Singers Needed for Concept Album of New Musical Theatre Project

Singers Needed for Concept Album of New Musical Theatre Project

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Unraveling Magicians is a new musical based off a medieval Welsh folktale which premiered as a staged reading in September 23rd, 2016. This casting call is for unpaid, credited roles in an audio dramatization of the musical, which will be released in the style of a serial radio drama.

Adapted from a medieval Welsh folktale, the story is about a magical and royal family thrown into turmoil when a curse is cast upon one of their own. In their attempt to lift the curse, the family must resurface old wounds and finally acknowledge how deeply dysfunctional they have become.

Casting for this production was originally completed via Casting Call Club in November of 2016. Auditions submitted at this time will be considered for positions that have since become vacant.

Those interested in auditioning should meet the following qualifications:
- Have a valid email that they check and respond to frequently.
- General knowledge of Google Drive.
- Ability to autonomously record quality audio.
-Availability to meet a recording deadline to be discussed upon casting.
- Clear, crisp enunciation.

CHARACTERS:

THE APPRENTICE - male - 20s - non-singing role
Assistant to The Bard. Was orphaned by the plague and lived part of his life in a monastery.

ARIANRHOD - female - 30s/40s - alto
A sorceress who can see the future. By focusing on the future, she forgets to live in the present.

THE BARD - male - 30s+ - non-singing role
Narrator of the story and master to The Apprentice. Is easily sidetracked and forgetful.

BLODEUWEDD - female - 20s - mezzo-soprano
A young woman magicall created from flowers. She is slightly naive, though eager to learn.

DYLAN - male - 20s - baritone
A merman who works for Arianrhod as her assistant. He develops friendships with Llewellyn and Blodeuwedd.

GOEWIN - female - 30s/40s - soprano
The barren queen of Gwynedd and much younger wife of Math. Also an amateur magician.

GWYDION - male - 30s/40s - tenor
A magician who has stopped practicing magic. Helps raise Llewellyn from the time he was a baby.

LLEWELLYN - male - 20s - tenor
A young man who has been placed under a horrible curse. He longs to discover his place in the world.

MATH - male - 60s+ - bass/baritone
The stubborn king of Gwynedd. Is very traditional and worries about losing his place on the throne.

RHIANNON - female - 30s/40s - ensemble singer
A courtier who is convicted of a crime she does not commit and is submitted to an unusual punishment.

ENSEMBLE
Approximately 12 singers of various voice types to be featured in 10 songs in the show.

Job compensation

$

Unpaid


Sopranos

Those who audition as sopranos will be considered for the roles of Goewin and Blodeuwedd, as well as for the soprano ensemble. To audition, please submit a recording of you singing at least 32-bars of a musical theatre song with the subject: "Unraveling Magicians Audition - Sopranos". Please message us to ask for the email address to send this to.

Females, aged 18 and over from United States

  • Minimum Vocal ability: Beginner
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Altos

Those who audition as altos will be considered for the roles of Arianrhod and Rhiannon, as well as for the alto ensemble. To audition, please submit a recording of you singing at least 32-bars of a musical theatre song with the subject: "Unraveling Magicians Audition - Altos". Please message us to ask for the email address to send this to.

Females, aged 18 and over from United States

  • Minimum Vocal ability: Beginner
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Tenors

Those who audition as tenors will be considered for the roles of Gwydion and Llewellyn, as well as for the tenor ensemble. To audition, please submit a recording of you singing at least 32-bars of a musical theatre song with the subject: "Unraveling Magicians Audition - Tenors". Please message us to ask for the email address to send this to.

Males, aged 18 and over from United States

  • Minimum Vocal ability: Beginner
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Baritones/Basses

Those who audition as baritones/basses will be considered for the roles of Dylan and Math, as well as for the bass ensemble. To audition, please submit a recording of you singing at least 32-bars of a musical theatre song with the subject: "Unraveling Magicians Audition - Baritones/Basses". Please message us to ask for the email address to send this to.

Males, aged 18 and over from United States

  • Minimum Vocal ability: Beginner
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Listing created: 27 January 2017
Applications close: 1 April 2017
Casting #828101
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