Parkland Theatre will hold open auditions for the musical comedy Monty Python’s Spamalot
on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the theatre. Callbacks, including dance, will be held at 6 p.m. January 19.
Director Dallas Street and musical director Matt Sheppard will be casting 16–20 actors, singers, and dancers (ages 18–60) to play multiple comedic and dancing roles. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing a musical theatre song (preferably comedic) for 30–45 seconds; they should bring sheet music for the accompanist. They will also be asked to read selections from the script.
Character descriptions and audition readings are available at www.parkland.edu/theatre
Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and
the Holy Grail
retells the legend of King Arthur and his
Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy of beautiful showgirls, as well as cows, killer rabbits, and French people.
Winner of the Tony Award for best musical, some of Spamalot’s
show-stopping musical numbers include He Is Not Dead Yet
, Find Your Grail
, and Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!
No appointment is necessary to audition. Performances take place April 17–May 3. All members of the community as well as Parkland and U of I students are invited to audition; Parkland Theatre encourages diversity. Those with questions should email firstname.lastname@example.org.