Announcing auditions for
"Side by Side by Sondheim"
A Musical Entertainment
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
and music by
Leonard Bernstein, Mary Rodgers, Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne
Directed and Choreographed by Michael Ryken
Musical and Vocal Direction by Dean Starnes
Auditions (by appointment):
Sunday, January 8, 6:00-9:00pm and
Saturday, January 14, 1:00-4:00pm at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third Street, Hayward, CA 94546
Callbacks (by invitation):
Sunday, January 15, 6:00-9:00pm
at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third Street, Hayward, CA 94546
3 singer/actors + 1 non-singing actor (M or F). Age 18+, any ethnicity
1 F (D3-F5)
1 F (E3-C6)
1 M (G2-B4)
How to Arrange an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, please email a request with resume and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org with “SBSBS” in subject line. You may also contact the director, Michael Ryken, for more information, at the same email address.
What to Prepare
Actor/Singers should prepare 32 bars from contemporary musical theatre (Sondheim preferred). Please bring piano sheet music in your key. An accompanist will be provided. Please submit a photo and resume.
The rehearsal period begins the week of February 21 and runs through April 6, 2017. Rehearsals are held evenings and weekends at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward, 22311 N. Third Street, Hayward, CA 94546.
Stipends are available to help defray travel and other expenses.
Side by Side by Sondheim will be performed April 7 through April 23, 2017. Performances will be at 8:00pm April 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22. Matinees will be at 2:00pm Sunday, April 9, Saturday April 15, and Sunday April 23.
Ten performances in total. Please note there are two performances on Saturday, April 15.
Director/Choreographer, Michael Ryken; Musical/Vocal Director, Dean Starnes; Scenic Designer, Alexandra Kranyak; Lighting Designer, Allen Willner; Costume Designer, Daisy Neske-Dickerson; Stage Manager, Sami Cowan.