Lone Star Lyric announces auditions for 2022 Summer Festival. Submit request & materials by April 22, 2022 to secure an audition time. (*Submit headshot/resume separately in specified formats and fields provided.)
CALL TYPE / SEEKING
Principal & Featured
Singing Actors of all voice types.
All roles open.
DATES & TIME(S)
Saturday April 23, 9:30a-12:30pm
Call Backs TBD
Lone Star Lyric
1201 Hyde Park Blvd (@ Yoakum)
Houston, TX 77006
Kelli Estes, Artistic Director
Andrew Schneider, audition pianist
Rob Hunt, Music Director
Lee Gregory, Casting Advisor
Jim Elliott, Lighting Design
Alicia Chew, Costume Design
Performances at MATCH with chamber orchestra.
Rehearsals June 4-21
Shows - June 24-26
Fri/Sat - 8pm, Sun - 5pm
All roles paid. (fee includes rehearsals, performances and promotional events)
Internship positions available.
- Two contrasting arias, one in English, comic if possible
- Actors will read from sides, provided at the auditions.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Please do not apply if you cannot be available for all festival dates.
“PREQUELS & SEQUELS” - New Works Series
Ever wondered what happened before or after your favorite opera, film or musical? Join us for our 16th summer of boutique lyric theater with two new works, commissioned by Lone Star Lyric.
MIMÌ'S PERFECT DAY
A farce in one scene by Michael Remson
Mimì, a healthy young woman in her 20s (soprano)
The Magic Mensch, older female, timeless in many ways, caftan and turban, distinctly out of place (alto)
A ludicrous singspiel in one scene.
book & lyrics by Kelli Estes, music by Andrew Schneider
Marcello, failed artist, now a writer, desperate to publish his first book, (traumatic baritone)
Ricordi, shady, fast-talking book publisher near bankruptcy, (high-strung tenor)
Margaret, cliché undervalued assistant, single, tipsy, (boozy mezzo-soprano)
A comic one-act opera by Giacomo Puccini, sung in English.
Gianni Schicchi (baritone)
Lauretta, his daughter (soprano)
Rinuccio, Zita’s nephew, in love with Lauretta (tenor)
Zita, Buoso Donati’s cousin (contralto)
Simone, Donati’s cousin (bass)
Gherardo, Donati’s nephew (tenor)
Nella, Gherardo’s wife (soprano)
Gherardino, their son (child soprano or contralto)
Marco, Simone’s son (baritone)
La Ciesca, Marco’s wife (mezzo-soprano)
Betto, Donati’s brother-in-law (baritone or bass)
Maestro Spinelloccio, a physician (bass)
Ser Amantio di Nicolao, a notary (bass)