Open Auditions for Mira Theater production of “Leontyne & Me”

Open Auditions for Mira Theater production of "Leontyne & Me"

“Leontyne & Me” is a new musical drama based on the life and impact of legendary African American soprano Leontyne Price, which tells a twofold story of a young African American violist and opera’s greatest Prima Donna overcoming racial barriers.

Please prepare a monologue, song and bring a headshot. This is a Non-Equity Showcase.

We are looking for a Set Designer and Costume Designer. Some Pay, please inquire.
For further information: 707-552-0400 or https://www.miratheatreguild.org/vallejo-theatre-auditions

Roles:

  • The Griot; Narrator. Mature Female. 30-35 yrs. African-American
  • Leontyne Price: Soprano, African American, 34 yrs.
  • Sabrina James: Budding Violist. 14 yrs. African American
  • Ms. Lee: Sabrina’s Mother. 39 years old. African American
  • William Warfield: Opera Singer, bass baritone. 41 yrs. African American
  • Florence Kimball: Leontyne’s Vocal Coach. Female. White. 71 yrs.
  • Simon Estes: Bass Baritone, Opera singer. Male. African American African 23 yrs.
  • Grace Bumbry: Mezzo-Soprano. Opera Singer. Female. African American 24 yrs.
  • George Shirley: Tenor. Opera Singer. Male. African American 27 yrs.
  • Frank Talpin: NY Metropolitan Opera, Board member. Male. White. 30 yrs.
  • Rudolf Bing: NY Metropolitan Opera, Manager. White. 40 yrs.
  • Charlie Spain: A Handsome Jock. 14 yrs. Male African American
  • Starr Freed: Fine and Sexy. 14 yrs.. Female. African American
  • Juice-Eye Watts: Pot Head. 14 yrs. Female. African American
  • Julio ‘Shy’ Cru: Gentle. 13 yrs. Puerto-Rican. Male.
  • Kenny Butcher: School Bully. 14 yrs. Male. African American
  • Bobo Bass: Class Clown. 14 yrs. Female. African American
  • 3 Dancers: Male and female of various Cultures.

Meja Pannell-Tyehimba, Playwright
Tasya Abbot, Composer
Mary Guzman, Director
Ava Squares, Choreographer

For further information call: 707-552-0400


Date/Time

Date(s) - Sat, Nov 18, 2023
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location

Mira Theatre
51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo

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