Audition Announcement!

SWEET CHARITY

The Ritz Theatre Company is now accepting submissions for our 2020 Season Opening Production – SWEET CHARITY

Co-Directors: Roberta Curless & Bruce A. Curless

Choreographer: Roberta Curless

Vocal Director: Tim Brown

Audition Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 (by appointment, starting at 7:00 p.m.)

Callbacks as Needed: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 (by invitation only)

Show Dates: January 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29 (possible student matinee as well as an evening show), 31, February 1, 2

We are actively accepting submissions from strong, non-union singers/dancers/actors (ages 21 and up) for our 2020 Season Opening production of Sweet Charity. Rehearsals will be Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings beginning Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Added rehearsals on January 3 and 4. No rehearsals on November 28, December 24, 25, 26, and 31. Tech week begins January 5. No conflicts can be honored during tech week or performances. Those auditioning will be asked to sing 16 bars of an uptempo musical theatre song from or in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. No acapella singing or backing tracks permitted. Please come prepared to dance. Please note that all performers, with the exception of Charity, will be playing multiple roles. Special consideration will be given to singers with strong ensemble harmonizing skills. The Ritz Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Anyone wishing to audition should forward their headshot and resume to David Mooney-Todd, Casting Director of The Ritz Theatre Company via email at RitzTheatreCasting@gmail.com (must have “Sweet Charity Submission” in the subject line) no later than Friday, October 4, 2019.

**All roles are open and pay a small stipend!**

Character List

Charity Hope Valentine
Helene/Ensemble
Nickie/Ensemble
Ursula/Ensemble
Rosie/Ensemble
Vittorio Vidal/Ensemble
Oscar/Charlie/Ensemble
Herman/Daddy Brubeck/Ensemble