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Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Script adaptation by David Thompson

Vaudevillian murderesses Velma and Roxie turn their incarceration into a media frenzy, but soon learn that fame only lasts 15 minutes.

Audition Info:

Director and Choreographer for Chicago, Denis Jones

We are holding an open dancing and singing call for the ensemble. Please bring one resume and headshot (or a photo of yourself). Please prepare two contrasting 16-bar cuts and bring sheet music in the style of the show and your book. An accompanist will be provided. The dance call will include jazz dance only. For the ensemble, only strong dancers, singers, and actors will be considered. Please arrive between 9:00am-9:20am.
No appointment necessary, but please register online.

Principal auditions will be held after 1:00pm. Bring jazz shoes (if applicable), your book, and prepare 16 bars. An accompanist will be provided. “Velma” and “Roxie” will need to learn a dance combination as callback. Sides will be provided if you are asked to read. Please register online and email Kristen Kesonen, Company Manager/Producing Assistant, to make an appointment to audition for a principal role (see character breakdown): seasonauditions@jupitertheatre.org

All ethnicities encouraged to audition

Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (Christmas Eve)*
Opening Night is Thursday, January 16, 2020
Closing is Sunday, February 2, 2020
*Please do not audition if you are unavailable or unwilling to begin on Christmas Eve.

Location:

Maltz Jupiter Theatre
1001 E Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL 33477

Please enter through the main double doors.

CLICK HERE to register for the audition.

Walk-ins accepted, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Character breakdown:

Roxie Hart: (Mezzo, 25-45) Strong singer/dancer/actress
Velma Kelly (Alto, 25-45) Strong singer/dancer/actress
Billy Flynn (Baritone, 25-45) Strong singer/actor who moves well, dance a plus
Amos Hart (Baritone, 25-45) Strong character actor who sings well, good mover
Matron “Mama” Morton (Alto, 30-50) Strong singer/actress
Mary Sunshine (Male or Female soprano, 25-55) Strong actor or actress who sings well
Male and female ensemble

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