Thoroughly Modern Millie
Our Spring 2019 main stage production will be Thoroughly Modern Millie. Auditions are Saturday, December 1st between 2 pm and 7 pm at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street in Manhattan. Rehearsals are on Saturdays beginning in December, with Wednesday evenings added later. Six performances are scheduled for March 21 through 24, 2019 at Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC.
The tuition fee for this production is $700, payable on or before the first rehearsal. There is a 20% sibling discount.
In A Nutshell
What: Auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie
When: Saturday, December 1st (By Appointment Only)
Time: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street (Elizabeth Street entrance).
Ages: 7 through 19
Cost: Tuition is $700 with a 20% sibling discount. There is no fee to audition.
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Rehearsals are on Saturdays from noon to 8 pm beginning in December. Later in the season we will add Wednesday evening rehearsals. Most rehearsals will take place at the Sheen Center, with some at Cameo Studios in the theater district.
Performances of Thoroughly Modern Millie will take place March 21 through 24, 2019 at Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. Tickets will go on sale in mid-January.
More About Millie
The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002 season’s most awarded new show on Broadway. Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City, when “moderns,” including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and all people who seek to discover themselves there.
Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young women to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn’t have a dime to his name . . . or so he tells her.
Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a vile villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment.
My auditions are not competitive and I don’t use them to turn kids away. I want as many kids as possible to experience the joy that theater can bring into their lives. I don’t want audition anxiety to stand between a young person and a potentially life-changing experience, so I work to make my auditions as friendly as possible.
My musical director and I use auditions to help us discover what an actor’s vocal abilities are, and to get a sense of who they are, so that we can cast them in roles that make the most of their unique gifts.
On opening night, when these kids take to the stage, they will delight and enchant you.
I’m very proud of these kids. You will be, too.
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