Legally Blonde and Heathers

The Empress Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for

“Legally Blonde” and “Heathers”

Legally Blonde and Heathers will audition simultaneously.

Legally Blonde is a musical retelling of the movie by the same name.  Elle Woods is an aspiring Fashion Designer until her life gets flip turned upside down.  Broken-hearted and depressed she moves to Boston in a last-ditch attempt to prove to Warner she’s what he wants.  Finding the courage along the way to step into her full abilities, this story empowers women everywhere to find strength within themselves.

Heathers is based on the classic 1989 film. Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place – six feet under.

Audition Information

Auditions will be held on May 24, 2022, and May 26, 2022, from 7 pm to 9 pm

Those who have an audition form in hand by 9 pm will be seen. Doors will lock promptly at 9 pm.

Video auditions should be submitted to empress@empresstheatre.com no later than 9 pm on May 26, 2022.

Please prepare 16 bars in the style of the show.  There will be technology for Bluetooth and aux hookups. No acapella singing will be allowed. No piano or CD players will be available.

Please provide a list of all conflicts starting May 24, 2022, through August 20, 2022.  The conflict list should be an accurate representation of your availability and is expected to be as complete as possible.  This information is used if adding performances is necessary and to schedule rehearsals.  Conflicts will not be allowed after July 1, 2022 without approval from the production director.

The Empress encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. The Empress is committed to providing a space for community and inclusion free from discrimination.

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Callback Date: May 26, 2022

First day of rehearsal: June 4, 2022

Range of rehearsal hours: Rehearsal times are blocked in the hours of 6pm to 10pm.

First preview: August 4

Opening: August 5, 2022

Closing: August 20, 2022

Days/times of planned performances: Thursday through Friday, 7pm

Saturday Matinee – August 13, 2022

DISCLOSURES (check all that apply):

☐ There is a possibility that the production will be extended through ___________________.

☐ Costumes will be supplied by the production.

⬣ Actors will be expected to help build and strike the set.

☐ There will be understudies for this production.

☐ There will be pay for this production in the amount of ____________________________.

⬣  This production contains sexual content.(Heathers Only)

☐ This production contains nudity.

☐ This production contains violence.

☐ This production contains culturally sensitive content.

☐ This production is accessible to actors who use a mobility device.

☐ This production will have a nontraditional audience seating arrangement.

⬣ This production will have a designated day off of Sunday.

Other Disclosures:

Casting Authority: The Production Team with Artistic Director Approval.

Who is in the Audition Room: Director, Music Director, Choreographer.

Who is at Callbacks: Artistic Management and The Production Team.

A full copy of the script is available if needed.

Portions of this audition may be recorded or photographed at the Director’s discretion. All recordings will only be used by the production team and will be destroyed after callbacks.

CHARACTERS (Ages, if listed, are not necessarily the age of the actor auditioning.)

All roles for both musicals are available.  Those wishing to participate in both productions should mark such on their audition form.

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