Man of La Mancha
MUSIC BY MITCH LEIGH LYRICS BY JOE DARION
BOOK BY DALE WASSERMAN
Directed by Paul Jacques, Musical Direction by Jubel Obien
Choreography by Carmina Manley
WHEN:Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 6PM-9PM
WHERE: California Theater, 562 W 4th St, San Bernardino, CA 92401 There is pay.
Auditions will consist of three phases:
– Cold read from the script: No monologues. Actors will be asked to read sides from the script.
– Singing: 16-32 bars of a Broadway-style song that best shows off your vocal style and strengths. Piano accompanist will be available; No CDs please.
– Movement: Be prepared to learn and perform a musical theatre dance routine.
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN:
Don Quixote (Cervantes): Tall, thin man in his late forties, he is an actor, playwright, and would-be knight. He is a romantic—some sane crazy—and has a vision of a far better and nobler world, where knights and chivalry rule the day.
Sancho (The Manservant): Sancho is short and squat. He has served Quixote/Cervantes for many years and is devoted to him, even with all his idiosyncrasies.
Aldonza (Dulcinea): A serving woman and a part-time prostitute at the inn, Aldonza is rough on the exterior, but has a gentle heart inside and yearns to believe what Don Quixote tells her. Quixote falls in loves with her and insists her name is Dulcinea and that she is a beautiful, gentle woman.
The Innkeeper (The Governor): A large and powerful man, he is kind as the Innkeeper, but as the Governor is the leader of the inmate society in the prison.
Dr. Carrasco (The Duke): As the character of the Duke he sidekick to the Governor; however, when he plays Dr. Carrasco, he is Antonia’s fiancé. He thinks Don Quixote mad and insists that he come home and be treated for his malady. Becomes the Knight of the Mirrors
Antonia: Quixote’s niece and Dr. Carrasco’s fiancée.
Maria — innkeeper’s wife
The Padre-the Quijana family priest.
Fermina: A servant girl
Ensenble: Captain of the Inquisition, Attendants to the Knight, Muleteers, Guards, Men of the Inquisition
Man of La Mancha Performances Dates: July 15-17, 2016
Rehearsal Times: Monday through Friday, 6-10PM, Saturday 10-4, three weeks plus tech week
NOTE: Tech week rehearsals may involve 10/12 days.
Man of La Mancha Rehearsal Dates: June 20-July 14, 2016
For information contact the Director Paul Jacques: firstname.lastname@example.org