Ascention Community Theatre sets auditions for 'Amadeus'

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

"Amadeus," directed by Lorna Culmone Bourgeois, will run March 7-10, 14-17. Auditions for this production have been set for Sunday, Jan. 6 from 3 until 5 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 7 from 5 until 8 p.m.. There are speaking roles for 7 men and 1 woman. Servants and townspeople can be either gender and will have limited lines. Only mature actors are encouraged to attend; in other words, no children or persons under 16 should come out for this show. There is no upper age limit!

No monologues or other prepared speeches are needed. Do come dressed in comfortable clothing as the "venticelli," chorus will be required to learn and perform stylized movement.

Please contact lornaculmone@gmail.com with concerns or questions.

CHARACTER GENDER DESCRIPTION (CAN PLAY)

Antonio Salieri male 40 – 60 lead

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart male 21 – 34 lead

Constanze Weber female 20 – 28 supporting

Joseph II male 45 – 65 supporting

Strack male 50 – 65 supporting

Count Orsini-Rosenberg male 50 – 65 supporting

Baron Van Swieten male 40 – 65 supporting

Count Von Strack male 30 – 60 supporting

Venticelli (Chorus): either 16 – 60 chorus