The Black Rider

THE BLACK RIDER
Directed by Christopher Cook

WHEN: 7:30pm Monday 5/21 or Tuesday 5/22

WHERE: 2598 Del Monte St, West Sacramento, CA 95691

WHAT: Please be prepared to sing a song from a Broadway show. The song should be in an appropriate style and range. A piano accompanist will be provided. Please prepare about a 32 bar excerpt (possibly one verse and a chorus). Piano player does not read a lead sheet, fully realized accompaniments only please. Anyone caught singing ‘Part of Your World’ or ‘Defying Gravity’ will not be considered for a role.

-Preparation is key! Be memorized and put your best foot forward.
– Print out your sheet music.
– Please review all pertinent dates.
– No monologue is required. There will, instead, be readings from the script.

ABOUT: Wilhelm, a lowly clerk, and Käthchen, the daughter of a well to do forester, wish to get married. But Wilhelm must first demonstrate the brawny skills of a huntsman for Käthchen’s father to approve. What to do? Along comes Pegleg with an offer Wilhelm cannot resist.

Rehearsals begin June 10
and are held Sunday-Thursday 7:30pm-10:30pm
Performance Dates:
August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 @ 8pm
August 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 7pm

Please note: actors may audition for any role

Due to the mature content of this show, only actors over the age of 18 will be considered.

THE ROLES:
Pegleg.
Kuno, the Old Forester.
Bertram, the Forester.
Anne, His Wife.
Käthchen, Their Daughter.
Wilhelm, a Clerk.
Robert, a Hunting Boy.
Wilhelm’s Old Uncle.
The Duke.
His Messenger.
A Bridesmaid.
Young Kuno.
Man on Stag.
Georg Schmid.
Warden.
The Duke’s Attendant.
Ghosts Birds.
Pegleg’s Double.
Wilhelm’s Double

Donation Levels

Donate $50 and receive a pair of VIP Backstage Passes to any of our performances

Donate $100 and your name will be engraved on our Founders' Lamppost

Donate $250 and receive 2 season passes for our 2018 season (even though we don't know what it is yet)

Donate $500 and you'll get to name one of the heads on our lobby wall (you know you want to)