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Audition day 1: 02/13/2012
City: Toronto

Artistic Director or casting person in attendance: Thom Currie
Deadline to submit: 02/08/2012
Email applications to: showboat.festival at gmail.com
Contact name: Thom Currie
Contact email: showboat.festival at gmail.com
Contact phone: 905.834.7572 ext 229
Engager website: www.showboattheatre.ca
Link to detailed casting information: n/a
Agreement: ITA

Additional information: The Showboat Festival Theatre is accepting
submissions for its 2012 Summer Season at the Theatre-in-the-Round in
the elegant Roselawn Centre in Port Colborne, Ontario.

Auditions will be held in Toronto, the week of February 13 or February

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Carole Bayer
Five Week Contract: May 29-June 30, 2012
Synopsis: America's premier funnyman and the Tony Award-winning composer
of A Chorus Line collaborated on this hit musical, a funny, romantic
show about an established composer and his relationship with an aspiring
young female lyricist.  Professionally, their relationship works
beautifully-but ultimately leads to conflict on the home front. Of
course, there's a happy ending.

Roles To Be Cast
*       Sonya (20s-30s) - a quirky, free spirited lyricist, wears her
heart on her sleeve
*       Vernon (30s-40s) - a quick witted and sarcastic New York
composer of pop songs

A Comedy by Norm Foster
Five Week Contract: June 19-July 21, 2012
Synopsis: He's recently divorced. She's newly-widowed. At her husband's
funeral, an old aquaintance emerges to pay his respects, leading to a
re-awakening of forgotten emotions. Old Love is a story of romance,
courtship and relationships between older adults.

Roles To Be Cast
*       BUD (Late 50s-60s) Also plays Arthur Graham & Arthur Junior
*       MOLLY (Late 50s-60s) Also plays Kitty Mitchell, Kendra, Shirley,
Sandra, Delores & Claire

A Musical Celebration Of The Pop Music of the 1960s
Conceived by Thom Currie
Five Week Contract: July 10-August 11, 2012
An ex-hippie and her adult children go through the mega hits of the
sixties in this brand new show.  A fun and far out celebration of the
top hits of the 1960s, one of pop music's greatest decades, featuring
the music of Petula Clark, The Monkees, Neil Diamond, The Archies, The
Lovin' Spoonful, Ray Charles, The Byrds, Dusty Springfield and many many

Roles to be cast: The entire cast should be solid musical performers
with an ability to dance well and an ear for harmonies. The ability to
play one or more instruments is also a definite asset.
*       CAROL (Late 40s to Early 50s). Mezzo with a strong belt.  Mother
Earth/Cass Elliott type
*       JOHN (Early 20s to 30s). Baritenor with good comic timing.
*       NICOLE (Early 20s to 30s). Mezzo soprano/alto. 

A Comedy by Neil Simon
Five Week Contract: July 31-September 1, 2012
Middle-aged and married, overworked and overweight, Barney Cashman wants
to join the sexual revolution before it's too late and arranges three
seductions: the first, Elaine Navazio proves to be a foul-mouthed bundle
of neuroses; Bobbi Michele is next, a 20-ish actress who's too kooky by
half; finally comes september and Jeanette Fisher, a gloomy, depressed
housewife who happens to be married to Barney's best friend.

Roles to be cast
*       1 Woman to play ELAINE, BOBBI and JEANETTE

The Showboat Festival Theatre has been producing professional theatre in
Port Colborne, Ontario since 1987.  The company performs in the intimate
Theatre in the Round at the historic Roselawn Centre. 

Showboat Festival Theatre engages CAEA members under the ITA. 

Please submit an updated headshot and resume by February 8, 2012

Mail to:
Thom Currie
Artistic Director
Showboat Festival Theatre
154 Hanson Street
Toronto, ON, M4C 1A6

e-mail: showboat.festival at gmail.com

NOTE: If submitting by e-mail, please ensure that your attached files
are labelled with your name, otherwise your submission will not be
considered.  We already have hundreds of files named "headshot1.jpg" or

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity
members cast in this production will be
engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring
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