A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, ActorsNET, 02/10/2018

Theater: ActorsNET
Theater Website: http://www.actorsnetbucks.org
Theater Phone: (215) 295-3694

Start date of auditions: 02/10/2018

A Little Night Music
David Deratzian, Director
Lee Millhouse, Musical Director
Announcing open auditions for A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler at ActorsNET. The roles of Frederick Egerman and Desiree Armfeldt have been cast. All other roles are open and will be cast from auditions to the extent possible.

Audition Location:
The Heritage Center Theatre
635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32)
Morrisville, PA

Audition Dates:
February 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
February 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Performance Dates:
Apr 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, May 4, 5, and 6. Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Auditions will consist of:

Singing: Please prepare a cutting (approx. 1-1-1/2 minutes) of a song from the classic musical theatre repertoire. Songs from the show are discouraged, as are songs in a pop-rock style.
Monologue: Please prepare a monologue in a style appropriate for the character that you are auditioning for (if you are expressing a preference) of no more than 1-1/2 minutes. Selections from the show are discouraged.
Readings: Readings from the script. The actors playing Frederick and Desiree will be present to read against.
For additional information, please contact the Director at davedirects@verizon.netCharacter Breakdown
Fredrika Armfeldt – Desiree’s witty daughter who is very self-contained and formal with the precise diction of the convent-trained.

Gender: Female; Character Age: 12 to 15; Vocal range: C4-Eb5 (Soprano)

Madame Armfeldt – Desiree’s elderly mother; brutally honest and a veteran of discreet encounters with the crowned heads of Europe.

Gender: Female; Character Age: 70 to 85; Vocal range: C3-F#4 (Contralto)

Henrik Egerman – Fredrick’s gloomy son. He is serious, but confused, as he studies for the Lutheran priesthood.

Gender: Male; Character Age: 18 to 21; Vocal range: G3-B4 (Tenor)

Anne Egerman – Giddy and virginal; naive at times. A breathtakingly gorgeous child bride and Fredrick’s new wife.

Gender: Female; Character Age: 18 to 21; Vocal range: G#3-Ab5 (Soprano)

Petra – Anne’s earthy maid and closest confidante. She seizes every moment to rustle in the hay.

Gender: Female; Character Age: 20 to 30; Vocal range: F#3-F5 (Mezzo)

Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm – Vain, arrogant, and splendidly proportioned but ferociously jealous. He is Desiree’s newest lover.

Gender: Male; Character Age: 30 to 45; Vocal range: G3-F#4 (Baritone/Tenor)

Countess Charlotte Malcolm – The Count’s manic depressive, mistreated and downtrodden wife.

Gender: Female; Character Age: 30 to 40; Vocal range: G3-F5 (Mezzo)

The Liebeslieder Singers – 3M/3W (Mixed voices) – The Liebslieder Singers will perform their own named parts, as well as various auxiliary roles. Must sing and move very well – far more than a traditional ensemble. Function as a sort of Greek Chorus

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts, web development and digital marketing abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

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