[Capdist-auditions] Pajama Game Reminder

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Wed Jun 10 20:34:50 EDT 2009

Director Jennifer S. Depew and producers Jodi Hebert and Regina  
Baker are pleased to announce auditions for THE PAJAMA GAME, SLOC's  
first show of the 83rd season.   Auditions will be held at the  
Opera House, located at 826 State Street in Schenectady, on  
Tuesday, June 16 and Thursday, June 18 with sign-in starting at  
7:00 pm (callbacks if needed Saturday June 20th @6pm).  Production dates are October 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, and  
25, 2009.  Auditioners should prepare to sing 16 bars from a  
musical theater piece with sheet music.  An accompanist will be  
provided; no a cappella singing, self-accompanying or singing with  
an accompanying cd will be allowed.  Individuals auditioning will  
be asked to read scenes from the script and to learn a  
choreographed movement.  Scripts will  not be made available prior  
to audition night.  You may contact Jenny Depew at 456-5504 or  
jensiss at logical.net if you have any questions. 
The Pajama Game is set in the 1950s in a pajama factory. The new  
superintendent finds himself falling for a union leader, but at the  
same time finds himself at odds with her as they are in the middle  
of a labor dispute over a 7 1/2 cent raise. 
     Sid Sorokin (Baritone) Handsome new superintendent. 
     Babe Williams (Mezzo) Feisty union leader. 
     Hines (Baritone, comic role)  Funny time-study man with a jealous streak 
     Gladys (Alto)  Quick-witted bookeeper. A heavy dance role. 
     Prez (Tenor) Union president, woman chaser. 
     Mabel (Alto) Elder secretary 
     Other singing and non-singing roles.  All must be able to move well  
     and dancers will be utilized in several numbers.   

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