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Audition Form

Character Breakdown

Shakespeare

The Bard. Over the top with a huge ego.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: Ab4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Nick Bottom

A struggling writer who cannot stand Shakespeare. Nigel’s older brother.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Nigel Bottom

Nick’s sweet younger brother. A struggling writer who falls in love with Portia, a Puritan.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Bea

Nick’s wife. She loves Nick despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. 

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: D3

Portia

A Puritan woman who loves poetry, theater, and ultimately Nigel.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: F#5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Nostradamus

A soothsayer

Gender: Male or Female

Age: 40 to 50

Brother Jeremiah

Portia's father. A Puritan who thinks Nick and Nigel's plays are sinful.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: G3

Lord/Lady Clapham

A posh patron of the theater.

Gender: Male or Female

Shylock

An investor to whom Nick and Nigel are in debt.

Gender: Male

Minstrel

Gender: Male or Female

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C#3

Ensemble

Other Roles include: Townspeople, Troupe, Man Servants, Crowd, Chorus, and more!

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SHOW Feb. 11-14
and 17-19, 2022

Auditions for our 15th annual Valentines dinner theater production of “Something Rotten!”  Sunday, August 29 and Wednesday, September 1 from 6-8 pm at Alpine Bank in Eagle. Plan on about 1/2 hour to audition and to arrive no later than 7:30.

 

If you are interested in auditioning but are unable to make either date, please upload a video reading for the parts you are interested in and a short example of you singing a song that shows your range.

The upload form is below.

 

MTI is offering the script to read for free so you can find passages from the script for your reading. On the form please indicate whether you would accept a part in the ensemble if you are not cast in a lead role. Several featured characters are pulled from the ensemble (Nostradamus, Minstrel, Soothsayer, Lord Clapham for example).