Upcoming Auditions

The Early Bird Dinner Theater will be holding auditions for “Nunsense”

AUDITIONS: Early Bird Dinner Theatre at 13355 49th Street N., Clearwater
Monday, January 8th 2018: 4-6pm and Tuesday, January 9th, 2018: 6-8pm

Director Pat Zaback and Music Director Donna Grabill are seeking a cast of fun loving ladies of faith
for EBDT’s annual musical. Auditioners are asked to bring headshots, resumes and sheet music (an
accompanist will be provided) for their 16 to 32 bar song. Selected auditioners may be asked to read
from the script.[Also, please bring your possible conflict dates for rehearsals between January 15th and March 7th.
All conflicts must be approved in advance. Questions: PZaback@aol.com ]

*PERFORMANCES are MARCH 8th thru APRIL 29th 2018. Thursday thru Sunday evening
performances as well as Thursday and Saturday
matinees. Actors are paid a stipend per performance.

Show synopsis: The Order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken
take over a high school auditorium to hold a fundraising
variety show to raise money to bury several sisters (who
were accidentally poisoned by their cook). They must inter
the nuns before the health inspector comes and finds the
dead nuns in their freezer! Fraught with hilarity, both
Catholic and otherwise, we watch as 5 nuns try to perform
their planned performance amidst chaos and calamity.

Character Descriptions:

Sister Mary Regina (Mother Superior):
The head of the convent, she is respected greatly by the sisters. While she is strict, she has a hard
time keeping the craziness of the convent at bay. She keeps her guard up in front of the nuns, but has
an extroverted side. Part requires some very physical humor. The character is may be played with an
Irish accent. Vocal part: mezzo/belter.

Sister Mary Hubert:
Hubert is in charge of novices, but fancies herself a Mother Superior and is constant competition with
Mary Regina. She exudes maternal wisdom to novices, but also likes to let loose. Vocal part: Mezzo/
belter.

Sister Robert Anne:
Once a child delinquent herself, this rough tough nun is a jokester and constantly challenging
authority. She speaks with a thick Brooklyn accent and constantly displays her lack of refinement.
Vocal part: Mezzo/belter

Sister Mary Amnesia:
As the name suggests, she has lost her memory and does not know who she is except that she is a
nun. She is spacey and incoherent, often slipping into displays inappropriate for a nun. Must be able
to sing in classical and country styles. Vocal part: Soprano AND belter

Sister Mary Leo:
Leo is the novice nun, still learning the way and coming to terms with her decision to give up “civilian”
life. She is a ballerina and displays her talents through much of the show. She is also easily swayed
to join in mischief. Vocal part: mezzo/belter

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