Kinky Boots at TOR Aug 19

Kinky Boots at TOR Aug 19


Open Auditions for KINKY BOOTS

Open to the public

 · Hosted by Theatre of the Republic
August 19th at 7:00pm on our main stage!
Directed by: Tim McGhee
Choreographed by; Abigail Perry
Musically Directed by: Michael Weaver*Please be on time, dressed to move and ready to sing. NO ACAPELLA. You must bring a track.

Character Breakdown

CHARLIE PRICE
Male, late 20s – early 30s, Caucasian. Just out of university, a really nice guy who has no clue what to do with the rest of his life. He’s handsome, lovable, but there’s a temper right under the skin. Henpecked by his girlfriend and a little lost. Must have a great rock belt. (LEAD)

LOLA/SIMON
Male, early 30s, African-American. A strong comedic cross-dresser who needs to feel comfortable wearing everything from full glamour drag to nothing but boxing trunks. Must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops. Must move well. Must have star presence for this very challenging role. Carries the entire show, stamina is a must. (LEAD)

NICOLA
Female, 20s, Caucasian. Charlie’s girlfriend since school. Steel willed, she is driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice.

LAUREN
Female, 20s, Caucasian. Beautiful working class girl, who is smart, practical and focused, but has had bad luck with men. Must have a pop voice with strong belt.

DON
Male, 30s – 40s, Caucasian. Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker. High Baritone.

GEORGE
Male, 40s-50s, Caucasian. Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.

YOUNG CHARLIE
Boy, to play 10 years old, Caucasian. This is our lead as a ten year old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. He works in the opening and closing sequences. Must have a great voice.

YOUNG LOLA
Boy, to play 10 years old, African-American. This is Lola as a ten year old boy who’s father wants him to be a boxer, but he already knows he’s destined to wear high heels. Must have a great voice and comfortable wearing high heels during the show.

Pat
office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola’s love interest. Soprano belt.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 40

Trish
Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over.
Gender: Female. Soprano belt.
Age: 20 to 40

George
Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50

The Angels-Lolas Dancers (4-6 men)
The drag performers who populate The Blue Angel Nightclub. This ain’t a job for no wall-flowers. Must be comfortable in FULL drag, Heels a must, Tenor, pop vocals. They sing the whole show.
Gender: Male
Ages: 20 to 30

Mr. Price
Charlie’s father.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 80

Simon Sr.
Lola’s father. An unforgiving tower of anger.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50

Harry:
A contemporary of Charlie’s but his opposite. Successful, self aware and confident.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 40

Richard Bailey
Nicola’s boss. An overtly attractive and successful man.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50

Ensemble
Hooligans, Factory Workers, Pub Patrons, Photographers, Club Patrons, Great show for all shapes sizes and ethnicties!

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