Auditions for EVIL DEAD: the musical

The 5 & Dime presents

July 30, 2017
11:30 am
112 East Adams St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
The 5 & Dime, A Theatre Company
Auditions for EVIL DEAD: the musical

Directed by Chris Farrell
Musical Direction by Ben Beck
Choreography by Jocelyn Geronimo

Please be prepared to do a dance combination first…. then we will sing after that. Lastly we will be doing cold readings from the script.

Performance Dates: October 13, 14, 16, 20, *21, 27, *28
*= 2 shows 8pm & Midnight

If you have any questions please email Managing Director Lee Hamby at LeeH@the5anddime.org

Evil Dead: the musical – an over-the-top, camp comedy featuring an undead horde, a hero with a chainsaw for a hand, and a pit called the Splatter Zone where diehard fans are covered in fresh warm blood. Endorsed by Bruce Campbell and embraced by Sam Raimi, this is the official live stage show of the cult classic film trilogy.

ALL ROLES AVAILABLE:
*some roles may be doubled

Ash (Tenor/Baritone) (Lead): Male, 18-35
Hero and iconic character of the musical, devoted S-Mart housewares employee evolves over the course of the show from a cowardly college student to a wise cracking deadite slayer with his detachable hand chainsaw and 12 gauge “boomstick”, must be tall and good looking.
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Linda (Soprano) (Lead): Female, 18-35
The prototypical girl next door, sweet, thoughtful, and completely devoted to Ash, until she turns evil and tries to kill him, laughs an annoyingly inordinate amount of time after transforming.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Cheryl (Mezzo-Soprano) (Lead): Female, 18-35
Ash’s sister and the odd woman out in the group, looking to spend a week relaxing, she is the recipient of Scotty’s jokes and torment, the only one to sense the evil surrounding the cabin, she is the first to be possessed, turning her into an aggressive, foul mouthed demon that speaks in very bad puns, spends the majority of the show locked in the cellar.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Scotty (Tenor/Baritone) (Lead): Male, 18-35
A prankster and Ash’s best friend, thinks himself the brave one until he’s forced to kill, then his panic leads him to flee, returns to warn Ash about the woods and attempts to help his friend even as he is knocking on death’s door.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Shelly (Mezzo-Soprano) (Lead): Female, 18-35
Beautiful, easy, and not too smart, Scotty’s latest fling and looking to party, just because she becomes an evil demon doesn’t mean she can’t look good doing it.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Annie (Mezzo-Soprano) (Lead): Female, 18-35
The overbearing, sexy, explorer who finds missing pages to the Necronomicon and wants to reunite with her father to continue their research, very bossy and drawn to Ash, must be comfortable in a tear away revealing costume.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Ed / Evil Moose (Tenor/Baritone) (Lead): Male 18-35
Annie’s coworker, boyfriend, and doormat, travels with her to the cabin to proceed with their research of the book of the dead, after turning evil, his confidence may lack but this “Bit Part Demon” is ready to sing.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Jake (Male, baritone)
Backwater trailer park yocal, living in the woods. He’s straight up country and is looking to make a few bucks. We are looking for a plus size actor who needs to be hilarious.

2-6 Ensemble: any and all genders, races, ages, etc…

The 5 & Dime is committed to casting considerations which reflect the diversity of the people of Jacksonville, while recognizing that a specific gender, ethnicity and age is often a crucial aspect of a particular role or of the piece as a whole. We will include gender, ethnicity and age in the breakdown, where needed, and encourage all actors to audition where none is stated.

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