NORTHWEST OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS
AUDITIONS for "Naughty Marietta" an operetta by Victor Herbert
DATE: January 13
TIME: Between 3-5 pm
PLACE: Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2715 S Ray Spokane WA
CALL: 509-327-3598 for an appointment
DETAILS: Rehearsals begin February 5, subject to change. 3 performances, March 22, 23, 24.
Prepare 16 bars from an opera or operetta not from the show. Provide sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. You can use music. Cold readings from the script.
Victor Herbert's operetta NAUGHTY MARIETTA is set in New Orleans in 1780. The story follows Captain Richard Warrington, who is commissioned to capture the mysterious French pirate who calls himself Bras Piqué, and how a beautiful runaway who calls herself Naughty Marietta, complicates this task. Familiar songs include: "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life," "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp," "Italian Street Song."
CAST OF CHARACTERS:
-Captain Richard Warrington, an American known as Captain Dick
-Etienne Grandet, a son of the Lieutenant-Governor
-Sir Harry Blake, an Irish adventurer
-Silas Slick, Captain Dick's servant
-Rudolfo, keeper of Marionette Theatre
-Florenze, secretary to Lieutenant Governor
-Lizette, a Casquette Girl
-Adah, a Quadroon Slave
-Fanchon, Nanette, Felice
-Night Watchman, Pirate, Indian, East. Indian, Knife Grinder, Quadroon Belles,
Spanish Girls, French Girls, Captain Dick's followers, Italians...