Auditions

Creative Team

Director: Scott Withers
Music Director: Darin Shryock
Music Director (Vocal): Leia Wasbotten
Choreographer: Laurie Trygg

More Information and/or Questions

Darin Shryock
darin.shryock@mesacc.edu

Leia Wasbotten
leia.wasbotten@mesacc.edu

Auditions for MCC Musical Theatre's production of
Something Rotten!

Something Rotten! Logo


When?
Audition Dates: Thursday January 19 & 20, 2023 from 5:00PM - 8:00 PM
Callbacks: Saturday January 21, 9:00 AM

Where?
MCC Performing Arts Center Stage
1520 S Longmore, Mesa, AZ 85202

How?
Please prepare 2 song cuttings not to exceed 2 minutes in length.
Those auditioning for named roles should also prepare a 60 - 90 second monologue.
Those auditioning for an ensemble role only do not need to prepare a monologue, but are welcome to do so if desired.
There will be a dance audition as part of callbacks on Saturday January 21.
An accompanist will be provided.

Please complete the audition form: SIGNUP HERE

Once you have completed the form, please email dalrq1@gmail.com to request an audition time.

Rehearsals begin January 23, 2023
The normal rehearsal schedule will be Monday / Wednesday /Friday from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
There will also be Saturday rehearsals from 12pm - 5pm
on Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25 and March 4

Tech begins Monday March 20
Performances are March 30 - April 8

Roles

Shakespeare
The Bard. Over the top with a huge ego

Nick Bottom
A struggling writer who cannot stand Shakespeare. Nigel's older brother

Nigel Bottom
Nick's sweet younger brother. A struggling writer who falls in love with Portia, a Puritan

Bea
Nick's wife. She loves Nick despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor

Portia
A Puritan woman who loves poetry, theater, and ultimately Nigel

Nostradamus
A soothsayer

Brother Jeremiah
Portia's father. A Puritan who thinks Nick and Nigel's plays are sinful

Ensemble roles include:
Minstrel, Townspeople, Troupe, Lord Clapham, Shylock, Man Servants, Crowd, Chorus, and more

MCC Music Theatre practices and supports non-traditional casting.
Standbys and swings will be selected from those auditioning.