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Bergen County Players, inc.

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It Shoulda Been You: Auditions

When

Auditions
January 23, 2023 (Monday) at 7:30pm
January 24 2023 (Tuesday) at 7:30pm
January 26, 2023 (Thursday) at 7:30pm
January 30, 2023 (Monday) at at 7:30pm

Call-backs: (by invitation only)
January 31, 2023 (Tuesday) at 7:30pm
February 2, 2023 (Thursday) at 7:30pm (if needed)

Where

Bergen County Players
298 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649

Roles
  • Jenny Steinberg - co-maid of honor, - 30s - plus-sized, "zaftig" sister of the bride. Belt/pop rock/jazz/gospel -- this girl must sing it all. Constantly put down by her mother. Trying to find her self-confidence and some sort of love life.
  • Judy Steinberg- 60s - alto/belt - overbearing, critical, sarcastic Jewish mother of the bride. Trying to make the wedding a success; not happy with the prospective in-laws. Good comedic timing.
  • Murray Steinberg - 60s - bari/ten - father of the bride. Peacemaker in the family; a bit hen-pecked, and really loves his wife even if she's difficult.
  • Rebecca Steinberg - 25-30- belt, high mix soprano - Nervous about her special day. Reliant on her sister to keep Mom out of her hair.
  • Georgette Howard - 60s - alto - mother of the groom - heavy drinker - does not approve of this marriage or the bride's family. Wants to keep her only son to herself.
  • George Howard - 60s - baritone - father of the groom - he gets ice for his wife. Has a soft shoe number with his son.
  • Brian Howard - 30s - tenor - Tries to calm Rebecca and placate her doubts. Soft shoe number with Dad.
  • Marty - 30s - tenor - Rebecca's nerdy ex-boyfriend who crashes the wedding. Sweet, funny, intent on stopping the wedding.
  • Albert - 45-60s - bari/ten - wedding planner - Flamboyant, fussy; always has the situation under control. He's seen it all! Good timing a must! Has a show stopping number.
  • Greg - 30s - best man - pop/rock tenor - a bit dense, but lovable. Has big number with Annie.
  • Annie - co-maid of honor - 30s - African American - belt/pop rock high mix soprano a la Jennifer Holliday. Has spectacular number with Greg.
  • Aunt Sheila/Mimsy - 45-60s - alto mix belt - double role; challenging, funny
  • Uncle Morty/Walt - 45-60s - baritone - double role; challenging, funny


Performance Dates: May 6 - June 4, 2023

Rehearsals begin end of February

Everyone must be able to move well. All roles have a moment to shine. Have fun with your audition -- this is a comedy! Please sing 32 bars or 1 minute of a contemporary musical theater song. (from the show is ok) At callbacks you will be asked to sing from the show.

Any questions - Dottie Fischer, director - dancerdottie@gmail.com

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

If cast, all non-member adults will be required to become a BCP Associate Member for $36.00. All minors will be required to become a BCP Junior Member for $5.00.

Based on BCP's desire to keep its members and patrons safe, anyone involved with a live BCP production must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be willing to provide proof of vaccination. This policy covers all members of a production including performers, musicians, crew, artistic staff and anyone whose job is dependent upon in-person interaction.

Bergen County Players encourages and is committed to a diverse and inclusive theater experience. Unless otherwise specified, BCP will cast any actor in any role if appropriate, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, physicality or disability. Casting will be character-driven; therefore, actors are encouraged to audition for any roles in which they are interested.

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