Auditions: BUDDY, The Buddy Holly Story.
Presented By The Lower Ossington Theatre
Directed by Alan Kinsella.
Musical Direction by Mike Ross
Auditions: 10th of August
Casting all roles and ensemble
Some roles require an ability to play a musical instrument.
Rehearsals begin from the 24th of August
Tech begins 14th September.
Show runs from from September 24th to October 25th - Thursday thru Sunday weekly with multiple show times on Saturday.
Actor/singers who are able to play a musical instrument - specifically guitar (electric and acoustic), bass (electric and acoustic), piano/keyboards, accordion, and percussion - and perform character parts.
Also looking for singer / actors with strong singing voices and
MUSICIANS with acting singing ability.
All should prepare 32 bars of two contrasting songs (one song preferably in the style of 50’s pop) and one short lighthearted contemporary monologue. There will be an accompanist provided, though you are welcome to accompany yourself.
Drum kit and piano will be available on site for the auditions.
BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY TELLS THE TRUE STORY OF BUDDY’S METEORIC RISE TO FAME, FROM THE MOMENT IN 1957 WHEN ‘THAT’LL BE THE DAY’ HIT THE AIRWAVES UNTIL HIS TRAGIC DEATH LESS THAN TWO YEARS LATER ON “THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED”. THE SHOW FEATURES OVER 20 OF BUDDY HOLLY’S GREATEST HITS INCLUDING ‘THAT’LL BE THE DAY’, ‘PEGGY SUE’, ‘EVERYDAY’, ‘OH BOY’, ‘NOT FADE AWAY’, ‘RAVE ON’ AND ‘RAINING IN MY HEART’, PLUS RITCHIE VALENS’ ‘LA BAMBA’ AND THE BIG BOPPER’S ‘CHANTILLY LACE’.
THE INCREDIBLE LEGACY OF THE YOUNG MAN WITH GLASSES, WHOSE MUSICAL CAREER SPANNED AN ALL-TOO-BRIEF PERIOD DURING THE GOLDEN DAYS OF ROCK & ROLL, CONTINUES TO LIVE ON IN BUDDY.
A performance honorarium is attached to each role.
Please submit a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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