Bored with their everyday lives and kept in insignificance by their boyfriends/husbands, these are four angry women. They try a number of outlets, but nothing suits until one of them strikes a chord on her guitar and suggests that they form a punk rock group to enter the upcoming talent show at the neighborhood punk club? Their group “The Angry Housewives,” enter and win. This genial satire of contemporary feminism ran for ages in Seattle and has had numerous successful productions across the country.
Auditioners are asked sing 16-32 bars of a song of the style that also that best shows off their voice and range. An accompanist is provided. No recorded accompaniment, please. Please dress for dance audition following.
– Completed digital audition form (at this link, or through above button)
– Headshot, and resume if available and not already submitted via link above
– List of ALL possible rehearsal conflicts from September 24 to November 3, 2022
Can be submitted prior to September 17, and may substitute for appearing at the Saturday and Sunday auditions. Video should include a song showing off voice and range and a 1-minute dance routine demonstrating the extent of your dance training. Candidates will be required to appear in person at callbacks. Video auditions should be sent to email@example.com along with a headshot, a resume (if available), and a completed audition form from the signup page.
FHT prefers and encourages auditioners to be vaccinated.
Characters’ ages are not set in stone. Actors should consider roles if they feel they can represent the age ranges listed. All roles are open to all ethnicities.
BEV – (a widow, late 30s to early 40s). Receives band member stipend. She has a son, Tim, and financial problems; is not used to coping for herself. Alto/guitar player.
CAROL – (a high school teacher, early 30s). Receives band member stipend. She is Tim’s music and home room teacher. She is plump, divorced, and very self-sufficient. Mezzo/keyboard player.
JETTA – (married to a lawyer, Larry). Receives band member stipend. Late 20s to early 30s. She has no self-confidence; went to college with Wendi. She has a baby, Annette. Soprano/accordion player.
WENDI – (a drawbridge-tender). Receives band member stipend. Late 20s to early 30s. She has been dating Wallace for some time; went to college with Jetta. Very self-confidence and energetic. Mezzo/drummer.
TIM – (high school senior, 17 or 18). Receives band member stipend. He is in Carol’s homeroom and music classes. Tenor/lead guitar player.
WALLACE – (mid 30s) Has been dating Wendi for some time; recently won $1,000,000 in a salmon derby. He is an attractive man, but a little insensitive. Went to college with Lewd Fingers. Tenor/tap-dancer.
LEWD FINGERS (owner/operator of a punk club by the same name, mid 30s) Went to college with Wallace. Baritone/tap-dancer.
LARRY (mid 30s. Jetta’s husband), He is an up-and-coming lawyer, likes everything in its place and Jetta’s place is home. A bit anal-retentive, he’s confident and happy when things go according to his plan. High baritone/tenor.
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