Friday, March 16, 2012

Auditions for musical: Xanadu, Zach Theatre, March 26

Zach Theatre Austin TexasZACH Theatre announces auditions for Xanadu on Monday March 26th from 7 – 11pm in ZACH’s Nowlin Rehearsal Studio located at 1426 Toomey Road. Callbacks are slated for Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, 2012.

Xanadu Broadway WorldNick Demos, director of ZACH’s Drowsy Chaperone, will be directing and choreographing this Tony Award nominated musical. The Musical Director will be Allen Robertson. Rehearsals begin on June 18, 2012. The first performance is on July 17, 2012 with performances Tuesdays through Sundays. The final performance is on September 2, 2012.

Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song from Xanadu for the character for which you wish to audition. Please bring additional sheet music for a song in a similar style to Xanadu.

Actors will be seen by appointment only. When e-mailing to make your appointment, please specify the character(s) for which you would like to be considered. To schedule an audition appointment, please send an email with your name, phone number, email address, and the character auditioning for to All actors should bring
a headshot and resume to the audition. For general information about ZACH please visit us at

Xanadu is an over-the-top, roller-skating musical that spoofs the outrageously campy 1980’s film starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. A beautiful muse named Clio descends from Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach and inspires a struggling artist named Sonny to create his biggest dream: the first roller disco. In a cheesy twist of fate, Clio and Sonny fall in love as they overcome the odds posed against them by a greedy real estate owner, Clio’s evil sisters, and her father Zeus’ vice grip on her love life.

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