Not So Common Players Auditions for “Thoroughly Modern Millie”

Not So Common Players

Auditions for

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics by Dick Scanlan

Audition Dates and Times:
Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15 at 7:00 pm
Sign in begins at 6:30 pm
Call Backs (by invitation): Wednesday, May 16

Location:
The Storefront
Village Square, 19 Clifton County Road, Clifton Park
Two doors down from Toys R Us

Performance Dates:
July 13-15 and 19-22
All performances will be at 8:00 pm at The Clifton Park Common Stage

Rehearsals:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Other dates may be considered based on conflicts. The first rehearsal/read-through is currently scheduled for Friday, May 18.

Directors:              Jill E. Ross and Michael Camelo

Music Director:      Adrienne Sherman

Choreographer:     Emily Fuller

Producers:             Michael McDermott and Mary Darcy

Those auditioning should prepare 16 to 32 bars of music from a Broadway show. An accompanist will be provided but you must provide your own sheet music in the appropriate key. No accapella singing! There will be a dance audition, with a separate tap audition. Everyone should be prepared to dance, so please dress accordingly. Bring tap shoes if you plan to participate in the tap audition. PLEASE BRING A COMPLETE LIST OF CONFLICTS TO THE AUDITION.

If you have any additional questions, please email either Jill E. Ross  at 919.jill@gmail.com or Michael Camelo at m.camelo@aol.com

Character Breakdown

Millie Dillmount

A spunky, modern woman trying to make it in New York City. She falls in love with Jimmy. Age: 20 to 25. Vocal range: E5 to G#3.

Jimmy Smith

A suave city slicker who unexpectedly becomes the story’s hero. He falls in love with Millie. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range: A4 to C3.

Mrs. Meers

A former actress turned human trafficker pretending to be a kindly Chinese woman. She oversees the Hotel Priscilla where she secretly sells her tenants. Age: 45 to 55. Vocal range: Bb4 to E3.

Miss Dorothy Brown

A naive, wealthy girl who has moved to New York to change her lifestyle. She becomes Millie’s roommate and confidant. Age: 20 to 25. Vocal range: C6 to B3.

Ching Ho

A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States.Younger brother of Bun Foo and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in Chinese. Age: 18 to 25. Vocal range: E4 to Bb2.

Bun Foo

A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States. Older brother of Ching Ho and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in Chinese. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range: E4 to E3.

Miss Flannery

An uptight, stern office manager. She runs the stenographer pool at Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range: D5 to Bb3.

Trevor Graydon

An executive at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. He is sharp, ambitious, and secretly romantic. Age: 30 to 40. Vocal range G4 to A2.

Muzzy Van Hossmere

A glamorous actress and singer at a night club. She becomes Millie’s friend and mentor. Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range: D5 to G#3.

Ensemble

Moderns; Stenographers; Hotel Priscilla Girls; Muzzy’s Boys.

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