Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat auditions are being held from April 5 to 7 for Secondary Characters fourth annual summer musical.
This Biblical saga, by the renowned Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice, will play in Chilliwack from July 24 to August 4.
This show requires a large cast of all ages, genders, and voice types, with casting open for all roles. Leading roles include Joseph, a male tenor aged 18 to 28, and the Narrator, a female soprano aged 18 to 60. The musical also features thirteen important roles for men.
Auditions will be held at St. Thomas Church Hall in Chilliwack. Actors must prepare one memorized musical theatre number and be available for call-backs on April 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. Pre-registration for an audition is mandatory.
For more information and to sign up, visit: secondarycharacters.org/auditions or by email SecondaryCharacters@live.ca.
Secondary Characters is also looking for volunteers for the backstage crew.
Tickets for the production can be bought at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 604-391-SHOW (7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. Tickets range from $12 to $20. A special Joseph Sing-Along will be held on July 31, where all adults pay the student price.
Founded in 2010, Secondary Characters has presented Little Women: The Musical; You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; and The Sound of Music. It is a non-profit organization that brings together musical theatre artists of all ages and backgrounds, adult and youth.