Audition Notice

We strongly suggest reviewing our GENERAL AUDITION PAGE for the Dos and Dont's of auditioning for AMT productions.

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Production Team

Jeremy Patton, Director

Megan Wade, Producer

Audition Dates and Times

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 9:00 AM

@ Flickinger Center for Performing Arts 

Character Breakdown

Prologus

Introduces the audience to the comedy they are about to see. (Same actor who portrays Pseudolus in Act 1 and Senex in Act 2).

Male 30 to 50

Vocal range top: A4     Vocal range bottom: A2

Senex

An old man and father to Hero and husband to Domina.

Male 45 to 70

Vocal range top: G4     Vocal range bottom: B2

Domina

Senex's wife. A shrewish woman who dominates to the point of answering herself the questions she asks of others. Loves her husband deep down, but is outwardly controlling, demanding, and manipulative.

Female 40 to 50

Vocal range top: F5     Vocal range bottom: B3

Hero

The young son of Senex and Domina. He falls in love with Philia and agrees to give Pseudolus his freedom if he can help Hero woo her. Practical, privileged, romantic.

Male 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G4     Vocal range bottom: B2

Hysterium

The chief slave in the House of Senex. Believes he is in control, but is actually Pseudolus' puppet to carry out his schemes. Anxious, conservative, loyal. He desperately wants everything to be in order.

Male 40 to 55

Vocal range top: G5     Vocal range bottom: D4

Pseudolus

A Roman slave, owned by Hero, who seeks to win his freedom by helping his young master win the heart of Philia. Quick-witted, scheming, childlike spirit.

Male 30 to 50

Vocal range top: A4     Vocal range bottom: A2

Erronius

An old man, searching for his lost children.

Male 45 to 70

Vocal range top: G4     Vocal range bottom: B2

Miles Gloriosus

The archetype of the braggart soldier. A captain in the Roman army to whom Marcus Lycus has promised Philia. Commanding, boastful, manly and strong.

Male 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F5     Vocal range bottom: B3

Lycus

The owner of the house of Courtesans. Always out to make a profit, but also wants to provide good on what his business offers.

Male 40 to 50

Vocal range top: F5     Vocal range bottom: A3

Philia

A virgin in the House of Lycus whom we also find out is Erronius' daughter. She is promised to Miles and vows to give him bodily what he has paid for, but loves Hero and promises he will always have her heart. Young, pretty, devoted. An archetypal ingénue.

Female 18 to 21

Vocal range top: G5     Vocal range bottom: B3

Ensemble

Courtesans, Proteans, Soldiers

Audition Information

Performers should prepare a song selection that showcases their abilities. The cut should be 60-90 seconds  (approximately 16-32 bars). Please bring music without lyrics.  Accompaniment will NOT be provided.  No acappela singing will be allowed.

Performers will also be asked to read from the script and be prepared for a dance audition as well, so dress appropriately.

Performers will also need a completed AUDITION FORM.   Please make sure to list ALL conflicts on the audition form. Any conflicts that arise after casting, may disqualify performers from participation.

We will also need many people to help with set construction, painting, lights and backstage  Crew.  If you are interested in getting involved with the show but not in an on stage role, please complete the CREW FORM and bring it to the audition.

Performances

Friday, November 5, 2021 @  7pm

Saturday, November 6, 2021 @  7pm

Sunday, November 7, 2021 @ 2PM

Thursday, November 11, 2021 @  7pm

Friday, November 12, 2021 @  7pm

Saturday, November 13, 2021 @  7pm