Audition Notice: AS WE LIE STILL a new musical.

If you haven't been paying attention: I have been working on a new musical with some colleagues and here we are, ready to audition for our first staged reading. Please read the release below and contact us or pass it on if you know someone who might be interested. 

 

Old Soul Productions Presents:

Auditions for “As We Lie Still,” A New Musical

Music & Lyrics by Patrick Emile

Book by Christopher David Taylor and Olivia Emile

14 April 4-9pm

Music Academy of Denton

2430 I-35E Suite 230
Denton, TX 76205

 

AS WE LIE STILL is a contemporary musical that tells the story of Avi Sokol, a magician who hit the peak of vaudeville fame.  His best trick gone awry leads to the death of Josephine, his assistant, and to the end of his career.  As an old man, Avi seeks redemption and closure after an intervention from beyond.  This love story spans 30 years at the turn of the 20th century.

 

Auditions are for a workshop/public concert reading in Denton.  Performances scheduled for June 8-9. Rehearsals begin May 6. Bring calendar and availability to audition.

 

Please prepare 16 bars of contemporary musical theatre piece and 16 bars of a contrasting song of your choice. Accompanist provided. 

Audition will also consist of cold readings from the script.

 

Resume and Headshot preferred but not required.

 

Character Breakdown:

Young Avi - A rising star in the 19th century vaudeville circuit who will stop at nothing to make his career something of legend. Baritone. 20-40.

Old Avi - Intriguing old man who once tasted greatness but is now reduced to parlor tricks. Baritone. 30-60. 

Hope - Young woman who meets Old Avi in the hospital and has a story of her own. Mezzo. 20-30.

Michael - Hope’s husband who was in a terrible accident and lies between life and death. 20-40. Tenor. 

Company - 2 male, 2 female. Ages and voice parts flexible.

The roles of Azriel and Josephine have already been cast. 

 

For more information or to sign up for an audition slot, please contact 

Old Soul Productions at oldsoulproductions at gmail dot com.