Super Summer Theatre Auditions
All Auditions are held at
Super Summer Theatre Studios
4340 S Valley View Blvd #208/ofc,
Las Vegas NV 89103
Producer: Standing Room Only Performing Arts
Production: Doonesbury: The Musical
Book and Lyrics by Garry Trudeau
Music by Elizabeth Swados
A delightful romp of a show based on Mr. Trudeau’s famous comic strip.
Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals, www.concordtheatricals.com
Production Dates: November 4 – 21
What to Prepare:
Performers for this show must be able to perform to an accompaniment track. Please have your tracks with you for your audition. Please prepare a two-minute upbeat selection by any contemporary theatre composer of the period, for example: Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Gore, Alan Menkin, Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lloyd Webber, etc. And remember, we’re casting smart, witty cartoon characters.
Please contact us with any questions:
Andrew at info@SROVegas.com or 631-338-8833
The script calls for some performers to also portray incidental characters (including President Ronald Reagan). Strong singers are needed. The entire cast joins in each song, singing harmony — performers must be able to hold their own parts.
Roland Burton Hedley III (male, 40-50, average build, baritone)
Self-important, conservative, intrepid News Correspondent for ABC reporting on today’s college student; has a rich speaking voice. He sings “It’s the Right Time to be Rich” (a vaudeville novelty number) among other solos.
Mike Doonesbury (male, mid-20s, average build, tenor)
Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma; a bright, sensible Business Major who is about to propose marriage to his girlfriend J.J. He sings “Just One Night” (a folk-rock ballad) and “Get Together” (a folk-rock love duet) among other solos.
Mark Slackmeyer (male, mid-20s, average build, baritone)
Aspiring Talk Radio Host in need of a paying gig; an astute observer and commentator; Mark sings/raps “Baby Boom Boogie Boy” (a fast-talking rap number) among other solos.
B.D. (male, late-20s, stocky/muscular build, baritone)
Grumpy, conservative Vietnam Vet and aspiring Professional Football Player. He sings “It’s the Right Time to be Rich” (a vaudeville novelty number) among other solos.
Barbara Ann “Boopsie” Boopstein (female, mid-20s, fit, belter)
Bubbly, aspiring cheerleader, film actress and fitness nut; B.D.’s live-in girlfriend. Sings “I Can Have It All,” “Complicated Man” and “Muffy and the Topsiders” (all upbeat comedic pop numbers) among other solos.
Zonker Harris (male, mid-to-late 20s, fit/slim, bari-tenor)
Wacky, Peter Pan-like, perpetual Flower Child from Marin County, California; Professional-Amateur Tanning Expert. Zonker sings “I Came to Tan” and “Real Estate” (both comedic novelty numbers) among other solos.
Duke (male, 40s, average build, bari-tenor)
Zonker’s Uncle Duke; a former U.S. Ambassador to China; a hapless, overreaching career criminal. Duke sings “Guilty” and “Real Estate” (both comedic novelty numbers) among other solos.
Honey Huan (female, 30s, average build, belter)
Duke’s Gal Friday, Chinese translator and love interest. She sings “Complicated Man” (an upbeat comedic pop number) among other solos.
Joanie Caucus (Female, 40s, average build, alto/mezzo)
Attorney; liberal activist; estranged from J.J. for leaving her marriage and abandoning her family in order to pursue a professional career. She sings “Mother” (a heartfelt duet) among other solos.
Producer: First Step Productions
Production: 35MM: A Musical Exhibition
Production Dates: January 6 – 22
What to Prepare:
60-90 seconds (or 32 bars) of a musical theater selection in the style of the show that you believe demonstrates your best vocal and storytelling abilities. Do not sing a cappella. Please bring sheet music or taped accompaniment.
Contact Info: email@example.com
WOMAN 1 – plays Woman 1, Image 1, Nightmare, the Lover, Cantus, Watcher, Soprano, Betsy, Nightwalker, Lonely, Jessy, and Chorus
WOMAN 2– plays Woman 2, Photographer, Nightmare, the Broad, Altus, She, Watcher, Les Voix en Dessous, Alto, Lindsay, and the Balladeer
MAN 1– plays Man 1, Image, the Idle Boy, Tenor, His Savior, Watcher, Les Voix en Dessous, Alex, A Friend of Jules and Jessy, and Chorus
MAN 2– plays Man 2, Image, Nightmare, the Manny, Bassus, the Sinner, Watcher, the Cajun, Bass, Jay, Her Mister, Jules, and Chorus
MAN 3– plays Man 3, Image, Nightmare, the Long-Tethered Knight, He, Watcher, Ben, Radio and Chorus
The audition recording must be received by Friday October 22, 2021.
- Record 60-90 seconds (or 32 bars) of a musical theater selection in the style of the show that you believe demonstrates your best vocal and storytelling abilities
- Do not sing a cappella. Please use a live or taped accompaniment.
- Do not use props, costumes, or special effects.
- Dress as you would for an audition
- Do not submit footage from school or community productions.
- Start the recording device.
- Introduce yourself (give your full name).
- Introduce the song you will be singing.
- Take your place, cue the musical accompaniment, and begin.
Upload your video to YouTube, Google Drive or One Drive and email the link along with your headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be certain to provide the correct URL for accessing the video (it is recommended that applicants copy and paste the URL directly into an email. The applicant should check the link personally before sending the e-mail).
Auditioning via video submission will neither improve nor lessen the chances of being accepted
Producer: Hynes-Sight Entertainment
Production: The Last Five Years
Production Dates: February 17 – March 6
What to Prepare:
Contact Info coming Soon