CASTING NOTES

DELORIS VAN CARTIER
Female | Age: 20s - 30s | Mezzo-Soprano

An aspiring performer, trying to find both fame and a place in the world. When forced to hide in the convent, she initially refuses to embrace her new lifestyle but learns to embrace it when she works with the choir. Loud-mouthed, and sassy, but ultimately caring.

MOTHER SUPERIOR
Female | Age: 40s+ | Mezzo-Soprano

The head of the convent, sarcastic and a bit stiff. Extremely protective about keeping her sisters away from the outside world, which puts her in direct opposition to Deloris and her musical teachings.

SISTER MARY ROBERT
Female | Age: 20s | Soprano/Belt

A postulant, abandoned as a baby and raised at the convent. Shy and soft-spoken, but singing with Deloris lets her find her voice. Her wallflower lifestyle has made her live a shell of a life.

CURTIS JACKSON
Male | Age: 30s - 40s | Baritone

A club owner, notorious gangster, and Deloris's boyfriend. Cocky and controlling, always on the verge of violence.

MONSIGNOR O'HARA
Male | Age: 40s+ | Baritone

One of the heads of the convent. Constantly concerned with financial matters, though soul music surprisingly puts him in a different mood.

EDDIE
Male | Age: 20s - 30s | Tenor

The desk chief at the Philadelphia police station and a high school classmate of Deloris who helps get her into hiding. Faces a lot of nerves when under pressure, causing him to sweat profusely. He still yearns for Deloris after all these years, and dreams of being her hero.

SISTER MARY PATRICK
Female | 30s - 40s | Mezzo

A nun of the convent. Consistently perky, enthusiastic, and easily excitable.

SISTER MARY LAZARUS
Female | Age:
50s+ | Mezzo_Soprano
A nun of the convent and the head of the choir. Rather deadpan and the least welcoming of any of the nuns, but she gets caught up in Deloris's soul music.

TJ
Male | Age: 20s | Tenor

Curtis's nephew and one of his thugs. Deft and cognizant of the fact, constantly in a state of ignorant bliss.

JOEY
Male | A
ge: 30s | Tenor
One of Curtis's thugs. Believes himself to be quite the ladies' man.

PABLO
Male | 20s - 30s | Tenor

One of Curtis's thugs. A natural follower, constantly speaks in Spanish.

ENSEMBLE
Male & Female | Age: 18+ | Varies

Nuns, Bar Patrons, Deloris' Back-Up Girls, Church-goers
 

MAINSTAGE AUDITION INFORMATION

SISTER ACT
Monday, June 26, 2017
7:00 p.m. at Way Off Broadway

Those auditioning are asked to bring a headshot and resume, as well as 16 bars of prepared music and be ready to sing, dance, and read from the script.  All roles are open and non-union paying.  Those auditioning must be at least 18 years old.  All ethnicities are encouraged to attend.  No appointments are necessary and an accompanist will be provided.

Sister Act will run from September 8 - October 28, 2017 with performances every Friday and Saturday evening, and matinees on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of each month.  For a specific performance calendar, click
here.

Rehearsals will begin at the beginning of July and be 2 - 3 times a week (Sundays - Thursdays in the evening).  Beginning on Sunday, September 3rd, rehearsals will be every day until opening. 

SHOW INFORMATION
Based on the hit 1992 motion picture starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act is a Heavenly musical comedy sensation.  When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.

Music: ALAN MENKEN
Lyrics: GLENN SLATER
Book:
CHERI STEINKELLNER & BILL STEINKELLNER
Director: BILL KISKA
Choreographer: DEE BUCHANAN
Music Director: JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE
Executive Producer: BILL KISKA
Producer: WAY OFF BROADWAY
Licensing Agent:
MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI)

If you have questions about auditions, feel free to contact the show's Director, Bill Kiska, by Email at BKiska@wayoffbroadway.com.      

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