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  1530 Central Avenue  
  Middletown, Ohio 45044  
  513-425-7140  
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2019- 2020 AUDITIONS
         
         
         
         
  I LOVE YOU BECAUSE      
 

JUNE 24, 25 & 26

7pm – 8:30pm

You may attend any evening

 

 LOVE YOU BECAUSE - SYNOPSIS

Based on Jane Austen’s novel of love and heartache, “PRIDE and PREJUDICE,” this tune filled, modern day musical follows the path of four lovelorn and love-lost young professionals, friends and siblings in New York City. Along with a couple other eccentric characters find out what it is to fall in love with someone not in spite of their faults but because of them.

 

AUDITION REQUESTS:

Please prepare an up-tempo and a ballad – (please keep your songs under 5 minutes.)

Please have your music cut for our accompanist

Please choose music that shows a wide range of your vocal abilities

You will be ask to do cold-readings from the script

 

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:.

Rehearsal will begin: SUNDAY August 4th and we will rehearse 3 – 4 times a week. Days may include Saturday and Sundays. Full rehearsal schedule determined when show is cast.

IMPORTANT DATES - Outside of the rehearsal schedule you MUST be conflict free the following dates. If you are not please do not audition.

September 3 – 14 & September 19 – 21 – evenings

September 7 – All day tech rehearsal

Actual Performances: September 13, 14, 20 & 21 – (There will be a matinee on one of the Saturday’s)

 

CHARACTERS – If you look under 40 please feel free to audition. ALL ethnicities invited to audition.

 

Austin (Lead): Male, 25-35

straight-laced, romantic, conservative, methodical, greeting card writer who is very devoted to his ex-girlfriend and desperately wants her back (tenor to A).

 

Marcy (Lead): Female, 25-35

free-spirited, evolving, fun-loving, and eccentric photographer who is more than willing to help Austin get his ex-girlfriend back as he is her perfect Mr. Wrong (soprano, strong mix to F, belt to D).

Jeff (Lead): Male, 25-35

quirky, not always the best with words, no-strings-attached, older brother to Austin; wants to help him rebound quickly from the breakup and in the meantime, he is perfectly content to have a friendship with benefits (baritone to G).

Diana (Lead): Female, 25-35

intelligent, no-nonsense, by-the-numbers, best friend and roommate to Marcy, she encourages Marcy to find her Mr. Wrong so that she can then be with her Mr. Right; she will happily have a friendship with benefits with Jeff (alto to D).

NYC Woman (Supporting): 25-40

plays multiple characters and must be comfortable with improvisation, movement, and have excellent comedic timing (mezzo soprano).

NYC Man: Male, 25-40

plays multiple characters and must be comfortable with improvisation, movement, and have excellent comedic timing (bari-tenor).