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Local Actress raises funds for “Hairspray Live!” audition.

  When NBC announced an open call for the lead in their production of “Hairspray Live!” Faith Rader was bombarded by Facebook messages telling her about the audition. The call is open to anyone and is for the lead role … Continue reading

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Musical Audition Songs Part 5

Jukebox and Radio Lots of these songs are from what we call Jukebox Musicals. Jukebox musicals are musicals that don’t have an original score. One well known example would Be Rock of Ages. Rock of ages has plenty of classic … Continue reading

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Musical Audition Songs: Part 4

Sondheim Yes, he gets his own category because he has earned his own category. His music is beautiful and complicated and everyone will tell you to never give an accompanist a Sondheim song to sight-read but sometimes directors will ask … Continue reading

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Songs for your audition notebook: Part 1

Post-Golden Age Standards: Golden Age standards are the show like Godspell, Cabaret, A Chorus Line. And let me tell you, if you can nail a Sondheim song for an audition, do it. But otherwise, be very careful. Examples: Day by … Continue reading

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Musical Auditions Preparation

The most important thing you need for  a musical audition is a musical audition notebook. This is a small 1-1 1/2 in. notebook , black or white that holds everything you need for a musical audition. What to have in … Continue reading

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