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Price Check The Musical - Orchestral Presentation

Price Check The Musical - Orchestral Presentation

Victoria, Australia
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I am currently casting for the next presentation of “Price Check – The Musical” which has just received a small amount of funding from the City of Port Phillip Council for an orchestra to present the music of the show. The show is a musical comedy set in an Independent Supermarket in Melbourne and revolves around the lives of 5 quirky characters.

The show will be presented as a concert/reading format – 5 performers (along with 6 musicians) to read and perform the songs of this show at the Alex Theatre, St Kilda. I am currently working with John Thorn on the orchestrations and casting now.

Creative Team
Composer & Lyrics – Sean Weatherly
Book & Lyrics – Cerise De Gelder

Director/Musical Director – Sean Weatherly
Band Leader/Conductor – Peter Burgess (Rawk, The Watertower, McCubbin, Bone Palace Orchestra)
Musical Arranger – John Thorn (Spontaneous Broadway)
Musicians – Sourced from ANAM in South Melbourne

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions to take place in the week of the 20th of May in St Kilda.
Rehearsals to take place over June & July with production dates dress rehearsal 31st July, performances 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the Alex Theatre St Kilda.

Job payment

Fixed price of $200 - Plus Profit Share

David Fisher

(Tenor) - After graduating from University with an Arts Degree Dave finds himself not being able to get the job that he trained for. He is separated from his partner and sees his children a few times a week but wishes he could restore the family unit. He’s currently stuck working in a supermarket and in order to support his children he has chosen to attempt to climb the ladder of success in a dead end job rather than follow his dreams…

Male, aged 25 to 38

Applications closed 15 May 2019.

Narelle Sims

(Soprano) - Narelle started working fresh out of high school and due to circumstances outside of her control she is still stuck in the same workplace many years later. Life situations including a husband setting himself on fire in the uninsured family home has left her with a mortgage to pay and no house of her own. To take her mind off of financial stress Narelle is looking to find a new husband and enjoy the simple pleasures in life…

Female, aged 30 to 45

Applications closed 15 May 2019.

Zayeeb Dash

(Baritone - Indian/South Asian appearance) - Zayeeb is a recent migrant to this wonderful country and is full of life and passion. He articulates his passion through his work which he cares for very deeply… sometimes too much. He is very content in his current position and would someday like to be the manager of his department. He also find the Australian vernacular particularly interesting and enjoys exploring it’s unusual ways usually to the detriment of the store manager Mr Butler… He e

Male, aged 20 to 40

Applications closed 15 May 2019.

Mr Butler

(Baritone/Bass) A cashed up baby boomer who likes to make money. He’s a company loyalist and servant. He survived a bitter divorce and enjoys ballroom dancing. He has little time for the emotional needs of others and likes to get what he wants.

Male, aged 45 to 65

Applications closed 15 May 2019.

Mrs Zimmerman

(Alto) An elderly Jewish patron who doesn’t get much attention from her family. They all have families and work and are too time poor to spend quality time with her. Her daily outing is a trip to the local supermarket where she can enjoy new experiences, meet people and talk to the staff… She realizes that she is living in a different world to when she grew up and there’s not a lot she can do about changing it…

Female, aged 65 to 85

Applications closed 15 May 2019.

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Listing created: 8 May 2019
Applications closed: 15 May 2019
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