Hampton Theatre Company Auditions For

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” 


The Hampton Theatre Company will hold AUDITIONS by appointment for all roles in the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Rosemary Cline, with music direction by Dee Laveglia, the production opens May 23 and runs through June 9. Rehearsals begin on April 1. 

Auditions for union and non-union performers will be by appointment from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, January 21-23, at the Quogue Community Hall: 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue, NY 11959.

All who audition will be asked to sing “Comedy Tonight” and should be prepared to read from sides. 

The characters and vocal ranges are: 

Phila (ingenue): soprano

Hero (son of Domina & Senex): tenor

Pseudolus (slave to Hero): baritone 

Hysterium (slave to Domina & Senex): baritone

Senex (1 of 3 owners of main houses): baritone 

Domina (wife to Senex ): mezzo-soprano 

Marcus Lycus (owner of 1 of the houses—flesh purveyor): baritone

Miles Gloriosus (warrior): bass

9-14 Ensemble: soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass

To schedule an audition appointment, send headshots and resumes along with appointment request to  info@hamptontheatre.org, or call 631-653-8955. Performers who would like to audition but who cannot make it on the scheduled dates may request a separate appointment, at the discretion of the director.   


Community Hall, Village of Quogue


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