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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:04 AM



Auditions by appointment to be held May 3rd, 2017. Please email to confirm audition slot.

1 PERFORMANCE: May 24th, 7:30 or 8pm
REHEARSALS: Not to exceed 29 hours in the week prior to performance.

Video game characters come to life inside Tina’s computer when her father’s book of Proust is accidentally uploaded. “World of Warcraft” meets Marcel Proust. A musical about what drives us and the worlds we build to live in.

Character Breakdown:

1. TINA Female, around 20 yrs, unemployed and living with her mother. Tina prefers video games to real life. 1st Year of college, mezzo, low F#3 to Eb5

2. BLUE Male, 20-40 years. A non-player character in “Quest” (NPC) who is the first to come to life. Blue sees himself as Marcel in Proust’s novel. Bari-tenor: low A to high A required

3. SULTANA/NATALIE Female, around 20. Doubles as Sultana, a warrior character in “Quest,” and Natalie, Tina’s real world friend. Low F(3) to hi F(5).

4. THRALL Male 20-40 years. A macho warlord in “Quest” who finds himself a bit out of his element in the new Proust world. Low G(2) to high G(4).

5. POOKY Female, 20-30 years. A wood sprite in “Quest” who loves animals but is not always taken seriously by the other characters. Soprano: low Ab to high C

6. GANDOLFO Male, 40-65 years. A priest in “Quest” who is partially stuck in the text of the old game. Gandolfo assumes the character of Proust’s artist, Elstir. He seems to have spiritual insight. Baritenor: low G(2) to high G(4)

7. ARLENE Female, 40-50-ish. Tina’s mother. She works as an English teacher at the local high school. Soprano, mezzo-ish: low A(4) to Eb(5)

8. DENNIS Male, 45-60, Tina’s father, a Proust scholar who left his family and lives in France with a male graduate student. No singing except maybe some chorus

9. VITALY Male, 40-60 years. Janitor at Arlene’s school and computer genius emigre from Russia. Baritenor, low C(3) to solid G(5), Russian accent.

10. AGENT SMITH Female, 30-40 years. Cutthroat computer gamer employed by the NSA as a hacker. Mezzo-ish, belt or strong mix: low F(3) to Eb(5)

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