Auditions

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET AUDITION NOTICE

The Encore Musical Theatre Company announces auditions for their upcoming production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, directed by Tobin Hissong. They will take place on Sunday, October 15th from 6pm-8pm, and Monday, October 16th from 6pm-8pm.

The show begins rehearsals on January 2nd, 2018. Rehearsals take place Tuesdays through Fridays 6pm-10pm, Saturdays from 12pm-5pm, and Sundays from 1pm-6pm. There will be one long tech rehearsal on Saturday, January 27th, 2018.

Performances run February 1st-25th, 2018. Performances take place Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 7:30pm, and Sundays at 2:00pm.

ROLES AVAILABLE:

JERRY LEE LEWIS: Early 20s, tenor, must play piano (Rock ‘n’ Rolls legendary piano prodigy and celebrated Last Man Standing.)

SAM PHILLIPS: Early 30s (The Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll and founder of Sun Records; discovered Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and many others, including Ray Orbison and BB King. A towering and charismatic figure in American music.)

CARL PERKINS: Early 20s, tenor, must play guitar (Lead guitar player, the first poet of Rock ‘n’ Roll.)

JOHNNY CASH: Mid-20s, bass-baritone, must play guitar (Guitar player, a giant of American music at the dawn of his epic career.)

ELVIS PRESLEY: Early 20s, baritone, must play guitar. (Guitar player, the first and still undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.)

DYANNE: Mid-20s, mezzo-soprano (An aspiring singer, Elvis’ girlfriend.)

PREPARATION:

— If auditioning for Dyanne: Please prepare 32 bars of a smokey rock ‘n’ roll ballad (in the style of “Fever”)

— If auditioning for Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, or Elvis Presley: please be prepared to accompany yourself. Please prepare a song by one of these artists. Songs from the show are OK.

— If auditioning for Sam Phillips, please prepare a 2 minute contemporary monologue.

Please being any sheet music you may need, and bring your headshot and resume with you.

If you have any questions, or to schedule an audition time please contact Casting Director, Thalia Schramm: thalia@theencoretheatre.org