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St. Petersburg, FL, Casting Calls: Seeking Actors for freeFall Theatre Company’s “The Frogs”

Comedy written in 405 BC by Aristophanes
Freely adapted by Burt Shevelove
Even more freely adapted by Nathan Lane
Score: Stephen Sondheim
Director: Eric B. Davis

Seeking versatile and transformational actors adept at musical comedy to play a variety of roles/chorus characters. Roles may be doubled/tripled (TBA).

Dionysos – God of Wine and Drama.
Xanthias – Dionysos’s slave – “smarter, stronger, more rational, more prudent, and braver than Dionysos”.
Herakles – “Hercules” – renowned for his strength and masculinity.
Charon – The boatman – ferries Dionysus and Xanthias across the river Styx. Naps on the job.
Pluto – Ruler of the Underworld.
Shaw – George Bernard Shaw – the very soul of reason and intellect. Excellent British accent.
Shakespeare – William Shakespeare – the very soul of passion and poetry. Excellent British accent.
Ariadne – Dionysus’s long-dead wife.
Aeakos – Keeper of the keys to the Underground Palace
Charisma – Sumptuous handmaiden of Persephone.

1st reh: 1/11/11. Runs 1/26-2/13. May extend to 2/20.

Audition Date:
Saturday, November 20, 2010
10a-6p (lunch break 1-2)

Audition Location:
freeFall Theatre Company Reading Room
(Small building at corner of 60th St. and Central)
6001 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg FL 33710

For an appointment, please call or use submission form below
Jim Sorensen
727/498-5205, x3

Actors without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day, as time permits.

Please prepare a song that shows you off to your best ability. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. If time permits, casting personnel may request a short comedic monologue.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

AUDITION DATE: SATURDAY, NOV 20

PROJECT: ACTORS FOR FREEFALL THEATRE COMPANY’S “THE FROGS”

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: ST. PETERSBURG, FL

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