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RENT AUDITION INFORMATION

 

AUDITION DATES:

Sunday April 10 / Noon - 4:00 pm

Monday April 11 / 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

CALLBACKS

Tuesday April 12 / 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

 

LOCATION: The TADA Theatre 701 P Street Suite 203 Lincoln, Ne.

Video auditions will also be acceptable under certain circumstances. 

 

FOR THE AUDITION: Sing a song no longer than 2 minutes in length. Nothing from the show itself but a song you strongly believe in and showcases you well.

PRODUCTION DATES: June 9-26 (Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm / Sunday 2:00 pm)

 

ABOUT THE SHOW: Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Through heart pounding musical numbers, sensational ballads and moving scenes, the show shines a light on the importance of human connection.

 

ABOUT THE CAST: RENT will have a talented ensemble of performers of varying sizes, abilities, gender-expressions and identities, and racial and ethnic-identities. We strongly welcome actors of all identities and experiences to audition for the role they gravitate towards.

 

REHEARSALS: Music rehearsals will begin on April 19. The process will carry throughout May leading up to the June opening. Rehearsals generally take place from 6:30 pm-10:00 pm Monday-Friday and some Sundays. TADA is extremely organized and will get the cast a calendar ahead of time so that actors know which dates and times they are called for at rehearsal. Your time is valuable to us! If you have conflicts during the rehearsal period, please list them on your email to casting. We can work around several however the closer to opening the more essential attendance will be. The fewer conflicts overall increases your chances of being cast.

ROLES:

ROGER DAVIS: A struggling musician and former drug addict. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive.
Vocal range top: A4 / bottom: F2

MARK COHEN: Filmmaker and video artist. Knee deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd.
Vocal range top: G4 / bottom: A2

TOM COLLINS: A computer genius and liberal professor. He is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft.
Vocal range top: A4 / bottom: F#2

BENJAMIN COFFIN III: The landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth.
Vocal range top: F#4 / bottom: Bb2

JOANNE JEFFERSON: A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. She is in a relationship with Maureen.
Vocal range top: E5 / bottom: G3

ANGEL DUMOTT SCHUNARD: The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. Tom's lover.

Vocal range top: A4 / bottom: C3

MIMI MARQUEZ: A stripper with drug addictions. She conceals it all at her job in the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.

Vocal range top: E5 / bottom: Eb3

MAUREEN JOHNSON: An unpredictable performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.
Vocal range top: F5 / bottom: C4

ENSEMBLE: Variety of ages from teens to 50’s.The ensemble will make up the wide array of people in New York, including (but not limited to): homeless people, parents, people struggling with addiction, police officers, and business professionals.

FORUM AUDITION INFORMATION

AUDITION DATES:

Monday June 20 / 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tuesday June 21 / 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

CALLBACKS

Wednesday June 22 / 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

 

LOCATION: The TADA Theatre 701 P Street Suite 203 Lincoln, Ne.

Video auditions will also be acceptable under certain circumstances. 

 

FOR THE AUDITION: Sing a song no longer than 2 minutes in length. Nothing from the show itself but a song you strongly believe in and showcases you well.

PRODUCTION DATES: August 11-28 (Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm / Sunday 2:00 pm)

 

ABOUT THE SHOW: Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy is a story of shenanigans, hijinks, and tomfoolery as a lowly servant endeavors to scheme his way to freedom in this antic romp through Rome with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and scandalous secrets behind every toga. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two. This big Roman musical will have you dancing in the aisles with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville!

 

REHEARSALS: Music rehearsals will begin on June 29. The process will carry throughout May leading up to the June opening. Rehearsals generally take place from 6:30 pm-10:00 pm Monday-Friday and some Sundays. TADA is extremely organized and will get the cast a calendar ahead of time so that actors know which dates and times they are called for at rehearsal. Your time is valuable to us! If you have conflicts during the rehearsal period, please list them on your email to casting. We can work around several however the closer to opening the more essential attendance will be. The fewer conflicts overall increases your chances of being cast.

ROLES: 

Pseudolus: A Roman slave, owned by Hero. Quick-witted and scheming.

Male, age 30 to 50. Vocal range: A2-A4.

 

Senex: An old man and father to Hero and hen-pecked husband to Domina.

Male, age 45-60. Vocal range: B2-G4.

 

Domina: Senex’s wife. A shrewish woman: controlling, demanding, and manipulative.

Female, age 40 -60. Vocal range: B3-F5.

 

Hero: The young son of Senex and Domina. Practical, privileged, romantic.

Male, age 20-30. Vocal range: B2-G4.

 

Hysterium: The chief slave in the House of Senex.  Anxious and loyal; the order he so desperately wants for everything eludes him.

Male, age 40 to 55. Vocal range: D4-G5.

 

Erronius: An old man, searching for his lost children.

Male, age 45-70. Vocal range: B2-G4.

 

Miles Gloriosus: A captain in the Roman army. Commanding, boastful, manly and strong.

Male, age 25-35. Vocal range: B3-F5.

 

Lycus: The buyer and seller of the flesh of beautiful women.

Male, age 40 to 50. Vocal range: A3-F5.

Philia: One of Lycus courtesans, still a virgin. Young, pretty, devoted ingenue.

Female, age 18 to 25. Vocal range: B3-G5

ENSEMBLE:

Courtesans: Female ensemble from the house of Lycus.

Gymnasia: (Greek for “Athletic”)

Tintinabula: (Latin for “Bells”)

Vibrata: (Latin for “Vibrant”)

Geminae (2): (Latin for “Twins”)

Panacea: (Greek for “Cure All”)

Proteans: Plays multiple roles (slaves, citizens, soldiers, and eunuchs)