All Shook Up
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley®
Book by JOE DIPIETRO
Originally Produced on Broadway by Jonathan Pollard, Bernie Kukoff, Clear Channel Entertainment, Harbor Entertainment, Miramax Films, Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Stanley Buchthal, Eric Falkenstein, Nina Essman/Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Jean Cheever, Margaret Cotter, in association with Barney Rosenzweig, Meri Krassner, FGRW Investments, Karen Jason, Phil Ciasullo Conard.
Originally produced for Goodspeed Musicals, Michael P. Price, Executive Producer, Sue Frost, Associate Producer.
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”
June 19, 2017 at 7:00pm-9:00pm
June 20, 2017 at 7:00pm-9:00pm (possible call backs)
The Henry Players Theater
136 Hood St. McDonough, GA 30253
Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays, 7-9pm
Sept 7-10 & 14-17, 2017
• Cold reading from the script.
• Song (see Cast list)
• CAST MINIMUM AGE: 13 years old
• DANCE AUDITIONS: Choreographer will teach a short dance sequence to evaluate dance ability. Bring dance shoes.
Natalie Haller – (18 -30),female, mechanic in the town. Smart and resourceful. Desperately in love at first sight with Chad. In order to get closer to Chad, Natalie dresses up as “Ed” and pretends to be his sidekick to convince him to fall for her. More comfortable in overalls than a dress. Mezzo-Soprano. Sing – “A Little Less Conversation”
Chad – (18 – 30), male, Great lookin’, motorcyclin’ leather jacketed roustabout. Ladies man. Elvis type. Bari-tenor. – “Don’t Be Cruel” or “All Shook Up”
Jim Haller — (30+), male, Natalie’s widowed father, middle-aged and messy, longs for his wife. Tries to be young and cool. Comic relief. Bari-tenor. “Don’t Be Cruel”
Sylvia – (30+ ) ethnic female, no-nonsense owner of the honky tonk. Belter. Mezzo Soprano “There’s Always Me”
Lorraine – (20 and under), ethnic female, Sylvia’s teenage daughter. Alto “Now or Never”
Dennis – (20 and under), male, An awkward young man. He aspires to be a dentist. Bari-Tenor. “It Hurts Me”
Miss Sandra – (18-30), female, The beautiful, intellectual caretaker of the towns museum. Marilyn Monroe-esque. Belter. Mezzo Soprano “Let Yourself Go”
Mayor Matilda Hyde – (30+), female, the town’s conservative mayor. Comic relief. Soprano. “Devil in Disguise”
Dean Hyde – (20 and under) Matilda’s teenage son. He has spent his youth at military boarding schools and has never disobeyed his mother. Tenor. “Now or Never”
Sheriff Earl – (30+) the Law in town. Nearly silent character. 5 lines. Follows Matilda around. Bass- Bari “Can’t Help Falling In Love”
Ensemble – 6 females “Blue Suede Shoes”-; 3 males – “Blue Suede Shoes”