Directed by Patrick Ciamacco

Assistant Direction: Molly Claassen

Music Direction by Matt Dolan and Bradley Wyner

 

If Interested: Email Patrick@blankcanvastheatre.com to sign up for one of the below dates and include your ideal date and time for auditioning. Otherwise we will just assign you the best available slot. We will do our best to accommodate you. 

*If you can not make auditions please email us your headshot and resume for consideration. If possible submit a video audition for consideration. We do our best to see and consider additional people, but attending auditions is always ideal. 


Audition Date: Monday May 7th and Tuesday May 8th 

Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Time slots will be assigned every 5 minutes)

What to prepare:  Please prepare two contrasting 32 bars or short musical theatre songs in the style of the show. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a headshot and resume to auditions. Headshots and resumes are appreciated, but not required.  

Performance Dates: August 3 - 18. Shows will be Thursday-Sunday. Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8pm. Sunday performances will be at 7pm.  (Show will open on a Friday night and close on a Saturday night)

Rehearsals: Begin July 1st. Rehearsals will be Sundays-Thursdays. Typically 7pm-10pm, though Sundays are usually 6pm-10pm. 


Pay: Blank Canvas Theatre dedicates 20% of the net profit to the cast of each show. The cast splits this evenly.

*At this time there are no AEA Contracts for this show. However we may explore the option if needed.


Location:  

Blank Canvas Theatre                                 
1305 78th Street, Suite 211 (at 78th Street Studios)                                 
Cleveland, OH 44102 
                                                     

(Click here for directions or visit our website at www.blankcanvastheatre.com)

 

The Story

Featuring more than 20 hit Queen songs, We Will Rock You follows two revolutionaries as they try to save Rock in a post apocalyptic world. Featuring the songs “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer Queen,” “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody To Love,” “We Are The Champions,” “Don’t Stop Me Now” and many more.

 

Character Breakdown    

* The age range for each character is flexible and all ethnicities and body types will be considered.

 A Multi-Ethnic/Multi-Racial cast of ALL ages, genders, sizes, and races are needed.


Galileo Figaro: (Male, 20s-30’s. Tenor with Falsetto) Vulnerable, sensitive, doesn't fit in, a rebel, restless, headstrong and stubborn.  On a mission to accomplish something with his life and fulfill his dreams.

Commander Khashoggi: (Male, 30s-40s. Baritone/Tenor) Chief of Secret Police. Sophisticated, intelligent, sinister, cruel, cold but charming.

Scaramouche: (Female, 18-30. Alto) A rebel. Deeply introverted and complex. An awkward loner and misfit. Uses her self-deprecating wit to cover her sensitivity and vulnerability. Brittle, hard and bitter. Head strong, stubborn and  defensive. Must be able to transform and blossom as confidence grows. Good comedic skills.

Killer Queen: (Female, 30s-60s. Alto) Older woman. Ruler of the world, amazing rock/soul voice. Camp, sexy, voluptuous, feisty, funny, powerful and power crazy, ruthless, the BOSS.

Buddy: (Male, 30’s-50’s. Tenor) Buddy is an aging ex-librarian, hippy, and fun-loving philosopher who has studied the sacred musical texts to the extent that even the Seven Seas of Rhye cannot entirely erase them from his mind. Must have strong comedic skills.

Britney: (Male, 20s-30s. Tenor/Baritone) Big gentle giant with a heart of gold. Strong, loveable, innocent, lots of energy, vibrant. Very street and very cool.

Oz: (Female, 20’s-30’s Mezzo). Britney's partner and a fellow member of the Bohemians. Although skeptical that Galileo may be The Dreamer, she travels with Britney to take him to the Heartbreak Hotel to meet the other Bohemians. Whilst there, she and Britney are captured by the Ga Ga Cops and later brainwashed, but are freed in the end by the Power Of Rock.

Ensemble: (Male and Female, 18-60’s. All vocal ranges) The ensemble will portray  Ga Ga Kids, Teen Queens, Bohemians, Secret Police, Teacher,  and many others.

 

 If you have any questions feel free to contact us at patrick@blankcanvastheatre.com. We look forward to seeing you at auditions!