OPEN CALL AUDITIONS
Auditions this season will be virtual with in-person callbacks.
For consideration please submit a video vocal reel along with a headshot/picture, and personal resume along with a completed audition form to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
For questions or information call 509.334.0750.
Performances: SEPT. 30 - OCT. 10
Performances: FEB. 17 - 27
Performances: MAR. 31 - APR. 10
JERRY SHERMAN'S SHOWTUNE REVIEW
Performances: MAY 2022
PRINCIPALS: 2 Women 2 Men FEATURED: 4 Men
NORMA DESMOND CECIL B. DeMILLE
Burnt out silent film star from the 1920's locked in delusions of grandeur. Big time film producer. Worked with Norma in the glory days
Suffers from a fragile psychoses and is an iconic femme fatale yet transitioned on to a new era of cinematography without her.
Gender: Female - Vocal Requirement: Soprano to E, Alto-lyric Gender: Male - Vocal Requirement: Baritone with Tenor range
JOE GILLIS ARTIE GREEN
Out of work and down on his luck screenwriter. Quickly becomes Joe's best friend a peer and contemporary screenwriter
Norma Desomnd's personal editor and house guest. Gender: Male - Vocal Requirement: Tenor
Gender: Male - Vocal Requirement: High Baritone
MAX VON MAYERLING SHELDRAKE
Norma Desomnd's first husband, most devoted fan and ever faithful butler. Paramount Pictures head honcho. Joe's Big Boss.
Gender: Male - Vocal Requirement: Baritone with Tenor range turns downs Joe's recent work Bases Loaded.
BETTY SCHAEFER MANFRED
Joe's friend and peer who encourages him and co author of Blind Windows. Gender: Male - Vocal Requirement: High Baritone
While she is starts out as Arties finance she falls for his best fiend Joe.
Gender: Female - Vocal Requirement: Soprano to top A, belt to C ENSEMBLE CHARACTERS
PRINCIPALS 2 Men 2 Women FEATURED 4 Women 4 Men
The story's protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage.
holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is,
Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness. in fact, her soulmate.
Gender: Male - Age: 30 to 35 Gender: Female - Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G5 - Vocal range bottom: G3 Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: G3
Harry's hyper critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and Amy's fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature.
tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages
Gender: Female - Age: 30 to 40 Robert to do the same.
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3 Gender: Male - Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: B3
Sarah's husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off JEANNE
the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young
disadvantages. crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts
Gender: Male - Age: 35 to 45 on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband.
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3 Gender: Female - Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: B5 - Vocal range bottom: G3
A delicate southern belle. Peter's wife and ex-wife. LARRY
Motherly in her affections towards Robert. Joanne's husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of
Gender: Female - Age: 30 to 40 goofiness. Indulges his wife's behavior but knows when to put his
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3 foot down
Gender: Male - Age: 45 to 55
PETER Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: B3
Susan's husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband.
He is very liberal in his view of relationships. KATHY
Gender: Male - Age: 30 to 40 An old girlfriend of Robert's, who is now considered a good friend
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: B3 Plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving.
Gender: Female - Age: 25 to 35
JENNY Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3
Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise.
Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time. APRIL
Gender: Female - Age: 30 to 40 A girlfriend of Robert's. She is a flight attendant who came to NYC
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3 to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable.
Gender: Female - Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: A3
PRINCIPALS 1 Man 2 Women FEATURED 4 Individuals
LEADING PLAYER FASTRADA
The ultimate 'ring leader.' Masterfully charming and manipulative, Pippin's conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no
the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart.
his own story and tries to intervene at the end. excellent dancer. Skilled at using her sexual appeal to benefit her and her son.
Obsessed with putting on a great show for the audience. Gender: Female - Age: 35 to 45
Gender: Any Vocal range top: F5 - Vocal range bottom: A3
Vocal range top: Ab4 - Vocal range bottom: Db3
PIPPIN Pippin's saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace,
Our story's young and confused protagonist. and sass. She tries to help Pippin and encourages him to live his life
He is longing to find his purpose in life. to the fullest.
Naive, innocent, and discontent. Gender: Female - Age: 67 to 67 -
Eventually finds love, and meaning in life, with Catherine and Theo. Vocal range top: C5 - Vocal range bottom: E3
Gender: Male - Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: Ab4 - Vocal range bottom: G2 CATHERINE
A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic,
CHARLES who possesses graceful elegance. Encounters Pippin at his lowest
Pippin's demanding father. As the King of the Holy Roman Empire, point and eventually falls in love with him.
Charlemagne is more comfortable wielding a sword than breaking Gender: Female - Age: 25 to 35
bread. He wears his years with great pride. Vocal range top: Db5 - Vocal range bottom: F#3
Gender: Male - Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: E4 - Vocal range bottom: G2 THEO
Catherine's son. Gender: Male - Age: 6 to 10
Pippin's half-brother. ENSEMBLE: Charlemagne's Army, Monks, Nobility, Players