OPERA HUNTER is excited to announce auditions are called for cast for GILBERT & SULLIVAN’S THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE – our production to be held JULY 26TH TO AUGUST 4TH 2019.
Amber Lewis will Direct & Sue Hart will Music Direct.
FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY 6pm–9pm SATURDAY 12TH JANUARY 9am–12pm, 1–5pm, (6pm–9pm if needed). VENUE: Mercia Buck’s Studio, 1 Baikie Crescent, Charlestown
REHEARSALS COMMENCE SUNDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2019.
RICHARD, THE PIRATE KING – BASS-BARITONE SAMUEL, HIS LIEUTENANT – BARITONE FREDERIC, PIRATE APPRENTICE – TENOR MAJOR GENERAL STANLEY – BARITONE EDWARD, SERGEANT OF POLICE – BASS MABEL, GENERAL STANLEY’S YOUNGEST DAUGHTER – SOPRANO KATE, GENERAL STANLEY’S DAUGHTER – MEZZO SOPRANO EDITH, GENERAL STANLEY’S DAUGHTER – MEZZO SOPRANO ISABEL, GENERAL STANLEY’S DAUGHTER – SPEAKING ROLE RUTH, A PIRATICAL MAID OF-ALL-WORK – CONTRALTO CHORUS – NB. Opera Hunter current Chorus are automatically invited without audition. Please indicate your interest.
SONGS FOR AUDITIONS
PIRATE KING – “Oh better far to live & die” SAMUEL – Gilbert & Sullivan Song FREDERIC – “Stop Ladies Pray” MAJOR GENERAL – “I am the very model of a modern major general” SERGEANT OF POLICE –“When the foeman bares his steel” MABEL – “Poor wand’ring one” KATE – Gilbert & Sullivan Song EDITH – Gilbert & Sullivan Song ISABEL – Gilbert & Sullivan Song RUTH – “When Fred’rick was a little lad”
Be prepared to do a cold read.
Contact Mercia Buck at firstname.lastname@example.org to book an audition time.
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