Equinox Theatre Company Announces Auditions for:
Monty Python’s Spamalot
Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John Du Prez
Directed by Deb Flomberg-Rollins
Music Direction by Adam White
Choreography by Will Treat
Equinox Theatre Company is excited to announce open auditions for the second show of its 12th season – Monty Python’s Spamalot. Auditions will be held January 11 from 11 AM to 2 PM at The Bug Theater, 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Callbacks will be held January 12 from 12 PM to 4 PM also at the Bug Theatre.
Performances will be March 27 through April 18 on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM. There will also be one industry night TBD. Rehearsals will begin right away and will be held at The Bug Theatre with some rehearsals off-site at a church near Evans and University in Denver.
This is a non-equity production; a small stipend is paid at the end of the run.
Please note – you must be over 18 to audition for this production.
16 to 32 bars of a song in similar style to the show. No CDs or A Capella auditions, an accompanist will be provided. Please bring your headshot and resume along with all your conflicts through April 18, 2020.
About the show: Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls? The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs. The outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining story of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake will delight audiences as they search for the Holy Grail and “always look on the bright side of life.”
Seeking diverse actors of all types over the age of 18 to play the following roles:
KING ARTHUR (Late 30s-60s.): The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Roundtable and find the Holy Grail. Great Humor. Good singer.
SIR ROBIN (30s-40s): 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 (30s-40): A Knight of the Roundtable. He is fearless to a bloody fault but through a twist of fate, does discover his ‘softer side.’ This actor MUST be great with character voices and accents, as he 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 (30s-40s): 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 home town and the drunken, useless GUARD 2.
SIR GALAHAD (30s): 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 man at odds with his sensitive son, THE BLACK KNIGHT who is always ready to duel despite multiple injuries. Strong bari-tenor singing required.
SIR BEDEVERE (20s-40s): A Knight of the Roundtable. An inept scholar. Also plays DENNIS GALAHAD’S MOTHER, a shrill peasant woman, and CONCORDE, Sir Lancelot’s horse. No solo singing.
THE LADY OF THE LAKE (20s-30s): 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. Especially seeking actresses of all races for this role.
Ensemble – seeking STRONG dancers to fill multiple roles in the ensemble.