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to be staged
14th - 21st May 2022
at 
Thames Civic Centre 


Auditions
Nov 27th - 30th
for anyone 15 years + 

Made famous as a Broadway production and popularised by the film version,
this awesome musical will become another favourite for MAD

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS: 

Please arrive 30 minutes early to your audition time.  If we are running ahead we can take you earlier.

MUSIC: Please prepare 2 songs from musical theatre that best showcases your voice and demonstrates a connection to the character that you are auditioning for. You may perform a song from Mamma Mia or another musical of your choice. Your selection should be between 15-30 bars in length. You must bring you own backing track or sing unaccompanied (if not a song from Mamma Mia).  We will have a speaker you can link to with bluetooth.  Please click on the link below for suggestions to use from Mamma Mia.

Men, Sophie, and Ali: Thank You For The Music bar 50-63
Donna, Tanya, Rosie, Lisa & Women: Mamma Mia bar 45-59

MOVEMENT: Mamma Mia will come to life with both lively, energetic choreography and character-driven movement. You will perform a short dance routine during your audition. The audition choreography will be taught by the choreographer at the audition workshop. Please dress for movement and wear closed toed shoes. 

ACTING: You do not need to prepare a monologue for your audition.  Readings from the script may requested, however you will be required to read with other auditionees if called back for lead roles.

Please be aware that due to restrictions around events being able to go ahead under the incoming Covid-19 Traffic Light system, it may be required that everyone involved with the production can demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 . We apologies for having to infringe on your privacy rights. 

 
      Saturday 27th Nov  12.30pm - 2.00pm:  Free Audition Workshop
(a chance to learn a song and moves from the show to give you an advantage when auditioning)
   Saturday 27th Nov 2.30pm - 6.30pm : Auditions (full)
   Sunday 28th Nov  10.30am - 6.30pm : Auditions
   Tuesday 30th Nov  6.00pm - 9.00pm : Auditions (full)

Auditionee Details
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CHARACTER BREAKDOWN
All ages are just a suggestion and will be adjusted to fit the needs of our casting.


SOPHIE SHERIDAN – F, 20 to 25      Vocal: E5-F#3/ Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano
Born and raised on the island. A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has an adventurous spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Must be able to move extremely well. Principal role.
 
DONNA SHERIDAN – F, 40 to 50       Vocal: A5-E3/ Mezzo-Soprano, Alto
Sophie's mother. Beautiful and Free-spirited. Former lead singer of “Donna and the Dynamos”. Owner of the hotel Villa Donna on the island. Principal role.
 

SKY – M, 20 to 30       Vocal: D5- Eb3/ Tenor, Baritone
Sophie's fiancé. Athletic, attractive – was a successful businessman. Left to help Donna with her taverna and marry Sophie. Supporting principal role.
 
TANYA – F, 40 to 50         Vocal: E5- E3/ Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

A former singer in the “Dynamos.” Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Actress who sings. Must be able to move extremely well. Supporting principal role.
 
ROSIE – F, 40 to 50        Vocal: D5- E3/Alto

Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, a bit of a clown. Actress who sings. Must be able to move well. Supporting principal role.
 
SAM CARMICHAEL – M, 40 to 50        Vocal: Ab4-D3/Baritone

May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.
 
HARRY BRIGHT – M, 40 to 50                Vocal: F#4-C#3/ High Baritone, Tenor

May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.
 
BILL AUSTIN – M, 40 to 50               Vocal: F#4-Bb2/Baritone

May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, comedic actor. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.
 
LISA – F, 20 to 25            Vocal: Db5- G3/ Mezzo-Soprano
Sophie’s friend who arrives to be a bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.
 
ALI – F, 20 to 25                  Vocal: D5-G3/ Mezzo-Soprano

Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.
 
PEPPER – M, 20 to 29          Vocal: F5-A4/ Baritone, Tenor

Barman at the taverna. Sky’s friend. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be able to dance. Acrobatic skills a plus. Featured ensemble role.
 
EDDIE – M, 20 to 29                Vocal: F5-A4/ Baritone, Tenor

Helps Sky with Water-Sports. Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Must be able to move well.  Featured ensemble role.
 
FATHER ALEXANDRIOS – M, 30 to 60        Bass, Baritone, Tenor

The minister of Kalokairi who will be performing the wedding ceremony. Featured ensemble role.
 
ENSEMBLE ROLES

Males & Females, 15+; All Ensemble Actors must be exceptionally strong actors/singers who move well and are confident and adept at creating fully realized, strong, textured characters. The ensemble plays a wide variety of roles. We are seeking full range of male & female voices including excellent low-reaching Altos, experienced Mezzos and Sopranos, Basses, Baritones & Tenors

SCENES AND MUSICAL NUMBERS

ACT I

 PROLOGUE - THE BEACH (POSTBOX)

 I Have a Dream ...............................................SOPHIE 

 SCENE ONE - THE BEACH

 Honey, Honey ................................................ SOPHIE, ALI, LISA 

 SCENE TWO - THE COURTYARD

 Money, Money, Money ....................................DONNA & COMPANY 

 SCENE THREE - THE COURTYARD

 Thank You For The Music ............................ HARRY, BILL, SAM & SOPHIE 

 Mamma Mia .................................................. DONNA, HARRY, BILL, SAM & COMPANY   

 SCENE FOUR - DONNA.'S ROOM

 Chiquitita ........................................................ ROSIE, TANYA & DONNA 

 Dancing Queen .............................................. ROSIE, TANYA & DONNA

 SCENE FIVE - THE BEACH

 Lay All Your Love On Me ...............................SKY, SOPHIE, PEPPER, EDDIE, BOYS & GIRLS 

 SCENE SIX - THE COURTYARD

 Super Trouper ................................................DONNA, TANYA, ROSIE, GIRLS 

 Gimme, Gimme, Gimme ............................... LISA, ALI, SOPHIE, SAM, BILL, HARRY, GIRLS

 SCENE SEVEN - THE JETTY

 The Name Of the Game ................................. SOPHIE & BILL

 SCENE EIGHT - THE COURTYARD

 Voulez Vous ................................................... SKY, EDDIE, PEPPER & COMPANY

ACT II

 SCENE ONE - SOPHIE'S ROOM

 Under Attack ..................................................SOPHIE & NIGHTMARE CHORUS 

 SCENE TWO - THE COURTYARD

 One Of Us ......................................................DONNA 

 S.O.S ..............................................................SAM & DONNA 

 SCENE THREE - THE BEACH

 Does Your Mother Know? .............................TANYA, PEPPER, HARRY, ROSIE, LISA, ALI, BILL

 Knowing Me, Knowing You ...........................SAM

 SCENE FOUR - DONNA'S ROOM

 Our Last Summer ............................................DONNA & HARRY 

 Slipping Through My Fingers ........................DONNA & SOPHIE

 The Winner Takes It All.. ................................DONNA 

 SCENE FIVE - THE COURTYARD

 Take A Chance On Me ....................................ROSIE & BILL.

  I Do, I Do, I Do ............................................. SAM, ROSIE, TANYA, DONNA & COMPANY

 SCENE SIX - THE JETTY

 I Have A Dream ............................................. SOPHIE & COMPANY

 Mamma Mia Bows ........................................ COMPANY

 Dancing Queen Bows .................................... COMPANY

Waterloo .......................................................... WOMEN