What: Nice Work if You Can Get It Music and lyrics
by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.
Book by Joe DiPietro. Direction
by Joe Swenson, Music Direction by Bethany Perkins, Choreography by April Monte,
Produced by Nancy Lupien
the Following Roles:
Jimmy Winter - A wealthy and handsome
playboy. Dripping with Charm and
Charisma – BARI-TENOR
Billie Bendix - A tough, feisty, and street-wise young
woman. Partners in rum-running with
Cookie and Duke – CHEST MIX
Cookie McGee - A fast-talking, wise-cracking bootlegger - BARITONE
Duke Mahoney - Cookie’s sidekick.
Not the brightest guy around - BARITONE
Eileen Evergreen - Rich and lovely, she is the self-proclaimed finest interpreter of
modern dance in the world – STRONG BELT MIX
Max Evergreen - US Senator, Eileen’s father. A
humor-less career politician. Serious,
stern, judgmental – NON SOLO ROLE
Estonia Dulworth - The Duchess of Woodford, noted prohibitionist. Serious, stern, judgmental – STRONG BELT MIX
– LEGIT HEADVOICE IS A PLUS
Jeannie Muldoon - A tough chorus girl from Brooklyn – STRONG BELT
Chief Berry - Chief of the Long Island Police Department.
Fiercely dedicated to his job - BARITONE
Millicent Winter - A wealthy matron with great élan. Jimmy’s mother – NON SOLO ROLE
Female Ensemble - Chorus Girls: Olive, Dottie, Alice, Midge,
Flo, & Rosie
Male Ensemble - Vice Squad; Elliot, Fletcher, Edgar, Floyd, Vic, & Slim
When:Sunday, June 11th and Monday, June 12th between 6:00-9:00 p.m. Callbacks if necessary but not likely will be
Tuesday, June 13th at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St. South
Portland, Me 04106
Call: 45 Minute Audition Blocks (please contact Producer Nancy Lupien - contact information below)
Prepare: Sing in the style of the show (music from
the show preferred), Gershwin encouraged but any swing or jazz style is
okay. Bring shoes to perform
choreography in. Be prepared to read
Rehearse: Rehearsals will begin on July 6th and run Mon-Thurs from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Not all actors will be called all days.
Exception would be final two weeks prior to open, will require all
actors available for all rehearsals.
Performances: Nice Work if You Can Get It will be performed at Lyric Music Theater from September 15 - October 1, 2017.
Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees are at
Plot: Nice Work if You Can Get It is
set in the 1920s during the height of prohibition, as playboy inheritor Jimmy
Winter tries to figure out how to earn his inheritance from his mother. She has very specific requirements for Jimmy
and one of the most important is that he marries well this time. A story about love, mischievous behavior,
comedy, and breaking down barriers while enjoying the amazing music of
Info: Contact Nancy
Lupien at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Note: Lyric Music Theater is a volunteer production company and does not pay its performers.