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Casting Call For "Rocky Horror" at CAP

Auditions are Monday for summer run of madcap musical.

The needs actors to play a variety of bizarre characters in their upcoming summer production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

Auditions will be held Monday, May 23 at 8 p.m. at CAP's theatre, located at 625 Old Country Road, Plainview. To be directed by Matt DeMaria, CAP says all parts are open. DeMaria is looking for amateur talent in an age range of 18-50 who can sing, act, and dance.

Actors should be prepared to sing, read and learn a dance. Those auditioning should prepare 16 bars of rock-style show music and bring sheet music if they have it. If possible, actors should also bring head shots and resumes.

The 1973 stage show, written by Richard O'Brien and developed with Australian theater director Jim Sharman, was adapted into the 1975 cult film phenomenon The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It contains such memorable numbers as Dammit, Janet!”, “Sweet Transvestite,” "Time Warp” and "Hot Patootie – Bless My Soul.”

The latter was famously performed in the movie by Meat Loaf. The film starred Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick as Brad and Janet and Tim Curry as the flamboyant, cross-dressing Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

In keeping with the movie's traditional showtime, CAP's performances will run every Saturday at midnight, from June 25 to Sept. 3. The exception is the first weekend in July, when performances will be in the early evening.

The cast list includes:

  • Dr. Frank-N-Furter - male, 30-35
  • Janet Weiss - female, 25-30
  • Brad Majors - male, 25-30
  • Riff Raff - male, 25-35
  • Magenta - female, 20-30
  • Columbia - female, 20-25
  • Dr. Everett Scott - male, 40-50
  • Rocky - male, -25
  • Eddie - male, 20-30
  • The Criminologist - male, 35-45
  • Transylvanians - male and female, 18-35

Those interested can call 516-694-3330 for more information.

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