Upcoming Auditions: Young Frankenstein, the Mel Brooks Musical

 

Director: John Norine, Jr. 
Assistant Director: Anthony J. Ortega
Choreographers: Emily Leekha and Katie Buck
Stage Manager: Jason A. Joos


Audition Dates: Sunday/Monday, February 2 & 3, 2020 by appointment. Callbacks February 4, 2020 at 7pm. Make an appointment!
Audition Location: Runway Theatre - 215 N. Dooley St., Grapevine, TX 76051
 

All roles open to all cultural backgrounds, ethnicities and ages 18 and above. All roles are available.

 

The production runs April 3 - 26, 2010. Be prepared to list all conflicts between the dates of  February 17th and April 26th . 

 

Characters: 


Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 30s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to G above middle C. Tap dancing a plus.

 

The Monster – Male, age indeterminate. Played by a bigger man – the bigger the better. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Vocal range: Ab one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Also must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Knowledge of tap dancing a plus.

 

Igor – Male, age 20s/30s. Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend–with a hunchback. Vocal range: D below middle C to F above middle C. Must be able to speak with a Cockney accent.

 

Inga – Female, age 20s. Frederick’s bubbly, naive young assistant. Sexy, attractive. A resident of Transylvania. Vocal range: G# below middle C to A above the treble staff. Yodeling and tap dancing a plus. Must be able to speak with a German accent.

 

Elizabeth Benning – Female, age 30s. Self-loving, “madcap”, boisterous fiancé of Frederick. Vocal range: F# below middle C to F#, top line of the treble staff. Must be able to belt.

 

Frau Blücher (neighhhh!!) – Female, age 30s/40s. Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate. Former lover of Victor Frankenstein. Vocal range: F## (G natural) below middle C to B, third line treble staff. Must be able to speak with German or Romanian accent.

 

Inspector Hans Kemp – Male, age 40s/50s. Head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg. Justice-driven. A one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Must be able to speak with a German or Romanian accent. Track doubles with Blind Hermit.

 

Ensemble/Swing cast, up to 5 male and 5 female, with plenty of featured roles, lot of lines and singing, including a barbershop quartet. We are looking for people with strong dance/movement training. Ability to speak with accents a plus. This group will portray gravediggers, villagers, medical students, passengers, mad scientists and various supporting roles, which may include:

 

Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein – Male, age 40s/50s. Frederick’s infamous grandfather. Vocal range: C# below middle C to G# above middle C.

 

Ziggy – Male, age 20s/30s. Well-intentioned village idiot. Vocal range: F below middle C to F above middle C.