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Supa Productions Inc – AUDITIONS FOR LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Second Round)

By WonsWorld - 3 May 2005 6

We recently held auditions for this show, but are still looking to fill some of the roles. If you would like to be involved in the Canberra premiere of La Cage Aux Folles we’d love to hear from you. Thank you to those people who did audition on the weekend – we have not yet made any casting decisions. This won’t happen until after the second round of auditions has taken place.

We are looking for experienced adult performers for a range of acting, singing and dancing roles- see the list of characters below to what is required for each role

Auditions Sunday 15 May 2005, ANU Arts Centre

To book an audition, phone Jenny on 0402 712 840 weekends or after 7.00pm weekdays

Director Cathie Clelland
Musical DirectorRose Shorney
Choreographer Belynda Buck

Music and lyricsJerry Herman (Mame and Hello Dolly)

Season August 2005

Based on a French film by Jean Poiret, La Cage Aux Folles is a fabulous, flamboyant musical comedy about love, life – and family values in a decidedly unconventional family.

Georges and Albin have a happy if stormy life together, running a drag club where Albin stars as Za Za, drag queen extraordinaire. But when Georges’ son Jean-Michel announces his engagement to Anne, the daughter of a notoriously narrow-minded politician, their efforts to “play it straight” for a meeting with the in-laws result in high insanity.

This multi-Tony award winning musical was written by Jerry Herman, who also wrote Mack and Mabel, Hello Dolly & Mame and was later made into the film “The Birdcage” starring Robin Williams.

List of Characters

  • Georges
  • – A star, mature and attractive, good singer, energetic, loving and caring, must move well

  • Albin/Za Za
  • – A performer of star quality, mature, great powerhouse of a Broadway voice, fine comic actor

  • Jean-Michel
  • – Must appear to be 20 years old, handsome, brunette, masculine, well-mannered, educated; desperately in love with his fiancée, Anne; lyric baritone who acts, sings and moves well

  • Jacob
  • – Male butler/maid in his early 20’s, brilliant comedian who sings and moves well

  • Anne
  • – 18-21; Jean-Michel’s fiancée; lovely to look at; spunky, a superb dancer who acts well

  • Edouard Dindon
  • – Anne’s father, right-wing radical politician; pompous; quirky; must sing, move well, and be a fine comedian

  • Marie Dindon
  • – Anne’s mother; 48-62, shy, retiring, sexually repressed and sex-starved; good singer and actress who moves well; must look great in a leotard for the finale

  • Jacqueline
  • – Mature, female friend of Georges and Albin; owns a chic restaurant; attractive, charming; very theatrical; not necessarily a singer

  • Renaud
  • – Mature, male friend of Georges and Albin, owns a small café; understudies both of the 2 leads
    Francis – Male stage manager in Georges’ club; strong actor/dancer

  • Les Cagelles
  • – 6 males and 2 females; strong dancers who can also sing; all the Cagelles dancers have lines

  • St Tropez Townspeople
  • – 4 females; 4 males; singers and actors, some dance ability; all characters have lines

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wonsworld 5:24 pm 03 May 05

can you do all this while wearing stilettoes and a frock? If so, then call number bonfire and organise an audition time.

bonfire 5:11 pm 03 May 05

i can dance i can sing i can do most any thing…

LurkerGal 1:17 pm 03 May 05

I’d love to, but have now committed to something else…..

RandomGit 12:35 pm 03 May 05

Best of luck finding the right people.

wonsworld 12:32 pm 03 May 05

Ummmm…. you could form a double act with MethaneMan (but I will place you on standby in case the Tuba player is taken ill)

bonfire 12:22 pm 03 May 05

I have the skills of le petomaine if they are required.

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