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Buck Creek Playhouse will hold open auditions for DISASTER! THE MUSICAL, an Indianapolis premiere by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, on Monday and Tuesday, February 4 and 5, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Avenue. Director D. Scott Robinson and Musical Director Jill Goodwin Stewart are looking for a diverse group of 10 men, 10 women, 1 child (male or female, to play age 8-12), and an ensemble of 6-10 men and women. All roles are available.
(PLEASE NOTE: In the Off-Broadway production, the role of the twins was played by an adult of small stature. Depending on the turnout, this role could be cast with a child or adult.)
– Bring resume and headshot, if available.
– Everyone auditioning should come prepared to sing 32 bars of your best DISCO, UPBEAT, or 1970s POWER BALLAD. No traditional musical theater songs, please. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
– You may be asked to read from the script or to sing from the score.
– DISASTER! THE MUSICAL is scheduled for nine performances, weekends May 31-June 16, 2019. Please bring a list of all conflicts from April 2019 through June 2019. Rehearsals are tentatively set to begin in early April 2019.
Watch the original Broadway production on YouTube here:
ACT ONE – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL4Ws4Qpva0&index=22&list=PL309K8zT7wk9KbMw-3KGrt6nx80gtgiZt
Click here to read the SCRIPT and listen to the RECORDING online:
It’s 1979, and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. What begins as a night of boogie fever quickly changes to panic as the ship succumbs to earthquakes, tidal waves and so much more! As the night turns into day, everyone struggles to survive and, quite possibly, repair the love that they’ve lost… or at least escape the killer rats. DISASTER! THE MUSICAL features some of the most unforgettable songs of the 1970s. “Knock on Wood,” “Hooked on a Feeling,” “Sky High,” “I Am Woman” and “Hot Stuff” are just a few of the scintillating hits in this hilarious musical comedy.
For more information, a listing of characters and vocals ranges, and to e-mail the director with questions, please visit http://www.buckcreekplayers.com/disaster-the-musical.html
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