AUDITIONS - The Last Five Years
About This Event
- Event Type: Auditions
The Last Five Years, words, music, and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
About the Production
Olive Branch Theatricals is seeking performers for a live-streamed version of The Last Five Years, by Jason Robert Brown. The production will be pre recorded, and due to the small cast size, we will be able to rehearse and record in-person. Please only apply if you understand the risks associated with Covid-19. Please note the role of Cathy has already been cast. rights pending.
Each actor should audition virtually (using video submission) by performing:
Both monologues here (reading from the script okay, but please have energy and expression)
A portion of a song that shows off their vocal range (preferably from The Last Five Years).
Audition videos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tentative Promo Dates to Be Added Please Be Flexible
Dates may be added or changed with notice
Saturday, March 27th, 10:00am Audition Submission Deadline
Monday / Tuesday, March 30th, 5:00 - 10:00pm Casting Decision Deadline and first cast read through and contracts and first cast meeting
Wednesday, March 31st, 6:00 - 9:00pm First rehearsal (Read Through / Contracts)
Monday, April 5th, virtual rehearsal 6:00-9:00
Tuesday, April 6th, virtual rehearsal 6:00-9:00
Wednesday, April 7th, virtual rehearsal 6:00-9:00
Thursday, April 8th, virtual rehearsal 6:00-9:00
Friday, April 9th - 5:00pm-8:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Taylor is traveling - need to cancel or Jamie only
Saturday, April 10th - 6:00am-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Sunday, April 11th - 12:00pm-10:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Monday, April 12th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Tuesday, April 13th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Wednesday, April 14th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Thursday, April 15th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Friday, April 16th - off
Saturday, April 17th - 6:00am-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Sunday, April 18th - 12:00pm-10:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Monday, April 19th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Tuesday, April 20th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Wednesday, April 21st - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Thursday, April 22nd - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Cathy/Jamie
Monday, April 26th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Tuesday, April 27th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Wednesday, April 28th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Thursday, April 29th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Friday, April 30th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Monday, May 3rd - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Tuesday, May 4th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Wednesday, May 5th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Thursday, May 6th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Friday, May 7th - 6:00pm-9:00pm; Jamie
Set build: Monday, May 10th - May 16th -
Tech & Film Days: TBD; 3-5 days between
Rather than filming it in sections, we will likely film full run-throughs
May 17th- June 5th to finish rehearsals, tech and film.
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