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Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Auditions

 

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma works with Actors' Equity Association under the University/Resident Theatres Association (URTA) contract. Union performers work alongside our resident non-union company members, who may choose to participate in the EMC (Equity Membership Candidate) program.
Lyric encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to audition.

Lyric does not provide housing* for non-AEA performers that audition locally. Each show rehearses for approximately two weeks prior to its opening night.

LYRIC AT THE PLAZA

MANN AND WIFE
An Engaging New Musical

THE FANTASTICKS

AUDITIONS

September 9th 6pm-9pm - open call - no appointment needed
Call Backs September 10th

WHERE:
Lyric Theatre and Thelma Gaylord Academy Building: 1801 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

WHAT TO BRING:

Please bring a non- returnable headshot and resume cut to 8x10 and stapled back to back.
Please prepare your best 16 bars. If there is a particular role you are interested in, please feel free to sing that character's song. You may be asked to sing more than one song -- please be prepared.

NO video or email submissions will be accepted at this time.

 

MANN... AND WIFE (Feb. 3rd - 21st ) -- Rehearsals begin January 11th  (in the evenings)

AN Engaging New Musical
(one man's struggle to find love, happiness, and the perfect date for his ex-fiancée's wedding...)

Dir. Michael Baron
Choreography Ashley Wells
Music and Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen
Book and Lyrics by Dan Elish

Based on the novel, "Nine Wives" by Dan Elish

Seeking Singers and Actors who move well.

CHARACTERS

  • Henry Mann, our eager and romantically-challenged hero, 30 something, recently invited to his ex-fiancée's    wedding; legal proofreader by night, frustrated writer by day.
  •  Glenn, Henry's best friend and roommate 30 something (NOTE: the actor who plays Glenn also plays other roles).
  • One 30 something actress plays all of the female roles. Those include:
    Sheila, Henry's ex-finance, beautiful, refined but in love with someone else.
    Tamar, Henry's current love interest, charming, vivacious, but with a somewhat checkered romantic past.
    Christine, a sweet third grade teacher with a great jump shot.
    Mrs. Mann, Henry's mother.
    Daisy Buchanan, the fictional heroine of The Great Gatsby and other roles.

 

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THE FANTASTICKS  (March 30th -April 17th) -- Rehearsals March 14th  (in the evenings)
Dir. Ashley Wells
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones

Seeking Actors and Singers

CHARACTERS

 

  • The Narrator (El Gallo)

 

A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story.
Male, 30-50 yrs old 
Range: Ab2 - G4 

 

  • The Girl (Luisa)

 

A button-maker's young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.
Female, 15-25 yrs old 
Range: B3 - B5 

 

  • The Boy (Matt)

 

An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.
Male, 18-25 yrs old 
Range: A2 - G4 

 

  • The Boy's Father (Hucklebee)

 

A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love.
Male, 40-60 yrs old 
Range: A2 - F#4 

 

  • The Girl's Father (Bellomy)

 

A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together.
Male, 40-60 yrs old 
Range: A2 - F#4 

 

  • The Actor (Henry)

 

An aging, over-the-top Thespian who specializes in reciting Shakespeare, he is a commedia clown; his world is the stage and he knows no other reality.
Male, 50-70 yrs old 
Speaking Role 

 

  • The Man Who Dies (Mortimer)

 

Henry's goofy sidekick and another former actor who specializes in stage deaths. A commedia clown, his world is the stage and he does not live in reality.
Male, 30-50 yrs old 
Speaking Role 

 

  • The Mute

 

A speechless presence who watches, acts as the wall, and deals with props; the "invisible" stage assistant. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed.
Male or Female, 20-50 yrs old 
Pantomime Role 

 

Our next round of auditions will be for our Summer Season 2016
 Febuary 21st - 27th, 2016