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Auditions for PIPPIN

Brundage Park Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming show Pippin.

Auditions are Friday February 2nd 7pm-9pm; Saturday February 3rd and Sunday February 4th, 2pm-4pm

at the playhouse on Carrell Road in Randolph, NJ.

Auditioners will be required to sing (a cappella or they may bring a prerecorded accompaniment…no accompanist will be available) and read from sides, which will be provided. Some roles require strong dancing. Please bring a headshot and/or resume to the audition. If you do not have a headshot, a photo will be taken at the audition.

PIPPIN

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Book by Roger O. Hirson

Directed by Larry Turner

Performance Date: April 20, 21, 27, 28 and May 4, 5 (Fridays & Saturdays) at 8:00 pm and April 22, and 29 (Sundays) at 2:00 pm

In a story-within-a-story format, this TONY Winning musical is about a young prince named Pippin who is trying to find his way in the world, to live up to his father’s expectations. But will the advice of The Leading Player lead Pippin to the happy ending he seeks?

CHARACTER ROLES:

 

PIPPIN (Eldest son of Charlemagne): Male Lead, Tenor G2-Ab4, Age range 17-27.

Dance Ability and /or Strong sense of physical movement REQUIRED for this Role.

 

LEADING PLAYER, Either Gender, Lead, Tenor Db3-Ab4, Age 16 +.

Dance Ability and /or Strong sense of physical movement REQUIRED for this Role.

 

CHARLEMAGNE (King Charles): Male, Supporting, Baritone G2-E4, Age Range 35-65

Dance not required for this role.

 

FASTRADA (Wife of Charlemagne): Female, Supporting, Mezzo-Soprano A3-F5, Age Range 30-55

Dance not required for this role.

 

BERTHE: (Pippin’s Grandmother): Female, Supporting, Alto E3-C5, Age range 35-75

Dance not required for this role, but is a plus.

 

CATHERINE (Theo’s mother): Female, Supporting, Mezzo-Soprano F#3-Db5, Age Range 16-36. Minimal dancing required

 

LEWIS (Son of Fastrada and Charlemagne): Male, Featured, Spoken Role. Minimal singing and dancing required. Age range 17+.

 

THEO: Male, Featured. Tenor, Age 7-14. Minimum dancing required for this role.

 

ENSEMBLE A: Dance and Vocal. Dance required for this role. Heavily featured throughout. Includes substantial choreographed routines.

 

ENSEMBLE B: VOCAL ONLY. Dance not required. Involved throughout, but not front and center.

 

For further information please contact Brundage Park Playhouse at (973) 989-7092 or visit our