THEATRE BY THE BAY (NY) - The Community Theatre Group of Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center

Theatre By The Bay invites you to 


   A Funny Thing Happened on 
The Way To The Forum”

Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Based on the plays of Plautus
  Martha Stein, Barbara Koenig and Eli Koenig, Producers
Alan Baboff, Musical Director
Ovi Vargas, Director and Choreographer

Performance dates:

Saturdays evenings November 7, 14, 21, 2015 at 8:00PM
Sunday afternoons November 8, 15, 22, at 3:00PM

Audition Dates:

 Tuesday, June 2, 2015   (7 PM to 10 PM) 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 (7PM to 10PM)
Call backs scheduled for Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 1PM 

All auditions will take place at 
Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center
13-00 209 Street, Bayside, New York 11360
We're looking in particular for performers proficient in handling verbal, as well as physical comedy

Also looking for female dancers

If you are interested in auditioning, please come prepared with a song        to sing (and sheet music for accompanist) and be ready to dance and read from script, if requested.

All roles are available:
PSEUDOLUS/PROLOGUS – A conniving and manipulative slave.  Takes command of the stage. Must possess strong comic skills and timing.
SENEX – A poor, put-upon old man.
DOMINA – His wife – An old battle-axe. Shrewish and shrill.  Must sing well.
HERO – An innocent young man in love. A strong singer.
HYSTERIUM – Another slave, nervous, excessively fussy. Must sing and have strong comic skills and timing.
ERRONIOUS - An old man. "A really old man… Ancient."
MILES GLORIOSUS – A Warrior.  Bigger than life character.  Large and intimidating.  In love with himself. Strong singer with great comic skills and timing.
LYCUS – A buyer and seller of courtesans.  Slimy and creepy.  Be a bit of a used car salesman.  Must have great comic skills and timing
PHILIA – A courtesan– Virginal, innocent, beautiful and clueless.  Must be a strong singer.
TINTINABULA – A courtesan – Tall, attractive.  An amazon maybe.  Must be able to dance well.
PANACEA – A courtesan – Attractive.  Must be able to dance well.
VIBRATA – A courtesan – Attractive.  Cat-like.  Wild. Must be able to dance well.
GYMNASIA – A courtesan – Attractive.  Looking for tumbling and or gymnastic skills.  Must also be able to dance well.
THE GEMINAE - Courtesans.  Two look-alike females to play twins.  Elegant. Both must dance well
THE PROTEANS -  The utility players. Will be looking for 3 to 6.  Male or female. Must be good at playing multiple characters at a drop of a hat.  Must be good with physical comedy.  Must also be able sing and move well.  Dance and tumbling skills a plus.
SOLDIERS -  Goofy and not very soldier-like.  Looking for about 3.  Could be male or female.
For more information please contact us at: (718) 428-6363 

"A Funny Thing  Happened On The Way To The Forum" 
is presented by special arrangement, and all authorized materials are provided by 
Music Theatre International,
 421 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019