Konkurz do amerického kultovního muzikálu Into the Woods
The Prague Shakespeare Company vyhlašuje konkurz na obsazení rolí do amerického muzikálu Stephena Sondheima “Into the Woods“, pod režijní taktovkou Steva Josephsona (Rent, Sweeney Todd, Klíč králů).
Muzikál Into the Woods měl premiéru na Broadwayi 5. listopadu v roce 1987 a získal několik prestižních cen Tony. Za nejlepší hudbu, libreto a herečku. Ocenění mohl získat více, leč stál proti silnému soupeři a to, Fantomovi opery. Muzikál se dočkal i filmového zpracování, jehož světová premiéra je pod hlavičkou Walt Disney Pictures plánována ke konci tohoto roku.
Muzikál se bude hrát v angličtině a produkce věří, že najde anglicky mluvící české umělce. Proto přinášíme pozvánku na konkurz v originální podobě.
The Prague Shakespeare Company (www.pragueshakespeare.org), will be holding by‐appointment‐only auditions for the musical “Into the Woods” by Stephen Sondheim at the PSC rehearsal studio – 2nd floor, Kolowratský palac, Ovocný trh 579/6, Prague 1. Auditions will be scheduled from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (13:00‐17:00) on Tuesday 2nd September, 2014. “Into the Woods” will be directed by Steve Josephson, director of the Prague productions of “RENT”, “Sweeney Todd” and the Creative Director and Choreographer of “Klíč Králů”.
“Into the Woods” will be a part of the Prague Shakespeare Company’s 2014‐2015 Season in Prague under the Artistic Directorship of Guy Roberts. All performances will be at PSC’s 100‐seat flexible studio space: Divadlo Kolowrat in the Kolowratský palác, Ovocný trh 6, Prague 1.
Performances will be in English, so English language proficiency is essential. Minorities and unique types especially encouraged to apply. For artists not able to attend the auditions in Prague, video auditions may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1st September, 2014.
Artists interested in consideration should submit a picture and CV electronically to email@example.com. A PSC representative will return contact should the artist be invited to audition. Auditions may be recorded for the review of unavailable directors.
Callbacks will be held on 3rd‐5th September, 2014 in Prague at PSC facilities.
Artists auditioning for “Into the Woods” are asked to present 2 songs (one up tempo and one ballad). Songs should be a 16‐bar cut of an English language Musical Theatre song, preferably from a different Sondheim show. Singers should have recorded accompaniment or be prepared to sing acapella.
All actors, directors, designers, musicians and stage managers who work with Prague Shakespeare Company are members of the PSC seasonal artistic company. The seasonal artistic company, under the guidance of the Artistic Director, work constantly together to explore a cohesive classical style. PSC provides an ensemble atmosphere for extended theatrical exploration wherein company members work as a group to develop skills and to perfect their craft through the continuity of several productions and ongoing training workshops. The quality of commitment demanded of the company members fosters a cohesiveness and intensity of approach to PSC’s classical repertoire.
An intellectual and pleasant story‐teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience. As the MYSTERIOUS MAN he is mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good‐natured protector and observer.
Male, 30‐60 yrs old
Range: G2 ‐ E4
Sarcastic, ugly‐then‐gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.
Female, 40‐55 yrs old
Range: F3 ‐ G5
A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.
Male, 35‐45 yrs old
Range: Ab2 ‐ G4
THE BAKER’S WIFE
Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very lowmaintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.
Female, 30‐45 yrs old
Range: F3 ‐ G5
A young, earnest maiden who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters. Her aspirations for a better life makes her somewhat neurotic and indecisive.
Female, 20‐30 yrs old
Vocal Range: G3 ‐ G5
Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing. WOLF Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.
Male, 30‐40 yrs old
Range: Bb2 ‐ Gb4
Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor. Male, 30‐40 yrs old
Range: C#3 ‐ E4
A loopy‐but‐lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.
Female, 20‐30 yrs old
Range: B3 ‐ A5
LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD
A spoiled young girl who is strong‐willed, quick‐wited, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
Female, 15‐30 yrs old
Range: Bb3 ‐ F5
The feckless Giant killer who is ‘almost a man.’ He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright‐eyed.
Male, 20‐30 yrs old
Range: B2 ‐ G4
Browbeating and weary, Jack’s protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong‐willed.
Female, 50‐65 yrs old
Range: Bb3 ‐ Gb5
The mean‐spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.
Female, 40‐50 yrs old
Range: A3 ‐ F#5
FLORINDA and LUCINDA
Cinderella’s stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.
Female, 25‐35 yrs old
Range: C4 ‐ Ab5
Deceased mother of Cinderella. Her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree. GIANT Voiceover. The Giant’s wife is an angry and vengeful ‘monster.’ She is seeking restitution for her loss.
Female 40‐60 yrs old
Range: E4 ‐ F4