Auditions for Spamalot
January 20th at 2pm and January 21st at 7pm at the Firehouse, located at 120 East Garfield. Enter through the side door.
King Arthur (male baritone lead) The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Roundtable and find the Holy Grail. Great humor.
Sir Robin (male baritone lead) A Knight of the Roundtable. Ironically called “Sir Robin the Brave,” though he couldn’t be more cowardly. Joins the Knights for the singing and dancing, also plays Guard 1 and Brother Maynard, a long-winded monk.
Sir Lancelot (male baritone lead) A Knight of the Roundtable. He is fearless to a bloody fault, but does discover his “softer side.” Must be able to do character voices and accents – also plays The French Taunter (an arrogant, condescending, over the top Frenchman), The Knight of Ni (an absurd, cartoonish leader of a peculiar group of Knights), and Tim the Enchanter (a ghostly being with a Scottish accent).
Patsy (male baritone supporting) King Arthur’s horse and servant. Underappreciated, but always longing for King Arthur’s approval. Good, funny, physical mover with some tap dancing. Also plays Mayor, a jolly red-faced man who advertises the merits of his hometown and the Drunken useless Guard 2.
Sir Galahad (male tenor supporting) A Knight of the Roundtable. Begins as Dennis, a lower class “mud gatherer” who becomes Knighted and transforms into the dashing Sir Galahad. Also plays Prince Herbert’s Father, a wealthy, brutish Yorkshireman at odds with his sensitive son, The Black Knight, who is always ready to duel despite multiple injuries.
Sir Bedevere (male baritone supporting) A Knight of the Roundtable. An inept scholar. Also plays Dennis Galahad’s Mother, a shrill peasant woman, and Concorde, Sir Lancelot’s horse.
Prince Herbert (male tenor supporting) Hopeful and frilly prince. Loves to sing. Pines for his love. Also plays; Historian: A tweedy academic. Not Dead Fred: A sickly fellow. French Guard: Condemnatory French sidekick to the French Taunter. Minstrel: In Sir Robin’s band.
SIR NOT APPEARING may double as THE DANCING MONK
A MALE DANCER appears as THE DANCING NUN
THE VOICE OF GOD may be pre-recorded.
TWO FRENCH GUARDS are two of the MALE ENSEMBLE
ROBIN’S MINSTRELS are also ENSEMBLE: 2 MEN, 1 WOMAN.
SIR BORS is MALE ENSEMBLE.
The Lady of the Lake (female alto lead) A Diva. Strong, beautiful, possesses mystical powers. The leading lady of the show. Great singing voice is essential, as she must be able to sing effortlessly in many styles and vocal registers.
ENSEMBLE Men and Women Singers, Dancers and comedic actors playing various parts. The Lady of the Lake has a troupe of female dancers known as “Laker Girls”. High school age girls and up who can sing and dance are encouraged to audition.