AUDITIONS for the 2nd Annual Florida Festival of New Musicals


The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida’s only professional musical theatre, will hold annual auditions for the 2nd Annual Florida Festival of New Musicals on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 and Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The Florida Festival of New Musicals has been created by The Winter Park Playhouse to advance and elevate the genre of musical theatre by fostering the development of new musicals and the artistic growth of writers and composers. The four-day festival will run August 23-26, 2018 at The Winter Park Playhouse and will showcase brand new, never-before-produced musicals. The first act of each musical will be fully read and sung concert-style, without staging, by varying casts of professional actors and musicians.

All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend!

Auditions are by appointment only and will take place at The Winter Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Avenue, Suite C, Winter Park, FL 32789. Please call (407) 645-0145 to schedule an audition time. 

The Playhouse is seeking Equity (Staged Reading Agreement) & Non-Equity musical theatre performers. Housing is not provided. Rehearsals and performances will be no more than a 23-hour total commitment over a three-week period.

Audition Requirements:

 

Please see the casting breakdown that follows for the show titles and available roles.

 

 

EXTENDED STAY 

Book By: Jenny Stafford / Lyrics By: Jenny Stafford and Scotty Arnold / Music By: Scotty Arnold
 
*Seeking strong musical theatre performers
 
LEADS
EXTENDED STAYERS (Double as ensemble for the dream sequence)

 

HOW TO MARRY A DIVORCED MAN

Book & Lyrics by Bryan D. Leys / Music by Clare Cooper

*Seeking versatile musical theatre performers who are excellent close harmony singers

NOTE: Grace and Molly can be played by the same actress; Kevin and Whitman by the same actor.

 

THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE

Book & Lyrics by Victor Kazan / Music by Kevin Purcell

*Seeking a musical theatre performers who sing and act extremely well.

 

DIAMOND AND THE NORTH WIND 

Book By:  Jeffrey Haddow / Lyrics By: Jeffrey Haddow & Thomas Tierney / Music By: Thomas Tierney

*Seeking musical theatre performers who are excellent singers and actors.

 

SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

Book, Music & Lyrics by Alan Becker

*Seeking strong musical theatre performers who sing and act extremely well.

 

 

The Winter Park Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related handicap, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Winter Park Playhouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and is proudly affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union of stage actors and stage managers, and the National Alliance of Musical Theatres.

 

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