Red Mountain Theatre – Auditions for “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”
“Smokey Joe’s Cafe” show dates are May 11 – May 27, 2018
(REHEARSAL DATES are April 17 – May 10, 2018)
OPEN AUDITION – Tuesday, November 14th
6:00 PM (please arrive at 5:30pm to sign in)
at RMTC Cabaret – 301 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
This audition is for ANYONE and EVERYONE that is interested in auditioning for this wonderful production!
Please be prepared to sing 16-24 bars (30 seconds-1 minute) of music that shows off your voice. An accompanist will be provided (no ipods/CD’s/etc); however, you may sing a cappella if you wish.
Please bring your 8 x 10 headshot and resume.
Please email Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning to attend the audition and advise the role/roles you would like to be seen for – Do not call the office – email only.
I have created a Dropbox folder that contains the original cast recording, just to help you become more familiar – you will not be singing from the show at the open audition, only at callbacks. We will add the sides and cuts to this folder as well. If you have any issues with the Dropbox link, please let Carrie know and she can make other arrangements for you.
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Callbacks will be on Wednesday, November 15th at 6pm.
CHARACTERS to be cast:
Frederick: (African American Male, 20-39, Bass)
solid and implacable; a true Bass (must have a solid low “C” but also comfortable singing solo material); “You’re The Boss”, “Little Egypt”; must move well.
Ken: (African American Male, 20-39, Baritone)
a smoothie, deep sexy vocal quality, down low, but also the ability to sing in the higher register; vocal range: “A” below middle “C” to high “Ab”; “Spanish Harlem”, “Poison Ivy”; must move well.
Adrian: (African American Male, 20-39, Tenor)
The slow one of the quartet, second tenor (must have comfortable “Ab”s); “Stand By Me”, “Youngblood”, “Love Potion #9”; must move well.
Victor: (African American Male, 20-39, Tenor)
comic bad boy; first tenor (screaming high with powerful high falsetto “High “C”s”). “I (Who Have Nothing)”, “Searchin’”, “Treat Me Nice”; must move well.
Michael: (Caucasian Male, 20-39, Tenor)
sexy and suave but not too clean cut; a little rough; second tenor (True “Rock ‘N Roll” voice). High “G”s a must); “Kansas City”, “Ruby Baby”; must move well.
DeLee: (Caucasian, Female, 20-39, Soprano)
innocent, but with a wild streak; (big) belt, and mix (strong low alto with a comfortable “C” belt); “Falling”, “Trouble”, “I’m A Woman”; great mover (“The Shimmy Girl”)
Brenda: (Female, 20-39, Mezzo Soprano)
a combination of wits, brains, and beauty
Pattie: (Female, 20-29, Alto)
the throaty voice of experience
BJ: (Female, 20-39, Alto)
inspired by the titanic rhythm and blues shouter – Big Mama Thornton