The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) Auditions

The Grand Theatre announces auditions for The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). The auditions will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 12:30pm to 6pm.

Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show, an accompanist will be provided. Please bring the sheet music for your song, a headshot, resume, and the attached and completed audition form to your audition: Audition Form

Auditions will be held in the Grand Theatre Facilities & Arts Annex at 1610 South 250 East, Salt Lake City 84115. Parking is available at no charge in the South-East parking lot off of 1700 South. Please enter on the North side of the building.

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) will be directed by Jim Christian.

Callbacks will be on Monday, November 11th from 6pm to 10pm. Callbacks will include sides, vocal callbacks, and a movement portion, so please wear clothes you can move in.

The show will run Wednesday – Saturday, February 13 – March 7, 2020.

Rehearsals will begin on Saturday, January 4th, 2020 and will be held (apart from tech week) Monday – Friday from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm.

The Grand Theatre is committed to diverse, inclusive casting and actively seeks talented actors of color on an ongoing basis. We welcome all qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, color, national origin or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.

Character Breakdown

  • June – The ingenue, the leading lady who cannot pay her rent.
  • Billy – The hero, the leading man romantic interest who, in the end, valiantly offers to pay the rent, whether he can or not.
  • Jitter – The villain, the landlord figure of each musical who demands the rent be paid to him or another form of recompense offered.
  • Abby – The matron, the older woman to whom June turns for advice, always with the words "Thank you Abby, that was so helpful".

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How long is the rehearsal process?
Typically, rehearsals last about six weeks prior to opening. Due to the complexity of everyone's schedules, rehearsals are reserved for evenings Monday through Fridays and Saturdays, during the day. Generally rehearsals are scheduled from 6:00-10:00PM weeknights, and 9:00AM-4:00PM on Saturdays.

Do I get paid?
Yes, we do offer stipends to all adult actors employed during a production. Children, under legal working age, do not receive monetary compensation, but usually receive discounted tickets for family members.

Do you hire Equity?
No, not generally. We are not an Equity Theatre, although, occasionally there is an Equity contract offered under special circumstances. However, Equity actors are always encouraged to audition, as you never know what will be offered.