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Auditions (Edmonton): Fool’s Gold the Musical – Light in the Attic Productions

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Auditions (Edmonton): Fool’s Gold the Musical – Light in the Attic Productions

Chasing riches but discovering true wealth along the way — Fool’s Gold, a tale of dreams, friendship, and the cost of ambition in the Canadian Klondike. Experience the captivating original story, unforgettable music, and stirring lyrics in this historical musical that will transport you back to the Gold Rush of 1898. Locally developed by Canadian artists, Fool’s Gold follows three Dawson City bound dreamers on their expedition to new riches of all kinds. This fast paced story and lovable characters will leave audiences panning for more.

World Premiere at the Edmonton Fringe Festival
The Cafe Bicylette Stage at La Cite Francophone.

Audition: April 22nd, 2024
Callback: April 28th, 2024
Rehearsals: May 1st – August 9th
Preview: August 10th, 2024
Performances: August 15th – August 25th, 2024

To apply for an audition slot, please email your headshot, your performance ​resume, and roles you would like to be considered for to​ auditions@foolsgoldthemusical.com with the subject line
“Fool’s Gold Audition – [Your Full Name].”

If you are unable to make these dates, include your availability in the ​surrounding days and we will do our best to accommodate.
Only those selected for an audition will be provided an audition time.

We welcome and encourage submissions from individuals of all gender ​identities, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities. At this time, only a limited stipend for talent is available. Only those 16+ can apply.

Deadline to Apply: April 12th

Those selected must:

  • Prepare a monologue of your choice (2 minutes max)
  • Prepare a musical theatre song of your choice (2-3 minutes max)
  • Actors may be asked to stay for a brief interview following your audition

Please bring sheet music for the live accompanist

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

THOMAS OLIVER MONTROSE (24-29)
Upper class gentlemen, quiet, reserved, introverted. He is very well educated and has a ​natural gift for studies. He is the first born child and all the responsibility and pressure has ​fallen on him. Must be comfortable playing opposite Charlotte romantically.
Vocal Part: Bari-Tenor

HENRY AUGUSTUS MONTROSE (19-24)
A charming bachelor with a quick witted sense of humour. Same upbringing as his older ​brother Thomas, to very different outcomes. He is a born thrill seeker and adventurer with ​a big heart.
Vocal Part: Tenor

CHARLOTTE PARKER* (20s)
A spitfire with a warm, lovable personality. She is always one to take the lead and get ​things done. Quick to challenge others and raise her voice, she is not shy, but she is ​lovable. Even without a formal education, she is very well educated from her experiences. ​Must be comfortable playing opposite Thomas romantically.
Vocal Part: Mezzo-Soprano

DOVE (30s-50s)
The brothel Madam in Dyea. Confident, commanding presence, that can both entertain and ​strike fear. Dove will also play various ensemble roles.
Vocal Part: Alto

NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE (20s-40s)
Dressed in their well known red serge, they work to keep the north settled during a time ​when there was an unstoppable influx of people heading to Dawson City.
They will also play ensemble roles.

ENSEMBLE (20s-70s)
Can-can dancers, prospectors, miners, sour-doughs, townspeople. The ensemble plays a ​cruci​a​l role and is in nearly every scene.

*The role of Charlotte has b​een cast, seeking Understudy/Ensemble

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