Theatre By The
AUDITION FOR OUR NEXT SHOW
“A Funny Thing Happened on
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
Saturdays evenings November 7, 14, 21, 2015 at 8:00PM
Sunday afternoons November 8, 15, 22, at 3:00PM
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
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
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)
"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