Audition Sign-up – Andrews Brothers

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Marietta Theatre Company encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

Andrews Brothers: A USO performance from the Andrews Sisters is in jeopardy of cancellation when they fail to appear shortly before curtain. Thankfully, three earnest stagehands are determined to go on with the show! The Andrews Brothers is filled to the brim with 30 songs made famous by The Andrews Sisters and other top artists of the era, including the showstoppers “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree,” “Three Little Sisters,” and “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive.” Mistaken identities and madcap adventures—imagine Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in a road movie of Some Like It Hot—along with the music of an entire generation highlight this wonderful valentine to the heroes of World War II.

Andrews Brothers is choreography-heavy – actors will be expected to dance in the style of the times, and some tapping will be required.

Seeking 4 actors to play the following roles:

Max Andrews – Baritone/Bass. His Andrews counterpart is Maxene. His 4F ailment is flat feet. He is the stage manager and strives to remain in charge in the face of total disaster. Max is the oldest of the three brothers, and takes on the role of older brother.

Lawrence Andrews – Tenor. His Andrews counterpart is LaVerne. His 4F ailment is incredibly poor eyesight. Wears thick glasses. Lawrence is the middle brother, and takes on that role. He is perhaps a little resentful of his older brother, and always ready to crack jokes at his expense.

Patrick Andrews – Tenor/Baritone. His Andrews counterpart is Patty. His 4F ailment is asthma. When nervous, Patrick wheezes heavily. When really nervous, he stutters. When incredibly nervous, he faints. Patrick is the baby brother of the other two, and Max and Lawrence are careful to take care of him. He sings lead in Act II— front and center as Patty.

Peggy Jones – Mezzo-Soprano. A cross between Betty Hutton and Betty Grable, Peggy is a WWII pin-up girl, and she longs to show everyone she’s more than just another pretty face. Warm, loving, and sincere.

PREPARATION

  • Auditions are Saturday, July 24 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Sunday, July 25 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Please sign up for 1 audition slot.
  • Prepare a one-minute audition song cut in the style of Big Band/Swing. BRING TRACKS TO PLAY AS ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Please bring 1 copy of your Headshot with resume stapled to the back
  • Callbacks will be held Wednesday, July 28 at 7 pm by invitation only

WHERE

MTC rehearsal space under Mystic Owl Tattoo

646 Roswell Street  Marietta, GA  30060

Please park in the back and enter downstairs at the back of the building.

REHEARSALS

  • Begin the week of August 31 and will be 3 times per week, in most cases
  • Mandatory Tech Week: Sunday October 24 – Thursday, October 28
  • Run: October 29-31, November 4-7, 11-13. Thursday-Saturday 8:00; Sundays 3:00

Any questions, please email the director, Claudio Pestana, at claudiopestana1@gmail.com 

Andrews Brothers Day 2

Date: July 25, 2021

23 slots beginning at 1:00.

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