AUDITIONS

Soulstice is thrilled to announce auditions for the Milwaukee premiere of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON (music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, book by Alex Timbers), opening Soulstice's 15th Season - The Power of People!

Auditions will take place at Soulstice Theatre on August 13th and August 14th, from 12:30-3pm AND 5pm-8pm. Callbacks will be August 15th in the evening. Please prepare ONE musical theatre song in the style of the show (no more than 32 bars) and ONE pop/rock song (no more than 32 bars). An accompanist will be provided. For more information contact the director, J.T. Backes (backesjt@mac.com).

Performances:
September 23, 24, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8

Casting Information
Cast Size: 14 (8 Men, 5 Women, 1 Child)

ANDREW JACKSON
A roguish, man's president who is deeply charming and sexy, yet is also an extremely violent, arrogant, bigoted idiot that fights for what he believes in.
Gender: Male
Age: 22 to 32
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

MARTIN VAN BUREN
Jackson's right hand man who is in over his head. He is a well-intentioned buffoon who is utterly lovable. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35

RACHEL JACKSON
Jackson's deeply religious and devoted wife who is strangely alluring, yet not overtly sexual. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A3

THE STORYTELLER
A milquetoast, oppressively good-natured, history-loving narrator that has not had much excitment in her life.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 55

JOHN C. CALHOUN
A sinister, good-looking, charming, and brilliant gentlemen senator from the South who is a vain mastermind. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F3
Vocal range bottom: B2

HENRY CLAY
An over-the-top, vivacious, tall, cadaverous, and villainous senator with greasy hair who wears weasel pelts. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 28 to 36
Vocal range top: A3
Vocal range bottom: D3

JAMES MONROE
Foppish and overwhelmed old-school President of the United States. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
The former President's whiney, spoiled, and demanding son who really wants to be president. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 22 to 32
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: B2

BLACK FOX
Native American chief who is intelligent and somber with a hint of danger. He used to have an alliance with Jackson.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35

MALE SOLOIST
Brooding, intense rocker with powerful, emotive indie rock voice. He is angsty, good-looking, young, and hip. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: D3

FEMALE SOLOIST
Self-confident, attractive singer with powerful, emotive indie rock voice. Dark, mysterious, hip vibe. Can double as other roles.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G3

LYNCOYA
Adopted Native American son of Andrew Jackson who has a sweet disposition with a wild streak.
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 12

ENSEMBLE
Various Frontiersmen; Indians; Soldiers