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Audition (Edmonton): La Cage Aux Folles – Two ONE-WAY Tickets To Broadway Productions

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Audition (Edmonton): La Cage Aux Folles – Two ONE-WAY Tickets To Broadway Productions

Auditions:
Wednesday, February 5, 7-10 pm
Friday, February 7, 7-10 pm
Saturday, February 8, 7-10 pm

Callbacks and Dance Auditions (everyone auditioning for Albin/Zaza, Cagelles, Anne and Jacob must attend : 
Saturday, February  15, 7-10 pm

Location: 5951-103A Street (use 58 Ave for access)

Personnel:

Director: Martin Galba

Assistant Director: MJ Kreisel

Musical Director: Daryl Price

Choreographer: Linette Smith

Stage Manager: Jen Magel

Accompanist: Gary Gilham

What to Bring:

Please prepare 2 contrasting musical theatre songs (not from the rock genre).

We will accept either sheet music, voiceless tracks on mp3 or cd. Headshot and resume.

Those who are auditioning for Zaza or the Cagelles, please bring a drag headshot, if possible.

For more information email Martin Galba, Director, at info@twoonewaytickets.com

Roles:

  • Georges – Albin’s partner, and owner of La Cage aux Folles, as well as compère. (late 40s to 50s)
  • Albin – Georges’ partner, and the star of La Cage aux Folles as drag queen “Zaza.” (late 40s to 50s)
  • Jacob – Butler (though he clearly prefers to be called a maid), and Albin’s personal assistant. (early 20s)
  • Jean-Michel – Georges’ son from a short-lived affair twenty-four years ago.
  • Anne Dindon – Jean-Michel’s fiancée.
  • Monsieur Edouard Dindon* – Anne’s ultra-conservative father, and leader of the Tradition, Family and Morality Party.
  • Madame Marie Dindon** – Edouard’s wife and Anne’s mother.
  • Jacqueline – Georges and Albin’s friend and the owner of classy restaurant, “Chez Jaqueline.” (30s/40s)
  • Monsieur Renaud* – Owners of the Promenade Café.?
  • Madame Renaud** – Owners of the Promenade Café.
  • Francis – Stage manager of La Cage aux Folles.
  • 6 Les Cagelles – The drag performers at La Cage aux Folles who also serve as background performers for Zaza. (We may consider casting 2 women and 4 men, or 6 men in these roles. Must be able to dance very well, tap and sing)
  • Ensemble: consists of 2 men and 2 women.

 *These roles will be played by one actor. This role is now cast.

**These roles will be played by one actress. 

La Cage Aux Folles  is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and musical by Jerry Herman. Based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret, it focuses on a gay couple: Georges, the manager of a Saint-Tropez nightclub featuring drag entertainment, and Albin, his romantic partner and star attraction, and the farcial adventures that ensue when George’s son, Jean-Michel, brings home his fiancee’s ultra-conservative parents to meet them. 

The original 1983 Broadway production received nince nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. The 2004 Broadway revival won the Tony Award for Best Revival, the 2008 London revival garnered the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. The 2010 Broadway revival  was nominate for elevel Tony Awars, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. La Cage Aux Folles is the only musical which has won the Tony Awar for Best Revival of a Musical twice and the only show that has won a Best Production Tony Award (Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical) for each of it’s Broadway productions. 

This is not a paid show. We cannot engage union performers.

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