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Sunday in the Park with George
August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on August 19, 2018 at 6:00pm
Auditions for American Theatre Company’s production of “Sunday in the Park with George” will be held on Saturday, August 18th from 2-5PM. Auditioners will be required to perform cuts from a song of their choice and cold readings from the script.
“Circle Mirror Transformation” and “Songs for a New World” auditions will be happening simultaneously. Additional auditions will be held Sunday, August 19th at 6PM at Studio 308. To schedule your audition for this show or the others, please follow the ticket link!
Some music rehearsals will begin in December. Rehearsals will begin in earnest in January. The show runs February 15-24, 2019 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
*The roles of George/George & Dot/Marie may be split.
GEORGE* – Male. Age 25-40. In Act 1: George Seurat, a rather cold artist obsessed with his work at the cost of his personal life. Constantly troubled and borderline obsessive. Act 2: Seurat’s burnt-out descendant and inventor-sculpture searching for his purpose. In the end, he is able to use his connection to the past to find the meaning in a blank canvas.
Vocal range top: Ab4, Vocal range bottom: G#2
DOT/MARIE* – Female. Age 20-40. As Dot, George’s headstrong mistress and occasional model so discontent with their relationship that she eventually leaves him. As Marie, George’s elderly wheelchair-bound grandmother who helps him connect to his artistry through her grammar book notes.
Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: E3
OLD LADY – Female. 50-80. George’s mother. A cranky and rather demanding fixture in the park. She is able to find solace in nostalgia, and inspires George to find order in his art. Optional Doubling as BLAIR DANIELS.
Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: F#3
NURSE – Female. Age 40-60. The Old Lady’s attendant. She is calming and assertive. Optional Doublings include HARRIET PAWLING and MRS.
Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: G3
JULES – Male. Age 25-45. A rival artist. Callous, critical, and ultimately shallow. He forces Frieda to engage in extramarital affairs. Optional Doubling as BOB GREENBERG.
Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: G2
YVONNE – Female. Age 25-35. Jules’ pampered wife. She is as snippy and snooty as her husband. Optional Doubling as NAOMI EISEN. Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: E3
BOATMAN – Male. Age 35-60.
A surly blue-collared laborer, simple-minded and slovenly. Optional Doubling as CHARLES REDMOND.
Vocal range top: Eb4, Vocal range bottom: Eb2
CELESTE #1 – Female. Age 18-30. A young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as A WAITRESS.
Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: B3
CELESTE #2 – Female. Age 18-30. Another young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as ELAINE.
Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: A3
LOUISE – Female. Age 8-12. Jules and Yvonne’s spoiled little girl. She faces neglect and abuse from her parents, despite being honest. Optional Doubling as BOY.
Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: G3
FRANZ – Male. Age 30-50. Jules’s German coachman and Freida’s husband. Disgruntled with his job. Has a bit of a temper and secretly yearns for the Nurse. Optional Doubling as DENNIS.
Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: B2
FRIEDA – Female. Age 35-55. Jules and Yvonne’s cook and Franz’s wife. Caring and positive as a surrogate nanny to Louise. Forced by Jules into an affair. Optional Doublings include BETTY and YOUNG MAN.
Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: G3
SOLDIER – Male. Age 20-35. A French military man, polite and gentlemanly. Close with his companion, though he yearns for a separation. Optional Doubling as ALEX.
Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: A2
LOUIS – Male. Age 35-55. A baker who Dot starts seeing to make George jealous. Kind, friendly, and very popular, but a bit dull. Optional Doublings include BILLY WEBSTER and MAN.
Vocal range top: A4, Vocal range bottom: B2
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Inspired by the painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat, Sunday in the Park with George, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s stunning masterpiece, merges past and present into beautiful, poignant truths about life, love and the creation of art. One of the most acclaimed musicals of our time, this moving study of the enigmatic painter, Georges Seurat, won a Pulitzer Prize and was nominated for an astounding ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The show is directed by Meghan Hurley with Music Direction by Christy Stalcup.