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Auditions for “They’re Playing Our Song”


April 2
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Book by Neil Simon
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager

Director: Dan Fusillo

Music Director: Karen Corigliano

Choreographer: Catherine Gudaitis

AUDITION TIME: Monday, April 1 & Tuesday, April 2 at 7 pm.
(An alternate audition time may be scheduled upon request.)

SYNOPSIS: Based on the real-life relationship between Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager, a wise-cracking, award-winning composer, Vernon Gersch, meets the offbeat yet accomplished lyricist, Sonya Walsk. They begin a collaboration that undergoes a series of trials and hurdles. Before too long, they start a romantic relationship, move in together, and then the troubles begin.

CAST NEEDED: (All those auditioning must be 18 years or older.)

  • Vernon Gersch: male — famous composer with a sarcastic sense of humor.
  • Sonya Walsk: female — quirky, offbeat, free-thinker, insecure about love.
  • Vernon’s Voices: 3 males — onstage backup singers with movement; portray different facets of Vernon’s personality.
  • Sonya’s Voices: 3 females — onstage backup singers with movement; portray different facets of Sonya’s personality.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: The show has an upbeat pop score. Choose one from the score or a song similar in style to showcase singing ability. Use karaoke, tracks from a cell phone, or CD.

Those who would like to work on the show backstage may sign-up at auditions.

PRODUCTION DATES: May 31, June 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9