Urinetown – Mesa Encore Theatre

Production Details

Production Title: Urinetown 
Production Company: Mesa Encore Theatre
Playwright or Screenwriter: Greg Kotis / Mark Holman
Director: David Chorley
Music Director: CJ O’Hara

Compensation: No Pay
Run/Shoot Dates: 05/19/2017 – 05/28/2017

Synopsis
Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critic’s Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards, and two Obie Awards, URINETOWN is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself! Hysterically funny and touchingly honest, URINETOWN provides a fresh perspective of one of America’s greatest art forms.

In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year dr


Stage/Live:
Adult
Nudity: No
Participation Fees: Yes
Crew Needed: No

 

Character Breakdown

BOBBY STRONG: The dashing, rebellious everyman who works for Miss Pennywise at the poorest, filthiest town urinal. He becomes an unsuspecting protagonist and romantic hero when he starts a revolution and falls in love with Hope Cladwell. Male, 18-30 yrs old Range: A2 – C4

CALDWELL B. CLADWELL: The evil president and owner of the Urine Good Company. He is a miserly money-grubber who gleefully exploits the poor. Male, 50-65 yrs old Range: A2 – G4

BILLEAUX: Head of Research and Development at UGC. Male, 30-55 yrs old Range: E3 – A3

HOPE CLADWELL: Cladwell’s ravishingly beautiful daughter, torn between her father and her new love for Bobby. She begins as an innocent, naive angel who is fresh out of the Most Expensive University in the World, but becomes vengeful and determined after being exposed to her father’s evil. Female, 20-30 yrs old Range: A3 – A5

HOT BLADES HARRY: One of the Poor, he is a psychopathic and can become a violent, loose cannon. Male, 20-60 yrs old Range: A2 – F4

JOSEPH “OLD MAN” STRONG: Bobby’s rebellious father. His refusal to pay the fee sends him to Urinetown, ultimately launching the revolution. Male, 50-65 yrs old Speaking Role/ ensemble singing

JOSEPHINE ‘MA” STRONG : Bobby’s mother and Joseph’ s wife. A strong-willed woman with a bite, able to withstand the hard hand life has dealt her. Female, 45-65 yrs old Range: Bb3 – D5

LITTLE BECKY TWO-SHOES : One of the Poor. She is foul-mouthed, impulsive, and accusatory. Female, 20-40 yrs old Range: Bb3 – F5

LITTLE SALLY: A precocious and irreverent street urchin. She serves as a quasi-narrator who often questions Lockstock and the play’s logic. Female, 12-25 yrs old Range: A3 – E5

MCQUEEN: Cladwell’s sycophantic lackey. A servile assistant. Male, 30-45 yrs old Range: B2 – EF

OFFICER BARREL: Lockstock’s patrol partner. A thuggish and aggressive policeman. Male, 30-50 yrs old Range: G2 – F4

OFFICER LOCKSTOCK: The tongue-in-cheek narrator of our story, he is a corrupt policeman who secretly kills off the guilty offenders. Bold, brash, and larger than life in many ways. Male, 30-55 yrs old Range: A2 – A4

PENELOPE PENNYWISE : The tough, jaded warden of the poorest, filthiest town urinal. She is Cladwell’s one-time lover and mother to Hope who eventually softens her temper. Female, 30-50 yrs old Range: A3 – C6

SENATOR FIPP: A greedy politician in Cladwell’s pocket. A bumbling coward. Male, 30-55 yrs old Range: C#3 – F4

SOUPY SUE: One of the Poor, she is excitable and easily panicked. Female, 25-45 yrs old Range: Bb3 – B4

TINY TOM: One of the Poor, he is an idiotic man-child. Male, 20-50 yrs old Range: D3 – A3

ENSEMBLE: The Rebels/ Police/ UGC Executives: Ensemble: The Rebels/ Police/ UGC Executives: Male/Female of any age and ethnicity.

What To Prepare

AUDITION PROCESS:
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment to fill out paper work.
HEADSHOT and RESUME are required – Please bring these with you even if you upload one when you book your reservation!!

 


 

Audition Details

M.E.T at 933 – Black Box
933 E. Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85203


Headshots/Resume Required
By Appointment: Phone or Email

Appointment Contact

Urinetown Auditions

Audition Dates and Times:
Saturday March 11 @ 1am
Sunday March 12, @ 6pm
Callback Dates and Times:
March 15 @ 6pm

Primary Contact:
JT Turner
mesaencoremarketing@gmail.com
(602) 317-1287


 

 
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