Overview

Pay Rate: Stipened
Audition Date and Time: February 22, 23, and 24; 10:00am - 4:00pm
Audition Location: 140 W. Terra Cotta AVE, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

EPA rules apply. Walk-ins will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. AEA, EMC, and Non-Equity performers welcome. (Per Equity rules, AEA then EMC will get priority). Please email casting@WSRep.org to request an audition slot.

Seeking roles and understudies for

ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE
based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger.

Material to Prepare:

Please prepare 32 bars of your song of choice (an accompanist will be provided for you) and 1 comedic monologue (1-minute max in length).
Please bring your Song Book in the event you’re asked to sing something else.
Please bring two copies of your headshot and resume.

Time Commitment:

First Rehearsal: JUNE 29, 2020
Tech: JULY 22 – 30, 2020
Opening: JULY 31, 2020
Closing: AUGUST 30, 2020

Character Type/Restrictions:

PATSY CLINE: (25 – 35) The famous, acclaimed country vocalist best known for her rich tone, emotionally expressive and bold contralto voice. A country music pioneer. Actress must have ability to mimic her unique vocal sound. Impersonation of the legendary singer, vocally and physically. She was only 30 years old when she died.

LOUISE SEGER: (40 – 55) Devoted fan of Patsy Cline who establishes a friendship with her through letter correspondence and finally meets her; a typical strong-willed, funny Texan woman; Comedic and emotionally charged; engaging storyteller with a big heart who provides backstory and narration of the play. Must be incredibly comfortable in front of an audience and possess sharp ad-lib ability. Musical but not necessarily a great singer. Must command the stage. A strong comedic sense needed for this role.

To apply for this job email your details to casting@wsrep.org