The Bellingham Theatre Guild will hold open auditions for our spring musical, She Loves Me, on Sunday, April 2nd, 2023, and Monday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. Call-backs will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 7:00 p.m. Those who audition will be asked to sing 16-32 measures of a Broadway show tune (about 1 minute). Please bring sheet music for the accompanist, or an instrumental track and speaker. There will also be a short dance audition. Please dress for dance/movement. Cold readings will be done at call-backs only. Parts are available for 5 principal men, and 2 principal women. In addition, there are parts for 4-5 men and 4-5 women in the ensemble.
She Loves Me – Casting Requirements
Ilona Ritter – Employed at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. She is sexy and learned in the ways of romance, but longing for something more from the game of love. Needs some dance experience. Age range: mid-twenty to mid-thirty. Vocal range E5 to F#3
Amalia Balash – The eager new employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Despite being a skilled saleswoman, she easily becomes intimated and nervous. Attractive, bright, and a lover of literature. Age range 20-30. Vocal range B5 to C4.
Ensemble Women – 4 or 5 women who play a variety of roles: customers, carolers, etc. Some members of the ensemble may understudy Amalia and Ilona. Age ranges-- various. High soprano to low alto. Some dancing is likely.
Arpad Laszlo – The delivery boy at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. His exuberance is infectious and commitment to his job remarkable. He is ambitious and adorable. Needs to be able to ride a bicycle. Age: 15-to young-looking 20’s. Vocal range – E4-Bb2.
Ladislov Sipos – Not the brightest employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. A confidant to Georg, he is an optimistic family man who looks like a huggable father. Age: 45-60 Vocal range E4-A2.
Steven Kodaly – A well-respected and liked employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. Though he is considered dapper and occasionally charming, he is a shallow womanizer. Age range: mid 20’s to mid-30’s. Vocal range: A4 – B2. Needs some dance skills.
Georg Nowack – An established employee of Maraczek’s Parfumerie, he is a hopeless romantic. Shy, intelligent, and soft spoken. Age range: mid 20’s to mid-30’s. Vocal range F4 – B2. This principal role requires strong acting skills.
Mr. Maraczek – Owner of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. With a commanding presence, his dedication to the trade is rivaled only by this faithfulness to his wife. Age range: mid- 50’s to 70’s. Vocal range: C4-B2. Some light dancing.
Ensemble Men – 4 or 5 men who play a variety of roles: customers, waiters, carolers, etc. Some members of the ensemble may understudy various principal roles. The ensemble includes The Head Waiter who has a solo number, and the busboy who has a dance solo. Age ranges from teen to 60's. High tenor to low bass. Some dancing is likely.