JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
DIRECTED BY Angèlica Rosenthal
MUSICALLY DIRECTED BY Jesse Drake
CHOREOGRAPHED BY Logan Higgins
Friday, July 14 - July 16, 2017
@ 14 Court St. Theatre, Nashua, NH
Friday April 14, 7-9 pm
Info night will be at Actorsingers, 219 Lake St, Nashua, NH 03060
Come meet the directors of the Teen summer show, hear about their vision for the show, and ask any questions that you may have. This info night will be live streaming on Facebook in order to reach those who can't make it in person!
Fri, April 21, 7pm – 10pm
Sat, April 22, 1pm – 4pm
doors open 1 hour before to learn the dance
Callbacks if needed Sunday April 23 at 10 :00 AM
Auditions will be at Actorsingers, 219 Lake St, Nashua, NH 03060
This is a Teen production., You must be at least 13 and no older than 19 by the opening of the show (July 14, 2017)
There will be a small dance combination that will be taught at auditions.
Audition Dance video here
Vocal Requirement: Minimum of 16 bars (or 30 seconds of a track) of two contrasting songs in the style of the show. This show features a lot of different emotionally charged songs to tell the story of the show. It’s always best to choose songs that show off not just your vocal range but also your acting range.
A piano accompanist will be provided so please bring sheet music, you may also bring a cd or smartphone with the 30 second instrumental only tracks.
VIDEO AUDITION SUBMISSIONS
Video auditions will be accepted for teens away at college or otherwise out of town.
Jesus Christ Superstar Video Auditions
Deadline for submissions Saturday April 22nd, 1 PM ET
Please e-mail all video audition materials to Jesus Christ Superstar audition board chair email@example.com by deadline to be considered for a role.
Video Audition Requirements
1.Completed audition form including all rehearsal conflicts
4.Director requirements as stated below
Video Audition Director Requirements
For those unable to make the scheduled audition times, creating a video (or videos) with the following will be a suitable audition package. We need all three of the following in your package to be considered for a role:
1.Voice & Acting: Minimum of 16 bars (or 30 seconds of a track) of two contrasting songs in the style of the show. This show features a lot of different emotionally charged songs to tell the story of the show. It’s always best to choose songs that show off not just your vocal range but also your acting range.
2.Dance: There will be a small dance combination that is taught in a video please show us the dance to the best of your ability with the sound track to the 2000 movie version. Audition dance video Music soundtrack
3.Acting: Please perform the two chosen songs again with focus on the acting through your voice, face and body. One with the Idea of distress and the other Strength and Power. Please make strong choices.
Sundays 1-5 pm
Tuesdays 7-10 pm
Thursdays 7-10 pm
Rehearsals start Sunday April 30
Principal Roles: Ages, gender, and doubling of parts are merely suggestions
Jesus Christ - Title role, leader of the twelve disciples, called the "Son of God" and the "King of the Jews." Tenor (A2 - G5)
Judas Iscariot - One of the twelve apostles of Jesus; concerned for the poor and the consequences of Jesus's fame. Tenor (D3 - D5)
Mary Magdalene - A female follower of Jesus who finds herself falling in love with him. Mezzo- Soprano (F3 - Eb5)
Pontius Pilate - Governor of Judea who foresees the events of Jesus's crucifixion from beginning to aftermath in a dream and finds himself being presented with that very situation. Baritenor (A2 - B4)
Caiaphas - One of the main antagonists of the show. High priest who sees Jesus as a threat to the nation. Bass (C#2 - F4)
Annas - One of the main antagonists of the show. Fellow priest at the side of Caiaphas who is persuaded by Caiaphas into seeing Jesus as a threat. Countertenor (G2 - D5)
Peter - One of Jesus's twelve apostles; denies Jesus three times upon the night of Jesus's arrest to save himself. Baritone (A2 - G4)
Simon Zealotes - One of Jesus's twelve apostles; urges Jesus to lead his followers into battle against the Romans. Tenor (G3 - B4)
King Herod - The King of Galilee; Jesus is brought to him for judgment after first being taken to Pilate. Tenor (C#3 - G4)
Ensemble - Open to all voice parts as well as many opportunities for featured roles.