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**All roles are open and unpaid**

AUDITION INFORMATION:
Friday, October 18, 7-10 pm
Saturday, October 19, 7-10 pm
SIGNUP: https://www.theaterforms.com/VLOC/Pirates/auditionform/
**see information and disclosures below**
CALLBACKS (by invitation only): Sunday, October 20

Location
Bethesda Presbyterian Church
7611 Clarendon Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

ROLES:
The Pirate King - Baritone - swashbuckling, athletic, sentimental, romantic, shirt open with the wind in his hair, Errol Flynn type. (Physical note: comfortable and able to swing on a rope).
Mabel - Coloratura Soprano - plucky, resourceful, adventurous, smart, sweet and funny, think Katharine Hepburn. (Intimacy note: hugging and kissing required).
Frederic - Tenor - earnest, genuine, passionate, romantic, honorable, everyman, Jimmy Stewart type. (Intimacy note: hugging and kissing required).
Major General Stanley - Baritone - dignified, respectable, disciplined, yet warm and humorous, like Claude Rains
Ruth - Contralto - quirky, “old and gray at 47” yet a sassy sidekick, like Thelma Ritter or Betty Garrett
Sergeant of Police - Bass – lawful and dutiful, and adorably cowardly, think Charlie Chaplin
Samuel - Baritone - simple, the epitome of the right-hand-man to the Pirate King
Edith - Soprano – fun-loving ward of Major-General Stanley
Kate - Mezzo-soprano – fun-loving ward of Major-General Stanley
Isabel – Soprano – fun-loving ward of Major-General Stanley
Chorus of Daughters – Altos and Sopranos – the more vivid and individual each one is, the better, comedic understanding and basic dancing ability required
Chorus of Pirates – Baritones and Tenors – simple, tender-hearted souls, requires basic dancing and comedic understanding
Chorus of Policemen – Bass and Baritones – simple, tender-hearted souls, requires good dancing and comedic understanding

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:
First Rehearsal: Mon Nov 4
Rehearsals: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sat (weekdays 7-10 pm) (Sat TBD)
Tech Week (required): February 16-20

PERFORMANCES:
February 21, 22, 28, 29, 2020 at 8pm
February 23* & March 1 at 2pm

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
Rockville Civic Center
603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD 20851

DISCLOSURES:
*All roles will be required to dance in performance, both partnering and group numbers. Dance experience is preferred, but not required.
*Principal roles will perform a cold reading from the script.
*The roles of Mabel and Frederick will require kissing and hugging in the production, not at auditions.
*The Pirate King should be agile and athletic enough to swing on a rope.
*All roles will be asked to speak with an English accent. Dialect coach will be provided.
*Please DO NOT prepare audition material from the show.