Kander and Ebb “Cabaret” Auditions

WORKHOUSE THEATRE CABARET AUDITIONS

CABARET (Kander, Ebb, Masteroff, 1998 version)
Directed and choreographed by Jeffrey Davis & Mary Omohundro

Venue:
Workhouse Arts Center, W3 Theatre
9518 Workhouse Way, Building W3
Lorton, VA 22079

Audition Dates

Saturday June 3, 11am-1pm
Sunday June 4, 11am-1pm
Monday June 5, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Callbacks:
Monday, June 12, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Production Dates

September 9 – October 8, 2017 *extension possible
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm

Rehearsals

Weekday evenings, weekend days. Will commence shortly after casting.
All roles open and paid per performance, non-equity rates. All ethnicities encouraged to audition.

Prepare two contrasting songs, at least one in a Broadway style. You may be asked to read from the script and/or learn a dance combination. Bring a current headshot and resume. Due to the adult nature and themes of this production, any performers younger than 18 years old will require parental approval prior to casting. Please note that there are no children’s roles in this production.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

EMCEE: no specific age, likely to cast 20s-30s male
an androgynous entertainer who embodies the decadent side of the Weimar culture, seeking a charismatic actor/singer/dancer.

HERR SCHULTZ: 50s +/-
German-Jewish, a warm, wise and funny. Concerned about the changing world around him. Seeking an actor who sings.

SALLY BOWLES: 20s-30s, female, Mezzo-Soprano – charismatic, enchanting, troubled performer at a 1930s German nightclub. British dialect

CLIFF BRADSHAW: 20s-30s, male, Baritenor – idealist. Naïve but loyal to a fault.

ERNST: 20s-30s, male, Baritenor – charming, with a dark mystery about him.

FRAU SCHNEIDER: 50s-60s, female, Alto – stern, but heart of gold- runs boarding house in Berlin.

FRAULEIN KOST: 20s-30s female, Mezzo-Soprano – makes her living off the soldiers/sailors that wander through- doubles as a Kit Kat Club dancer

KIT KAT CLUB GIRLS/BOYS: 20s-30s – various types, all ethnicities, strong dancers, singers. Mysterious, and irresistible. These players double in ensemble roles and feature characters. All must sing, dance, sensual- alluring.

**There will be a separate call for musicians at a later date, musicians are also compensated per performance at non-union rates.

For any questions or concerns, please contact PerformingArts@WorkhouseArts.org