3 years ago

When:
2 August, 2015

Location:
Macquarie Musical Society

Organised by:
Macquarie Musical Society (MacMS)


That's right. It's the information you've all been waiting for: Avenue Q auditions.

MacMS' final show for 2015 is "Avenue Q" conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx (Composer and Lyricists), and Jeff Whitty (Book).

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AUDITION PACK: http://bit.ly/1DEtHID

For your audition please prepare UP TO TWO AUDITION PIECES to showcase your talent. Songs are to be sung Acappella. In addition, please also prepare the READING with various characterisations. You will also be asked a range of questions. All characters must have American accents.

IMPORTANT: If you are auditioning with any PUPPET character audition piece, please prepare the piece with sock-puppet-like movement of your hand for a coordination test.

Auditions will be held in the evenings from 6:30pm on Sunday 2nd August, Monday 3rd August, Tuesday 4th August, and Wednesday 5th August. To book an audition, fill in the eventbrite form available through http://macms.org/Auditions.php and wait for your confirmation email.

If you can't make any of these times, or have any general enquiries, please contact the Producer, Sarah, at macms.avenueQ@gmail.com.

VENUE: Lighthouse Theatre, Macquarie University

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SHOW DATES:

Friday 23rd Oct 8pm
Saturday 24th Oct 8pm
Wednesday 28th Oct 8pm
Thursday 29th Oct 8pm
Friday 30th Oct 8pm
Saturday 31st Oct 8pm

Good luck and we wish you the best with your preparations!

---- ABOUT Avenue Q ----

Avenue Q is not the most expensive of New York streets, but has a certain charm that could easily be missed. This charm is overwhelmingly due to its position as the home of some lively and slightly nutty characters performed by an unholy comedic alliance of puppets and humans.

It’s a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the enduring story of a recent graduate named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He sets out to find his purpose and is soon surprised to discover that his friendly - yet not exactly ordinary - neighbours are also stuck in that same stage of life. Together, Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their ever-elusive purpose in life.

The show contains songs so catchy it’s ridiculous! With titles like ‘It sucks to be me’, ‘If you were gay’, ‘Everyone’s a little bit racist’ and ‘Schadenfreude’, it’s exactly what you wouldn’t expect from a bunch of adorable puppets. And it makes the show all the more hilarious.

Avenue Q was the winner of the 2004 Tony Award for Best New Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score.


---PRODUCTION TEAM---

Director: Jo Finnis
Producer: Sarah Campbell
Musical Director: Kate Finnis
Technical Director: Tarrant Gibson