THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEConceived by Rebecca FeldmanMusic & Lyrics by William FinnBook by Rachel SheinkinAdditional material by Jay Reiss
Directed by Danny HoskinsMusical Direction by Andy PrattChoreography by Lani Toyama Hoskins
CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL and COLLEGE STUDENTS: The Blackfriars Theatre Summer Intensive is geared toward high school rising juniors (those entering their junior year fall of 2019) through college seniors (including those who just graduated as of May 2019).
AUDITIONS*: Sunday, May 19 at 6pmCALLBACKS: Monday, May 20 at 7pm
*AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLYPlease email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (585) 454-1260 to sign up for an audition slot.
THE AUDITION:Initial auditions will consist of a vocal audition. Please prepare two contrasting 32 bar selections in the style of the show (please do not use selections from the show itself). Bring your headshot, resume and calendar with you to auditions. Accompanist will be provided, please bring music in the correct key.
THE PROCESS:Rehearsals: beginning June 2, 2019Tech: July 7-11, 2019Show: July 12-21, 2019
AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please note: student artists auditioning for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee must be rising juniors in high school through newly graduated seniors (May 2019) in college.
CASTING: 9 roles - 4 women | 5 men. Blackfriars auditions are open to the entire community and Blackfriars practices color conscious casting and encourages all races and ethnicities to attend auditions.
THE STUDENTS:William BarfeeLeaf ConeybearOlive OstrovskyMarcy ParkLogainne SchwartzandgrubeniereChip Tolentino
THE ADULTS:Mitch MahoneyDouglas PanchRona Lisa Peretti
There can be no conflicts during tech week. If you are involved in another show that overlaps with any part of this process, please email us the conflicts at email@example.com prior to attending auditions. To request a PDF of the script, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions or if you cannot make auditions, please email us at email@example.com. Auditions will take place at Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E Main St, Rochester 14605.