The , one of the country’s oldest continuously-operating community theatres, in its 87th season, announces open auditions for its upcoming production of Sweet Charity. Bob Cline of New York City is the director and Gonzalo Valencia of Belleville is the musical director.
With music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and book by Neil Simon based on Federico Fellini’s film Nights of Cabiria, the show tells the story of dancer-for-hire, Charity Hope Valentine’s sweet and hopeful search for love. The cast consists of one principal woman, five featured men, three featured women, and a large ensemble of men and women. A list of characters is available on the Club’s website—www.mocmusicals.org.
Open auditions will be held on Friday, January 27 at 7 p.m., Sunday, January 29 at 7 p.m., and Friday, February 3 at 7 p.m. Auditions consist of singing, reading and movement. All roles are open. There is no pay.
All auditions are held at the Montclair Operetta Club studio, 494 Valley Road in Upper Montclair. Those who wish to audition are asked to bring a photo and a resume as well as sheet music in the proper key for a legitimate musical theatre song in the character of the show; an accompanist will be provided.
Show dates are April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 at the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College.