew, a bar-back at the legendary club the Bourbon Room. With stars in their eyes, the young lovers chase their dreams, but a misunderstanding involving rock god Stacee Jaxx threatens to tear them apart.

All auditionees are required to prepare two songs (one ballad and one up tempo) in a rock or pop music style. Please be mindful of the show and where it sits in style and genre. You must provide a backing track for your song choices NO ACCOMPANIST will be supplied for initial auditions. You may be asked to read from a script. The production team would like to encourage auditionees of all backgrounds, sizes and ethnicities. If you’re a dancer who can sing, a singer who can dance or an air guitar champion with a killer set of pipes, we would love to see you! There will be a compulsory dance audition – an advanced dance audition will also be held for our featured dancers and dance captain.

Auditions will be held at the Mount Players Theatre 56 Smith Street, Macedon 3444.
Please contact Karlana on 0412 131 260 to book an audition. Audition times are as follows:

Friday 8th March 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday 9th March 10.00am – 5.00pm

Friday 15th March 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday 16th March 10.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday 17th March Group Dance Auditions 10.00am – 1.00pm

All applicants must book a 15-minute timeslot for a singing audition on a Friday or Saturday PLUS a one-hour time slot for a group dance audition on Sunday 17th March.

You must turn 18 years old by Tuesday, May 7th to audition and be in the production.

Rehearsals Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Sundays, from Tuesday, May 7th.
DREW

An appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a very strong rock tenor voice. Drew works at the legendary Bourbon Room hoping and waiting for his dreams to come true. He finds an instant attraction to Sherrie, the beautiful new arrival from the Midwest, who encourages him to go after his dreams. (vocal Range: Bb3-D5)

SHERRIE

An in-shape, pretty, fresh faced, innocent Midwestern girl stepping right off the bus into a new world to pursue her dreams of stardom. Strong comedic timing, strong rock belt, good movement ability. Should be comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing. (Vocal Range: G3-F5)

LONNY

The narrator of the piece, charming, mischievous, welcoming, vibrant personality, a guy who would be fun to spend one drunken night with. Strong, honest comedic timing/improv skills and strong rock vocals. (Vocal Range: D3-D5)

DENNIS DUPREE

Classic stoner type guy who runs the famous Bourbon Room club. Torn about whether he should sell the club to Hertz, a German businessman. Very strong comedic timing. A laid back, easy going dude real dude. Bari-tenor rock vocals. (Vocal Range: D3-G4)

STACEE JAXX

A sexy rock star. Decided to leave his successful hair/metal-rock band to try it solo. Self-important, confident intriguing in all the wrong ways, the ultimate bad boy; he is all about sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Great strong comedic timing and strong rock tenor voice. (Vocal Range: C3-Eb5)

JUSTICE

Female, strong presence, an easy sensuality about her, once a performer, she now operates a strip club where Sherrie winds up working. Takes on the maternal role for the girls that work for her. Strong, soulful vocals and belt needed. (Vocal Range: G3-Db5)

HERTZ KLINEMANN

An attractive older German male. Uptight, cold, intimidating businessman trying to buy up the Strip to develop it. The bad guy of the piece. Strong comedic timing and baritone vocals. German accent (Vocal Range: F3-G#4)

FRANZ KLINEMANN

Hertz’s son, young German male. Works for his father but not by choice. Pressured and intimidated by his father. Shy, gentle with a big heart. Over the course of the show, changes and hilariously stands up to his father. Strong vocals and comedic timing. German accent (Vocal Range: Db3-E5)

REGINA

A fun, hippie type, in shape, earthy girl who fights against the attempted takeover of The Strip. Strong comedic timing, belt vocals. – A crunchy granola type hilarious tree-hugging fighter who will stop at nothing to protect The Strip. (Vocal Range: A3-Eb5)

FATHER

Sherrie’s conservative father, who objects to Sherrie’s move to LA. Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Strong vocals.

MOTHER

Sherrie’s conservative mother, who objects to Sherrie’s move to LA. but still remains in contact .Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Strong vocals.

MAYOR

A strong character actor with good comedic timing, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability. (Vocal Range: D3-84)

WAITRESS #1

Featured singer- works with Sherrie-hilariously referred to as “Waitress #1” in show. Strong vocals, will also be member of Ensemble

JA’KEITH

A strong character actor with good comedic timing, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability. (Vocal Range: D3-84)

JOEY PRIMO

A young male with the rocker sensibility, strong rock tenor and strong /dance/movement ability,

CONSTANCE

Reporter assigned to interview Stacee Jaxx. Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Comedic timing.

CANDI

Male cross dressing dancer or female with low voice with strong stage presence

SLEAZY PRODUCER (Male or Female)

Sleazy movie producer who is a customer at the Venus Club. Strong stage presence

VENUS CLUB DANCERS:

The sexiest female singer/dancers around. Sassy, in shape, beautiful. Must be comfortable in very skimpy/sexy clothing. Strong dancers proficient in jazz and modern, comedic ability and strong rock vocals. Also part of ensemble. Featured dancers are Destiny and Sapphire.

ENSEMBLE: (Male/Female)
Sassy with comedic ability. Should have strong vocals and ability to move well. The Ensemble will play a variety of roles including:
ROCKERS, DANCERS, BOURBON ROOM PATRONS, WAITRESSES, WAITERS, BARTENDERS, CHURCH CHOIR, GROUPIES, BACK UP SINGERS, RIOT POLICE, HOMELESS, PROTESTERS, ROCK VIDEO MTV DANCERS, ETC.