La Cage aux Folles’
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Lyrics and Music by Jerry Herman
Directed by Leo Bradley
Musical Director Stuart Crisp
Georges- the owner of “La Cage” – 40-55 – Baritone/Tenor
The MC of all the shows, must sing well and have personality to spare. Comic timing a must – heart of the show.
Albin – his partner of 20 years – 40-55 – Baritone
Becomes the fabulous ZsaZsa onstage the Star at “La Cage”. Must be able to move well in a 1 ½ inch heel.
Jean Michael – George’s son – 20s – Baritone
Amusing and headstrong, must sing anddance well. No dresses or heels
M. Dindon –Ann’s father, a local politician – 40-60
Uptight, conservative, pompous. Good actor with great comic timing, sings a bit
Jacob – the Maid/Butler – 20-35
A zany comic role, the wackiest role in the show. Must move well in a 2 inch heel. Lots of costume changes
Francis – the stage manager of La Cage – 20-40
Good comic actor. Good dancer
Ann – Jean Michael’s intended – 18-20s – Soprano
Must sing and dance well. Lovely, sweet, innocent
Mme Dandon – Ann’s mother – 40-60
Starts out uptight and conservative, but softens and changes by the end of the show. Great acting role. Must sing well
Jacqueline – Owner of posh restaurant – 30+ – Alto
Sings much of “The Best of Times is Now.” Good actress, good singer
Les Cagelles – Any age – All
6 to 8 performers at ‘La Cage’, must sing and dance – several specific dances and individual performances.
Can include some women as well as men in drag – and fabulous costumes.
Townspeople – Any age – All
Male and female, also get to sing and dance, and have individual characters.
May double as ‘Cagelles’
Date: Saturday July 1st
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm (by appointment)
Appointment times: 11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00pm, 1:30 – 2:30, 2:30 – 3:30, 3:30 – 4:30pm – Cagelles
Place: The Play Shed
The Play Shed is behind Merthyr Road Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Rd New Farm; access via the path next to the church or via Amity St.
Season: September 22 – October 14
If you are interested in auditioning, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading ‘LA CAGE AUDITION’ and giving your NAME, CONTACT DETAILS, WHICH ROLE(S) you are auditioning for and PREFERRED AUDITION TIME.