Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein Directed by Dawn Weber; Musical Direction by Diane Trautman
September 29 to October 15, 2017
Sat, June 17th 9-11 am
Wed, June 21 6-8 pm
call backs, as necessary, to be held Thursday, June 22, 6 -8 pm.
The Newtowne Players are pleased to announce auditions for the musical comedy, "Young Frankenstein" by Mel Brooks . Adult men and women, over 16 years of age, are welcome to audition. The play contains adult situations and crude humor. Those auditioning under age 18 will require written parental permission prior to auditioning. Please be prepared with any scheduling conflicts at the time of auditions and dress for movement.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and a musical selection of 32 bars. An accompanist will be provided and recorded music is not acceptable. Those seeking choral positions may choose 32 bars of any Broadway style musical selection of their choice. Emphasis should be placed on characterization and enunciation. Those seeking principal roles should prepare a selection from the score that will be provided. The music will be available for pick up from Three Notch Theatre June 7, June 8, June 12, June 14, or June 15 from 7 to 9 PM.
Auditions will be held at Three Notch Theatre Questions regarding auditions should be addressed to the Director, Dawn Weber at 240-577-1933.
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein.
The Monster – Played by a bigger man – the bigger the better. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein.
Igor – Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend–with a hunchback.
Inga – Frederick’s bubbly young assistant. Sexy, attractive. A resident of Transylvania.
Elizabeth Benning – Self-loving, “madcap”, boisterous fiancé of Frederick. S
Frau Blücher (whinney..!) – Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate. Former lover of Victor Frankenstein.
Inspector Hans Kemp – Head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg. Justice-driven. V
Blind Hermit – Lonely, poor, blind town hermit longing for a friend.
Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein – Frederick’s infamous grandfather.
Ziggy – Well-intentioned village idiot.
Ensemble: plenty of featured roles, lot of juicy lines and singing, including a barbershop quartet. This group will portray gravediggers, villagers, Mr. Hilltop, medical students, passengers, mad scientists and various supporting roles.