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Audition for The Book of Mormon in Dallas

Auditions for three companies of the mammoth hit are coming to Dallas next week. Here's the scoop.



published Monday, November 12, 2012

The Tony-winning hit The Book of Mormon is casting for several roles, with producers looking for future replacements in its three companies—Broadway; the 1st National Tour, the one that's coming to Dallas in 2013-2014; and the Jumamosi Tour—and you'll have a chance to audition in Dallas Nov. 18-20.

Here's how you can submit your info and audition. You'll receive info about auditions if you get a reply email.

Here's the news release:

 

THE BOOK OF MORMON will be coming to Dallas to hold auditions November 18th, 19th and 20th by appointment only. We are looking to build our files for future replacements for all three companies (Broadway, 1st National Tour, Jumamosi Tour) for the roles of ARNOLD CUNNINGHAM, KEVIN PRICE, NABALUGI and ELDER MCKINLEY etc. (See role descriptions below.)

Anyone interested in auditioning for any or all of these companies should submit a picture and resume and any additional materials to jrichcasting@gmail.com by 5PM Sunday, November 18th 2012.  Please make sure you put the City Name of the audition in the subject line.  Due to the amount of emails we receive, we may not be able to respond to every submission.  Please note that submitting does not guarantee an appointment.  Both Union and Non-Union should submit.

SHOW INFO:
Producer: Anne Garefino & Scott Rudin
Director: Trey Parker & Casey Nicholaw
Book, Music & Lyrics: Robert Lopez, Matt Stone & Trey Parker
Music Supervisor: Stephen Oremus
Choreographer: Casey Nicholaw
Dallas Casting Director: Jeremy Rich
Casting Director: Carrie Gardner

ARNOLD CUNNINGHAM (Early 20's-Late 20's to play 18): Caucasian. Seeking a true character actor. Must be a physical contrast to the other good looking, All-American Mormons. Dweeby, dorky, nerdy, overweight, or all four combined. Arnold is a pathological liar but his heart is in the right place. He is a total screw-up but not for lack of trying, he always wants to do the right thing. Must be fantastic comedic actor who sings well. Tenor. We are also particularly interested in comics who sing.

KEVIN PRICE (Early 20’s-Late 20’s to play 18): Caucasian. American. Very handsome. Head of the class, always optimistic. Heroic Mormon. Must be a great comedic actor and a fantastic pop-rock high tenor to a B. Should be at least 5’10 or taller.

NABALUNGI (18- Late 20’s to play 20): Black African. Pretty. Takes the hardships of her village very seriously and wants to help her people find a better life. Must have great comic timing. Strong Alto. Belt to an E.

ELDER MCKINLEY (early 20’s to late 20’s to play 18): Caucasian. District leader of the Mormon missionaries in Uganda. All- American, wide-eyed and hopeful. Often struggles to cover his flamboyant tendencies and adhere to his Mormon morals. Must be a fantastic comedic actor and great singer. High Baritone who can pop out high
Bb's for comedic effect.

[MAFALA HATIMBI] (40’s): Black African. Father of Nabalungi. Has come to accept the hardships in the village where they live but is a discerning community leader and tries to bring joy to their lives. Must be a great comedic actor and singer. Also interested in actors
who sing.

PRICE’S DAD/MISSION PRESIDENT/VARIOUS ROLES) (40’s): Caucasian. All-American good looks and physique. Plays several parts from the perfect picture of a head of a Mormon household, to the stern missionary president, to Joseph Smith, so must have the ability to be transformative. Must be a great comedic actor and good singer. High
Baritone to an Ab.

[GENERAL] (Late 20’s to Late 30’s): Black African. The general is a warlord in Uganda who is terrorizing the local villagers. A physically threatening and intimidating figure who is a great comedic actor and singer. Baritone to an F.

[FEMALE AFRICAN VILLAGERS] Late 20’s to late 30’s.  Black African. Seeking great comedic actresses with excellent singing voices. Seeking Altos, Gospel Sopranos and Gospel Belters of all physical types. Thanks For Reading





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