Auditions – Smokey Joe’s Café – The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Smokey Joe’s Café – The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Auditions: April 9 – 10, by appointment

Directed and Choreographed by Dori Bryan Ployer
Musically Directed by Nick Foster
PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS: Sunday, April 9: 4:00-7:00
CALLBACKS: Monday, April 10: 7:00-10:00
Auditions & Callbacks held at The MMAS Blackbox Theatre, 377 North Main Street, Mansfield MA 02048
 
To schedule an audition please email production Stage Manager Bella Cavicchi at bellac@verizon.net.
 
ABOUT THE SHOW: 
Smokey Joe’s Cafe showcases the popular songs of Leiber and Stroller, such as Jailhouse Rock and Stand by Me. Parts are available for 5 males and 4 females. All must sing and dance. 
 
The racially diverse characters in the show include: 
 
4 young males who sing tight harmony in the style of  The Drifters or The Coasters
1 young male in the style of Elvis or Dion
1 female in the bluesy style of Big Mama Thornton
1 female in the style of Patti LaBelle or Tina Turner
1 female in the style of Brenda Lee
1 female in the style of Janis Joplin or Bonnie Raitt
 
Those auditioning are asked to prepare two contrasting musical selections, roughly 32 bars each in the style of the show. Those auditioning will also be taught a short chorus from the show in order to showcase their harmonization skills. Dress to move.
 
SHOW DATES: July 28th-August 6, 2017 at the MMAS Blackbox Theatre, Mansfield MA
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday performances: 8:00 pm
Sunday performances: 2:00 pm