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THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
Book By Timothy Allen McDonald
Lyrics by Timothy Allen McDonald and Jonathan K. Waller
Music by Timothy Allen McDonald, Jonathan K. Waller, David Weinstein, and Stephen Gabriel
Based on the book, “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown
Directed and Choreographed by Samantha Joy Pearlman
Musical Direction by Ray Fellman
Auditions by Appointment – January 26, 2019
1st Rehearsal: April 16, 2019
Performances: May 7 – 26, 2019
Auditions are by appointment only. For consideration, send a cover letter, headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Flat Stanley Submission”. Submissions are due by Friday, January 18th and actors who are suitable for the show will be contacted to schedule an appointment.
Seeking local (Bloomington area) Non-Equity actors for the spring Cardinal for Kids production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley. All actors are required to both sing and dance (tap skills are a plus, but not necessary), and most play multiple roles. Rehearsals are generally evenings and weekends. Actors must have daytime availability during performances for student matinees.
Seeking actors/singers/dancers for the following roles:
Stanley: Male-identifying actor in his twenties for our big-hearted and big-dreaming protagonist. Very strong singer and should have a winning vulnerability. Should be a physically adept actor with dance skills. Baritone or Tenor with a good low range.
Arthur/Doctor Dan/Hollywood Agent/Napoleon/Go Go Dancer/Assistant Director: A young-looking male-identifying actor to play many characters including: Stanley’s little brother who idolizes him, Stanley’s senile doctor, and a high-powered Hollywood agent, just to name a few. Should be a strong mover and unafraid to make distinct character choices. Baritone or Tenor with a good low range.
Mr. Lambchop/O’Jay D’art/Herb Wavecrest/Go Go Dancer: Male-identifying actor to play many characters including: Stanley’s affable father, the Mona Lisa, and entertainment reporter Herb Wavecrest. Open to age-appropriate candidates as well as younger actors who can have a paternal energy. Should be able to sing in harmony and strong mover. Baritone or Tenor with a good low range.
Mrs. Lambchop/Hollywood Assistant/Sneak Thief/Bikini Wahini: Female-identifying actor to play many characters including: Stanley’s loving mother, a mischievous Sneak Thief who tries to steal art from the Louvre, and bikini-clad movie star “Bikini Wahini”. Open to age-appropriate candidates as well as younger actors who can have a maternal energy. Should be able to sing in harmony and strong dancer. Must be comfortable dancing in a bathing suit. Soprano/Strong Belter.
Mrs. Cartero/Bulletin Board/Hollywood Assistant/Samantha/Mona Lisa/Go-Go Dancer: The Lambchop family’s resident mail-woman who serves as our narrator and comedic relief. Seeking female-identifying actor who has a large presence and is unafraid to make big character choices. Should be strong singer and dancer. Mezzo Soprano/Strong Belter.