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Audition for Man of La Mancha
Written by David Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion

Compass Rose Theater, Annapolis MD1623 Forest Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 www.compassrosetheater.org

Stage Director – Lucinda Merry-Browne Music Director – Anita O’Connor Company Manager – Mary Ruth Cowgill

1st rehearsal: February 9, 2019, Runs March 1 – March 30, 2019 Thursday - Saturday evenings, Saturday and Sunday matinees and evenings select weekday matinees)
Both Equity and Non-Equity Actors welcome – all roles paid.

Description: The classic tale of dreams and visions pursued, and the paradox of failure and fulfillment. This musical story is one of passion and pragmatism, corruption and truth, loyalty and deception. Requires actors who can act, sing, and move.

page1image7408Audition Instructions: Please prepare 16 bars of two songs, one upbeat and one ballad. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided.

No a cappella auditions. There will also be cold readings from the script/songbook. Bring headshot and resume printed. Student actors need photo – no headshot required.

Don Quixote/Cervantes – Male, 35-55 – Dreamer, poet, seeker of truth
Aldonza – Female – 25-40 – Kitchen wench with passion and hidden nobility
Sancho – Male – 30-50 – Loyal, simple, funny, following Don Quixote
Dr. Carrasco/The Duke – Male 25-55 – Antonia’s Fiance. Loves money and power.

Padre – Male – 25-55 Religious leader, weak but with good intentions
Antonia – Female – 20-40 – Quixote’s niece and Carrosco’s fiancé. Sweet but selfish.

Other roles in Ensemble – Singers, dancers, ages 20-30

Auditions will be held at Compass Rose Theater Rehearsal Space 1623 Forest Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Parking and entrance in rear, Second floor
Auditions: January 17, 5-8PM

Callbacks: TBA

For Audition Appointment, please email [email protected]

Questions - please call 443-534-9033. Leave short message or text.