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Beautiful – The Carol King Story
21 July 2019 @ 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
CALLING ALL MALE AND FEMALE STAGE PERFORMERS SINGERS/ DANCERS AND ACTORS 16+
Davine Productions www.davineproductions.com is pleased to announce that the production team for its 2020 Adelaide Fringe season of Beautiful – The Carol King Story will be holding auditions for all roles. There is a cast of between 22 – 26.
Davine Productions is multi-award winning not for profit theatre company based here in Adelaide. (Information about past shows can be found at the above web site address or at the Facebook address https://www.facebook.com/DavineProductions/ .) As such the roles are unpaid and no subs due by performers.
Davine productions prides itself on giving local performers the closest experience that they can get to being in a professional show locally. Our rehearsal/production runs are always during university holiday times. FULL DETAILS ARE ON THE WEBSITE.
Auditions for the 2020 Production are on Sunday July 21 at the Star Theatre from 9.30am – 9.30pm Ensemble will be required to attend a DANCE CALL on Sunday July 21 at 11.30am (1 hour)
Any call backs will be held on Wednesday July 24 Leads and Principals are not required to attend the dance call.
Beautiful tells the true story of Carole King’s meteoric rise to fame as one of the twentieth century’s foremost singer-songwriters. We are introduced to Carole when she is 16 and pitching her first song (“It Might As Well Rain Until September”) to New York music producer Don Kirshner. Soon after, she meets her future husband and creative collaborator, Gerry Goffin. In a musical whirlwind, the couple are married, King gives birth to their first child and the duo make a name for themselves in the music business, knocking out hit after hit. However, while their careers are on the rise, Carole’s personal life falls apart when Gerry announces that he wants an affair. As Carole tries to negotiate marriage, adultery and personal happiness, she is supported by friends and playful rivals, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. Although they all compete for number one hits on the pop chart, Carole relies on their support to change her life and find her own voice. Set in the vibrant pop industry of the 1960s and early 1970s, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical features a tapestry of musical hits from the creative song writing teams of King and Goffin, Weil and Mann.
Director: David Gauci
Musical Director: Peter Johns
Choreographer: Shenayde Wilkinson – Sarti
Full details, dialogue sides/ music, character information and registration for audition can be found at www.davineproductions.com/beautiful