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RISE to hold auditions for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 7/8-7/9 in Woonsocket

 

 

We are thrilled to announce auditions for our first Season 18 MainStage production!

 

WHEN:
Monday, July 8 & Tuesday, July 9
6:30-8:30 PM, both days
Call Backs: Thursday, July 11, 6:30

WHERE:
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts
320 Main St., Woonsocket RI02895

REHEARSALS: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday (Times TBA)

PERFORMANCES:
October 18-26, 2024
10/18: 7:30
10/19: 7:30
10/20: 2:00
10/25: 7:30
10/26: 2:00 and 7:30
Performances will be held at the Assembly Theater, Harrisville RI

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
Book: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics: Mel Brooks
Directed by Rose Linnell
Music Director: Mike Konnerth
Choreographer: Natania Ferron
Producer: Sally Palmer

It’s Alive! (And it’s Hilarious!) From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes the monstrously mad musical, Young Frankenstein! Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) reluctantly inherits his infamous family’s estate in Transylvania. Urged on by a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself fulfilling his grandfather’s corpse-raising legacy. This electrifying musical stage adaptation of Mel Brooks’ brilliantly funny film will leave you in stitches!

WHAT TO PREPARE
- No reservations are needed. Arrive anytime within the audition window.
- A full breakdown of roles (with vocal ranges) can be found at www.ristage.org.
- This show contains some adult content. Actors under the age of 18 may audition with the consent of a parent or guardian.
- Prepare 16-20 bars of a Musical Theatre song in the style of the show.  An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music or an accompaniment track. Sides will be provided for readings. No memorization required.
- Be prepared to dance.
- Provide a resume and headshot along with your audition form, either in person or via our website at www.ristage.org. Please include ALL conflicts from July through October on your audition form.
- Please email Director Rose Linnell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or are unable to make the audition times. Video submissions will be accepted.
- RISE is a non-profit, non-Equity, volunteer-based theater company. All positions within the company are unpaid, unless otherwise specified.

ABOUT RISE
Now entering our 18th season, Rhode Island Stage Ensemble is one of the pre-eminent theater companies of northern Rhode Island. RISE’s mission is to provide quality, affordable theater performances and high-caliber education programs for children, youth, and adults.
 
Please don't hesitate to contact me! I'd love to discuss how this production and its actors connect to YOUR local community! Please help us support the arts in Northern Rhode Island!
 
Christian O’Neill
Artistic Director, Rhode Island Stage Ensemble
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401-369-5311

 

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