Announces Auditions for
August 11 – 13, 7 – 9:30 pm
The Award-winning musical to run at the
Delray Beach Center for the Arts/Crest Theatre
October 22 through November 1,201
For Immediate Release
Contact: Carol Kassie
July 23, 2015
PALM BEACH/DELRAY BEACH, FL: Auditions will be held for the South Florida premiere of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks’ popular musical adaptation of his own classic movie at the Palm Beach Day Academy on August 11 from 7- 9:30 pm and August 13 from 7-9:30 pm. Entr’Acte Theatrix, whose recent productions of Into the Woods, Avenue Q, Spamalot, and The Rocky Horror Show have consistently filled the Crest Theatre, will produce the musical from October 22nd through November 1st at the popular Delray Beach venue.
A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend, Brooks’ comedy masterpiece follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen!) as he attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life. Together with his oddly shaped and endearing helper Igor (that’s Eye-gor), his curvaceous lab assistant Inga, and in spite of his incredibly self-involved madcap fiancé Elizabeth, Frankenstein succeeds in creating a monster — but not without scary and quite often hilarious complications.
Kevin Black, who has helmed a number of Entr’Acte’s productions, will direct the show, and Roger Blankenship has taken on the task of musical direction.
Although the production is a non-Equity one, actors will be compensated, and a gas stipend will be provided.
Most roles are open.
Audition and other details and requirements:
Auditions for Entr’Acte Theatrix’ production of Young Frankenstein will be held on Tuesday, August 11th from 7 pm – 9:30 pm and Thursday, August 13th from 7 pm – 9:30 pm.
Auditions will take place at Palm Beach Day Academy, which is located at 241 Seaview Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480.
The production will run from October 22nd to November 1st at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts’ Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444.
Rehearsals will begin the second week in September, and will take place in Palm Beach on Sunday afternoons and Monday through Thursday evenings.
Auditioners should prepare 16 bars (please bring sheet music or a CD) and a 1 minute comedic monologue.
Looking for Barbershop quartet harmonies (men) and Swing quartet (women). Ability to harmonize with strong dance skills important.
To schedule an audition, please call 561-366-9033. There will be open time slots, however auditions will be scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
On-line auditions are encouraged and will be accepted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entr’Acte Theatrix is a not-for-profit, semi-professional, showcase company providing opportunities for emerging theatre artists, both on-stage and backstage. The fourteen year old company gives students of college or post-graduate programs on a professional trajectory with a goal of working in the profession a chance to gain experience in their area of training or interest. Entr’Acte, as the name suggests, is the “next step,” from classroom to career, and provides the young theatre artist with one of his or her all-important first professional resume-building credits.
For more information about Entr’Acte Theatrix or Young Frankenstein, contact Carol Kassie at email@example.com/561-445-9244.
Book by Mel Brooks
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Book by Thomas Meehan
October 22 – November 1
Performance Schedule to be announced
Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach 33444
Box Office: 561-243-7922, Ext. 1
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