Scottsdale Musical Theater Company seeking performers

The Scottsdale Musical Theater Company is holding auditions for the two-act, multi-media revue “Sondheim on Sondheim.”

The auditions will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Conservatory of Dance, 13637 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix.

TheaterWeaving actual video interviews with the legendary composer himself, “Sondheim on Sondheim” provides a fresh perspective into Stephen Sondheim’s illustrious career from his biggest hits to his earlier works and earlier versions of songs from his famous musicals, according to a press release.

A cast of eight of the Valley’s best talent will present some of Sondheim’s best – and obscure – songs, according to the release.

This is the first time this show – first produced on Broadway in 2010 – has ever been presented in Arizona, stated the release. The production will be directed by AriZoni Award winner Hector Coris with musical direction by Curtis Moeller. The orchestra will be conducted by Kevin Hayward, stated the release.

This limited engagement will take place October 29 – 31 at Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.

The theater is seeking eight skilled singer-actors: four mature adults (2 male, 2 female, age 30-60) and four young adults (2 male, 2 female, age 18-30). All vocal types, according to the release.

Actors must be able to learn music quickly and be proficient at harmony. Looking for actors who can command a stage. Actors must bring a headshot/resume and sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided, stated the release.

Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting classic musical theatre selections, with a minimum of 32 bars, according to the release.

Rehearsals will be weekends and some weeknights in Phoenix for approximately five weeks, stated the release.

For an audition appointment, e-mail auditions@scottsdalemusicaltheater.com or call 602-909-4215.

For more information visit the company website is www.Scottsdalemusicaltheater.com.

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