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Spelling-Bee

Scarborough Music
Theatre’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and
Lyrics by William Finn
Book by
Rachel Sheinkin

Director: 
Elizabeth Van Wyck
Music Director: Ellen Kestenberg
Choreographer: Diane
Klich

The cast of characters in this Tony award winning musical include six overachieving spellers battling for the championship of the local spelling competition, 3 adults rife with their own quirks and four volunteer spellers from the audience.

Audition
 Dates:
Sunday November 8th from 1‐6pm
Wednesday November
11th from 7‐10pm

Call‐Backs Date:
Sunday November 15th
from 5‐10pm

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Prepare one
contemporary
musical
theatre song
—
 up-tempo
or ballad
—not from Spelling Bee. Please bring
printed sheet music
in the correct key 
for the
accompanist.
Do
not
bring
your
music
on
an iPad or other
tablet
device; do
not
bring
in
pre-recorded accompaniment; do not
plan
to
sing
a
cappella. People auditioning may
also
be 
asked to 
do some basic range and musicianship tests.

2. Prepare
a very short (one‐minute)contemporary monologue.
3. You may be asked
to do some improvisation work
using your song or your monologue.

4. If
you have
available, please bring
 a 
photo 
(photocopy 
is 
fine)
 and 
a 
resume. Otherwise,
 arrive
in time
to fill out necessary information
and to have your photo taken. Also indicate any
 rehearsal
conflicts. There will be 
no
 dance
audition
 at
the initial audition; however,
some re‐directs 
may
 incorporate 
an opportunity
 to 
show 
how
 you 
use
physicality and
movement 
to 
create
 a 
character.

CALL-BACK AUDITIONS:
Sunday, November
 15th 

5:00‐10:00pm
Actors
 called back
 will
 be
 given
 a 
schedule
 specific 
to 
the 
character(s) for
 whom
 they
 are 
being considered. The 
producer 
will 
communicate
 the
 schedule
 by 
e‐mail
 on
 Thursday,
 November 
12 
and
 will also send the musical 
selection(s)
 and
 sides 
needed
 to 
prepare 
for
 the
 call‐back.

There 
will
 be 
a 
full
 group 
movement/dance
 audition 
at
 approximately
 7:00pm
 that 
everyone
 who
 is
 being
 called
 back
 must 
attend.

To book an audition contact Linda Ramsay at SMT_auditions@theatrescarborough.com

For more audition details including character breakdown please follow link.
http://theatrescarborough.com/15-16Site/SMT/Putnam/SpellingBeeAudition.pdf
For more information: http://theatrescarborough.com/SMT_home.html

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