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MM_TitleStacked_4CMamma Mia Auditions ~ Jan. 6 & 7
“You can dance, you can jive having the time of your life” as Town Theatre holds auditions for the famous musical Mamma Mia, set to the music of ABBA on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM and Monday, January 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM. This production will run from May 3 through May 19, 2019.

This production is only open to performers ages 17 and up.

Please bring 16 measures of a song that demonstrates your range in the style of the show (preferably disco or pop from the 1970s or 1980s). An accompanist will be provided. If you would like to be accompanied by a track, please bring an mp3 player and a cord that can be attached to digital speakers. Dress comfortably for the dance aspect of the audition.

Download your Mamma Mia Audition Form or be sure to arrive early to complete one on site. Feel free to bring a theatrical resume and headshot. The production will be directed by Charlie Goodrich with Sharon Altman as Musical Director and Christy Shealy Mills as Choreographer.

All roles are available, including:

Sophie Sheridan: Lead. Pop Soprano with a Strong Belt/Mix. Solid Dancer. Born and raised on the island. Upon finding her Mother’s (Donna) old diary, Sophie discovers she may have three possible dads and is determined to have her father walk her down the aisle at her wedding to Sky. Solos include: “I Have a Dream,” “Honey Honey,” “Under Attack,” “Voulez Vou,” “Thank You For the Music,” “Lay All Your Love on Me,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme,” “The Name of the Game,” “Slipping Through My Fingers.”  No one under 18 will be considered for Sophie. Age: 18 to 25. Vocal range F#3 to E5.

Donna Sheridan: Lead. Sophie’s mother. Belter; Solid Dancer. After having her daughter (Sophie) at a young age, Donna started working at a Taverna on a remote Greek Island. She now owns and operates that Taverna. She is the former lead singer of Donna and the Dynamos. Solos include “Money Money Money,” “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “Chiquitita,” “Super Trouper,” “One of Us,” “SOS,” “Our Last Summer,” “Slipping Through My Fingers,” “The Winner Takes It All,” “I Do.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range E3 to A5.

Tanya: Strong Belter. Solid Dancer. One of Donna’s best friends and a former member of Donna and the Dynamos. She is recently divorced from her third husband and preparing for her fourth plastic surgery.  Solos include: “Money Money Money,” “Chiquitita,” “Dancing Queen,” “Super Trouper,” “Does Your Mother Know.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range E3 to E5.

Rosie: Strong Belter. Solid Dancer. Donna’s other best friend and the third member of Donna and the Dynamos. Unmarried and carefree. She owns the “New Woman Bookstore,”  a new age book-seller. Solos include: “Money Money Money,” “Chiquitita,” “Dancing Queen,” “Super Trouper,” “Take a Chance on Me.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range top E3 to D5.

Sam Carmichael: Baritone. One of Sophie’s possible fathers. An American architect. Solos include: “Thank You for the Music,” “SOS,” “Knowing Me Knowing You,” I Do.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range D3 to Ab4.

Bill Austin: Baritone. One of Sophie’s possible fathers. A writer and adventurer. Solos include: “Thank You for the Music,” “The Name of the Game,” “Take a Chance on Me.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range Bb2 to F#4.

Harry Bright: High Baritone/Tenor; One of Sophie’s possible fathers. Formerly known as “Head Banger,”  he is now a banker. Plays the guitar.  Solos include: “Thank You for the Music,” “Our Last Summer.” Age: 40 to 50. Vocal range C#3 to F#4.

Sky: Tenor. Sophie’s Fiancé; Tall, romantic and athletic. Solos include: “Lay All Your Love on Me.” Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range Eb3 to D5.

Lisa and Ali: Strong Belters and Dancers. Sophie’s two best friends and bridesmaids at her wedding. Intelligent, loving, and extremely loyal. Solos include: “Honey Honey.” Age: 18 to 25. Vocal range G3 to D5/Db5.

Pepper: Strong Singer and Dancer. Barman at Taverna. Has a tryst with Tanya. Solos include: “Does Your Mother Know.” Age: 21 to 30. Vocal range A4 to F5.

Eddie: Strong Singer and Dancer. Helps Sky with Water-Sports and Donna with the Taverna. Age: 20 to 30.

Ensemble: 10-20 Singers and Dancers. Consists of: Islanders, Taverna Employees, Water-Sports Employees, Wedding Guests. Will serve as a “Greek Chorus” onstage in all group numbers, including: “Money Money Money,” “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “Lay All Your Love on Me,” “Super Trouper,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme,” “Voulez-Vous,” “Under Attack,” “Does Your Mother Know,” “I Do,” “Waterloo.” Ages: 17 and up.


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