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Author:  MissyTiggy [ Wed Aug 19, 2009 5:57 pm ]
Post subject:  Womens' Roles

My community theatre group is planning to do this show next spring, and I was trying to see what I should aim for when I audition. I don't think I'm going to be the narrator, so I know I'm going to wind up in the ensemble, but that's fine. I was just wondering if there were any cameo/bit parts I might wind up with?

My group is for all ages, with small children up to fully fledged adults and I'll be 19 during the show, if it matters. I'm a mezzo-soprano.

Author:  SianZena [ Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:15 am ]
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There's the small role of Potiphar's wife, off the top of my head.

Author:  Vichysois [ Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:56 am ]
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If you're 19, they might pass over you for Potiphar's wife in favor of a cougar-type.

As far as roles open to you, it depends on the production. You might be chosen as a random solo singer in one of the ensemble numbers. It's hard to predict with Joseph cause productions vary little things a lot. If they include the Sphinx and Queen Victoria and whatnot they might like you for one of those parts.

But really, other than the narrator, there aren't outstanding female roles.

Author:  Mellycakes [ Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:04 pm ]
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In the production I did, since we had several talented female actresses, the narrator role was split into three parts (I got one segment :P ) and we divided the lines and solos (easier to manage all the memorizing as well!) it was a lot of fun interacting with each other on stage as well. :D

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