Actor Auditions

THE FANTASTICKS

Production will run Sept 16- Oct 9 (4 weekends)

Audtion Dates TBA

The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo's words that, "without a hurt, the heart is hollow."

 

The Narrator (El Gallo)
A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story. As El Gallo, he is larger than life and gregariously theatrical.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

NARRATOR - ELGALLO sides

IT DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU PAY - Narrator-El Gallo

TRY TO REMEMBER - Narrator - El Gallo

 

The Girl (Luisa)
A button-maker's young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: B3

LUISA side

MUCH MORE - Luisa

 

The Boy (Matt)
An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

MATT side

I CAN SEE IT - Matt

SOON ITS GONNA RAIN - Matt

 

The Boy's Father (Hucklebee)
A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

THE FATHERS sides

PLANT A RADISH - Fathers

 

The Girl's Father (Bellomy)
A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

THE FATHERS sides

PLANT A RADISH - Fathers

 

The Old Actor (Henry)
An aging, over-the-top Thespian who specializes in reciting Shakespeare, he is a commedia clown; his world is the stage and he knows no other reality.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 70

HENRY side

 

The Man Who Dies (Mortimer)
Henry's goofy sidekick and another former actor who specializes in stage deaths. A commedia clown, his world is the stage and he does not live in reality.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50

MORTIMER side

 

The Mute
A speechless presence who watches, acts as the wall, and deals with props; the "invisible" stage assistant. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed.
Gender: Any
Age: 20 to 50