Auditions for 1940s Radio Hour
Nov 10th 3:30 to 6:00 and Nov 11th 6:30 to 8:30
St Peter's Episcopal Church 302 Merchants Ave Fort Atkinson
Auditions for 1940s Radio Hour:
If you are interested in auditioning and are not available at the audition times, please email the director Aimee Hanyzewski at email@example.com to arrange an alternate.
Please bring one prepared piece showcasing your voice. Accompanist will be provided or piece can be sung acapella.
We are looking for 6 male actor/singers ranging in age from 18-60. These roles involve ensemble and some solo singing; 3 male roles--acting only. Female roles are 4 actor/singers ranging in age from 18-50.
Cast Members include:
- Clifton Feddington: The announcer and general manager (head of everything at WOV). He has ulcers from it all and is sometimes hysterical. SINGER
- Ann Collier The 'old standard' in the Radio show since its start in 1936. She sings like Dinah Shore, Doris Day, and Peggy Lee (all rolled into one). She is a secretary by day, and at looker by night who is dating Johnny. SINGER
- Johnny Cantone: Featured vocalist with the Cavalcade who is on Sinatra's bandwagon. He's an ex-boxer and a rough guy who drinks too much and has a voice like velvet. SINGER
- Ginger Brooks: A bubble-headed waitress-turned-singer. She has a pinup, Betty Grable look with lots of makeup and speaks with a Gracie Allen vacancy. SINGER
- Geneva Lee Browne: The southern Belle of WOV got her start in music at age 17 performing in local Swing ballrooms around the Atlanta area. SINGER
- Neal Tilden: Cab driver by day and singer, dancer, and choreographer at night. He is hopeful for the 'featured vocalist' slot. SINGER
- B.J. Gibson: The third of the Gibson brothers to work for the Cavalcade. He is squeaky-clean, good looking, and a preppy student at Yale. SINGER
- Connie Miller: A 17-year-old bobbysoxer from Ogden, Utah. She is perennially in love and runs an elevator by day. SINGER
- Pops Bailey: A crotchety, wizened stage doorkeeper who is a racing bookie on the company phone and reads hidden copies of Show Girl magazine. ACTOR
- Lou Cohn: A big shot (at least in his own mind) who tries to impress the girls and is sometimes obnoxious. He runs the show and is the sound effects man. ACTOR
- Wally Ferguson: Young hopeful from Altoona, Pennsylvania who came to NYC to work for his uncle at the drugstore to get his big show-biz break. ACTOR
- Biff Baker: A young trumpet player with the Zoot Doubleman orchestra who will be leaving after the concert for Army duty. SINGER/MUSICIAN?
- Stanley: Lugs cable and runs around a lot and otherwise lives in the control booth. ACTOR
- Zoot Doubleman: WOV Orchestra Leader MUSCIAN