Seeking Cast and Musical Director for New Musical “Eleanor”

Seeking cast and musical director for a production of ELEANOR, an original musical based on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. The musical, written by Suzanne Cohen, was successfully produced in Easton, NY in 2012. Cohen has already been awarded a substantial Community Grant for this production by the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.

Performances will be in Salem NY at Salem Courthouse Theater, in Greenwich NY at the new Village Theater, and in Hudson Falls NY at the Strand Theater. Performances will be the weekends of April 27-29May 4-6, and May 11-13.

The three leads, Eleanor, Franklin, and Hick will receive stipends, as well as the pianist/musical director. The cast will be a minimum of 10 actors/singers, with a range of ages. Leading roles are Eleanor, who plays Roosevelt from teenager to middle age (soprano), Franklin (base or tenor), and Lorena Hickock, “Hick,” Eleanor’s love interest (alto).Other roles include Theodore Roosevelt, Eleanor’s mother and father, Lucy!
Page Mercer, and many more.

This will be a fun and exciting production to be a part of. Rehearsals will begin the end of February. To schedule an audition please email or call Suzanne at 518-480-9071.

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