Auditions: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
This Audition: April 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until April 2, 2018
Come be part of our season closer…there will be comedy tonight! All are invited to audition April 1 and 2 at 7:00 pm at the BTG Playhouse. Callback auditions will be announced the evening of April 2 and will be held on April 3 at 7 pm for those called back.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Auditions April 1-2, 2018
Performances June 8-24, 2018
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Judith Owens-Lancaster
Women: 2 leads, 3 secondary leads, ensemble
Notes: One well born lady, Courtesans, etc.
Men: 1 strong lead, 2 lead parts, 4 other parts. ensemble
Ages: 18 to 80
Notes: Slaves, proteans, soldiers, etc.
Come with your own sheet music prepared to sing with an accompanist that will be provided. Dress to move comfortably. Cold readings from the script. Scenes available on YouTube, music on CDs, and a movie (although the stage play is quite different from the movie, a feeling for the story can be had). All must sing; the ensemble will have simple choreography. Leads should sing well.
Pseudolus (Prologus) m. 30-50 years old
Hysterium, m. 40-55 y.o.
Lycus, m. 40-60 y.o.
Senex, m. 40-70 y.o.
Erronius, m. old
Miles Gloriosus, m. 22-35 y.o.
Hero, m. 20-30 y.o.
Domina, f. 40-50 y.o.
Philia, f. 18-22 y.o.
Courtesans: (6) toothsome, any age
Proteans: (6) able to play multiple parts, any age