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AUDITIONS – “Hollywood Arms”

Chautauqua Playhouse will hold auditions for the upcoming production of “Hollywood Arms”, the semiautobiographical comedy by Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton.

Location: Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Road, Carmichael
Date: Sunday February 3 at 6 pm.

Show runs for 5 weekends, beginning March 22nd and closes on April 20 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sun Matinees).

Hollywood Arms is an affectionate and honest look back on Carol Burnett’s (named Helen in this play) early years, living in a Hollywood rooming house and dreaming of becoming a big star.  The show deals with family relationships between Helen, her mother Louise and her Grandmother (Nanny).

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Parts:
Young Helen (age 10) -Precast
Nanny – Older female (Helen’s Grandmother) comic part
Louise – Helen’s Mother, who succumbs to alcoholism
Helen (age 20) High energy young woman on the brink of stardom
Jody – Helen’s Father
Dixie – Wisecracking owner of Hollywood Arms
Bill – Louise’s Boyfriend
Alice – Helen’s younger sister -Precast
Malcolm – Dixie’s Son (age 12 to young teen)
Cop

Although not a musical, there is some singing required by Helen and Louise.

Rehearsals will begin on Feb. 10.

Please bring resume and headshot

Production will be directed by Warren Harrison
For more info email warren@cplayhouse.org

AUDITIONS – “Robin Hood” Chautauqua Children’s Theatre

Chautauqua Playhouse will hold auditions for the upcoming children’s theatre production of “Robin Hood”.

Location: Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Road, Carmichael
Date: Sunday February 3 at 6 pm.

Show runs for 3 Saturdays, beginning March 30 and closes on April 13.


Robin Hood, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest, leads a merry life with his followers. One day, that merry life is interrupted when the evil Lady Merle tries to force Robin Hood’s childhood sweetheart Maid Marian to marry Prince John.  It is up to Robin to stop the marriage, defeat the Sheriff and save Nottingham.


Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
There are several parts in this show, for various ages.

Beth – member of Robin’s Band (adult)
Mother Meg/Soldier – another member of Robin’s Band (adult)
Little John- another (adult)
Old Widow/Annabel – victim of the Sheriff/servant to Maid Marion (Older woman)
Will Scarlett/Soldier Kaspar – member of Robin’s Band/ in service to Sheriff
Robin Hood – Outlaw of Sherwood Forest
Friar Tuck – a monk, Robin’s follower
Soldier/ stranger (King Richard) in service to Sheriff/Journeying through Nottingham
Sheriff – villain of Nottingham
Lady Merle – in league with evil Prince John
Maid Marian – ward of King Richard
Sheriff’s Wife – a clumsy social climber
Salome – Her silly daughter (child to teen)


Rehearsals will be early evenings 5:30 to 7 pm.

Please bring resume and headshot, if you have one
All ages are encouraged to audition.

Production will be directed by Alicia Thayer-Gonzalez
For more info email info@cplayhouse.org

 
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