Audition: Evil Dead The Musical

Evil Dead The Musical

Book & Lyrics by George Reinblatt
Music by Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris, George Reinblatt
Additional Lyrics by Christopher Bond
Additional Music by Rob Daleman

Based on characters created by Sam Raimi
By special arrangement with Renaissance Pictures, Ltd. and Studiocanal

Directed by Geoff Hall

Show Date and Times: October 13-22, 2023 at Voodoo Brewing Co.
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sundays at 2:00pm

*Due to the explicit nature of the show, you must be 18 or older to audition.

Open Call: Please attend one of the following:
Sunday, August 20, 2023 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Meadville Community Theatre (400 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA). Please enter through the front door and wait in the main lobby.

Audition details: Please bring a list of conflicts from the audition date through the run of the show. You must be available for all performances.

Please come prepared with a song of your choice. ​

Show synopsis: Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music.

Character Breakdown:
A housewares employee who turns into a chainsaw-wielding hero
Gender: Male
Plays Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: B4, bottom: B2

Ash’s dorky sister who turns into a brash, foul-mouthed demon
Gender: Female
Plays Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: Ab5, bottom: G3

A brilliant archaeologist, also plays Shelly, a ditzy airhead.
Gender: Female
Play Age: 24 to 29
Vocal range top: C6, bottom: Ab3

Ash’s perfect girlfriend who loses her head by the end of the show
Gender: Female
Plays Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: E5, bottom: G3

Ash’s crude best friend. He’s an a**hole, but the kind of a**hole you love.
Gender: Male
Plays Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: Bb4, bottom: C3

Annie’s boyfriend who can’t get a word in, also plays Moose.
Gender: Male
Plays Age: 24 to 29
Vocal range top: G#4, bottom: A2

A guy who they meet in the woods.
Gender: Male
Plays Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B4, bottom: G2

Fake Shemp
This role is basically all of the small roles in the show: Knowby, Airport Announcer, the Severed Hand, Linda’s Headless Body, the Evil Force, etc.

These roles may or may not be doubled:
Evil Trees
House Spirits
Demons In Necronomicon
Customers In S-Mart

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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