Urinetown Auditions

The Waubonsee Department of Community Education and Fox Country Players announce open auditions for their musical production of Urinetown by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself! Hilariously funny and touchingly honest, Urinetown provides a fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Auditions will be held at the Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove Campus) Auditorium on:

Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Auditioners should prepare approximately 16 bars of accompanied music that showcases their range and talent.  An accompanist will be provided.  Auditioners will also perform a cold reading from the script.

A minimum of eight men and eight women will be cast ranging in age from 16 to 70 years.  Cast information is below.   Any questions can be submitted to fcp.urinetown@gmail.com.

All performances of Urinetown will be at the Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove Campus) Auditorium on October 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 7pm, and October 15 at 2pm.

Tickets are available at:  www.waubonseetickets.com

Rehearsals for Urinetown will be three to four times a week (depending on cast availability) beginning in August.  Cast members will be asked to pay a one-time $25 production fee.

 

Cast List – Men:

Tiny Tom

One of the Poor, he is an idiotic man-child.

Approximate age: 16 to 50

Vocal range to: D3 to A3

 

Senator Fipp

A greedy politician in Cladwell’s pocket. A bumbling coward.

Approximate age: 30 to 55

Vocal range: C#3 to F4

 

Officer Lockstock

The tongue-in-cheek narrator of our story, he is a corrupt policeman who secretly kills off the guilty offenders. Bold, brash, and larger than life in many ways.

Approximate age: 35 to 55

Vocal range: A2 to A4

 

Officer Barrel

Lockstock’s patrol partner. A thuggish and aggressive policeman.

Approximate age: 30 to 50

Vocal range: G2 to F4

 

Mr. McQueen

Cladwell’s sycophantic lackey. A servile assistant.

Approximate age: 25 to 45

Vocal range: B2 to E4

 

Joseph “Old Man” Strong

Bobby’s rebellious father. He ultimately launches the revolution.

Approximate age: 50 to 65

Vocal Range: A2 to F4

 

Hot Blades Harry

One of the Poor, he is a psychopathic and can become a violent loose cannon.

Approximate age: 16 to 60

Vocal range: A2 to F4

 

Dr. Billeaux

Head of Research and Development at UGC

Approximate age: 25 to 50

Vocal range: E3 to A3

 

Caldwell B. Cladwell

The evil president and owner of the Urine Good Company (UCG). He is a miserly money-grubber who gleefully exploits the poor.

Approximate age: 50 to 65

Vocal range top: A2 to G4

 

Bobby Strong

The dashing, rebellious everyman who works for Miss Pennywise at the poorest, filthiest town urinal. He becomes an unsuspecting protagonist and romantic hero when he starts a revolution.

Approximate age: 20 to 30

Vocal range: A2 to C5

Cast List – Women

Soupy Sue

One of the Poor. She is excitable and easily panicked.

Approximate age: 16 to 40

Vocal range: Bb3 to B4

 

Penelope Pennywise

The tough, jaded warden of the poorest, filthiest town urinal. She is Cladwell’s one-time lover and mother to Hope who eventually softens her temper.

Approximate age: 25 to 45

Vocal range: A3 to C6

 

Old Woman

One of the Poor. She is old…and a woman.

Approximate age: 50 to 65

Vocal range: Bb3 to D5

 

Mrs. Millenium

A trusted UCG employee and part of Cladwell’s Executive Team.

Approximate age: 25 to 45

Vocal range: Bb3 to F5

 

Little Sally

A precocious and irreverent street urchin. She serves as a quasi-narrator who often questions Officer Lockstock and the play’s logic.

Approximate age: 16 to 40

Vocal range: A3 to E5

 

Little Becky Two-Shoes

One of the Poor. She is foul-mouthed, impulsive, and accusatory.

Approximate age: 16 to 40

Vocal range: Bb3 to F5

 

Josephine “Ma” Strong

Bobby’s mother and Joseph’s wife. A strong-willed woman with a bite, able to withstand the hard hand life has dealt her.

Approximate age: 50 to 65

Vocal range: Bb3 to D5

 

Hope Cladwell

Cladwell’s ravishingly beautiful daughter, torn between her father and her new love for Bobby. She begins as an innocent, naive angel but eventually becomes vengeful and determined.

Approximate age: 20 to 30

Vocal range: A3 to A5

 

Cladwell’s Secretary

Part of Cladwell’s Executive Team.

Approximate age: 25 to 45

Vocal range: Bb3 to B4