‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ auditions
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 6-8 p.m. Monday
Where: Holly Theater in Dahlonega
Individual auditions for the Holly Theatre’s production of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Holly Theater. Callbacks will be from 8-10 p.m. Monday, April 29.
Those auditioning need to bring a photo and actor’s resume, if available. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song showcasing your voice. An accompanist and CD player will be provided.
Actors should prepare a short monologue if possible. They will be asked to briefly read from the script.
The audition will include a group movement exercise, so auditioners should be prepared to move a little.
Rehearsals typically run a Monday-Wednesday-Saturday schedule. Performances are June 19 through Aug. 4, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Available roles include the male lead of Adam Pontipee, the oldest of seven brothers, and the female lead of Milly Bradon. Six brothers will be cast ranging in age from 20s to 30s with one brother ranging in age from teens to 20s. Six brides will be cast ranging in the same age as the brothers. Six suitors will be cast in ages matching the girls. Five townsfolk will be needed to play the owner of the general store and town mayor and his wife in the 50 and 60 age range; the local restaurant owner and his wife in the 50s and 60s age range; and a preacher in the 40s and 50s. Ensemble parts are also available.