Auditions

MAN OF LA MANCHA
Book by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed by Ted Leib

To run May 3-26, 2019

SUMMARY

Additional auditions for MAN OF LA MANCHA will be held Sunday, March 10th, 2019 from 6:00-7:00m, with callbacks to follow the same evening.  Performances will be from May 3rd through May 26, 2019 at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, with matinees at 2pm on Sundays.  Auditions are by appointment only.  Submission information below.

Auditions will consist of one 1-2 minute song.  An accompanist will be provided.

SYNOPSIS

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, MAN OF LA MANCHA celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN  (Note: All ethnicities encouraged to submit)

Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes: Male, 40-60.  Eccentric, charming and charismatic man, Baritone Low B to F.

Aldonza (Dulcinea): Female, 25-40.  Wild, lusty woman with a jaded look at life from experience, Soprano low Ab to high Ab.

Sancho Panza: Male, 25-50.  Don Quixote’s pragmatic but loyal servant and sidekick, Tenor C to high G.

Padre: Male, 25-60.  Kindly sympathetic cleric, Tenor F to high G.

Innkeeper: Male, 30-65.  Strong, but kind and sympathetic, Bass low G to C#.

Dr Sansone Corrasco: Male, 30-60.  Loves money, power and prestige, Baritone low C to Db.

Barber: Male, 20-60.  Comic character, Tenor D to high G.

Antonia: Female, 18-35.  Alonso Quijana’s self-centered niece who is about to be married to Dr. Carrasco, Soprano C to high F.

Housekeeper: Female, 30-70.  Alonso Quijana’s housekeeper, strong of body and religious/moral convictions, Mezzo low F to high F.

Pedro: Male, 25-55.  Lead muleteer, rough, ruthless, Baritone low D to D.

Anselmo: Male, 20-50.   A rough muleteer, Tenor A to high F#.

The Moor: Male, 21-65.  Leader of the Moorish thieves, Tenor C to high Bb.

Contour: Male, 21-65.  Assistant to The Moor, Tenor F to Ab.

Maria: Female, 25-60.  The Innkeeper’s wife.

Fermina: Female, 16-30.  A serving girl.

Captain of the Inquisition (Supporting): Male, 30-60

Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble): Male & Female, 20-70.  Guards, servants, inmates, men of the inquisition, muleteers, prisoners, women.

AUDITION DETAILS

WHEN: Monday, February 25th, 7pm – 11pm.   Callbacks to be held Sunday, March 3rd from 6-10pm and Monday, March 4th (if needed), from 7-11pm.

WHERE: The Brooks Theater, 217 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Rehearsals begin March 24th. 6:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Sundays through Wednesdays, and Saturdays from noon-5 p.m.

Auditions are by submission only.  Please email your headshot and résumé, including the character for which you would like to audition, to: auditions@oceansidetheatre.org. You will be contacted with an audition time if considered. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit.

QUESTIONS:
Questions should be directed via email to auditions@oceansidetheatre.org.

OCEANSIDE THEATRE COMPANY PAYS STIPENDS
TO ALL CAST AND PRODUCTION STAFF

MAN OF LA MANCHA is produced by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC. 560 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022