By Melinda Glib, Steve Gunderson, and Bryan Scott
Directed by Debby Rosenthal
Musically Directed by Tom Wojtas

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AUDITION DATES:
Saturday, February 19 at 10am and Sunday, February 20 at 6pm
Callbacks Monday, February 21 at 7pm

PRODUCTION DATES:
April 15 – May 1, 2022
Performances Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm
(Possible extension through May 8)

A Musical in the Mainstage Too! Theater

Sign Up & Download Audition Packet Here

This evening of pure, frothy fun will have you boppin’ to over fifty well-known songs that topped the 1960s charts: Respect, You Can’t Hurry Love, Say A Little Prayer, and more!  When Cindy, a laundromat attendant, receives a letter from her pen-pal boyfriend ending their romance, her stylish guardian angels arrive on the scene, determined she’ll do more than wishin’ and hopin’.

To audition:
Auditioners are asked to sing 32 bars of a song from the ’60s that best shows off their voice and range. An accompanist is provided. Please bring sheet music in the key you want to sing your song in. Recorded, mp3 accompaniment is allowed. A Bluetooth speaker will be provided.

Auditioners should bring:
– Completed audition form (download from sign-up genius page)
– Headshot or picture of yourself & resume
– List of ALL possible rehearsal conflicts from March 5 to May 8, 2022.

Video Auditions:
Can be submitted prior to February 19, 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 peter@fhtaz.org along with a headshot and resume if available, and a completed audition form from the signup page if possible.

FHT prefers and encourages auditioners to be vaccinated.
If chosen, performers must be vaccinated or provide a weekly negative COVID test report.

CASTING FOR:

CINDY (Vocal Range: Low f, belt to B-flat, easy mix to D)
Strong alto and a sweet sounding mix. Character Description: A sweet, personable possibly gawky girl. Impressionable and by turn optimistic and depressed, she grows in confidence as the play concludes. Strong comedic timing and dance ability.

MARGE (Vocal Range: Belt to C#, R&B to F, Nice Mix to C)
Strong, controlled pop/rock belt. Tough R&B wail plus nice mix for backup. Character Description: A tough cookie. Larger than life, brassy redhead with a sharp tongue and a heart of gold. Flashy dresser. Strong comedic timing and dance ability.

DEE DEE (Vocal Range: Low G to D, Belt or Strong Mix to E Flat)
Strong pop alto with a strong belt. Plus nice mix for backup. Character Description: Perky and overly enthusiastic, eternal optimist. Fairly manic cross between Sandra Dee and “That Girl”. Means well but is liable to wreak havoc at any given time. A big flip hair-do, very well put together (a well-dressed Connie Francis). Strong comedic timing and dance ability.

MALE LEAD (Vocal Range: Bass backups, Sweetly up to a G, sings strong F in finale)
Pop tenor with some falsetto and bass notes. Character Description: Plays all of the other characters including Johnny Angel, Mrs. Halo, Postman, Mr. Right, Washer Repairman, Milt Dudman. Performer needs to be strong character actor, able to adapt and change. Dance is necessary. Must be comfortable dressing as a woman.

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or call 480.837.9661 x3 (Tues.–Sat. 12pm-5pm). Groups discounts available.


Fountain Hills Theater is a 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts are tax-deductible. The Theater is 100% funded by ticket sales and donations. Ticket sales alone do not cover operating expenses. For more information about donating or volunteering, please call 480.837.9661 x3 or read here.

Suds is presented by arrangement with Brent Peek Productions.