Pine Tree Players are pleased to present the musical Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, directed by Maxine Bennett with musical director Lee Ann Decoteau, November 13-23 at the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall.
Auditions will take place July 23 and 29 in Canmore and are open to people of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as non-binary/gender non-conforming performers.
Please click on the button below to register. The application deadline is noon Mountain Time on July 29, 2019.
Applicants should come to the audition prepared to do a theatrical monologues of up to 1 minute in length. The following websites have a good selection of monologues - www.monologuedb.com, www.monologuearchive.com,
The key dates:
- Rehearsals – 9-12 hours per week, likely Mon-Thurs evenings
- Tech Rehearsal - Sunday afternoon/evening November 10
- Dress Rehearsal - Monday evening November 11
- Performances – Nov 13-16 and 21-23 7:30pm and Nov 17 2pm
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Frederick Frankenstein (M 20s/30s) Brilliant brain surgeon, professor, and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Some intimacy.
Elizabeth Benning (F 20s/30s) Frederick’s fiancé, self-loving, “madcap”, and boisterous. Some intimacy.
Igor (M 20s/30s) Frederick’s faithful, eager, hunchbacked servant and friend.
Inga (F 20s/30s) Frederick’s bubbly, attractive, young Transylvanian assistant. Ability to yodel considered an asset. Some intimacy.
Frau Blucher (F 30s/40s/50s or older) Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate, and former lover of Victor Frankenstein.
The Monster (M age indeterminate) The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein, the bigger the better. Must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Some intimacy.
Inspector Kemp/Hermit (M 30s/40s/50s) Kemp is head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg, justice-driven. Hermit is lonely, poor, blind town hermit longing for a friend.
Ensemble (All Ages)– Plenty of featured roles, lot of juicy lines and singing, including a barbershop quartet. This group will portray gravediggers, villagers, Mr. Hilltop, the village idiot, medical students, passengers, mad scientists, and various supporting roles. Tap dancing is a plus.
Please note: Age ranges are approximate and that the actors don’t necessarily have to be in that age range to play the part.