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Guys On Ice Audition at Wilde Theatre 8/31

August 30, 2022

On Wednesday, August 31 at 7:00 p.m. AWT is excited to hold auditions for:

“Guys on Ice” Book and Lyrics by Fred Alley and Music by James Kaplan,  

an ice fishing musical comedy. 

Directed by Lynn Wilde, Music Directed by Daniel Bachelis and Choreographer, Ginny Durow.

Auditions will be held at A Wilde Theatre, 111 S. West Street, Brighton, MI 48116 (Behind Jameson’s Irish Pub) and come prepared to move and dance.​

Performance dates: Nov. 11 – 20, 2022 (with a possible extension Nov. 25-26) 

A stipend is paid per performance.  

All shows are Friday and Saturdays 7:30 pm Sunday 3:00 pm. 

 If you have not auditioned or performed with AWT, you will be asked to perform a one-minute contemporary comedic monologue and please bring a current headshot, resume and conflicts from Sept. 19 – Nov. 26 to auditions. To sign up to audition, or if you would like to be considered but cannot make this audition time. Please call Lynn at (810) 923-7705

Roles: 

Lloyd …..A married ice fisherman. Lloyd is a tenor up to a G (age: over 40)

Marvin …A bachelor ice fisherman. Sings to a high F (age: 20-40)

Ernie …..A moocher, Sings to a Eb and is a comedic role. (any age)

Show is set in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin so be prepared to show off your best accent.

About the show:

Life, love and the one that got away highlight this musical comedy about Lloyd and Marvin, two ice-fishing buddies from Northern Wisconsin who share a mutual love of good bait, cold beer and the Green Bay Packers. Marvin, who’s sweet on the checkout girl at the Pick ‘n’ Save, is nervously awaiting his opportunity to star in a cable TV fishing show. Lloyd ponders a rocky marriage, aggravated by his desire to spend his wedding anniversary at Lambeau Field. They both battle Ernie the Mooch and break out in songs like “Ode to a Snowmobile Suit” and “Fish Is Da Miracle Food” in a goofy show full of belly laughs. Great show to enjoy with friends and family!

If needed callbacks for specific roles will be held later and those candidates will be notified by phone.

If you have any questions, give me a call at 810 923-7705.For more information go to: awildetheatre.com

Hope to see you there!

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