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Auditions for the hilarious musical comedy Monty Python's SPAMALOT will be held December 5 and 6. See details below. 
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Auditions for

Monty Python’s

SPAMALOT

Auditions will be held December 5 & 6, 2022. 

Actual show will be produced February 17-19 & 23-26.


Where: The Belmont Theatre
27 South Belmont St. York, PA

WHEN: December 5 and 6 at 6 or 7pm
*If you cannot make auditions (we prefer in person auditions), video auditions are accepted. Submit a song and include picture and resume. Forward to rene@thebelmont.org .

Director: René Staub
Music Director: Seth Shields
Choreographer: Sarah Logsdon

NEEDED: A cast of male and female singers and dancers/movers/tech dancers with great comedic timing (age16+). Some will need to tap dance. (Anyone under age 17 will need parent to sign a form due to mature content.) 

SYNOPSIS:
MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention killer rabbits, cows and French people. King Arthur recruits Knights of the Round Table to join him on a quest to find the holy grail. 

While the musical is based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, it is really a parody of, and an homage to musical theater. The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical.

PREPARATION:
Prepare at least 32 bars of a comedic, up-tempo song in the same style of the show

Bring recorded accompaniment (We have a bluetooth speaker) or sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. 
-NO ACAPELLA-

Dress comfortably and be prepared to dance. Choreographer will teach a dance sequence.

Bring tap shoes if you can tap dance.

*All actors are required to be at least 16 years old at the time of show opening to audition due to mature content. (Anyone under age 17 will need parent to sign a form due to mature content.)


CAST OF CHARACTERS

KING ARTHUR:
The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Round Table and find the Holy Grail. Great humor. Good singer.
Age: Late 30s and up.
Vocal: Baritone (Low G2 – High F4)
Dialect: English – royal
Dance: Minimal but must be a good mover.

LADY OF THE LAKE:
A Diva. Strong, beautiful, possesses mystical powers. Powerful singing voice is essential as she must be able to sing effortlessly in many styles and vocal registers. Must have top-notch comic timing and vocal improv skills.
Age: 20 and up.
Vocal: Alto with a large range (Low E3 – High B6) Belting a must. Dialect: English/Diva

SIR ROBIN:
A Knight of the Round Table. Ironically called ‘Sir Robin the Brave’, though he couldn’t be more cowardly. Joins the Knights for the singing and dancing. May also play Guard 1.
Age: Any
Vocal: Tenor/Baritone (Low D3 – High G4)
Dialect: English – [posh] Dance: Strong

SIR LANCELOT:
A Knight of the Round Table. He is fearless to a bloody fault but through a twist of fate, does discover his softer side. This actor must be great with character voices and accents. May also play the French Taunter, Knight of Ni, Tim the Enchanter.
Age: Any
Vocal: Tenor (Low C3 – High E4)
Dialects: English – slightly cockney (possibly French, high pitched voice and heavy Scottish) Dance: Some dance ability.

PATSY:
King Arthur’s horse and servant. Under-appreciated but always longing for King Arthur’s approval. Good, funny, physical mover, tap dancer. May also play the Mayor of Finland. 
Age: Any
Dialect: English – slightly cockney
Dance: Strong – tap dancer

SIR GALAHAD:
A Knight of the Round Table. Begins as Dennis, a lower class ‘mud gatherer’ who becomes knighted and transforms into the dashing Sir Galahad. May also play – Prince Herbert’s Father and the Black Knight.
Age – 20s – 30s
Vocal: Bari-Tenor (Low Bflat3 – High Bflat 5. Dialect: English, becomes very posh once knighted. Dance: Minimal – must be able to move well.

SIR BEDEVERE:
A Knight of the Round Table. An inept scholar. No solo singing. May also play Dennis Galahad’s Mother and Concorde – Sir Lancelot’s horse. Age – 30s – 50s
Vocal: Baritone (Low D3 – High G4)
Dialect: English
Dance: Minimal – must be able to move well.

PRINCE HERBERT:
The hopeful and frilly prince who loves to sing and pines for his love atop a tower. May also play Not Dead Fred and the Minstrel.
Vocal: Tenor (Low A2 – High A5)
Dialect: English
Dance: Strong – must be able to move well as Fred. Historian:
A tweedy academic (the Narrator).
Might also play Brother Maynard, a long-winded monk. 
Age: Any
Vocal: Any
Dialect: English – refined, professorial
Dance: None

FEMALE ENSEMBLE and/or TECH DANCERS:
The Laker Girls/Camelot Showgirls The Lady of the Lake’s posse. Featured throughout the show. Must be strong dancers and singers. 6 roles are available. Many fun smaller character roles (see below).
Age: 16 and up
Vocal: Varied ranges, but strong vocal ability a must. Dance: Good dancers needed; Tap Dancing Needed.

MALE ENSEMBLE and/or TECH DANCERS:
Additional Knights. 6 roles available. Many fun smaller character roles are possible. (see below) 
Age: 16 and up
Vocal: varied ranges, but strong vocal ability a must.
Dance: need good dancers, tap-dancing a plus

Ensemble Characters:
May be cast with male or female actors. Includes numerous characters with minor speaking parts. Assigned after casting:
Knights – looking for tap dancing knights – this could be a mix of male and female

French People (guards, painter, mime, can-can dancers, Eponine from Les Mis)

• Various Monks, Dead Bodies, and Guards, Finlandians

Important Casting Notes:
Traditionally, certain lead actors play multiple characters in the combinations listed above. 

• English accents/dialects will be required for performance. Use the internet/BBC to help you prepare.

 

A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical
CAST List

RALPHIE: Ethan Beckman
OLD MAN: Matt Setzer
MOTHER: Lindy Keefe
RANDY: Emmett Duncan
JEAN SHEPARD: Chris Drinkut
MISS SHIELDS: Samantha TImothy
SCHWARTZ: Adam Sweeney

FLICK: Malakai Wolf
SKUT FARKUS: Donovan Molloy
GROVER DILL: Elliot Duncan
MARY BETH: Elizabeth Richey
ESTHER JANE: Jayda Segal
SANTA: Evan Tinsman

TECH DANCERS/ENSEMBLE
Daniya Jackson
Tony Mercado
Donovan Molloy
Danielle Paredes
Grace Richey

Emma Rikas
McKenna Spangler

MALE ADULT ENSEMBLE
Matt Bahn
Brock Cheek
Drew Derreth
David Fortunato
Matthew Oyler
Tony Mercado (Tech Dancer)
Donovan Molloy (Tech Dancer)
Jeff Tierno
Evan Tinsman (Santa)

FEMALE ADULT ENSEMBLE
Emily Beckman
Carly Boyle
Astrid Galemore
Daniya Jackson (Tech Dancer)
Danielle Paredes (Tech Dancer)
Grace Richey (Tech Dancer)

Emma Rikas (Tech Dancer)
McKenna Spangler (Tech Dancer)
Mia Winston

GIRL’S ENSMEBLE
Amelia Fortunato
Alyssa Schreiner
Lorelei Drinkut
McKenna Speed
Amy Pendergast
Elizabeth Richey (Mary Beth)
Jayda Segal (Esther Jane)
Marlie Woofter

BOY’S ENSEMBLE
Oliver Cheek
Elliot Duncan (Grover Dill)
Emmett Duncan (Randy)
Donovan Molloy (Skut Farkus)
Jack Pendergast
Adam Sweeney (Schwartz)
Malakai Wolf (Flick)

FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS
CAST LIST

SANDY: Heather Stoll
BEV: Faith Brown
JOHN: Jaime Elizabeth
LOU: Mike Ausherman
VANESSA: Colleen Mundis
BRYCE: Bob Haag
MARVIN: Dylan Webb
FIONA: Amber Gamber
FIST: Charlie Heller
STAN: Joey Miller
And Then There Were None

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