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Chelsea Area Players auditions for concert production of ‘The Only Man in Town!’ 03/25, 03/26

March 13, 2019

Chelsea Area Players

: Concert Production of ‘The Only Man in Town!’

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Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 5:30pm (only attend one day)

Location: St. Mary Church, 14200 East Old U.S. Hwy. 12, Chelsea

Production Description:
Seeking performers to play principal and supporting roles for staged reading of this
new musical.

ROLES:
FRANK GLAZIER, Tenor/Baritone, must be a strong singer, dynamic and mercurial, he is both a dreamer and man of action and inspires or offends others easily, 30s

HENRIETTA GLAZIER, Soprano, must be a strong singer, a warm, compassionate wife and mother, who must take charge to save her family, 30s
HAROLD GLAZIER, Tenor, a rebellious young man, 20s
EDITH EVANS, Soprano, a school teacher and Harold’s girlfriend, 20
HARMON HOLMES, Baritone, the leading citizen of the town, a little pretentious, but
committed to his community, 50s
WILLIAM BACON, Tenor/Baritone, An irascible Scotsman and Frank’s enemy, 50s
WILLIAM KNAPP, Tenor/Baritone, Frank’s devoted side-kick, 40s

Chorus (will be assigned individual bit parts as well): Four men
Four women

Juvenile parts:
VERA GLAZIER, non-singing, many lines 6 to 10 years old
HAROLD GLAZIER, non-singing, one line, 5 years old

Rehearsals 6-9pm:
St. Mary Church, 14200 East Old U.S. Hwy. 12, Chelsea

Monday, April 1, Read-Thru, Song Introduction, Assign Bit Parts, Costume Discussion
Tuesday, April 9, Music Rehearsal of the four choral numbers
Thursday, April 11, Music Rehearsal for leads only

Monday, April 15, Staged Run-through without songs Tuesday, April 23, Staged Run-through of all songs Thursday, April 25, Dress rehearsal of complete show

Monday, April 29 at 7 pm at the Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson Street, Chelsea

‘The Only Man in Town!’

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jason Eyster
Vicky Wurster, Director; Larry Sumner Jr., Music Director

Synopsis:
A pharmacist strives to transform a small farm town into a modern city. He realizes his dream but with tragic results for his family. A touching romantic drama, The Only Man in Town features a host of irresistible tunes, ranging from ballads to ragtime and swing.

Week of 3/18/2019

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