Audition Now For The Musical “High Fidelity”

news_hi-fidelity.jpgHigh Fidelity will be produced at the new Ivory Theatre for 12 performances over four weeks, June 5-28, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Line Theatre has announced auditions for the first production outside New York of the new rock musical High Fidelity, based on the bestselling novel and the film with John Cusack and Jack Black.

New Line is looking to cast a multi-racial company for this show. Auditions will be held on two successive Monday evenings, March 17 and 24, 2008, at 7:00 p.m., at the Ivory Theatre, 7622 Michigan at Ivory. Performers need to come to only one of the dates.

High Fidelity will be produced at the new Ivory Theatre for 12 performances over four weeks, June 5-28, 2008.  For other audition info, visit www.newlinetheatre.com/auditions.html
 
New Line is looking for a multi-racial cast of 14 adult men and women in thier 20s and 30s who can really sing rock and roll well. No one under 17 will be cast. The show requires some performers who can sing like specific great rock stars — there’s an Aretha Franklin number, a Pet Benatar (or Heart) number, a Springsteen number, and a Neil Young number, among others.

Performers are asked to bring a prepared contemporary theatre song, with printed piano music for our pianist (no tapes and no a cappella). There may be a dance audition. Performers may also be asked to sing from the score. For New Line’s "Audition Tips," visit www.newlinetheatre.com/audition-tips.html

Performers not familiar with HIGH FIDELITY can listen to the show’s opening number The Last Real Record Store on Earth on our website or take a look at a music video made to promote the original Broadway production.
 
Rehearsals will be three nights a week, on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m., starting in early April, and every night the week the show opens.  There will also be some Sunday afternoon choreography rehearsals. The show runs Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, for four weeks, June 5-28, 2008 at the Ivory Theatre, 7622 Michigan in Carondelet. Performers will share a guaranteed 10% of box office receipts. Call 314-773-6526 for more information No appointments are necessary. All performers should arrive at the Ivory for the audition before 7:00 p.m. New Line is a non-union professional theatre company.

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