Thursday, May 23, 2013

Video: Auditions for A Little Midsummer Night's Dream, musical by Valerie Vigoda and Brenda Milburn, Apply by May 27, 2013

Texas Musical Theatre Workshop Austin
Audition Notice for A LITTLE MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Developmental Workshop/Reading -Texas Musical Theatre Workshop at the University of Texas, Austin. Apply by May 27. Book, Music and Lyrics By: Valerie Vigoda and Brendan Milburn; Directed and Choreographed by Janet Rosten.

The re-imagined Shakespeare classic takes place in the here-and-now at an outdoor rock concert and retains the iambic pentameter of the Bard, but with modernized language and a pop rock score.

The authors and composers, Valerie Vigoda (2009 winner of the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, as well as a two-time winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for Excellence in Writing for the Theatre) and Brendan Milburn (from the band Groovelily), along with the stage director Janet Rosten (Artistic Director of Los Angeles Rock Opera Company) will be in residence at The Texas Musical Theatre Workshop on The University of Texas at Austin campus from June 10-29, 2013 to developed this new musical, with students and local actors playing all roles.

A staged reading open to the pubic will take place Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the B. Iden Payne Theatre at The University of Texas at Austin. Rehearsals will be held at the Winship Drama Building (June 10 -26), Monday – Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
If interested please email: 1) a headshot and resume, and 2) any conflicts with the rehearsal/performance schedule to by Monday, May 27, 2013. 

Video promo for the Los Angeles premiere, 2012:

Click  for list of characters and voice requirements at

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