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SummerStock ’24 Auditions: Cabaret

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Audition Announcement for SummerStock at the Ritz 2024

The Tennessee Valley Art Association is excited to announce our SummerStock at the Ritz 2024 production of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s Cabaret.
Performance dates:
July 12-13 / 19-21
Artistic Direction, Suzanne Reese-Mills
Music Direction, Drew Mills
Choreography, Adaley Burnett Simpson
March 23, 24, & 29 10am-12pm, 2pm-5pm
Call-backs March 30 1pm-5pm
*Stay tuned for another announcement when audition sign-ups go live.
Audition Details:
*** Auditions will be held in Norton Auditorium at the University of North Alabama.
Due to scheduled renovations at The Ritz Theatre, SummerStock 2024 will be rehearsed and performed onstage in Norton Auditorium.
Private auditions held every 15 min. Arrive at Norton Auditorium 15 minutes early to complete your paperwork. Be prepared to disclose all scheduling conflicts for rehearsal process and show run (May-July).
Bring a headshot and resume.
Audition Requirements:
Prepare a one-minute monologue of your choice AND a song in the style of Cabaret that showcases your vocal and acting ranges. Smart phone connections will be available for playing accompaniment.
*Several versions of Cabaret exist, with some libretto differences and major variations in the orchestration and song list. We will be producing the 1998 version.
Principal roles are for 4 men and 3 women with a mixed adult ensemble, including 10-12 featured dancers. Adults ages 16-26 are given preference for SummerStock casting.
About the Show:
John Kander and Fred Ebb’s 1966 musical Cabaret depicts the cocktail of joyous debauchery and impending doom of the Weimar Republic in 1920s Berlin. Anglo-American novelist Christopher Isherwood experienced and chronicled the spirit of the late Jazz Era in Germany, before the rise of fascism, igniting the journey of Cabaret through its iterations as a novel, a play, a film, and three different versions of a beloved musical. Kander and Ebb’s signature writing style invite audiences to a party that we hope will never end, due only in part to the fact that we already know the ending.


March 23
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Ritz Theatre
111 Third Street
Sheffield, AL 35660 United States
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