UPCOMING AUDITIONS

MAMMA MIA!
Sunday, March 31, 2019
~and~
Monday, April 1, 2019

Beginning at 7:00 p.m. both evenings
Way Off Broadway | 5 Willowdale Drive | Frederick, MD

Those auditioning are asked to bring a headshot and resume, as well as 16 bars of prepared music and be ready to sing, dance, and read from the script.  All roles are open and non-union paying.  Those auditioning should be at least 16 years old.  No appointment is necessary and an accompanist will be provided.

SHOW INFORMATION
Over 60 million people have seen this worldwide phenomenon and for its 25th Anniversary Season, Way Off Broadway is bringing this international sensation to the Frederick stage for the very first time. ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
 
Mamma Mia! will run from June 14th through August 24th with performances every Friday and Saturday evening and matinees on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of each month. 

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
Rehearsals will begin shortly after auditions with rehearsals 2 – 3 evenings a week.  Beginning the week of Sunday, June 9th, rehearsals will be every evening leading up to Opening Night.
 
Music & Lyrics - BJORN ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON
Book by - CATHERINE JOHNSON
Originally Conceived by JUDY CRAYMER

Director/Executive Producer - BILL KISKA
Choreographer - DEE BUCHANAN

Music Director - JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE
Producer - WAY OFF BROADWAY
Licensing Agent – MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI)
 
If you have any questions regarding auditions, please feel free to contact Bill Kiska, Way Off Broadway's Executive Producer and the show's Director, by Email at [email protected]
CASTING NOTES

DONNA SHERIDAN
Female | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano
Owner of the Taverna, a small hotel on a remote Greek island.  Former lead singer of Donna and the Dynamos. Honest, hard-working, and fiercely independent.

SOPHIE
Female | Age: 20s | Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano
Donna's daughter. A special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has an adventurous spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage.

TANYA
Female | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano
One of Donna's best friends and a former singer in the Dynamos. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty.

ROSIE
Female | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Alto
Also a former singer in the Dynamoss. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, a bit of a clown.

SAM CARMICHAEL
Male | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Baritone
May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect.

BILL AUSTIN
Male | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Baritone
May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure.

HARRY BRIGHT
Male | Age: 40s | Vocal Range: Tenor
May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self.

SKY
Male | Age: 20s | Vocal Range: Tenor
Sophie’s fiance. Athletic and attractive. A former stockbroker who moved to the island in a "young version" of a mid-lifecrisis.

LISA
Female | Age: 20s | Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano
Sophie’s friend and bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky.

ALI
Female | Age: 20s | Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano
Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun.

ENSEMBLE
Male & Female | Age: 16+ | Vocal Range: Varies
Wedding guests, friends, visitors to the island.

 

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